News items tagged with steam

Valve Introduces Tool to Combat Review Bombing

Valve Introduces Tool to Combat Review Bombing

There was a time when Valve‘s digital distribution software, Steam, was beloved and lauded by some as the one true place for PC gamers to download the latest hits. But as the years have gone, Steam h...

By Michael Beckwith on 17 March 2019
Left 4 Dead, Portal Writer Leaves Valve

Left 4 Dead, Portal Writer Leaves Valve

While Valve may be dominating the digital distribution service on the PC thanks in large part to Steam, many fans associate the software company with its massively popular franchises like Team Fortre...

By Derek Nichols on 18 July 2017
Infinite Warfare Steam Player Numbers Are Low

Infinite Warfare Steam Player Numbers Are Low

Analysts officially reveal that the Steam player numbers for Activision and Infinity Ward’s Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare are lower than Ubisoft’s Rainbow Six Siege. Despite being touted as one of t...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2017
New Skins and Accessories Available for Steam Hardware

New Skins and Accessories Available for Steam Hardware

Valve introduces new skins that will help its players customize their Steam Link and Steam controllers with various Valve properties’ logos and color schemes. Valve has always been a bit of an oddity...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2017
Gabe Newell: New IP in Half-Life Universe is Possible

Gabe Newell: New IP in Half-Life Universe is Possible

Responding to a question during his Reddit AMA, Valve president Gabe Newell confirms that he is open to developing a new IP set in the Half-Life universe. There are running jokes in the video game in...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2017
Portal and Team Fortress Writer Leaves Valve

Portal and Team Fortress Writer Leaves Valve

It’s no secret that Valve isn’t the same studio that it was a decade ago — its priorities have shifted considerably, and new single-player games don’t seem to be high on its agenda. However, the body...

By Brad Jones on 15 March 2017
Every Fallout Game is on Sale This Weekend

Every Fallout Game is on Sale This Weekend

Bethesda and Steam offer a major discount on all existing Fallout titles and several Fallout compilations, slashing the cost of each game to under ten dollars. Starting today and running through Octo...

By Sarah Fields on 15 March 2016
Free John Wick DLC for Payday 2

Free John Wick DLC for Payday 2

Payday 2 heisters are well-aware that the first-person shooter/theft game likes to make references to other video game and film properties fairly often. Just a month ago, the marketing campaign for...

By Denny Connolly on 15 March 2015
'Payday 2' Sales, 'Payday 3' Feature Tease

'Payday 2' Sales, 'Payday 3' Feature Tease

GTA 5 may be the don of organized crime titles, but until the game’s servers go live on October 1st, Payday 2 remains the biggest stick-up artist in town. Released back in August of this year, the...

By Samuel James Riley on 15 March 2014
Broken Age

Broken Age

Before delving too deep into the world of Broken Age it’s important to note two things. First, this is a Kickstarter-funded project, meaning it sought out a specific audience — point-and-click adve...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2014
'Payday 2' Gage DLC

'Payday 2' Gage DLC

Here’s to the heist, the hoard and the heat that follows. This year has certainly seen its fair share of audacious raids and botched break-ins, owing largely to the efforts of two of America’s most...

By Samuel James Riley on 15 March 2014
'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

'Deus Ex: The Fall' Now on Steam

The original Deus Ex is not only one of the most highly-lauded and influential action RPGs of all time, it’s also widely considered to be one of the best PC games of all time. Eidos Montreal’s recen...

By Hannah Shaw-Williams on 15 March 2014
News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

It’s been a major week in video games with embargoes lifting on reviews of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Saints Row 4 and Activision hosting an event to unveil Call of Duty: Ghosts‘ multiplayer feat...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2013
Portal 2 (Perpetual Testing Initiative DLC)

Portal 2 (Perpetual Testing Initiative DLC)

After debuting all the way back in April 2011, not to mention racking up Game of the Year awards around the industry, Valve recently gave players a reason to return to their testing chamber for mor...

By Ben Kendrick on 15 March 2012
The ‘Perpetual Testing Initiative’ for ‘Portal 2’ Commences In May

The ‘Perpetual Testing Initiative’ for ‘Portal 2’ Commences In May

Ah, Portal 2. While the allure of its mind-bending puzzles, and the witty, malevolent charm of its antagonists may be evergreen, it wouldn’t hurt to have some new levels to play through once in a wh...

By Jeff Schille on 15 March 2012
EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

EA’s Origin Summer Sale Offers Serious Discounts

It’s not a secret that the summer sales over at Steam have become the shining example of digital sales done right – games are discounted in huge amounts, making purchasing several games between $2-...

By John Jacques on 18 July 2011
Mission Accomplished: ‘Left 4 Dead 2’ Getting ‘Dead Air’ DLC Early

Mission Accomplished: ‘Left 4 Dead 2’ Getting ‘Dead Air’ DLC Early

Valve issued a challenge this past week to all owners of their zombie-survival game Left 4 Dead 2, and the community completed the challenge in record time. The challenge in question was for Steam g...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2011