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Steam's First Anime Sale Hits the Store Running

By Josh Hawkins, Jan 10, 2015 10:49am PST

The Steam Weekend Sale doubles as their first Anime Sale, oh Goody!


"Bunny Must Die is metroidvania but heavy on bullet hell bosses. I gave up on it pretty quickly."

- zolointo see all 7 comments

Report: Steam Controller final design will debut at GDC 2015

By Daniel Perez, Jan 08, 2015 7:05am PST

It's been nearly two years since Valve unveiled its Steam Controller, and the wait for its final design may soon be over.


"I don't understand the dislike for the regular console controllers but Valve and the hardcore PC ..."

- abrasion see all 10 comments

Team Fortress 2 introduces Mannpower Mode beta for Smissmiss

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2014 11:20pm PST

Team Fortress 2 players are getting into the holiday spirit, now that it's Smissmiss time!


Steam Holiday Auction begins on Monday

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 11, 2014 5:00pm PST

If you have unused Steam junk, now's the time to trade it in and get in on the Steam Holiday Auction, set to begin on Monday.


"This is incorrect, it says you can start placing your bids now. See Nerdsbeware's post below for ..."

- ErikTehRed see all 8 comments

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive reintroduces classic 'Train' map

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 10, 2014 7:15pm PST

It was an old staple of the classic Counter-Strike and now 'Train' is making a comeback with a restored Global Offensive map.


Team Fortress 2 reaches 'End of the Line' with 14 minute short

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 09, 2014 10:00am PST

Team Fortress 2's newest update is headlined by a 14-minute short created by the TF2 community.


Team Fortress 2 gets Lara Croft items to celebrate Temple of Osiris launch

By Daniel Perez, Dec 04, 2014 7:15am PST

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris will be here next week, and as a result, Team Fortress 2 will be celebrating its launch by offering six Lara Croft-themed items. And, yes - there will be short shorts.


Steam Broadcasting beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2014 11:09am PST

Those looking to broadcast their PC gaming playthroughs now have a new way to do so.


"Don't forget that Amazon bought Twitch, which probably affects something something."

- Wadmaasi see all 9 comments

Team Fortress 2 Halloween update opens the Carnival of Carnage

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's annual Scream Fortress update kicks off later today and it'll take the mercs to a playful carnival... OF DOOM!


"See, I get so excited for this update, I forget to put my name on it."

- OzzieMejia see all 10 comments

Team Fortress 2's previous Halloween events released

By Josh Hawkins, Oct 23, 2014 1:00pm PDT

One of the biggest free-to-play games just got bigger for Halloween.


"Pack it in folks, this guy says its over. Not like its the 3rd most played game on Steam or anything"

- calusari see all 7 comments

Borderlands 2 and Pre-Sequel support SteamOS

By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Both Borderlands 2 and the upcoming Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel now support SteamOS.


"Cool, I didn't think it would have SteamOS support out of the gate. I saw Borderlands 2 come up ..."

- melkore see all 2 comments

Steam Music Player now available for all Steam users

By Daniel Perez, Sep 25, 2014 8:20am PDT

Valve released Steam Music Player to all users of its service that allows them to play their tunes directly within Steam.


"Are the free soundtracks automatic, or do I need to "buy" them?"

- amrbean see all 3 comments

Dota 2 'Rekindling Soul' update shakes up some maps

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 23, 2014 4:25pm PDT

Valve is literally shaking the foundation of Dota 2 with a new update that shifts map terrain, while also adding a new rune and a slew of Hero balance tweaks.


Steam Discovery Update adds Curators, personalized queues, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2014 4:20pm PDT

Steam's home page just got a major facelift, as well as some new features to help personalize your shopping experience.


"This is bad ass. A sweet new feature is indicating whether you already have a title on a listing ..."

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Volition creative director Steve Jaros jumps over to Valve

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 1:30pm PDT

The creative director behind Saints Row IV and Saints Row: Gat Out Of Hell has left Volition to join Valve Software.


"Presumably he has some other tangible skill like writing or level design, too."

- qsylvr see all 22 comments