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Steam mislead UK customers in Summer Sale, ASA rules

The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint levelled against Steam regarding its pricing for Grand Theft Auto V in this summer’s Steam Sale. The ruling concerns an advertised 25 per cent discount for GTA V that saw 51.98 crossed out and replaced with 38.98. The problem was that the …

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Steam sees series of concurrent user records, topping out at 13.5m

Steam has seen multiple record-breaking spikes in concurrent user numbers over the past few weeks, peaking out at nearly 13.5m this weekend. Multiple reports – as well as Valve’sstats pagefor the service – show the game broke concurrent user record marks three times during the second half of October. The …

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Steam top ten sellers: October 25-31

Grand Theft Auto V has retaken the top spot on Steam’s weekly best-sellers chart, thanks to a feature discount in the distributor’s Halloween Sale. Pre-orders for Fallout 4 – last week’s winner – are still chugging along, with the game finishing in the runner-up spot ahead of Warhammer: End Times …

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Warner Bros now offering Batman: Arkham Knight PC refunds as issues persist

Warner Bros has announced it will be offering full refunds for the Steam release of Batman: Arkham Knight through the rest of the year. The publisher’s post on the game’s Steam community boards comes in the wake of lingering performance issues still present in the re-released version of the PC …

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Dota 2 gets Fallout 4 crossover content

Bethesda and Valve have collaborated on a new Dota 2 announcer pack that will bring Fallout’s robot companion Mister Handy to the MOBA. Similar to theRick & Morty pack, the content replaces the voice of Dota 2’s default announcers with "the voice of everyone’s favorite robotic butler, Mister Handy.” The …

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Steam’s video library expands to include software tutorial videos

Valve has introduced a series of software tutorial videos to Steam’s library. The tutorials were created by community members of the various software offerings. The first batch includes nine videos covering instruction for asset creation in Blender, introduction to 3D prop modeling and design, texturing a sci-fi gun in Substance …

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Steam top ten sellers: October 18-24

Valve has released Steam’s latest weekly top ten sellers chart, with pre-orders for Fallout 4 outpacing the rest for the second straight week. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide jumped onto the chart and all the way up to the runner-up spot for its top ten debut. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and …

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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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