Posts Tagged steam


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

Steam Autumn Sale Day 3: The IncGamers Picks

Congratulations to anybody who chose not to risk being trampled to death in horrible Black Friday scrums today.

By Peter Parrish | 29 Nov 2013 | 3

Steam Autumn Sale Day 2: The IncGamers Picks

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition costs just $6.00 today, hurrah!

By Peter Parrish | 28 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Steam Autumn Sale Day 1: The IncGamers Picks

Happy Steamsalesgiving! As all signs had indicated, Valve’s game-giveaway extravaganza has begun.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2013 | 1

Steam sale likely beginning tonight

[Update]: It has begun.
Just a quick public service announcement: all indications are that Steam’s Thanksgiving Sale (or possibly Steam’s Autumn Sale) will be beginning in just over an hour.

By Tim McDonald | 27 Nov 2013 | 1

IncGamers Podcast #142

This week’s podcast is recorded inside a nuclear fallout shelter, in which the team are frantically trying to learn Morse code in order to keep up with the strange Fallout 4 alternative reality game that is/seems to be going on at the moment.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 25 Nov 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | 2

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.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

New Steam beta lets you download while playing

A new beta version of Steam brings additional features for anyone wanting to test the latest additions from Valve.

By Paul Younger | 6 Nov 2013 | 1

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.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Nov 2013 | 3

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.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Nov 2013 | 1