All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘steam’

Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Business Of Video Games

Whenever you hear the name Gabe Newell, your mind presumably turns to Valve, Steam, Half-Life and Portal. Now’s your chance to hear one of the smartest men in gaming talk about the business of making games. Newell was recently invited by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs to speak on the future of business. The talk is officially …

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Here’s The Latest Games Approved By Steam Greenlight

Steam Greenlight has already delivered some excellent indie games to Steam users, and the games keep on coming. Steam announced the latest additions to the service today as voted on by the community. There’s a few good ones in here to keep an eye on: Akaneiro: Demon Hunters Asylum DLC Quest Eador. Masters of the Broken World La-Mulana Leisure Suit …

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CES 2013: More Details On Valve’s Steam Box Emerge

On Tuesday morning, CES 2013 opened with the news that the oft-rumored Steam box was real. The hardware is a mini-PC that will bring PC gaming to the living room. It’s Valve’s attempt at taking on the console market, and it just might work. Of course, we won’t know for sure until we get more details and Valve boss Gabe …

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CES 2013: The Steam Box Is Now A Reality

For most of 2012, Valve hinted at the possibility that it would be entering the hardware market in 2013 with a Steam box of sorts. In short, it would be a PC optimized to play games downloaded from Steam. Now the device is a reality as the first of potentially many Steam boxes was revealed this week during CES 2013. …

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Borderlands 2 Headlines Start Of Steam Holiday Sale

Christmas may be right around the corner, but Steam is already getting us all in the Christmas spirit by offering a two week long Steam sale of epic proportions. That’s right, folks, the Steam Holiday Sale is finally upon us. The Steam Holiday Sale, like past Winter sales, will last from December 20 until January 5. During that time, PC …

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Steam Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow, Capcom Reveals Game Discounts

Steam sales are highly anticipated, with PC gamers longingly staring at their Steam wish list for days as they wait for a sale to start, hoping that the game they want will finally fall to a price within their budget. Though the general scope of Steam sales is known (the summer sale, the holiday sale) the exact starting date of …

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Gamers Can Now Sell And Buy In-Game Items On Steam

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 announced today that gamers can start selling and buying in-game items on the Steam Community Market. The new service is …

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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 since nothing has really shaken up the console market since Microsoft entered into the equation in 2001 with the Xbox. …

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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 the latest games to join Steam via Greenlight. Steam Greenlight announced the next 13 games that will be coming to …

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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 has added a third certainty to our lives – the Steam sale. The celebrated Steam sale is back again for …

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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 to GameFly. There is also a Mac version of the client, but with significantly fewer titles. As a release present, …

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Steam For Linux Is Now In Closed Beta

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 closed beta went live today. The company said that over 60,000 Linux users signed up in the first week alone, …

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