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  • Steam’s 2014 Summer Sale Adventure Has Begun

    Steam’s 2014 Summer Sale Adventure Has Begun

    Hold onto your wallets, boys and girls. The annual Steam summer sale is here. While the official first day of 2014’s summer solstice is still a couple days away, the summer of gaming fun is now underway as Steam ushers in nearly two weeks of […]

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  • This is What the Current Steam Controller Prototype Looks Like

    This is What the Current Steam Controller Prototype Looks Like

    Ahead of next week’s Game Developers Conference, Valve has released an image of the latest Steam Controller prototype that will be showcased at the company’s booth, along with a side-by-side comparison between the current model and the original prototype. The obvious change is the switch […]

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  • Pics, Prices, and Specs Revealed for 13 First Gen Steam Machines

    Pics, Prices, and Specs Revealed for 13 First Gen Steam Machines

    We’re not even a full week into 2014 and already there’s a major technology event to cover. For those of you still shaking off the aftereffects of lazing around for the holidays, the International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off this week in Las Vegas. (I’ve […]

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  • Steam’s 2013 Holiday Sale is Now Underway

    Steam’s 2013 Holiday Sale is Now Underway

    Prepare for your Christmas shopping budget to get completely annihilated, for today marks the beginning of the annual Steam Holiday Sale. Valve’s digital download store has lined up a full two weeks–December 19th through January 2nd–of Daily Deals, Flash Sales, and Community’s Choice discounts. Participation […]

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  • Steam Autumn Sale 2013 is a Go!

    Steam Autumn Sale 2013 is a Go!

    Steam’s seasonal autumn sale is now off and running, bringing daily deals, flash sales, and store-wide price cuts from today until Tuesday, December 3rd. Today’s first batch of Daily Deals include: – Skyrim 75% off – Antichamber 75% off – Left 4 Dead 2 75% […]

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  • Guncraft Blocks and Loads with More Team Fortress 2 Content

    Guncraft Blocks and Loads with More Team Fortress 2 Content

    The recent Steam Workshop update for voxel multiplayer FPS Guncraft has been such a success–over 800 pieces of user-created content have already been generated in less than two weeks–that Exato Game Studios has expanded the game’s crossover collaboration with Valve’s Team Fortress 2. Now, in […]

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  • Come Watch the Steam Controller in Action

    Come Watch the Steam Controller in Action

    Valve has posted a video demonstration of the Steam Controller prototype working its dual trackpad magic on a few different game types. From Portal 2 to Civilization V to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Papers, Please, the Steam Controller appears to replicate the precision and response […]

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  • Valve Reveals Steam Machine Prototype Specs

    Valve Reveals Steam Machine Prototype Specs

    Continuing from last week’s big news about the Steam operating system, that funky Steam controller and the Steam Machines hardware, today Valve has released more information about the company’s living room gaming rig. More specifically, Valve has confirmed the system specs for the Steam Machine […]

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  • Team Fortress 2 Characters Go Voxel in Guncraft

    Team Fortress 2 Characters Go Voxel in Guncraft

    Alongside a new update introducing Steam Workshop integration for the easy sharing of user-created content like maps and guns, Guncraft has joined forces with Team Fortress 2 to bring that game’s iconic characters to the Exato Game Studios multiplayer FPS. Skins for all nine TF2 […]

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  • Valve Introduces the Steam Controller

    Valve Introduces the Steam Controller

    So far this week we have learned about SteamOS and Steam Machines. Now it’s time for the true innovation of Valve’s living room takeover plan: the Steam Controller! As you can see, the Steam Controller is one kooky-looking peripheral. Instead of analog sticks and a […]

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