Posts Tagged 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.
Steam Family Options available for everyone to lock down content
Valve has now kicked live the the Steam Family Options for everyone following its beta test phase.
Steam Winter Sale final day brings repeat deals
As is something of a tradition with the Steam Winter Sale, the final day of sales brings back some of the more popular deals from the past couple of weeks.
Steam Winter Sale Day 14 – The IncGamers Picks
We’re now two weeks into the Steam Winter Sale and hopefully you’ve all managed to pick up some great bargains so far.
Steam Winter Sale helps Steam reach new concurrent user record
At the end of November Steam reached a new concurrent user record of 7,190,520 but that has been surpassed once again thanks to offers and a freebie.
Steam Winter Sale Day 10 – The IncGamers Picks
We’re on day 10 of the Steam Winter Sale already and there’s a stack of wintery gaming goodness to enjoy today.
Steam Winter Sale Day 8 – The IncGamers Picks
I know what you’re thinking. What happened to Day 7 of the Steam Winter Sale?
Steam Winter Sale Day 6 – The IncGamers Picks
Welcome to Christmas Eve, a day dedicated to waiting for Christmas to happen.
Steam Winter Sale Day 3 – The IncGamers Picks
Good old Sleeping Dogs, it never fails to pop up at an ever dwindling price in these sales.
Steam Winter Sale 2013 Day 2 – The IncGamers Picks
It’s day two of Big Gaben’s Warehouse Giveaways (aka: the Steam Winter Sale,) come admire a figurative room packed to the rafters with cheap games.
Winter Steam Sale begins, wallets weep terrified tears
And lo! The winds howled, the seas swirled, the ground shook, and the heavens cracked open.
Steam VR category added to listings
There won’t be that many gamers with an Oculus Rift or a VR device of any sort but Valve are keen to show which games support VR on Steam with a new category.
Steam Machine unboxing videos show Valve’s new hardware
Update: Check out the controller and Portal 2 in action.
Usually we don’t post unboxing videos as they’re generally rather pointless but we’ll make an exception today for the Steambox which was recently sent out to a small pool of selected testers.