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Greenlight dev pulls game and compares Steam community to poo

The developer of DarkBase 01 has pulled his game from Valve’s Steam service and left in its wake a message attacking the games community. As spotted by Kotaku, developer Solar Storm’s Greenlight title had been the subject of some heavy criticism from users of the service. Yesterday the game’s Steam …

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Dev mocks those offended by now pulled Greenlight homophobic shooter

As for an apology. Ain’t gonna happen. To everyone that got overly offended. Good, thats what we were going for. Just wait for our next game we are working on, its gonna be way more offensive as this one.[sic]” That’s the message from the developer of a game called ‘Kill …

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Greenlight games cloned on Steam to spread virus among buyers

It has emerged that five Steam Greenlight games were cloned over the weekend, with unsuspecting buyers being directed to a site hosting a Trojan virus. Polygon reports that five games were posted by a new user called Bluebunny14, who appears to have paid Steam’s $100 Greenlight fee, all of which …

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Valve urges Greenlight devs to stop trading keys for votes

Valve has requested developers with games listed on Steam Greenlight to cease the practice of trading game keys for votes. IGN reports on Steam’s message sent to participating devs, which points out how these votes skew the true customer interest in the Greenlight submission. "We do not think these votes …

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Aliens will abduct you in Oculus Rift horror title The Hum

So survival horror is dead, is it? Upcoming indie Oculus Rift game The Hum disagrees. The successfully Greenlit game is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion which was preceded by an inexplicable humming noise. Players star as a survivor struggling for answers. But, something strange starts to happen,” …

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Superhot kicks off $100,000 Kickstarter

Time-bending FPS Superhot is already a quarter of the way toward its brand new $100,000 Kickstarter goal. The game last September became the fastest ever title to be approved on Steam’s Greenlight service, getting the nod in just five days. Now the Polish developer behind the game is looking to …

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Devs abandon Steam Greenlight title Towns

Towns, which was Greenlit on Steam over a year and a half ago, has been cut adrift by its developers. It was one of the first titles to pass through the Greenlight system and would in today’s day and age likely be an Early Access title on Steam’s service. At …

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‘Steam Greenlight will be gone within 12 months’

Steam Greenlight will be abolished within the next year, according to Curve Studios design director Jonathan Biddle. The developer claimed onTwitterhe had spoken to Valve at GDC, which told him the community voting service would be "gone within 12 months". Valve boss Gabe Newell has previously said Greenlight would be …

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Time-bending FPS Superhot breaks Steam Greenlight record

Superhot has become the fastest game ever to be greenlit on Steam’s Greenlight service. It achieved the goal after just five days. The FPS is based on an innovative mechanic that sees time progress only when the player is moving. It’s available to play online for free right now and …

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Timesplitters Rewind takes to Steam Greenlight

Fan-made FPS homage Timesplitters Rewind has appeared on the Concepts area of Steam Greenlight. Unlike ‘full-fat’ Greenlight, the Concepts section allows developers to obtain feedback and try and gather together a community before launching a full Greenlight campaign. Timesplitters Rewind was unearthed as an in-development PS4 fan project earlier this …

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