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Square Enix has officially announced that the PC version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be available through Steam, complete with all of the extras and discounts that are pretty standard on the service nowadays. That includes Steamworks features like auto-updates, achievements and Steam Cloud...

May 9th 2011 at 11:05pm 0 Comments
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Though it was sort of announced by Treyarch in a post on the Call of Duty forums, Valve has now officially confirmed that Call of Duty: Black Ops will use Valve's Steamworks for auto-updating and achievements. It'll also use the Steam Cloud for storage of profile and configuration settings. The game...

October 22nd 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Wait, what? Yep, we're just as confused as you are, but Gabe Newell himself announced Portal 2 heading to PS3 with some form of Steam Cloud support in-tow. Weirder? He claims the "best version" will arrive on Sony's console. We've got about a million questions to ask and we'll be putting them to Va...

June 15th 2010 at 4:33pm 0 Comments

The Mac Steam release list is a bit thin in terms of quantity this week, but the additions are pretty substantial. As promised, Half-Life 2 is now available for Mac and -- as we dearly, dearly hoped -- Episode One and Episode Two are also available. All three Half-Life 2 games feature cross-platfor...

May 26th 2010 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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Valve knows you, conservative Steam user. You've been holding out for a discount on the already low-priced Torchlight from Runic Games, using the game's lack of Achievements and Steam Cloud support as an excuse to do so, haven't you? Haven't you?! It's alright (and we're sorry for yelling)! But w...

December 19th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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It'll likely be of no consolation for PC players irked by Infinity Ward's decision to forgo dedicated servers for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to learn that the game will connect to Steam's servers for automatic updates. Nor will the fact that, as a result of IW and Valve's team-up, MW2 will incl...

October 23rd 2009 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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Announced in May, Valve's Steam Cloud service will be up-and-running in time for the arrival of the Left 4 Dead demo – at least for those who've pre-ordered the game – on Thursday, Nov. 6. Steam Cloud will store player's settings for individual games server-side, so that they can start...

November 3rd 2008 at 11:30pm 0 Comments