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Steam Developers Will Soon Be Able To Set Their Own Sales/Discounts

02/26/2014, Everyone loves a good Steam sale, don’t they? Developers not so much. That being said, gamers might be interested to learn that Valve will be giving developers the tools they need to set their own discounts and sales periods on Steam, which the company...

Gabe Newell Says Valve Anti-Cheat Isn’t Spying On Users

02/18/2014, If you happen to read news on the internet, you might have come across multiple stories alleging that Valve was spying on users’ internet histories. The allegation stemmed from a post on reddit which claimed that Valve Anti-Cheat was pulling DNS...

Valve Explains How They Created The Steam Controller

02/17/2014, Back in 2013, Valve unveiled their Steam Machines, and along with it a Steam Controller which would be used to play with the Steam Machines. The design of the controller itself was very unique and safe to say that it did not look anything like the...

Valve Lets Gamers Flag Offensive/Abusive Steam Tags

02/16/2014, Tagging is a useful features for blogs, music, and even games as it helps identify and refine the search process. For example tagging a game with “RPG” would allow those searching for an RPG game to come across said title, but unfortunately it seems...

Steam Music Beta For SteamOS Announced

02/04/2014, Back in 2013, Valve announced SteamOS along with Steam Machines, with SteamOS expected to power the Steam Machines. In any case SteamOS isn’t exactly widely available at the moment, but if you’re planning on getting your hands on a Steam Machine in...

Valve Launches Steam Streaming Beta Service

01/26/2014, When it comes to streaming games onto other devices, consoles have that option. For example the GamePad for the Wii U basically allows games to be played on the smaller screen instead of the TV, and Sony has something similar except with the PS Vita. Well...

SteamOS Beta Released By Valve

01/22/2014, Valve has just rolled out its SteamOS beta, although this particular introduction will be accompanied by a warning – you should only download this latest beta version if you have a semblance of an idea of what you are doing. Of course, I guess this...

Valve Announces Plans To Back The Oculus Rift

01/17/2014, The Oculus Rift Crystal Cove edition was revealed at CES 2014 and to date, we guess the closest competition they are facing would be from the likes of Sony who unveiled their own VR headset at CES 2014 as well. We had also heard rumors that Valve could...

Steam Sales Not Exactly Welcome By Everyone

01/17/2014, Games for the PC aren’t overly expensive, but at the same time who can say no to a sale, right? Every now and then distribution platforms like Valve’s Steam holds a sale in which many of the games listed are discounted, which is great news for both...

Steam Adds 12 New Supported Currencies To The List

01/16/2014, Steam is available pretty much around the world as long as you have an internet connection. However if there is one drawback is that Steam does not accept currencies all over the world just yet, meaning that if you live in a country such as Australia or...

Valve Boasts 75 Million Active Users On Steam

01/15/2014, Valve’s Steam has to be one of the biggest and more popular gaming platforms at the moment for PC gamers, but how big and how popular are we talking about? Well making an announcement at Valve’s Steam Dev Days, the company revealed that the amount of...

SteamOS Supports AMD And Intel Graphics

01/12/2014, For those of you who are rocking on to both AMD and Intel customers, it does not really matter as to which particular platform you are using, as we have now received word that SteamOS will be able to support both. The Steam Universe group was recently...

Valve Explains Why They Won’t Be Making Their Own Steam Machines

01/09/2014, Back in 2013, Valve sent out some Steam Machines to a lucky few beta testers, and recently at CES 2014, the company unveiled a whole host of Steam Machines that are being built by 13 different companies, giving gamers a wide variety of options to choose...