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Now Steam tweaks review system to combat spamming

Valve’s ever-lasting attempts to ensure fair use of the Steam reviews system have now turned their attentions to the problem of review spamming. The current system in part relies on users giving existing reviews a thumbs up or thumbs down for ‘helpfulness’. Like all of these mechanisms, it relies on …

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Streamer criticised for beating and refunding a Steam game live on air

Twitch streamer WeeGeeTheGod has been criticised for what some are calling an abuse of Steam’s refund policy. Polygon reports that WeeGeeTheGod, whose real name is Cade McKown, recently streamed a complete playthrough of recent Sega release Sonic Forces. McKown was clearly not enjoying the game, and upon completion then streamed …

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Valve announces changes to its Curator program

Discovery remains one of Steam’s most significant unsolved puzzles. With the huge number of games hitting the service every week, the ability for potential buyers to find content relevant to them is crucial. Valve still believes its Curator program, which sees users following other users who maintain a list of …

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Steam now offering digital gift cards

Valve has finally started offering the ability for consumers to purchase digital Steam Gift Cards. To do so, the sender must have a Steam account of their own – something that could actually be fairly limiting, as lots of mums and dads and especially grans and grandads may not have …

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Cuphead sells 1m in two weeks, but only around 400,000 on Xbox

Xbox console exclusive Cuphead has sold over a million copies in just two weeks, Studio MDHR has announced. Released on September 29th for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam, the 30s animation-style run and gun title received rave reviews from both critics and fans alike, and had been much hyped …

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