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RipTen Review: Another Perspective

I think there should be a genre name for any kind of game that features a wide-eyed, big-headed character losing their more…

Industry-News, News, PC
Valve Announces SteamOS

While Steamos sounds like it could be the name of a cousin to the Chrono Trigger boss, Lavos, it’s actually the name of a new more…

News
Hey, DOTA 2 Is Out

Without a bit fanfare, Valve has announced the release of DOTA 2. The MOBA has gone through a two-year beta and is now more…

News
First Games Of Steam’s Faster Greenlight Service Approved

According to Valve UI Designer Alden Kroll, the Steam Greenlight service will be attempting to approve games faster, more…

Contest, First Person Shooter, PC, Simulation, Steam, Third Person Shooter
[Updated] Arma III Alpha Lite Giveaway

Update: All codes have now been distributed. Thank you for showing interest and if you received a code, we hope you enjoy more…

News, PC, Steam
Boot Straight into Steam on your Linux Box

With Steam for Linux hitting open beta soon, make sure you’ve got your gaming box all set up- you could be one of the first more…

News
Steam Greenlight Adds Concepts Page for Developers to Engage User Base

In its continuing expansion of services, Valve has now added a software category to the Steam Greenlight hub. After a month more…

indie, Industry-News, PC, Steam
(More) Greenlit Games Come To Steam

The community cast their votes and the Steam family grows ever larger, with twenty one new games accepted for publishing more…

News
Valve Begins Non-Game Software Distribution

Right around the beginning of August, Valve announced that Steam would begin selling non-game software at the start of more…

dungeon crawl, PC, Reviews, Steam
RipTen Review: Torchlight II (PC)

Though not too well-versed in the dungeon crawler genre, I found myself a little disenchanted with the genre this summer more…

News
XCOM: Enemy Unknown Demo Drops Today on Steam

The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! If you can’t wait two weeks to get your hands on Firaxis’ masterful update more…

News, Side Scroller, Stealth, Steam, XBL Arcade
Become a Ninja on Steam with Mark of the Ninja Next Month

It’s no secret around here how impressive Klei Entertainment’s Mark of the Ninja has been.  Despite its strange release on more…

Features, News
First Batch of Titles Get the Green Light from Steam Users

That was quick! Valve hasn’t been resting on their laurels with the continued success of Steam. As we mentioned yesterday, more…

News, Video
Steam’s Big Picture Mode Goes Into Beta

It’s been a big year for Steam. The Valve-owned digital distribution company released a mobile app, let loose Source more…

indie, Industry-News, News
Steam Adds Fee To Greenlight, Dejobaan Steps Up To Help Out Indie Devs

Last Friday, Valve launched Steam Greenlight, a community centered vetting program that would push indie games forward to be more…