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It's time once again for Valve to kick off its annual Steam summer sale -- and as is the custom, there are some huge bargains to be had, even on day one. The sale (which runs from June 11th through June 21st) is starting by knocking 25 to 75 percent off the Grand Theft Auto games, 50 to 83 percent...

June 11th 2015 at 11:56pm 0 Comments
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There's tidy cash to be made in designing virtual items for players on the Steam Workshop. According to a recent Valve announcement, the platform has paid out over $57 million to creators since 2011. That figure represents items created for three of Valve's most popular games: Team Fortress 2, Dot...

January 29th 2015 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The "definitive version" of Quantic Dream's Indigo Prophecy is now available on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam as well as iOS. Crafted by porting specialist Aspyr Media, the updated version of the "supernatural murder mystery game" goes by the name Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered as a nod to th...

January 29th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Torchlight 2 for Mac hits Steam on Monday, February 2, just over 28 months to the day Runic said a Mac version would take a "couple of months at least." Why has it taken so dang long? Last we heard, the answer was "unexpected complexities." - that was back in August 2013. As for details... well, M...

January 29th 2015 at 6:20am 0 Comments
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Independent developer Michael Brough launched a PC and Mac version of his strategy game 868-HACK on Steam this week. The brightly-colored roguelike previously arrived on iOS in August 2013. In it, players "steal precious data while the world sleeps," solving mainframe-hacking puzzles in a cyberspa...

January 28th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Ivy Games' Gravity Ghost is on Steam today for PC, Mac and Linux for $15, a reasonable price for a trip through the stars. Plus, it's two-for-one, forever – pay $15 on Steam, get two game codes. "Why?" Gravity Ghost Designer Erin Robinson asks in an email. "I'm encouraging everyone to giv...

January 26th 2015 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Valve added Steam Broadcasting to its PC distribution platform in an update this week, taking its livestreaming solution for games out of beta. Those that update Steam can now change their settings to determine whether to enable broadcasting and limit it to their friends list. Providing the streami...

January 20th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's exceedingly easy to let your Steam library spiral out of control when faced with daily deals and seasonal sales, but at least SteamLeft provides a fun estimate of just how many hours you could spend plowing through it all. SteamLeft uses How Long to Beat's crowdsourced averages to estimate a...

January 18th 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Under the sea! Under the sea! The submarine down, we fear that we'll drown, under the sea! Okay, so maybe that tune is a little too chipper for Anoxemia from developer BSK Games, a sci-fi horror game set deep beneath the ocean's waves. The game, which released on Steam yesterday, puts you in the (...

January 17th 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Space may be the final frontier, but we're still searching the mean streets of Steelport for an auto-tuned best buddy of our own. On Steam this weekend, why not have both for free? Civilization: Beyond Earth and the complete Saints Row franchise is free-to-play, giving you a chance to explore the d...

January 15th 2015 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Obsidian RPG Pillars of Eternity will launch on March 26, the developer announced on its Kickstarter page. The game entered a backers-only beta phase in August, available in early access form to those that pledged at least $110 to its development. Pillars of Eternity is currently available for pre-...

January 15th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Hotline Miami 2 is effectively banned from sale in Australia, following the Australian Classification Board's decision to refuse classification. According to Kotaku and Player Attack, the legislative body's report describes an implicit rape scene featuring "visual depiction of implied sexual violen...

January 15th 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments