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  1. cageymaru

    The Steam Blog Documents Its "Best of 2018" Lists

    The Steam Blog has released its "Best of 2018" list that cover the following categories: Top Selling Games of 2018, Top Selling New Releases of 2018, Top Selling VR Titles of 2018, Top Early Access Grads of 2018, and the Most Played Games of 2018. Valve has grouped the games into four...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Tim Sweeney Responds to Epic Games Store Criticism

    While some outlets have praised the Epic's new storefront for their more generous developer revenue cut, others have been criticizing the new Steam competitor. One particularly nasty thread popped up on the /r/pcgaming subreddit yesterday, claiming that the Epic Store is "literally spyware" with...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    PubG Peaks at Over 1 Million Players Again

    Facing the meteoric rise of Fortnite and criticisms of a sluggish development pace, PubG's player count has fallen significantly over the past year. According to SteamCharts, PubG had an average player count of 1.5 million in January of this year, with peaks of over 3.2 million players online at...
  4. cageymaru

    The Steam Awards Nominees and Steam Winter Sale Dates Have Been Announced

    Valve has released the list of nominees for the Steam Awards. They humbly excluded themselves from the "Best Developer" category. The voting for the awards will commence on December 20th at the start of the 12th annual Steam Winter Sale. The voting closes on January 3rd with the winners...
  5. cageymaru

    Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion Is Free on Steam

    Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion is free on Steam.
  6. cageymaru

    Here Is the Trailer for "The Last Campfire"

    Hello Games has released a game trailer for a short game called "The Last Campfire" that was created by a small team of its employees. It is suggested that puzzles and adventure will be an integral part of the game play. The Last Campfire is an adventure, a story of a lost ember trapped in a...
  7. AlphaAtlas

    Blockchain Storefront RobotCache Signs on 700 Games from 22 Publishers

    According to a report by VentureBeat, RobotCache's ambitious blockchain-based gaming storefront is making significant progress. Despite being in early access, the company claims to have signed on 700 games from 22 publishers. Interestingly, publishers are supposed to get a 95% sales cut from the...
  8. ibex333

    WTS PC Steam Games

    Styx: Shards of Darkness - $10 The Age of Decadence - $3 STAR WARS - Knights of the Old Republic - SOLD STAR WARS Knights of the Old Republic II - The Sith Lords -SOLD THE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII STEAM EDITION - $4 Shadowrun: Hong Kong - Extended Edition - $4 SimCity™ 4 Deluxe Edition -...
  9. cageymaru

    Company of Heroes 2

    Company of Heroes 2
  10. cageymaru

    The Steam Autumn Sale Has Commenced

    The Steam Autumn Sale has begun. What game(s) are you considering to purchase? Which website(s) do you use to make sure you're getting the best deal? The Steam Autumn Sale ends November 27th at 10 a.m. Pacific.
  11. cageymaru

    SMACH Team Releases New SMACH Z Alpha Prototype Footage

    The SMACH Z alpha prototype for the upcoming handheld PC-based console is showcased in this video. The input control system for the device screams 'Steam Controller' as it features dual trackpads, HD haptic feedback, dual-stage triggers, back grip buttons, and fully-customizable control schemes...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    Telltale Games are Disappearing from Steam

    Gamedaily.biz reports that Telltale's liquidation is underway, and as a consequence, some of their games are getting de-listed from Steam. Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, and Tales of Monkey Island are already gone. The Twitter account of Pete Hawley, who previously told the publication that...
  13. AlphaAtlas

    Steam Bug Allowed Games to be Downloaded for Free

    Researcher Artem Moskowsky found a bug in Steam that let users download "previously-generated CD keys for a game which they would not normally have access." The bug was submitted to Valve on August 7, quickly fixed on August 10, and publicly disclosed on October 31. Valve was quick to point out...
  14. cageymaru

    The Steam Halloween Sale Is Now Live

    The Steam Halloween Sale is now live. The sale will run from October 29th until November 1st. A few of my recommendations include Dying Light, Plague Inc Evolved, Grim Dawn, Darkest Dungeon, X-Morph: Defense, Metro Redux Bundle, and Hunt Showdown. What would you recommend?
  15. AlphaAtlas

    Chinese Game Ban is Fueling Steam Growth

    According to a report by gamesindustry.biz, Steam gained about 23 million active monthly users in just over a year, bringing their active user count to 90 million. The research firm Niko Partners claims that at least some of that growth can be attributed to the Chinese market, which grew from 15...
  16. cageymaru

    Game Developer Revokes Game License over Bad Review but Later Apologizes

    Indie game developer HOF Studios revoked the Steam key of a Itch.io "First Access" backer for the game Depth of Extinction because the customer left a bed review. To the developer's credit, he quickly reversed his bad decision and sent the backer a new key. What was his reasoning for revoking...
  17. cageymaru

    Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" Has Been Released and More Linux News

    The latest version of Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has been released. Along with the new version of Linux, Canonical has released statistics from users that opted in to complete a survey when installing 18.04 LTS. Phoronix has a list of some of the highlights that users should look forward...
  18. bluesynk

    SteamVR Motion Smoothing (ASW for Vive)

    just tried it out, seems to work very well even in Fallout https://steamcommunity.com/games/250820/announcements/detail/1696061565016280495
  19. cageymaru

    Atomic Heart Artistic Trailer

    Mundfish has released its latest trailer for the game Atomic Heart. The trailer emphasizes the art style of the game where good can quickly turn to evil in a blink of the eye. Atomic Heart is an adventure first-person shooter, events of which unfold in an alternative universe, during the high...
  20. AlphaAtlas

    The Discord Store is Open

    Discord launched a beta version of a gaming storefront back in August, but it was limited to 50,000 people in Canada. Now, the Discord Store Beta is open to everyone. While they don't mention competitors by name, Discord seems to be pitching a more organized approach to shopping than Steam...
  21. cageymaru

    A Sneak Peek at SEGA's Cancelled Shenmue HD Remaster

    The crew at Digital Foundry was sent a work-in-progress video of an early HD remake of the cult classic game Shenmue. It seems that SEGA had commissioned UK developer d3t initially to create a complete remaster of the game with better environment maps, crisper textures, and HD graphics; but...
  22. cageymaru

    SEGA Sheds Light on Industry Approach to Localization and Worldwide Sales

    The SEGA Sammy Group has released the corporation's financial statements which contain insights into how Japanese games have fared in the West. Persona 5 which recently launched in 2017 has sold 2.2 million copies worldwide due to the effort put into translating the IP into English, traditional...
  23. cageymaru

    Robot Cache Is Steam with Blockchain and Crypto

    Robot Cache is a new digital video game storefront and platform that gives gamers an option to run their parent's electricity bills up in order to mine cryptocurrency that is used to purchase games. It uses blockchain technology to keep a track of the ownership of games on the service. This...
  24. AlphaAtlas

    Discord Announces "First on Discord" Games

    After Valve announced Discord-like chat features, Discord announced their own Steam-like game storefront just last month. Today, Discord revealed that the storefront will launch with games unavailable anywhere else. Last Year: The Nightmare, King of the Hat, Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, At...
  25. cageymaru

    Game Controller Statistics for the PC Gaming Platform

    Valve has compiled an extensive data set for controller usage on the PC and an explanation of how PC gaming became so controller friendly in recent years. Valve has been working on Steam Input to allow gamers to remap and share controller profiles for individual games on the Steam Platform...
  26. cageymaru

    Valve Adds CO-OP Steam Link Streaming and Moderates Reported Posts

    The latest Steam Client Beta has some interesting features for gamers with local friends. Valve has added CO-OP Steam Link streaming for multiple devices simultaneously, but the feature requires a high quality 5 GHz WiFi network. Don't worry about purchasing additional controllers for all of...
  27. Armenius

    Katamari Damacy Reroll

    Confirmed for PC via Steam to release December 7, 2018. This is an HD remake of the original game released for PlayStation 2. https://www.pcinvasion.com/katamari-damacy-reroll-coming-to-steam/ EDIT: Game launched and Steam page is live.
  28. cageymaru

    AMD to Showcase SMACH Z Handheld Gaming Console at the Tokyo Game Show

    The SMACH Z console has had a rough time being completed after its successful Kickstarter campaign finished in October 2016. The developers have had to contend with setbacks such as a breached manufacturing contract, but the company has rebounded to announce that they will be shipping units...
  29. Zarathustra[H]

    So, Avira Flagged Something in my Portal Download from Steam?

    During my Portal download using the Steam client. It was caught by the heuristics filter, so I'm guessing this is a false positive... But is it?
  30. cageymaru

    Assetto Corsa Competizione Has Been Released to Early Access on Steam

    Assetto Corsa Competizione has been released onto Steam in a truly Early Access manner as the game features a single car and track to compete on. Basic multiplayer won't be included until the scheduled update on November 14th of 2018. Also there is no mention of when the Nvidia RTX features...
  31. cageymaru

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Beta Ends PUBG 1 Million Concurrent Player Streak

    The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta has ended the PUBG streak of having 1 million concurrent players everyday on Steam. The PUBG streak lasted for a year until the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 beta launched yesterday that introduced its own version of Battle Royale. This was tracked by SteamDB...
  32. cageymaru

    Valve Updates Progress on Mature Content Submissions and New Filters

    Valve is still progressing on a Steam overhaul that protects users from seeing content that they aren't interested in. This was born from concern about mature games being available on the platform. Users will be able to ignore up to 10 types of content including developers and publishers, game...
  33. cageymaru

    Khronos Group Is Working on EXT Extension to Assist Linux Gaming Translation Layers

    Piers Daniell is an Nvidia Principal engineer of 11 years, C/C++ expert specializing in OpenGL and Vulkan. He has confirmed that "members of the Vulkan working group are developing a multi-vendor EXT extension for transform feedback with the primary goal of satisfying the needs of the DXVK...
  34. cageymaru

    The State of Linux Gaming After the Advent of Steam Play and Other Tools

    Jason Evangelho has taken a deeper dive into Linux, Lies and Steam Play compatible video games. He touches on subjects such as ease of use when it comes to making Windows games run on Linux. Liam Dawe, of Gaming on Linux fame, assists Jason on his journey into gaming on the OS and it is nice...
  35. U

    FS: RAGE (2011) for cheap [SOLD]

    I have an unused Steam activation key of Rage for $2 OBO
  36. cageymaru

    Steam Allows Users to Block Publishers and Content Creators

    Steam now allows users of the service to block publishers and developers. Tired of seeing recommendations for visual novels? Block them. Don't want point and click adventures from a certain developer in your feed? Block that developer! You can find ignore button just below the golden Beta...
  37. cageymaru

    Steam Audio 2.0 Adds Open-Source AMD Radeon Rays Technology

    Steam Audio Beta 15 has added support for ray-tracing via the open-source AMD Radeon Rays technology. Steam Audio can use ray tracing to bake indirect sound propagation as sounds bounce around a scene until they hit a source. Thousands of ray tracing probes can be used in a scene and AMD...
  38. cageymaru

    Steam Link App Update Adds On-Screen Touch Controls for Mobile Devices

    The Steam Link app has gotten a new Beta update and it adds on-screen touch controls to the app. This means that you no longer need to use a controller with your Steam Link to play games on devices such as mobile phones. It even taps into the phone's gyro and vibration features to allow for a...
  39. cageymaru

    Resident Evil 2 Remaster Game Play Reveal

    The January 25, 2019 launch date for the remaster of Resident Evil 2 is slowly creeping upon us like a long lost friend who's now a zombie. Nvidia has an exclusive game play reveal running at 4K 60fps. Take a moment out of your busy day to enjoy some blood, guts, and gore. The highly...
  40. cageymaru

    Steam Play Evolves as Valve Adds Tools for Windows to Linux Compatibility

    Valve has been hard at work funding the creation of open source tools to make Windows games compatible with the Linux operating system (OS). The end goal is to create a better more robust version of Steam Play. The first tool called Proton is a version of Wine that is directly funded by Valve...
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