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Gamers Can Now Sell And Buy In-Game Items On Steam Gamers Can Now Sell And Buy In-Game Items On Steam
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Blizzard sparked a bit of controversy earlier this year when it implemented a real money auction house within Diablo III. Now Valve is starting to enter the same murky waters by offering a real money “community market” on Steam. Valve …

Valve Producing Its Own Hardware For Release Next Year Valve Producing Its Own Hardware For Release Next Year

There were a few rumors from earlier this year that Valve was building its own game console. It would be a big step for the company that made its fortune on its Steam digital distribution service. It was also exciting …

Dragon’s Lair Headlines The Next Batch Of Games To Hit Steam Via Greenlight Dragon’s Lair Headlines The Next Batch Of Games To Hit Steam Via Greenlight

Dragon’s Lair is kind of like Myst. Both games show up on every platform imaginable regardless of how many times people have played it. The former has now added a new platform to its growing portfolio as it’s one of …

Brace Your Wallets: The Steam Autumn Sale Is Upon Us Brace Your Wallets: The Steam Autumn Sale Is Upon Us

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin was onto something when he uttered those famous words. Unfortunately, scientific and social progress have yet to render his observation obsolete. In fact, progress …

GameFly Launches Steam-Like PC Client For Rentals and Purchases GameFly Launches Steam-Like PC Client For Rentals and Purchases

GameFly, the video game rental service, today announced that its PC client is officially out of beta. The digital distribution platform now has over 1500 PC games for purchase, and “hundreds” of games to play for free with a subscription …

Steam For Linux Is Now In Closed Beta Steam For Linux Is Now In Closed Beta
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Valve’s Steam platform began life on Windows, and only just moved to Macs in 2010. Now the Washington-based developer is ready to move Steam onto the wild west of operating systems – Linux. Valve announced that the Steam for Linux …

Creativity Software Is Now Available On Steam Creativity Software Is Now Available On Steam

Valve announced last month that they would soon be bringing non-game software to Steam. This would allow Steam users to purchase and download popular software without having to go through another vendor. That alone sounded good enough, but Valve has …

Steam Big Picture Brings Steam to Your TV Steam Big Picture Brings Steam to Your TV

If any game company can see the writing on the wall and adapt, it’s Valve. Though gamers are still waiting for the announcement of Half-Life 3, Valve has been adapting its Steam platform for almost a decade, making it into …

Valve “jumping” Into Gaming Hardware Creation Valve “jumping” Into Gaming Hardware Creation
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It’s been rumored for months now that Valve is working on creating their own game console. Aside from hiring hardware engineers, Valve striking out with their own hardware just seems to make sense. The company is already porting Steam games …

Steam Greenlight Launches Today: Let the Voting Begin Steam Greenlight Launches Today: Let the Voting Begin

Valve, the creators of Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress 2, and the popular Steam digital video game distribution platform, announced today that Steam Greenlight has officially launched. The voting has already begun. Greenlight is a new system that allows gamers to …

Windows 8 Trashed by Gabe Newell (Again) Windows 8 Trashed by Gabe Newell (Again)
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Much has already been said about Windows 8 and its new tile-laden interface. Moreover, much has already been said about Windows 8 gaming and how game developers are worried that the OS could damage the PC gaming market. Valve co-founder …

Portal 2 Brings Co-Op Level Creation And Coupons To PC Gamers Portal 2 Brings Co-Op Level Creation And Coupons To PC Gamers
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Valve is never truly finished with a game. Barring their continued lack of support for Half-Life, the developer continues to add new updates to all of their games. Their latest game, Portal 2, has received some pretty meaty updates over …

Ubisoft’s Uplay Becomes a Digital Distribution Platform Ubisoft’s Uplay Becomes a Digital Distribution Platform

Gamescom 2012 has already featured some big announcements, some revealing more than at this year’s E3. Perhaps the biggest announcement of the show, though, has not been directly about a video game. Today Ubisoft announced that its Uplay digital rights …

Steam Announces a Pinterest-Like “Game Hub” Overhaul Steam Announces a Pinterest-Like “Game Hub” Overhaul

In the past decade, Steam has gone from being annoying digital rights management (DRM) software for Valve games to one of the most celebrated gaming distribution platforms of modern gaming. Physical copies of PC games have all but disappeared from …

Steam Isn’t Just For Games Anymore Steam Isn’t Just For Games Anymore

Valve and their Steam service have become synonymous with digital distribution. There are other players who are trying to break into the downloadable PC game market, but nobody has been able to take on Steam just yet. With Steam’s next …

Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC Hits Steam, Delayed On PS3 Skyrim’s Dawnguard DLC Hits Steam, Delayed On PS3
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Quakecon 2012 is this weekend and I couldn’t be more excited. All things id will be on display with John Carmack already announcing that Doom 4 is in development. More announcements are to come with id and their owners, Bethesda, …

Valve Is Latest To Block Class-Action Lawsuits In Their Terms Of Service Valve Is Latest To Block Class-Action Lawsuits In Their Terms Of Service

There’s a rather disturbing trend making its way through the tech industry at the moment. Companies are updating their terms of service to make it so that consumers can’t bring class-action lawsuits against the company. Consumers are instead forced to …

Valve Prepares Steam’d Penguins For Linux Gamers Valve Prepares Steam’d Penguins For Linux Gamers

We brought you word a few months ago that Valve was bringing their popular digital game delivery service, Steam, to Linux. The news came from Michael Larabel, founder of Phoronix, who had been invited to Valve Headquarters to help along …

Amazon Enters The Free-To-Play Business With Game Connect Amazon Enters The Free-To-Play Business With Game Connect
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In just a few years, Amazon has gone from major retailer of physical games to major player in the digital games business. They beat Steam to the punch with a massive July sale that rivaled what Steam does in Summer …

Indie Games Find A New Home On Steam Greenlight Indie Games Find A New Home On Steam Greenlight

I have friends in the indie gaming scene and they would love to get their game on the largest PC platform – Steam. The only problem is that Steam has an approval process that can leave a game in Steam’s …

EA President Says EA Gaming is Going 100% Digital EA President Says EA Gaming is Going 100% Digital
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Gamers have known for years now that the transition to all-digital gaming is coming. For PC gaming, that transition has already largely taken place, with services such as Valve’s Steam, OnLive, and EA’s Origin. However seeing the future coming and …