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You can nab Grim Fandango Remastered for free courtesy of GOG

GOG.com is kicking off its winter sale with a bang! From now until December 14 at 6am PST (2pm GMT), you'll be able to book your trip to the land of the dead with a free copy of Grim Fandango Remastered. Being this is on GOG, it will be a c...

 
 
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Steam no longer supporting Bitcoin as payment

Effective now, PC gaming platform Steam will no longer be accepting Bitcoin as payment for games and products. The company made the statement in a post yesterday.Although Steam, which provides games and services for millions of users, added...

 
 
 
 
 
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Black Mesa's Xen chapter gets delayed yet again

It has been two years since the fan made remake of Half-Life, Black Mesa, hit Steam Early Access. Fans have been promised that the Xen chapter of the game would be coming for nearly as long as Black Mesa has been on sale. In a not so surpri...

 
 
 
 
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The Halloween Steam sale is coming for your backlog

Steam has kicked off its Halloween festivities with a big ol' sale on all manner of spooky scary games and movies. (Have any of you ever watched a movie through Steam? I forget that's even an option.) Here are some assorted on-sale games I ...

 
 
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Steam now lets you send digital gift cards

While I prefer the personal touch of hand-picking a game on Steam, gifting it to a friend, guilting them into playing it, and getting annoyed when they never do, there's an alternative: digital gift cards. Valve is now letting Steam users b...

 
 
 
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Team Fortress 2: A modern classic

There are some games out there that are true classics. Titles you can dust off and have as much fun playing today as you did when they came out decades ago. One doesn’t need to look any further than last week’s release of the SN...

 
 
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CS:GO is about to get a 'refined' Dust2

Valve will "soon" roll out a reworked version of Dust2 for testing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive which, wow, it's actually happening! The company even shared a screenshot and everything. This dang map is going to outlive us all. CS:G...

 
 
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Steam combats review bombing with infographics

Steam introduced histograms to its review system Tuesday to combat review bombing – a practice where users post a significant number of negative reviews to a games Steam page in a small amount of time to lower the score of the game. T...

 
 
 
 
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'Half-Life' writer posts his vision of Episode 3

A year after leaving Valve, former lead writer for Half-Life, Marc Laidlaw, has posted to his website a narrative outline for what could have been the plot of Half-Life 2: Episode 3 in-character as "Gertrude Fremont." The site is down with ...

 
 
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$200 price cut brings HTC Vive down to $599

That recent Oculus Rift price reduction and sale must've moved a lot of on-the-fence VR adopters into action. Today, HTC is following suit with a significant permanent price drop of its own for the Vive. Previously priced at $799, the virtu...

 
 
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Valve's doing a new project! (But it's a Dota card game)

There's no shortage of projects Valve fans would like to see the company pursue, whether it be a follow-up to Half-Life, another Left 4 Dead, more Team Fortress, or something new altogether. Instead of any of those ideas, we're getting Arti...

 
 
 
 
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Half-Life 3 would not be the end according to series writer

Half-Life 3 has become a bit of a running gag in the video game industry. With either perpetual delays or work never being started, the fate of the series is completely unknown at this point. We basically could throw out ludicrous ideas and...

 
 
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You've got character: The Spy

When it comes to competitive multiplayer games, we all have our favorite characters and classes. In this series, I'm putting some of mine under the microscope to see what makes them tick, how they fit into their games, and ultimately why I ...

 
 
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Mass VAC ban axes 40,000 Steam accounts

In the wake of last week's Summer sale, it is being reported that upwards of 40,000+ accounts were hit with the banhammer by Steam on grounds of being naughty cheats. Game-hackers often take advantage of sales to scoop up copies of gam...

 
 
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A Steam UI overhaul might be coming sooner than later

A user over on the Valve Time forum managed to grab some pictures of an Indigo 2017 talk hosted by Valve product designer Alden Kroll, which mostly deals with a newer, sleeker interface and new features like verification and direct dis...

 
 




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On Air Festivus

I was listening to Run The Jewels radio on Pandora and heard a Portishead song pop WHHHAAAT?!?! Its a Killer Mike song with a Portishead #MusicToid

 
medicamecanica

Double post For futyre reference do i have to start with trails in the sky or could I got for this cold steel port coming out eventually?

 
medicamecanica

Everytime a game gets delayed I tell my gf about it as if someone has im sorry baby i dont know how to tell you this no kuni 2 has been delayed for two months im She doesnt know what a ni no kuni is

 
taterchimp

#arbitraryMetalTuesday , eh?

 
Saint Vadictolas

#librarybookoftheday

 
Occams

Atheists: There is no Universe:

 
Red Nosed ReinDere

Trying to avoid Star Wars reviews and spoilers until I see the movie I need to invest in a sensory deprivation bubble

 
Parismio

I have four days off starting I wanna play Xenoblade but my friend wants me to play last of us mp with him and holy crap! Some of those ppl are lvl 999! How long have they been playing this? Im only lvl 1!

 
Cedi

Ive decided to nix becoming a Patreon creator and instead wait for alternative platforms, but theres still no such option open to but there IS I could maybe set up rewards similar to my Patreon plans based on Ko-Fi Thoughts?

 
Rico the Penguin

#1PorgTuesday

 
 

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