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Payday 2 Gameplay Video Shows How Not To Rob A Bank

There’s still little over a month before the sequel to the PC game hit, Payday, becomes available on Steam. To get us ready, the developers are inviting various publications into their fold, giving them a go at Payday 2. In the lead video, some of the guys from VG247.com are allowed to take the bank robbery-based first-person shooter a test …

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Steam Summer Sale Will Probably Start Tomorrow

The Steam Summer sale is an annual event that’s about as exciting as Christmas. For two glorious weeks, pretty much every single game on Valve’s digital games portal is heavily discounted. For the price of one $60 game, gamers end up buying 10 games that they’ll never play. It’s a tragic kind of beauty. Well, it seems that all you …

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New Update Hitting Team Fortress 2 Was Made Entirely By Fans

Valve loves its fans, and fans love Valve right back. This relationship has led to some amazing things, with the latest being Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo. Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo is a new update hitting the popular free-to-play shooter with content that was made entirely by fans for fans. Here’s the official word from Valve: This update is …

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Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access

Pre-loading on Steam has given gamers everywhere the chance to play a game the moment its released. Now Steam is taking that idea a step further – allowing gamers to play a game while it’s still in development. Steam Early Access gives players a chance to play PC games before they’re officially released so players can give critical feedback to …

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Left 4 Dead 2 Cast To Appear In The PC Version Of Resident Evil 6

Last year’s disappointing Resident Evil 6 is hoping to find new life on the PC later this month. Part of that revival comes in the form of “No Mercy,” a new multiplayer mode exclusive to the PC version. What’s even more surprising is that Valve is bringing the cast of Left 4 Dead 2 to this mode. Capcom announced today …

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Dishonored Continues Its Story With The Knife Of Dunwall In April

Dishonored was one of the best experiences of 2012. In fact, the only real complaint one could levy against the title was that it was too short. The developers at Arkane Studios are remedying that this year with the release of the title’s first story based DLC – The Knife of Dunwall. The Knife of Dunwall has players take on …

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Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open

At CES, we got a look at the first “Steambox.” It was called the Xi3 Piston, and it was seen as a very real challenge to incumbent console manufacturers as it packed the power of a gaming PC into a small, affordable package. The affordable moniker may not apply anymore as Xi3 has revealed that the Piston will cost $1,000 …

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Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale

For the past few months, Valve has been testing its Steam client on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution. During that beta period, many of the games were locked away in beta testing leaving those not invited high and dry. Now that beta period is over, however, and Steam is ready to celebrate. Valve announced today that Steam for Linux …

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Brütal Legend is Coming to PC, Beta is Live

Using the silliest press release in recent memory, Double Fine today announced that Brütal Legend will be coming to PCs soon. The title is already up for pre-order on Steam, and each pre-order comes with access to the multiplayer beta, which has already begun. Also, hats. From the Double Fine announcement: So powerful is the game’s raw lifeforce that even …

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Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Future Of Valve

Gabe Newell is pretty busy these days. Just last week, he was at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs talking about the business of video games. Now he’s at the annual D.I.C.E. Summit where he gave two separate talks – one with director J.J. Abrams and one on the future of Valve. Unfortunately, the video of his talk …

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Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor]

After years of being ignored by major software vendors, Linux is starting to get the attention and respect it deserves. The open source OS has already nabbed a major partner in Valve as the company is working on bringing Steam over. Now Microsoft may be jumping on board by bringing its flagship productivity suite to the OS. Phoronix, the site …

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Windows 8 Adoption Increasing Among PC Gamers

Early adopters and enthusiasts drive most new technology in its first few months on the market. Windows 8 is proving to be no different as the latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey shows Microsoft’s newest operating system picking up steam on the service. Valve recently released the data it collected in January on its users’ hardware and software setups. The …

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