Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Steam Community is getting a massive overhaul


7:15 PM on 08.13.2012
Steam Community is getting a massive overhaul photo



You know that part of Steam called the Community? Right now, it has some interesting information, like what games your friends are playing and screenshots they have taken. It's not really used frequently because it's not that easy to get around in it.

This will soon be changing, hopefully. Valve has announced today that they are planning on a major update for the Steam Community. They are not giving us all the information at once -- that would be too easy. Over the next four days, they'll be highlighting a different feature. Today, they unveiled Game Hubs. Game Hubs will be pages for every game that will feature community content about that game. This will be an easy place to go for the top mods, screenshots, videos, forum posts, articles, podcasts, and who knows what else about that game. Community members will get to vote on everything on the hub, so the best content will rise to the front page.

This is a much-needed change for Steam. The current community page is boring, and completely underused. As PC gamers, we pretty much all use Steam, and anything that will make it easier for us to connect and talk about games and share our stories is a great thing.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







PC

5:00 AM on 03.05.2015
Ether One confirmed for PS4, holy crap I still need to play this

Ether One reviewed wonderfully with our own Steven Hansen, and even though I wanted to try it, I put it at the back of my mind at the time. It looks like I'll get the chance to experience it once again on consoles, as d...more



7:30 PM on 03.04.2015
That Metal Gear Online trailer is still so dang good

Steven covered this well-edited footage of Metal Gear Online in December, but here it is again with commentary by online community manager Robert Peeler. Yep, that's good enough for me. The balloon-firing trap shown at 1:54 is the stuff of dreams. Same goes for the enchanting plush puppy. (At one point it was going to be a "real" dog, but the designers didn't want us to shoot that.)more



7:00 PM on 03.04.2015
Looks like Unreal Tournament is in capable hands

The new Unreal Tournament is going to look gorgeous once Epic and the community are finished working on it. Last I saw of the project, it had only just become "a game," and now here it is making real good use of Unreal Engin...more



View all PC






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more