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Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 7: IncGamers Recommends

One week in to the Steam Summer Sale 2014, how are your cash reserves doing?

By Peter Parrish | 25 Jun 2014 | 1

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 6: IncGamers Recommends

As England toil to a scoreless half-time against Costa Rica, the Steam Summer Sale rumbles on.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Jun 2014 | 1

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 5: IncGamers Recommends

Dark Souls is riding high in the Steam Summer Sale on Day 5, which means I’m going to recommend Dark Souls.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 4: IncGamers Recommends

What’s on Chef Gaben’s Steam Summer Sale menu for this fourth day?

By Peter Parrish | 22 Jun 2014 | 3

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 3: IncGamers Recommends

Happy weekend to you all, may your spare time be spent productively (ie; playing PC games from the Steam Summer Sale.) What’s that, you haven’t bought anything in the sale yet?

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale 2014 Day 2: IncGamers Recommends

A goal-crazy World Cup and a Steam Summer Sale, what better way to spend June?

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale launches with added adventuring

Ring the bells across the land, hug your family close and prepare for economic ruination as the Steam Summer Sale launches in earnest.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Team Fortress 2’s Love and War update continues with new weapons

There’s more to Team Fortress 2 than Love and War, everyone.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 adds 1v1 Practice, new Team Matchmaking

The Dota 2 deities are displeased with us, friends, but they have at least given us some new modes in the latest update.

By Tim McDonald | 19 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 The International 4 tournament stages explained

If you’re wondering exactly how Dota 2‘s The International 2014 tournament is going to play out, Valve have you covered.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale begins 19 June, online promotion claims

An online promotion being run by PaySafeCard suggests that the Steam Summer Sale will be a mid-June event this year.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2014 | 2

Mysterious Cards suggest Steam Summer Sale is coming soon

Mysterious Cards have started to pop up in the Steam marketplace, providing more hints that the Summer Sale is coming this month.

By Peter Parrish | 11 Jun 2014 | 4

Dota 2 update 6.81b brings Compendium rewards, hero changes

Dota 2 has been updated to version 6.81b, bringing the release of some Compendium rewards and hero changes I’m not going to pretend to understand.

By Peter Parrish | 2 Jun 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Machines and controller release delayed. Not arriving until 2015

Are you surprised that Valve has delayed the Steam Machine and Steam Controller release?

By Paul Younger | 28 May 2014 | Comments Off

Steam Summer Sale in mid June, leaked image suggests

Update: Mysterious cards have now appeared.
Just like last year when the Steam winter sale date was leaked, an image shared with Reddit appears to spoil the summer sale window.

By Peter Parrish | 23 May 2014 | 2

Techies hitting Dota 2 post-International

We knew the Techies were heading to Dota 2 at some point, but a hidden stretch goal for the Compendium has offered yet more confirmation that we’ll be seeing them sooner rather than later.

By Tim McDonald | 23 May 2014 | 6

Steam’s In-Home Streaming now available on all accounts

In-Home Streaming is now an option for everybody with a Steam account, as the system is out of open beta and fully released today.

By Peter Parrish | 21 May 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2 gets Compendium stretch goals up to $10mil, include Darude

As predicted earlier by professional Dota 2 ignorer Peter Parrish, Valve have added new stretch goals to the TI4 Compendium.

By Tim McDonald | 21 May 2014 | 7

DOTA 2’s International 4 Compendium hits $6mil stretch goals

Whoever wins The International 4 will get a pretty fat pot of cash, as The Compendium has now raised $6 million USD in prize funds.

By Peter Parrish | 20 May 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s The International 4 Compendium released

The Compendium for Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament is now up for sale, for ¬£5.99.

By Tim McDonald | 10 May 2014 | 1

Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning update out, includes no new hero

 
As promised, Dota 2‘s Spring Cleaning patch – patch 6.81 – has launched.

By Tim McDonald | 30 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Dota 2’s Spring Cleaning patch announced, changes loads of stuff

Another season, another Dota 2 patch – and this one comes with a swathe of bug fixes and hero tweaks.

By Tim McDonald | 26 Apr 2014 | 1

75 more titles get the Greenlight on Steam

Another huge batch of titles have been voted onto Steam via the Greenlight system.

By Tim McDonald | 17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Heartbleed vulnerabilities on Steam resolved, say Valve

Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take 
People across internet-land have become familiar with the term ‘Heartbleed’ today.

By Peter Parrish | 9 Apr 2014 | 1

Steam has OpenSSL security vulnerability. Do not use until fixed.

Update: Updated list of PC game services affected and actions you need to take.

By Paul Younger | 8 Apr 2014 | 4

Free to Play documentary updated with Q&A content

Valve’s Dota 2-themed documentary Free to Play has been updated with some new content.

By Tim McDonald | 2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

The International DOTA 2 Championship tickets go on sale 4 April

Help, I’m stuck in a DOTA 2 story and don’t (really) know anything about the game.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Apr 2014 | Comments Off

Latest Dota 2 patch doesn’t actually change much

A new patch for Dota 2 has been released, and – despite its 175MB size – it doesn’t actually seem to do much barring fix a few issues.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

Valve’s Michael Abrash joins newly minted Oculus

Just a couple of short days after the expensive Facebook purchase of virtual reality developers Oculus, Valve’s Michael Abrash has swapped his Valve office for an Oculus one.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Mar 2014 | 1

Free to view film Free to Play seen by 5.5 million

Surprising news! A free to watch documentary about three professional players of the immensely popular DOTA 2 has proven to be quite popular since its release last week.

By Peter Parrish | 24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off