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10:00 PM on 02.07.2014

Keep tabs on games with Steam's Recently Updated section

Valve has added a Recently Updated page to Steam, displaying "new and interesting updates, features, and/or content additions" to games. Take a look for yourself. The intent here is to give developers another platform from wh...

Jordan Devore

11:00 AM on 02.07.2014

New CS: GO update lets you toss grenades in a new way

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has received a rather sizeable update, which includes the introduction of Sticker Capsules, a secondary firing option for grenades as well as a behemoth of map and gameplay changes. Stick...

Harry Monogenis

10:30 PM on 02.05.2014

Mech title Matador and others greenlit on Steam

No, you're not suffering from amnesia -- this latest group of 50 titles approved for release on Steam by way of support on Greenlight is just not terribly recognizable. There are a few on here that ring a bell, namely Matador...

Jordan Devore

5:00 PM on 02.03.2014

Steam Music beta 'coming soon' to Big Picture, SteamOS

Steam's in-client support of music playback isn't a feature I'm dying to have, but it is one I will use on a near-daily basis. I'm ready for it. Valve says the beta release of Steam Music is coming soon -- first on Steam Big ...

Jordan Devore

6:30 PM on 01.28.2014

New cosmetics, replay function, and Hero added to Dota 2

Yesterday, a new game mode, the Hero Terrorblade, and balance changes were introduced for the newest Dota 2 update, scheduled to go live tomorrow. Today we get another Hero, Phoenix, a new feature, and HATS! The new...

Patrick Hancock

8:30 PM on 01.27.2014

A new Hero and balance changes are coming to Dota 2

The Chinese New Year is upon us, and everyone knows that that means: a new Dota 2 event! The update was vaguely outlined yesterday, but today we can get a much better idea of what the New Bloom update will have in store....

Patrick Hancock

2:30 PM on 01.27.2014

Leaked presentation shows Left 4 Dead 2 in Source 2

Famed NeoGAF leaker CBOAT has posted a screencap of what appears to be a Valve slideshow presentation detailing Source 2. The PowerPoint shows Left 4 Dead 2's plantation level rebuilt in the new engine and one of the slides, ...

Jordan Devore

3:00 PM on 01.25.2014

Steam now offers self refunds on pre-ordered games

While generally at the forefront of digital distribution, it has taken Valve's Steam a little time to catch the likes of Origin and GoG in terms of self-activated digital refunds. Any pre-ordered item that a user has on their...

Wesley Ruscher

4:30 PM on 01.22.2014

Valve games are acting wonky for certain Steam users

There are reports of some Steam users experiencing weirdness with their libraries today. Specifically, Valve games appear to be swapped for some players so, for example, Left 4 Dead 2 might show up as Team Fortress 2. I haven...

Jordan Devore





2:30 PM on 01.20.2014

These ten free-to-play games made over $3B last year

Super Data Research has released their digital sales review of 2013, analyzing how much revenue was made from free-to-play, mobile, console, and PC digital content. In the free-to-play category, the top ten games based on rev...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 01.17.2014

Valve isn't planning to release its VR hardware

Virtual reality had a big presence at the Steam Dev Days event in Seattle this week -- both from Oculus Rift, as expected, but also from Valve. The company demonstrated its own prototype VR hardware that, in the words of Trip...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 01.17.2014

Which Steam Machine is the best one?

Steam Machine information is starting to roll out, and thanks to Steam Dev Days, even more info is coming in every day. Future Mark has put these systems by the test, rating them by their 3DMark Fire Strike scores from Window...

Chris Carter

10:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Valve has paid out over $10M to just 661 content creators

Valve has paid out $10,215,796 to content creators making items in Team Fortress 2 and DOTA 2. We knew this figure already, but what we just found out thanks to Steam Dev Days is that the payouts have gone out to 661 creators...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

3:00 PM on 01.16.2014

Steam to add support for 12 more currencies

Steam just keeps on growing at a steady pace, and thanks to the recent Steam Dev Days event, we have a little more information on how Valve is going to continue their plans for world domination. According to a slide from the ...

Chris Carter

8:00 PM on 01.15.2014

Gabe Newell wants 'to make Greenlight go away'

There has been a wealth of news from Steam Developer Days as freewheeling game makers tweet like fiends. There's the Steam Controller redesign, Valve wanting music and video services for SteamOS, 75 million active users on St...

Steven Hansen

4:45 PM on 01.15.2014

Steam Controllers are getting a redesign

Developers attending Valve's Steam Dev Days event have been tweeting like crazy. One of the more notable reports to come out of this developer-only conference is that the divisive Steam Controller will undergo serious changes...

Jordan Devore