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Age of Mythology 'Enhanced Edition' coming in May

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Age of Mythology, the strategy game from 2002, is getting an "Enhanced Edition" this May. It will include the Titan expansion, Steamworks integration, HD widescreen, and some graphical tweaks.

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Steam Family Sharing now out of beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2014 11:00am PST

Valve is ready to bring families (or ten really close friends) a lot closer together, as the company has brought its Family Sharing program out of beta.

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"I somehow missed this in the FAQ. I agree that this limitation makes the whole system way less ..."

- dafugg see all 11 comments

Plague Inc: Evolved now available via Steam Early Access

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 20, 2014 11:00am PST

The recently announced PC version of Plague Inc is now available for purchase via Steam Early Access for $15. While the final release will...

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"loving this on mobile. only 1 more DLC to buy and beat now :)"

- wiz1974 see all 16 comments

Steam Dev Days videos let you stream Gabe Newell

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 11, 2014 1:00pm PST

Chances are you did not go to Valve's exclusive Steam Dev Days event. So now you can virtually attend with these videos.

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Double Dragon: Neon now pummeling Steam

By Robert Workman, Feb 07, 2014 6:30am PST

After taking out the trash on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network a while back, the Lee brothers have returned to clean house on Steam....

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Steam Music announced, beta starting soon

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 11:30am PST

Steam will be getting a new Music feature soon, in beta testing on both the Big Picture and SteamOS interfaces.

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"Seems bizarre at first but I reckon they picked up on the fact that people like to listen to ..."

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Automatic refunds now available for Steam pre-orders

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2014 11:00am PST

Those suffering buyers remorse on a pre-order PC title will be relieved to know that Valve has streamlined the process of pre-order refunds, now issuing funds directly to a user's Steam Wallet.

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"Drama much. If you know it won't be released immediatly then you didn't get ripped off. If you ..."

- Curike see all 34 comments

SteamOS installer adds dual-boot support

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2014 10:00am PST

The latest beta version of SteamOS allows you to dual-boot your system, letting you try out the gaming-dedicated OS without reserving an entire box for it.

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Steam in-home streaming enters beta

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 2:45pm PST

One of the fancy features promised by SteamOS is the ability to stream Windows games over your home wireless network. And it's entered beta.

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"I was actually wondering how much power you need. Maybe Raspberry Pi could do it. "

- K1Bond007 see all 8 comments

3DMark attempts to benchmark Steam Machines

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 10:30am PST

There sure are a lot of Steam Machines to choose from. However, what offers the best bang for the buck? Futuremark has taken an early stab at benchmarking these systems with 3DMark.

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"The price and compact size on some of them makes for a nice way to bring your Steam library into ..."

- Junktown see all 12 comments

Steam Controller drops touch screen, adds physical buttons

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 15, 2014 3:00pm PST

New reports from Valve's developer-only Steam Dev Days reveal that the Steam Controller has been significantly revised

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"depending on the spacing, pressing button up + button right to give you up-right is really ..."

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Steam UI adds experimental Oculus Rift mode

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 14, 2014 10:00am PST

Playing games in 3D with your Oculus Rift is all good and well, but no one will ever believe you're a super wizard class hacker if you remove your goggles between games to gawp at a plain old monitor. Thankfully Valve is thinking of you, and has brought an "experimental" VR ...

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Steam Family Options launches out of beta

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 09, 2014 6:15am PST

As Valve winds up for the first wave of Steam Machines to hit living rooms this month, it's making sure the software is in shape too. One important feature for a more console-y system is a way to parents to keep innocent young eyes away from horrid adult content, so they can...

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"That's about right. Also, I'd be satisfied if this were tightly restricted, aka every computer ..."

- emarkp see all 22 comments

Steam Controllers will get another round of beta testing

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 08, 2014 3:45pm PST

The Steam Controller is odd. Even after a bit of hands-on time, we were a bit confused. Valve is planning on shipping out another batch of Steam Controllers to developers and users to get feedback.

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"If only Batmans batarang could do all of this. Controller tight."

- kenclopz see all 2 comments

Rumor: Killing Floor 2, Batman Blackgate HD outed by Steam

By Steve Watts, Jan 08, 2014 12:45pm PST

An apparent Steam database leak seems to have outed several games: Killing Floor 2, Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate HD, BattleBlock Theater, Happy Wars, and Half-Minute Hero Two.

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"Damn, shouldn't have bought Battleblock Theater from a Xbox sale last year. I should've known ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 4 comments