Posts Tagged steam
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.
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.
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.
Steam Autumn Sale Day 2: The IncGamers Picks
Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition costs just $6.00 today, hurrah!
Steam expands user recommendations into public review system
This isn’t exactly a major change to Steam on Valve’s part, but the user recommendation system (which used to only display your views on a given game to those on your friends list) is now being expanded into a public review set-up.
Valve explains plans for in-home streaming of Steam
A series of articles have just gone up on Valve’s ‘homestream’ Steam group (spotted by NeoGaf,) about how the company is aiming to tackle in-home streaming.
Valve to dig VR headset out of the test chamber for Steam Dev Days event
As part of the Steam Dev Days event on 15-16 January, Valve will be hosting a pair of sessions relating to Virtual Reality.
There will be no SteamOS exclusive games, says Valve
Valve has confirmed to IGN that there will not be any SteamOS exclusive games or apps, which should go some way to allaying the wilder suggestions that Half Life 3 might end up being SteamOS-only (the wildest part about that suggestion, of course, is that Half Life 3 will ever be released.) “We’re not going to be doing that kind of thing,” Valve’s Greg Comer told them.
Holiday plans: Steam sale dates for autumn and winter appear to have leaked
Rumour ahoy. An image making its way around Reddit, allegedly spread around by a Russian-based developer with a Greenlit game, appears to show the start and end dates for both autumn and winter Steam sales.
Wallet horror: Steam Halloween sale discounts 149 games
What’s the most terrifying thing about any holiday? Not just Halloween, but any holiday?
Exclusive: Path of Exile Steam Achievements Revealed
Running around Wraeclast can be fun but you always need something to strive for in Path of Exile.
Another 37 titles get the Steam Greenlight
It’s 16 October, and you know what that means! Or maybe you don’t.
Arcane Mechanic class DLC comes to Van Helsing today
The Van Helsing: Arcane Mechanic DLC is the new class that specialises in traps and gadgets in the name of science rather than swords, or magic like the recent Thaumaturge DLC.
IncGamers Podcast #136
The podcast team are sad to learn that Ubisoft has ruined Tim’s birthday by moving the release of Watch Dogs to the spring.
Steam Controller demonstrated in video with multiple games
What wizardry is this? PC games being played on a controller?
Valve reveals some specs for the 300 prototype Steam Machines
Eagle-eyed NeoGafians have used one of their many thousand pairs of eyes to notice that Valve has released a few spec details for the 300 prototype Steam Machines that will eventually be finding their way to beta testers.
BioShock 2 has surgery to remove Games for Windows Live, Steam version improved
As you may be aware, the Games for Windows Live system is being discontinued next year.
Assuming control: Steam Controller announced by Valve
The third and final Valve announcement is (as widely expected after the hint at the end of the second reveal,) a Steam Controller.
Well! What is it! It’s Dark Souls, for cheap
Amazing treasure ahead: Dark Souls is a fiver on Steam.
Oh, sure, there’s Hitman Absolution (which Peter tolerated and I hated with a passion) for a fiver, and YOU DIED the Daily Deal is Dead Space 2 for £3.74, but why would you buy YOU DIED either of those when Dark Souls 2 – one of the most brutal, inventive, beautiful, horrible games around – is £4.99?
SteamOS is Valve’s first big announcement this week
The first of Valve’s three announcements has been unveiled as SteamOS, a “a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines” based on the Linux architecture.
Steamy: Valve teases three “Steam in the living-room” announcements
Beginning this Monday (23 September,) Valve will unveiling three announcements pertaining to their efforts to get Steam into the living room for more users.
Super Hot, Next Car Game and more get Steam Greenlight approved
Another batch of Steam Greenlight titles have been approved today including Super Hot, Humans Must Answer and Bugbear’s Next Car Game.