Posts Tagged steam


Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 9: IncGamers Recommends

If you’re baffled by bargains or dazzled by deals, don’t despair; IncGamers can help you navigate through the shovelware to the worthwhile games.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 8: IncGamers Recommends

Do you like pretending to be an important general man commanding your tiny ant-like troops?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jun 2014 | 8

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 7: IncGamers Recommends

One week in to the Steam Summer Sale 2014, how are your cash reserves doing?

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2014 | 1

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 6: IncGamers Recommends

As England toil to a scoreless half-time against Costa Rica, the Steam Summer Sale rumbles on.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jun 2014 | 1

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 5: IncGamers Recommends

Dark Souls is riding high in the Steam Summer Sale on Day 5, which means I’m going to recommend Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 3: IncGamers Recommends

Happy weekend to you all, may your spare time be spent productively (ie; playing PC games from the Steam Summer Sale.) What’s that, you haven’t bought anything in the sale yet?

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 2: IncGamers Recommends

A goal-crazy World Cup and a Steam Summer Sale, what better way to spend June?

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale launches with added adventuring

Ring the bells across the land, hug your family close and prepare for economic ruination as the Steam Summer Sale launches in earnest.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Valve adds manual credit card verification on Steam

Valve has tweaked their credfit card system which should make life easier for CC users.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jun 2014 | 3

Digital game refund rights strengthened by new UK legistation

New UK sales laws covering the sale and purchase of online goods come into effect today, and include coverage of digital software.

By Peter Parrish | 13 Jun 2014 | 1

Steam Summer Sale begins 19 June, online promotion claims

An online promotion being run by PaySafeCard suggests that the Steam Summer Sale will be a mid-June event this year.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2014 | 2

Mysterious Cards suggest Steam Summer Sale is coming soon

Mysterious Cards have started to pop up in the Steam marketplace, providing more hints that the Summer Sale is coming this month.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2014 | 4

IncGamers Podcast #167

The IncGamers Podcast is back up to full strength this week, with three whole people discussing matters (mostly) relating to PC gaming.

By Peter Parrish | 28 May 2014 | 3

Steam Machines and controller release delayed. Not arriving until 2015

Are you surprised that Valve has delayed the Steam Machine and Steam Controller release?

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale in mid June, leaked image suggests

Update: Mysterious cards have now appeared.
Just like last year when the Steam winter sale date was leaked, an image shared with Reddit appears to spoil the summer sale window.

By Peter Parrish | 23 May 2014 | 2

Steam’s In-Home Streaming now available on all accounts

In-Home Streaming is now an option for everybody with a Steam account, as the system is out of open beta and fully released today.

By Peter Parrish | 21 May 2014 | Comments Off

Steam’s Activision sale is once again barely a sale

Remember how last year’s Activision sale on Steam had laughable discounts?

By Tim McDonald | 1 May 2014 | Comments Off

75 more titles get the Greenlight on Steam

Another huge batch of titles have been voted onto Steam via the Greenlight system.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Steam PC gamer habits and game statistics analysed and revealed

Thanks to Steam PC gaming is rather healthy but what are the numbers?

By Paul Younger | 16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #160

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

By Peter Parrish | 9 Apr 2014 | 2

Heartbleed vulnerabilities on Steam resolved, say Valve

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

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

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 dollar¬†Dota 2 tournament – is now out.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Tim McDonald | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Paul Younger | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Feb 2014 | 1