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Batman: Arkham Knight PC re-release arrives this week

The PC edition of Batman: Arkham Knight will be relisted for sale on Steam later this week, Warner Bros has announced. The publisher posted the news on the game’s Steam community hub, stating it will re-release on October 28th. The game was removed from from Valve’s service in June, following …

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Die in Greenlight title One Life and you can never play again

Permadeath has become pretty common in modern games – but new PC title One Life interprets the concept far more literally. Titles such as DayZ, Rogue Legacy, Galak-Z, Binding of Isaac and Spelunky punish the player by making them start over entirely if they die in-game. Greenlight title On Life, …

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Square Enix throws weight behind fan-made ‘Revision’ mod for original Deus Ex

The Steam edition of the original Deus Ex has received a facelift thanks to the fan-developed Revision mod, and Square Enix is surprisingly in full support of the release. Instead of the standard cease and desist letter one might expect, the development team received the backing of Square Enix’s marketing …

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Steam top ten: October 11-17

Pre-orders for Fallout 4 have vaulted the upcoming game to number one on Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart. There’s a fair chance that’s where Fallout 4 will stay, with the game coming out in less than a month. That said, this week’s runner-up Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to …

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Steam Controller and Steam Link aren’t working with Macs

Mac owners who have invested early in Valve’s recently released Steam Controller and upcoming Steam Link have been told that neither device will currently work with their machine. Unfortunately, there are some temporary software issues that prevent the hardware from functioning with Macs,” Valve said in an email to customers, …

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Valve pulling Linux games from Steam that fail to meet SteamOS standards – report

Valve has removed its SteamOS icon from a batch of Linux-compatible games on Steam, which has reportedly resulted in Linux players no longer having the option to download said titles. A Gaming on Linux piece states Valve is removing the linux-based SteamOS icon from Linux releases that don’t work perfectly …

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Adverts on Steam? No thanks, says Valve

Valve’s PC platform Steam looks to remain out-of-bounds for advertising partners for the foreseeable future. One of the key ways Steam differs from the likes of PSN and Xbox Live is that partners are not able to pay for advertising space within the interface. That seems unlikely to change, too. …

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Valve survey says bulk of PC users won’t upgrade for VR

Developers working on VR projects would do well to keep PC players’ current set-ups in mind as most potential adopters plan to hold on to their current rig. In a survey carried out buy Valve, 42 per cent of 2,000 respondents said they were not planning to upgrade their computer …

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Steam top ten sellers: October 4-10

Early Access hit Ark: Survival Evolved has retaken the top spot on Steam’s weekly best sellers chart, thanks to a feature discount promotion on Valve’s storefront. Last week’s push helped the in-development survival gamereach 2m sales(and counting) prior to official release, and beat out Valve’s own Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and …

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