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Steam’s Concurrent Users Hit All-Time High Of 17 Million

11/26/2017, If you needed more proof that Steam is more or less the de facto gaming platform on the PC, look no further because during the weekend, it appears that Steam’s concurrent users has managed to hit an all-time high of 17 million, shattering its previous...

Steam’s Review System Will Be Overhauled To Fight Spam

11/21/2017, Some people don’t trust reviews and usually would rather find out for themselves if it is something they like or don’t like. Others trust reviews completely, sometimes opting to watch/not watch, buy/not buy a movie, video game, product, and so on,...

Steam Is Now Offering Digital Gift Cards

10/25/2017, Gifting on Valve’s Steam gaming platform isn’t exactly new. In fact gamers have been gifting each other gifts for quite a while now, although the only downside is that you have to know what the person wants, which can be gleaned by looking at their...

Steam Reviews Now Have Histograms To Prevent Review Bombing

09/19/2017, Before putting down hard-earned money towards a new video game, we’re sure that there are many gamers out there who would prefer to check out a review first before deciding whether or not to purchase it. However sometimes due to issues like review...

LG’s SteamVR Headset Spotted In The Wild

09/19/2017, LG’s interest in virtual reality (VR) isn’t new, and in fact back in 2015 the company launched a headset designed for the LG G3 that was similar to the Google Cardboard. The company then followed up with the LG 360 VR in 2016, and earlier this year LG...

Malaysian Government Blocks Country’s Access To Steam Store

09/08/2017, Video games can be controversial in their nature, and sometimes one could argue that it is simply fiction or creative freedom, but that doesn’t mean that they won’t run afoul of governments in various countries. For example over in China, Blizzard had...

Valve Trying To Curb Steam Games From Being Sold Outside Of Steam

08/18/2017, Valve’s Steam platform plays host to many games, and while some might consider Valve almost monopolizing the market, at the same time one could argue that Steam does help keep things in one place, and also provides a platform for friends to play...

Valve Announces ‘Artifact’ DotA 2 Card Game

08/08/2017, Digital card games seem to be the rage these days. While Blizzard didn’t exactly invent the genre, it’s safe to say that the success of Hearthstone saw many other developers hop on board the bandwagon. This has resulted in quite a few digital card...

Valve Wants To Make DotA 2 More Welcoming To New Players

07/30/2017, Playing a new game isn’t always the easiest or best experience for many, especially if it is an online game which is very competitive in nature, like Valve’s DotA 2. This is made worse by the fact that you might come across teammates who might scold...

Steam Summer Sale Officially Announced For The 22nd Of June

06/20/2017, Every year without fail for the past several years, Valve has hosted its Steam summer sale where games across the entire Steam store receive discounts, some of which are pretty generous, while some are a bit more modest, but regardless if you can save...

Valve Releases Multiplayer Campaign For DotA 2

06/09/2017, DotA 2 is largely seen as a multiplayer game and that’s because it is. The way the game has been designed pretty much leaves little to no room for a story, but Valve is hoping to shake things up a bit in case players start to get a bit bored or who...

Steam Greenlight Has Been Closed By Valve

06/07/2017, Valve has decided to close Steam Greenlight. It was a service that enabled Steam users to vote on indie games in order to select the titles that would eventually be published on Steam. Valve hasn’t taken this step without having a replacing in...