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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.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #148

Today on the IncGamers Podcast, a technical miracle! They (well, Maxis) said it could never be done, but SimCity will soon be playable offline.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | 8

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.

By Tim McDonald | 14 Jan 2014 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jan 2014 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 1 Jan 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 13 – The IncGamers Picks

Can anything beat Half-Life 2 for $2.50 USD in the today’s Steam Winter Sale offerings?

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 30 Dec 2013 | 6

Steam Winter Sale Day 11 – The IncGamers Picks

It’s sequel day in the Steam Winter Sale, with no less than six of the thirteen Daily and Flash entries sporting a “2″ in the title.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Dec 2013 | 1

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.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 9 – The IncGamers Picks

Any money left? Let’s hope so because there are a few things discounted on Day 9 of the Steam Winter Sale that you should check out.

By Paul Younger | 27 Dec 2013 | 2

Steam Winter Sale Day 8 – The IncGamers Picks

I know what you’re thinking. What happened to Day 7 of the Steam Winter Sale?

By Peter Parrish | 26 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 6 – The IncGamers Picks

Welcome to Christmas Eve, a day dedicated to waiting for Christmas to happen.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Winter Sale Day 4 – The IncGamers Picks

Are you sufficiently levelled up to tackle the Steam Winter Sale today?

By Peter Parrish | 22 Dec 2013 | 5

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.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Winter Steam Sale begins, wallets weep terrified tears

And lo! The winds howled, the seas swirled, the ground shook, and the heavens cracked open.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2013 | 1

SteamOS is now available for download

With the Steamboxes shipping out to testers today, Valve has now released SteamOS to the masses.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam Machine beta testers to be announced today, restricted to US

If you’re eligible to take part in Valve’s beta test of its in-house Steam Machines and controllers, keep an eye out for a potential notification today.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam puts the PC related VGX nominees on sale

As you may or may not have noticed, Steam is one of the places you’ll be able to risk watching the VGX awards tomorrow.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

100 more titles added to Steam Greenlight including Skyjacker and Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore

The latest batch of games ot get the Steam Greenlight approval have been revealed and games such as Deathfire: Ruins of Nethermore, Skyjacker and Consortium make the list.

By Paul Younger | 5 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #143 feat. Arthur Bruno

Stick around for the latter half of this week’s IncGamers Podcast to hear a few minutes of an upcoming interview with Grim Dawn’s Arthur Bruno.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Dec 2013 | 3

Steam’s refund policy is restrictive, incoherent and in urgent need of change

Over the weekend, Steam broke its own concurrent user record with seven million PC players playing DOTA 2 various games on Valve’s digital platform.

By Peter Parrish | 3 Dec 2013 | 14

Steam Autumn Sale Day 6: The IncGamers Picks

Before I’d refreshed the page, the Steam sale looked a bit underwhelming today.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Dec 2013 | 2

Steam breaks concurrent user record over the weekend

During the same period last year Steam managed to attract around 6m concurrent users and this year that record has been smashed with the peak concurrent user numbers reaching 7,190,520.  

By Paul Younger | 2 Dec 2013 | 1

Steam Autumn Sale Day 5: The IncGamers Picks

Hello. Do you like SHOOTING THINGS in the FACE? Well, this is a past-time that caters for just such a predilection, so it’s no surprise to see quite a few titles along those lines in today’s Steam sale offerings.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Dec 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Autumn Sale Day 4: The IncGamers Picks

It’s a bit of a sequels day on the Steam sale, with The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition ($5.00,) Borderlands 2 ($7.50) and Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition ($7.50) all up for grabs.

By Peter Parrish | 30 Nov 2013 | Comments Off