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  1. Armenius

    Stay Home and Play Eidos Anthology includes 54 games with a 95% discount, all revenue to be donated to charity

    Square Enix today launched an anthology package on Steam that includes 54 Eidos games plus DLC at a steep 95% discount. The store page states that 100% of the revenue collected from the sale will be donated to charities in and across the United States and Europe. No end date was indicated for...
  2. Armenius

    Half-Life Collection free to play until the launch of Half-Life: Alyx

    Valve has made the Half-Life collection free to play to the community until the release of Half-Life: Alyx in March 2020. The games that are free to play during this time include the following: Half-Life (original and Source) Half-Life: Opposing Force Half-Life: Blue Shift Half-Life 2...
  3. M

    RUMOR: Xbox to allow playing PC only Gamepass games via "Windows Mode" !? — RUMOUR

    Xbox Series X ‘Windows Mode’ Italian gaming site Game Experience reports murmurs among those linked to the project that the Xbox Series X will feature a boot mode dubbed Windows Mode As the name suggests, players will be able to boot up the console to run Windows 10 applications. The mode will...
  4. Armenius

    The Game Festival: A demo event on Steam featuring games from The Game Awards

    Dorito Pope Geoff Keighley, showrunner of The Game Awards, made a post on Medium revealing that starting on Thursday morning Steam users will be able to download and play time-limited demos of games featured during the award show for a 48-hour period. The event will start 1000 PST on Thursday...
  5. Armenius

    Electronic Arts and Valve Announce Partnership to Bring EA Access Subscription and EA Games to Steam

    After leaks earlier last week, EA has officially confirmed via press release that they will be releasing games on Steam once again. Not only that, but EA Access will also be available through Steam starting in Spring next year. The first new EA game to be released on Steam will be Star Wars...
  6. cageymaru

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Is Coming to Steam

    Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is coming to Steam this winter. It will feature updated graphics, optimized control schemes, a brand-new mini-game Decathalon mode where you complete a set of 10 mini-games in a row, and online leaderboards. You can read more about the 100 stages and Wii...
  7. cageymaru

    Age of Wonders III Is Free on Steam

    Age of Wonders III is free on Steam.
  8. cageymaru

    Steam Controller 2

    Some information on it. 4 pressure sensitive buttons on the back and levers.
  9. cageymaru

    Kabounce Is Free on Steam

    Kabounce is free on Steam.
  10. cageymaru

    Polygoneer Is Free on Steam

    Polygoneer is free on Steam until the 19th.
  11. Retronym

    All new Microsoft games coming to Steam

    https://www.pcworld.com/article/3398980/microsoft-xbox-one-exclusives-are-coming-to-steam.html As of today, Microsoft is abandoning its previous Windows 10 Store exclusivity and bringing all its future first-party PC titles to Steam—and potentially other storefronts as well.
  12. cageymaru

    Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Is Free on Humble Bundle

    Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition is free on Humble Bundle. https://www.humblebundle.com/store/guacamelee-super-turbo-championship-edition? This game has a 94% rating on Steam!
  13. cageymaru

    Divide By Sheep Is Free on Steam

    Divide By Sheep is free on Steam. Game has a 92% rating on Steam.
  14. Armenius

    Blood: Fresh Supply

    Nightdive Studios is back with another classic release on their versatile KEX engine with the original Blood. The game is available on both Steam and GOG with working multiplayer. Unfortunately there is no cross platform play between both versions. On the plus side the developer states that...
  15. cageymaru

    Puyo Puyo Champions

    SEGA has released Puyo Puyo Champions onto Steam for $9.99. There is no story mode this time but you can play against the CPU or live players. SEGA of America is livestreaming game play.
  16. cageymaru

    Kathy Rain on Steam

    Kathy Rain is free on Steam until the 7th.
  17. scojer

    Assassin's Creed Unity Review Bombed on Steam

    Assassin's Creed Unity is the next Review Bombing Victim on Steam - But, in a Good Way.
  18. DooKey

    Steam introduces feature to combat Borderlands review bombings, Gearbox CEO responds to situation

    Seems like a lot of people are review bombing Borderlands on Steam. As a result the Steam folks have added a filter to get rid of OT posts. The snake pitchford responds and doubles down on his Epic choice. It appears the controversy has made at least one person involved in the Borderlands...
  19. Zarathustra[H]

    Metro:Exodus Steam Keys Fetching a Premium on G2A

    The good word is that not only do Metro Exodus Steam keys still activate in Steam and allow you to download and play, but apparently - because of the "Never Epic Store" sentiment that is rampant out there, they are also fetching a premium. The going price for this one is $87.13 USD. Call me...
  20. cageymaru

    Steam Is Getting a Redesigned Library and New Events Features

    At GDC today, Valve announced a new UI for the Steam Library. The new Steam Library has larger game icons and more categorization for your games. PC Gamer says the library reminds them of Plex or the Apple TV. The Steam Friend's List is integrated into the Library view on the right side. They...
  21. cageymaru

    Valve Offers Developers Access to Its Network via Steamworks

    Valve has updated the Steamworks SDK with new networking APIs. These APIs give Steam partners access to Valve's network, grants them protection from denial-of-service attacks, 100% reliable NAT traversal, and improved connectivity. Also included are tools for instantly estimating the ping...
  22. AlphaAtlas

    Epic Games Denies Client Spying Accusations

    This week, users on Reddit accused Epic Games of spying on their customers through the Epic Games Store software. Among other things, the thread accuses the Epic client of making a copy of Steam's localconfig.vdf, sending hardware information and a list of running processes to Epic, and...
  23. cageymaru

    Steam Link Anywhere Enables Game Streaming over the Internet

    Valve has announced Steam Link Anywhere which allows Steam users to stream their games from their PC to their other computers over the internet or Wi-Fi, as long as their computer has good upload speed and their Steam Link device has a good network connection. I confirmed that I could stream...
  24. R

    Epic Games Launcher spying on users via Steam file data?

    Uh, this does not look good. Epic launcher might be taking data from users' steam id files, spying on their game playtime and friends lists. https://www.resetera.com/threads/developing-epic-games-launcher-appears-to-collect-your-steam-friends-play-history.105385/...
  25. cageymaru

    VR Rhythm Game 'Beat Saber' Sells over 1 Million Copies

    Beat Saber may have become the first VR title to sell more than 1 million copies. Beat Games co-founder and CEO Jaroslav Beck thinks the secret to the game's success is "It is super intuitive." He also credited his team for creating a game that didn't crash and didn't lead to motion sickness...
  26. AlphaAtlas

    Study Claims 39% of Counter-Strike Servers are Infected With Malware

    In spite of the battle royale craze and a more modern sequel, the original Counter-Strike is still a massively popular game. The FPS had nearly 15,000 concurrent players at the time of this writing, and there are still thousands of registered 3rd party servers. However, a recent study from Dr...
  27. cageymaru

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection Is Coming to the PC

    Microsoft has announced that Halo: Reach is being added to Halo: The Master Chief Collection and the entire collection is coming to the PC via the Microsoft Store and Steam! The team at 343 Industries has updated the games with improved and modernized matchmaking and services, support for...
  28. AlphaAtlas

    Soviet Themed Tycoon Game Shows Up on Steam

    Metro: Exodus has been called one of the best AAA shooters in recent times by some, and as the developers noted in their "making of" videos, it has a distinctive Russian flair few games outside the Metro series can match. However, if you're in the mood for more, a small Slovakian developer...
  29. cageymaru

    Boneworks Has the Physics Underpinnings to Be a Next Generation VR Masterpiece

    The VR development studio, Stress Level Zero is working on its most ambitious VR title yet; Boneworks. Boneworks will feature advanced physics that aren't found in other VR titles. It uses the capabilities of the upcoming SteamVR Knuckles to allow users to grip one end of an object like a...
  30. AlphaAtlas

    PubG Corporation Patches Vulnerabilities and Arrests Hackers

    While Fortnite is the current king of the hill in the PC gaming world, and Apex Legends is one of the hottest new releases, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still immensely popular. The game still regularly has hundreds of thousands of concurrent players on Steam alone, and according to a recent...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    Potential Outer Worlds Release Date Leaks Out of Steam

    For about 14 hours last week, the Steam page for Obsidian's upcoming RPG, The Outer Worlds, was listed as "August 6, 2019 18:00:00 UTC." While the date has since been taken down without a peep from Obsidian, SteamDB logged all the changes Obsidian made. Additionally, Altchar claims that Amazon...
  32. cageymaru

    4A Games Releases Metro Exodus Special Weapons Class Trailer and Pre-Load Info

    Metro Exodus developers, 4A Games, has released the latest trailer for the game that showcases the Special Weapons Class. The video shows Helsing and Tikhar weapons in all of their glory. Metro Exodus launches on February 15, 2019 on PC and consoles. Steam pre-order customers will be able to...
  33. AlphaAtlas

    Subnautica's First Expansion Enters Early Access on Epic and Steam

    Subnautica left early access on PC early last year, was given away for free on the Epic Store late last year, and even got its own multiplayer mod around Christmas time. But developers UnknownWorlds didn't stop with the critically-acclaimed game's release, as they've been churning away on the...
  34. AlphaAtlas

    What happened to Steam's First Early Access Games?

    Many promising titles come out of Steam's Early Access program, but how many actually make it to the finish line? Unfortunately, some games never leave Early Access, while others leave it in a sorry or unfinished state, but these botched releases usually don't draw as much attention as the...
  35. cageymaru

    Metro Exodus Is an Epic Store Exclusive

    Deep Silver and Epic Games have announced a partnership to make the digital distribution of the PC version of Metro Exodus an Epic Store exclusive. The game will be available for $49.99 on the Epic Store which is $10 cheaper than the current pricing on Steam. Epic Games founder and CEO Tim...
  36. cageymaru

    GDC Releases Its State of the Game Industry 2019 Report

    The Game Developers Conference (GDC) has surveyed nearly 4,000 game developers for its annual State of the Industry Survey. In the latest edition, truths about the game industry are revealed such as working hours, pressure from bosses to work overtime, thoughts on the 30% cut that Steam takes...
  37. cageymaru

    Valve Increases the Usability of Proton in the Latest Steam Client Beta

    The Linux PC gaming community received a nice surprise with the release of the latest Steam Beta client. Steam Play now works on non-Steam game shortcuts which allows Linux PC gamers to use Proton to play games from other services. For example, the author of the article was able to get a copy of...
  38. cageymaru

    Star Control: Origins Is Available for Purchase on Steam

    Star Control: Origins is available for purchase on Steam again after being forced off the digital storefront late last year by a DMCA take down notice from members of the original Star Control development team. Stardock, the developer of Star Control: Origins, is currently being sued by the...
  39. cageymaru

    The Hong Kong Massacre Is Coming to Steam and PS4

    Here is a game play trailer for The Hong Kong Massacre. It is coming to Steam and PlayStation 4 on January 22, 2019. I'm getting Hotline Miami and Max Payne vibes from the trailer! Blast your way through the streets of Hong Kong in a fast-paced, top-down shooter. Inspired by classic action...
  40. cageymaru

    Valve Releases Steam Statistics for 2018

    Today, Valve released a Steam statistics overview for 2018. The most interesting stat is the 47 million active daily visitors that Steam averages per day. On a monthly basis, Steam averages 90 million active users with 1.6 million new purchasers per month. The peak concurrent users at one time...
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