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Steam Machine Launch Sale offers discounts on SteamOS-ready games

By Daniel Perez, Nov 11, 2015 10:50am PST

Steam Machine devices have officially launched, so why not add to your Steam library by taking advantage of these sweet deals on Steam.


Steam Halloween Sale slashes prices on many games this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Oct 29, 2015 10:19am PDT

The Steam Halloween Sale has started and will continue through the weekend. Save on some popular titles like Alien: Isolation, DayZ, Dying Light, and more.


"Any other games in this sale (that isn't an obvious AAA or the like title) you guys want to ..."

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Steam Sections coming to GameStop, GAME, and EB Games this holiday

By Daniel Perez, Oct 05, 2015 10:48am PDT

Valve has partnered with GameStop, GAME UK, and EB Games to have Steam Sections in its storefronts that will sell the Steam Controller, Steam Link, Steam Machines, and more this holiday season.


"I prefer digital over physical for similar reason, but the biggest one is that physical games ..."

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Dawn of War franchise free to play on Steam this weekend

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2015 10:40am PDT

Interested in checking out the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War series? Well, you're in luck as the complete series is available free to play this weekend on Steam.


XCOM: Enemy Unknown Free-to-play this Weekend; XCOM 2 Pre-Orders Start

By Steven Wong, Sep 10, 2015 11:20am PDT

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is free to play and is on sale on Steam this weekend to prepare players for XCOM 2.


Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 is all lathered up and ready to go on Steam

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 8:05am PDT

Shower With Your Dad Simulator 2015 is now available for purcahse on Steam, and for $.99, we defy you to not pick it up.


"it's actually pretty funny, but yeah. it's a really dumb game."

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Steam's Big Picture mode gets updated prior to Steam Controller and Machine launch

By Daniel Perez, Sep 03, 2015 6:45am PDT

The Steam Controller and Steam Machine will soon be here, and Valve is testing out some major updates to Steam's Big Picture mode.


"Sounds like a solid update. TBH it's about time, Big Picture has needed some lovin for a while. "

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Mad Max Releases With Full Movie Anthology on Steam

By Steven Wong, Sep 01, 2015 10:25am PDT

The Mad Max video game releases today, and the entire movie anthology comes rolling in with it onto Steam.


" Minimum of 6Mb/s network download speed is required for 1080p streaming Playback performance ..."

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ARK: Survival Evolved free this weekend on Steam; win a free copy just for playing

By Daniel Perez, Aug 27, 2015 10:39am PDT

Studio Wildcard has announced ARK: Survival Evolved is now having a free weekend on Steam. Those who play this weekend can also earn a free copy of the


Opinion: Why Steam Must Bring PC Streaming to Mobile

By Steven Wong, Aug 12, 2015 2:35pm PDT

Whether it's using Steam In-Home Streaming, or playing Xbox One games on a PC, game streaming technology makes games more portable than ever. But Steam's plans for the technology should reach further than the living room.


"That is actually a pretty good point. I hadn't taken into account how little they might actually ..."

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Handheld Steam Machine available for pre-order Nov. 10 for $299

By Daniel Perez, Aug 11, 2015 6:31am PDT

The Smach Zero, which was previously called the Steamboy, will be available for pre-order later this year and will release in late 2016.


"Is it sad I solely want this for Sword of the Stars :The Pit? and maybe some x-com."

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Steam Summer Sale racks up over $200M; ARK: Survival Evolved picks up over $11M

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2015 6:25pm PDT

The numbers are in for this year's Steam Summer Sale, courtesy of the folks at SteamSpy. Over $200 million was generated over the two week sale, with ARK: Survival Evolved surprising leading the way, in terms of money earned.


"sometimes i wonder if the Film industry will ever finally get it, and do what steam does, if ..."

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Steam Summer Sale 2015 starts at 1pm ET / 10am PT today

By Daniel Perez, Jun 11, 2015 7:30am PDT

The Steam Summer Sale is kicking off later today. We hope your wallet is in tip-top shape because we're sure it'll be a hot one.


"I miss gaben Jesus shops. I really enjoyed them and wish they were still being made"

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Steam refund policy already being abused by PC gamers, according to devs

By Daniel Perez, Jun 08, 2015 6:55am PDT

It hasn't even been a week, and already developers are reporting PC gamers are abusing Steam's new refund policy.


"There are limitations on the refund process such as it has to be within a specific timeframe of ..."

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Steam Controller overview video highlights ease of use and dual-stage triggers

By Daniel Perez, Jun 04, 2015 11:40am PDT

Valve has released a new video detailing all of the different features its Steam Controller has, which includes 1:1 position and dual-stage triggers.


"Going to have to give that a try. Excellent video, thanks. "

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