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Posts Tagged steam


IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #160

This week on the IncGamers Podcast, we all learn what a ‘Heartbleed’ is in the context of coding exploits.

9 Apr 2014 | 2

Heartbleed vulnerabilities on Steam resolved, say Valve

Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to takeĀ 
People across internet-land have become familiar with the term ‘Heartbleed’ today.

9 Apr 2014 | 1

Steam has OpenSSL security vulnerability. Do not use until fixed.

Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take.

8 Apr 2014 | 4

Latest Dota 2 patch doesn’t actually change much

A new patch for Dota 2 has been released, and – despite its 175MB size – it doesn’t actually seem to do much barring fix a few issues.

28 Mar 2014 | 0

Valve’s Free to Play Documentary Review

Free to Play is not a film about Dota 2, nor is it a film about the international tournament that’s confusingly named The International.

20 Mar 2014 | 0

Free to Play, Valve’s Dota 2 e-sports documentary, launches

In a shock subversion of Valve Time, Free to Play – Valve’s documentary about three professional gamers as they prepare for and compete in The International, the million dollarĀ Dota 2 tournament – is now out.

19 Mar 2014 | 0

Valve’s Dota 2 documentary Free To Play now pre-loadable

Free To Play is now available for pre-load on Steam.
Free To Play is Valve’s (free) documentary about Dota 2, although before you roll your eyes and click away, I should point out that it focuses more on the players than the game.

14 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Steam’s BAFTA based sale awards you some cheap games

Earlier today, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) gave some awards to various games.

12 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Gabe Newell talks Steam, VR, eSports and more

Gabe Newell didn’t let PC gamers down today and finally turned up for the Reddit AMA earlier this evening.

5 Mar 2014 | 2

Gabe Newell’s Reddit AMA should take place today, 4 March

Gabe Newell took part in some sort of cosmic joke yesterday, appearing on Reddit to say he’d be doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session later that day and then disappearing.

4 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Steam family sharing system now open to all

Steam’s system of sharing libraries with family members is now out of beta and available for all users of the platform, according to an announcement post in the Steam Family Sharing group.

28 Feb 2014 | 1

Developers to discount games on Steam without Valve intervention

Valve’s latest move to bleed us dry of cash is the ability for developers to discount their games without any intervention from Valve.

26 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Steam region locking causing problems for traders and gifters

Region locking is a practice that appears to be increasingly common on Steam.

21 Feb 2014 | 3

Call of Duty: Ghosts gets free Steam weekend

Call of Duty: Ghosts is free to play on Steam, for this weekend only.

20 Feb 2014 | 1

Greenlight nudges another fifty games towards the Steam store

It’s time, once again, for another 50 games to be elevated from the vote-scrabbling indignity of Steam’s Greenlight service to the shiny, expansive fields of Steam’s store.

19 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn shuffles onto Steam at discount

Not-half-bad MMO reboot Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn has suddenly appeared on Steam, complete with a rather big discount for its first week there.

18 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

This week’s Steam Weeklong Deals make Peter very happy

I have a sneaking suspicion that our own Mr. Parrish may have sponsored the latest Weeklong Deals on Steam.

17 Feb 2014 | 4

Steam Tags are atrocious, offensive, and entirely stupid

I’m not surprised that Steam’s new and vaunted Steam Tag system is largely a clusterfuck of offensive stupidity.

13 Feb 2014 | 7

Total War: Rome 2 and Company of Heroes 2 50% off on Steam

For a limited time (until Monday at 10am Pacific Time,) both of SEGA’s major real-time strategy titles of 2013 are 50% off on Steam.

13 Feb 2014 | Comments Off

Steam tags mean you can now label rubbish games as rubbish

The concept of Steam tags should be fairly self-explanatory. You can swing by any game listed in Steam’s store and label it with pretty much any word you choose (though swear words will apparently be “filtered out.”)
I’m having quite a good time with it.

13 Feb 2014 | Comments Off