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How To Refund Games On Steam

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 16, 2018 11:30am PST

Feeling buyer's remorse on a new Steam purchase? Here's how to request a refund and reclaim your capital.


eMagin Stock Jumped 30% Following Fake News of Apple Investment in AR OLED Display Company

By Asif Khan, Feb 12, 2018 4:00pm PST

Earlier reports from RoadToVR, Bloomberg and many other sites have been refuted by the company in a press release.


Dota 2 Spring Cleaning Update Addresses Abuse

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2018 11:20am PST

While there are a few updates for items and Heroes, this Dota 2 update looks to be about improving the game's quality-of-life in many ways.


"it'd be nice if commends were linked to post match drops or something. the better person you ..."

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Cloud9 Wins ELEAGUE Major: Boston, Becomes First NA Team to Win CS:GO Major

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 28, 2018 3:48pm PST

Cloud9 has won a thriller at the ELEAGUE Major in Boston and has made some history in the process.


"There were over a million people on the primary Twitch stream during the Overtime matches. I ..."

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Dota 2 'Dueling Fates' Update Adds New Characters & Casual-Friendly Turbo Mode

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 30, 2017 7:00pm PDT

Dota 2 has received its latest update and it not only includes plenty for the hardcores, but also introduces something new for casual players looking to step in for the first time.


Are Digital Steam Cards Locking Users Out of The Marketplace?

By Charles Singletary, Oct 27, 2017 8:55am PDT

A user has reported an issue after receiving one of the new digital gift cards.


Team Fortress 2 Scares Up the Classics with Scream Fortress 9

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 26, 2017 8:40pm PDT

On the heels of the game's Jungle Inferno update, Valve is taking things a little easy with this year's Team Fortress 2 Scream Fortress.


"has anyone played pyro in the new patch?? They are so OP right now its borderline hax cant ..."

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You Can Now Buy Your Friends Off with Steam's Digital Gift Cards

By Charles Singletary, Oct 25, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Be a doll and help empower your friends during the upcoming Steam Holiday sales will ya?


Valve's $1 Deal For Steam Link Leads To Shipping Delays

By Charles Singletary, Oct 25, 2017 11:15am PDT

An email sent out to those that took advantage of the bundle warns of potential three-week delays.


Here's Everything Featured in the Team Fortress 2 'Jungle Inferno' Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 6:45pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's newest updates provides a change of scenery for the mercs. Here's everything that players can expect to see.


"The majority of games being on spammy random high population servers are also responsible for it ..."

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Team Fortress 2 Gets a Change of Scenery with 'Jungle Inferno' Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2017 6:25pm PDT

Who wants to punch a yeti to pieces? Well, too bad, Saxton Hale punched the last one and exploded it. But hey, there's a new Team Fortress 2 update coming!


Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Shines Up Dust 2 Map

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 11, 2017 4:10pm PDT

Valve is blowing the dust off of a classic map and giving it a visual makeover.


"An entire new map? They’ve let an intern stray too far! Reign them in, this isn’t something ..."

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The Orange Box Turns 10: Shacknews Salutes GLaDOS

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 10, 2017 6:00am PDT

Ten years ago, Valve released The Orange Box and unleashed one of the most menacing and memorable gaming villains of the 21st century. This is a salute to Portal's GLaDOS.


"Still Alive was my cut the wedding cake song :( .... ah still very cool we did that"

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Valve Makes More Core VR Technologies Available to Device Manufacturers

By Asif Khan, Oct 09, 2017 11:00am PDT

Now if only they would make some games.


"it seems impossible that they made any money on the Vive and i can't even see what their ..."

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The Orange Box Turns 10: Shacknews Remembers Vanilla Team Fortress 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 09, 2017 6:00am PDT

The Orange Box first released 10 years ago this week. Shacknews is celebrating with a look back at the earliest days of a video game juggernaut.


"*Have a plan to kill everyone you meet. Fixed it for you Ozzie!"

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