Give people a good thing and they'll be a group of scoundrels to find a way to screw it up for everyone. That's sort of what happened with the Steam Gifts, an option for those to purchase items and trade or send it to other users through the Steam service.
It seems that the 2014 Steam Autumn Sale will go live later this week. PayPal has revealed the exact dates for the discount-laden event before Valve could make an official announcement.
When the media works for the consumer there is nothing but good things to come out of it for the whole marketplace. Media who advocates pro-consumerism means that there is more transparency, more disclosure and less corruption.
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 won't be launching in 2015 as planned. Scott Cawthon has unexpectedly released the game through Steam.
Habitat is currently available on Steam Early Access platform, and in celebration of the launch of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, a parody Q&A was released to give gamers (and movie goers) a few chuckles and some 'LOL' moments.
Imagine hopping into a mech, strapping in, powering up the central core, and then proceeding to unleash more than a 100 megatons of badassery on anything that stands in your way. If that sounds like the joyride of your life then you're probably already excited about The Balance Inc's upcoming, physics-based mech combat game, Override.
Horror game fans can now check out The Evil Within for free. Publisher Bethesda has released a demo of the PC version through Steam.
Sega is resurrecting one of their best games from last generation on the PC. Valkyria Chronicles will be released on Steam next month.
Tower defense games come a dime a dozen. We see them all the time, everywhere. They've mostly invaded the mobile and casual space, not much to the delight or chagrin of anyone who really cares. However, every once in a while we'll get a gem that sparkles like a diamond in the rough on a cloudless summer's day.
If you thought that Payday 2 was getting boring and didn't have enough content (even though it was on the receiving end of some Hotline Miami DLC recently) there's an interesting batch of new DLC on the way based around John Wick.
The holiday season is usually rough on gamers' wallets. However, Steam and GOG.com are offering some freebies to PC gamers over the next few days.
This holiday season, Konami Digital Entertainment is placing an unwrapped cardboard box under your virtual Christmas tree, which just so happens to contain a war-hardened super spy intent on infiltrating your Steam library. In other words, Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is heading to PC this December.
A pretty huge shift happened this week with Steam, as Valve opened up a curator's option through their new “Discovery” channel. Now, Steam users get to see games that fit their tastes, as well as customize what appears on the front page and when. It's all very intuitive and is part of Valve's attempt to put control back into the hands of users.
Starting this week Steam users can become "Curators," enabling them to recommend titles to the rest of the community. It didn't take long for people to find ways to troll games.
If you opened up Steam recently and found yourself facing some rather shocking motif changes, you're not alone. The entire layout of the Steam store has been completely overhauled to better represent the kind of games that you want to buy, you would like to buy, and games you might buy.