Posts Tagged steam
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steam region locking causing problems for traders and gifters
Region locking is a practice that appears to be increasingly common on Steam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta: How it copes over a limited home network
Valve’s In-Home Streaming beta for Steam is effectively in open beta now.
Steam adds recently updated section to site
The great thing about Steam is your games are automatically updated but it’s never that obvious what has been updated when you have it running in the background.
Valve can prohibit Steam account transfers, German court rules
Last year, the German consumer watchdog group Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband (VZVB), a Federation of German consumer organisations, launched an attempted lawsuit against Valve over the inability to re-sell games on Steam.
Fifty more titles get the Steam Greenlight
Steam Greenlight is still running, and although Valve may want to ditch it eventually, another batch have been approved this evening.
Steam Music beta coming to Big Picture and SteamOS
Valve is bringing an in-game music player to the Steam overlay, which will allow you to listen to your own tunes while playing your games.
Steam now allows you to cancel pre-orders. Too little too late?
Steam is notorious for giving you little control over purchases and refunds but it looks like they’ve taken a step in the right direction by giving users the ability to cancel pre-orders without any Valve intervention.
Fifty games get Steam Greenlight including Deadbreed and Skara: The Blade Remains
Despite Valve saying they want to to ditch Steam Greenlight it continues today with another fifty games being given approval.
Valve has no current plans to release their own VR hardware
Well, this is an interesting development. You know all the rave reviews Valve’s virtual reality (VR) prototype has been getting at Steam Dev Days?
Tripwire’s David Hensley says Valve’s VR felt “like a holo deck”
The full presentation of Valve’s VR prototype (which Steamdb thinks could going by the name ‘Vortex‘) will take place later today at Steam Dev Days, but Tripwire’s David Hensley has already had a go with it and has tweeted a series of extremely positive impressions.
Valve shares a tasty Steam pie chart showing sales by region
Not a huge amount is emerging from Steam Dev Days just yet, as the two-day event is closed to the press.
Steam Dev Days attendants share conference info on Steam Machines, controller
Since Valve’s Steam Dev Days event is closed to the press (it’s billed as an “off the record” place for developers to hang out and listen to conference chats,) there isn’t a whole lot of detail emerging from it at present.
Valve releases SteamVR beta prior to Dev Days event
Well, we knew that Valve were thinking of doing something with VR, and now users of Steam’s beta client are reporting that a beta version of SteamVR has been sneakily and quietly released.