Those who own the Games for Windows Live version of DiRT 3 will now be able to access the game from their Steam library.
Games for Windows Live seems, thankfully, to be on its last legs. Most games with Microsoft's system nowadays are straightforward ports from Xbox 360, using GFWL to directly replace identical Xbox Live functionality. One such port, Signal Studios' tower defense Toy Soldiers, now delightfully gives you the option to play a new version using Valve's superior Steamworks, or to stick with the old GFWL one.
The PC edition Borderlands 2 will use Valve's Steamworks suite as its DRM. Gearbox's shooter RPG will pack Steamworks features including multiplayer matchmaking, Steam Cloud storage, achievements, auto-updating, downloadable content, "and more."
Steam's snazzy interface for trading games and in-game items has come out of public testing and officially launched, letting you swap hats for games and all that jazz.
While EA and Valve continue their Origin-related scuffle, Activision has announced that Modern Warfare 3 will use Steamworks.
Valve boss Gabe Newell talks about how the company adopted Dota 2 with enthusiasm, their role interacting with the community, and the Portal 2 DLC proving the worth of Steamworks.
The PC edition of Skyrim will use Steamworks, Bethesda has confirmed. It was to be expected, really, as the last few games it published have used Valve's Steam-based tools.
Bethesda has confirmed that the upcoming shooter Rage will use Steamworks as its PC platform. The announcement was made via Twitter.
The piratical action-RPG sequel will use Steamworks for copy protection on PC, publisher Deep Silver has announced. It's made by the folks who created Gothic.
Square Enix confirms Deus Ex: Human Revolution will feature a full suite of Steamworks features, while Eidos Montreal developers discuss UI and control changes made for the PC version.
Valve details the Steamworks features you can expect from the PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2, and reveals how you'll link the accounts to access them.
Valve has rolled out another boost to Steam's voice communication quality by switching to the codec used in Skype.
Combat hooligans who've been hoping that Uber Entertainment's Monday Night Combat would make the jump from Xbox Live Arcade to PC can now rejoice, as the multiplayer bloodsport