Steam’s Summer Sale offers discounts on ‘Fallout,’ ‘Sonic’ and more

Steam holds seasonal sales throughout the year, offering decent discounts during certain dates in Autumn, Winter and Summer. It’s definitely time for the most recent sale, just a day after PUBG got its first deal ever on the game distribution service. Dubbed the Intergalactic Summer Sale, which runs from June 21st through July 5th, the […]

Steam’s new data portal shows your shameful purchase history

Like other platforms and websites, Steam recently rolled out policy and product changes to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of those updates, it has also launched a new portal that puts all your data in one place — and yes, it includes a list of all your games, including […]

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR hits Steam’s top 10 in less than a day

Turns out a lot of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows VR owners want to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim in VR. Who knew? Less than 24 hours after Bethesda confirmed March 14 that the VR version of its beloved role-playing game was coming to PC-based headsets, the Steam listing for the game has reached the No. 9 […]

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ smashes Steam’s peak user record

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has broken another Steam record, and this time it might stick. The battle royale shooter just surpassed Valve’s Dota 2 to claim the all-time record for peak player count, with 1.34 million gamers fighting for survival versus a little less than 1.3 million for its rival. That’s not bad for a game that […]

Mindshow brings VR puppet theater to Steam’s Early Access for HTC Vive

Since we first laid eyes on it just over a year ago, Mindshow has remained one of our most anticipated VR projects. From today, you can finally try it out for yourself. Mindshow is releasing today in Early Access on Steam for the HTC Vive and is completely free to download. You can think of the app […]

Steam’s streamlined indie marketplace goes live June 13th

Steam Greenlight launched in 2012 with the dream that players would naturally vote for the games they most wanted. But that idealism fell to the reality of voter approval and it became far more of a popularity contest. In February, Steam finally announced the experiment would end and Greenlight be replaced by the new Direct […]

Steam’s Latest Hit Is Like Castlevania, Except More Random

My favorite moment in Dead Cells so far came right after I won my first boss fight. I gained the ability to make climbable vines sprout from certain surfaces, allowing me to access areas I hadn’t previously been able to. Classic Metroidvania stuff, right? The twist: Dead Cells’ levels, unlike those of a Castlevania or Metroid, […]

EastEnders' Mick and Whitney affair steams up as fans fume over ‘Linda's REPLACEMENT'

As Mick (played by Danny Dyer) and Whitney (Shona McGarty) appear to be creeping closer to a full-blown affair, viewers noticed the lovelorn youngster is becoming more and more like her mother-in-law everyday.  To celebrate Pancake Day, Whitney took the Queen Vic’s troublesome situation into her own hands by throwing a special celebration in the […]

Valve is shutting down Steam’s Greenlight community voting system

Valve is ending the crowdsourced Greenlight submission program, replacing it with a direct sign-up system. Instead of putting a game up for community voting on Greenlight, developers will use a new system called Steam Direct, paying a fee for each title they plan to distribute. “Our goal is to provide developers and publishers with a […]