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HTC Vive owners will be able to play any Steam game inside a VR living room

HTC Vive owners will be able to play any Steam game inside a VR living room

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Valve has announced a way for PC gamers to play any game from inside the HTC Vive virtual reality headset. Any title you have in your Steam library can be accessed while wearing the device, even if it's not designed for VR play.That's because SteamVR... >>

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

Half-life fan quits job to make sequel, Prospekt due out on Steam in February

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Half-life 3 might be one of the most eagerly anticipated game releases of all time. All that pressure could be one of the reasons the game series creator Valve hasn't got round to making it yet. Sick of waiting, one fan has made his own sequel. Richard... >>

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

77,000 Steam accounts hacked every month, make sure you protect yours

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Valve has revealed that a staggering 77,000 Steam accounts are hacked each month, with the problem multiplying dramatically since the introduction of Steam Trading - the ability to trade away gift copies of games, in-game items and Steam Trading Cards.... >>

Steam Halloween sale: Grab GTA V, The Witcher 3, Bioshock Infinite and more for cheap

Steam Halloween sale: Grab GTA V, The Witcher 3, Bioshock Infinite and more for cheap

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The Steam sale is an event for gamers that sets the hairs on the back of the neck on end. It's a time of year that signifies the start of many hours ahead to be spent button bashing. And now it's here for Halloween. Luckily the Halloween theme doesn't... >>

Steam summer sale begins: GTA V, Lego Jurassic World, Tales from the Borderlands and more

Steam summer sale begins: GTA V, Lego Jurassic World, Tales from the Borderlands and more

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The sun has got his hat on so it's time for Steam to lure us back inside with insanely good game sales. The Steam summer sale has kicked off with huge savings on games you were probably going to buy anyway. The big name leading the way is GTA V, if you've... >>

HTC Vive has a VR zombie shooter, and it's called Arizona Sunshine

HTC Vive has a VR zombie shooter, and it's called Arizona Sunshine

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The zombie apocalypse is on us, and this time it's in room-scale virtual reality. Vertigo Games and Jaywalkers Interactive have announced Arizona Sunshine, one of the first titles we've seen for HTC Vive, the VR system developed with Valve.  Arizona... >>

Steam has a serious rival in GOG Galaxy, sign up now

Steam has a serious rival in GOG Galaxy, sign up now

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GOG Galaxy is now available for anyone to try. GOG, formerly called Good Old Games, is a DRM-free digital platform and distribution service for PC games. It's known for selling older titles, though with the new GOG Galaxy storefront and software delivery... >>

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

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UPDATE: According to @SteamDB, Valve has uploaded the above outline image of its SteamVR headset "for use on the Steam Universe demo signup page". The image was commented out of the HTML of the demo sign-up page likely for later use, suggests the source.... >>

'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

'Vile' mass murder game Hatred back on Steam with Gabe Newell's blessing

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PC game Hatred has had a controversial start to its short life so far. It has become one of the most sought-after games on Steam's Greenlight programme, which allows users to vote whether a title should be sold on the digital download store, yet was pulled... >>

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

Watch out, Twitch: Steam launches a new broadcasting feature in beta

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Valve now does video-game streaming. The company has launched a new broadcasting feature for Steam, its internet-based gaming and distribution platform. The feature is available in beta, starting today, and will essentially allow you to watch other people... >>

Steam takes aim at iTunes, wants to be your music player too

Steam takes aim at iTunes, wants to be your music player too

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Valve has pushed a surprising update to Steam that has shades of the iTunes or WinAmp to it. As well as serve as the hub for all of your PC, Mac or Linux games, the developer wants you to play all of your music through it too. The service has added a... >>

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

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A demonstration pic of the Steam Controller has surfaced that suggests Valve might have backed down in its all-touch panel design and added a thumbstick to it after all. Opinions have been split on Valve's controller concept since it released pictures... >>

Is SteamBoy the next GameBoy, but for Steam games?

Is SteamBoy the next GameBoy, but for Steam games?

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Is the SteamBoy the next GameBoy? Will we remember it for years to come as a game changer? It's a tall order, but allowing gamers to take Steam games anywhere is a pretty big deal. At the moment Steam, which lets gamers buy and download games at low prices,... >>

37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed

37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed

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Steam has been one of the major success stories in the gaming world over the last few years. Valve's digital game retail and delivery platform had 75 million daily active users by January this year and, in all likelihood, more than that now. It's so successful,... >>

Goat Simulator coming to Steam on 1 April (yeah, you read that right)

Goat Simulator coming to Steam on 1 April (yeah, you read that right)

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There's a game on the horizon that everybody is waiting for with bated breath. It features an open world environment, cars and next-gen graphics (of sorts). And no, it's not Watch Dogs. While that is indeed high on everybody's wishlists, this particular... >>

OnLive is back and this time it's brought Steam along for the ride

OnLive is back and this time it's brought Steam along for the ride

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Cloud gaming service OnLive has relaunched after several years of dormancy and the new subscription plan will intrigue Steam users and those who like to buy physical copies of games. Along with a new menu system and cleaner interface, the refreshed OnLive... >>

Steam games could become a lot cheaper thanks to new developer tool

Steam games could become a lot cheaper thanks to new developer tool

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Valve is implementing a new tool for developers, which, in some cases, could make game prices on Steam much cheaper.  Valve will now allow developers to run Steam game sales and discount games whenever developers choose, the company has announced through... >>

Microsoft's PC gaming chief leaves after just months at the company

Microsoft's PC gaming chief leaves after just months at the company

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Valve's former Steam boss was hired by Microsoft to lead its PC gaming division in August 2013. Now he's gone after just six months. Jason Holtman, Microsoft's director of business development for the PC gaming and entertainment division, has left the... >>

Steam in-home streaming will change gaming for the better

Steam in-home streaming will change gaming for the better

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Valve is rolling forward in a way we haven't seen for a while. As gamers are predicting a Half-life 3, the firm has been working on other projects. There are three significant areas here. The first is the Steam box, a PC that's intended for one task:... >>

Valve announces Steam Music for you to jam while gaming

Valve announces Steam Music for you to jam while gaming

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Valve has announced that a Steam Music feature is coming soon to SteamOS and Steam Big Picture mode. It will first launch as a beta, where participants will be "invited in waves" until the feature goes lives for all gamers.  Steam Music will allow gamers... >>

Valve ditching the touchscreen on its Steam Controller

Valve ditching the touchscreen on its Steam Controller

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Valve has plans to change the current state of its Steam Controller, before it begins shipping with Steam Machines from a slew of manufacturers later this year. The company announced at its Steam Dev Days developer summit on Wednesday that it will remove... >>

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

Valve launches SteamVR beta for Oculus Rift

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Valve has announced that Steam now features an experimental mode for use with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Those who have used the system report that a giant floating screen is projected and head tracking allows you to look around within that.... >>

Airtame lets you stream from computer to any screen with HDMI, wirelessly

Airtame lets you stream from computer to any screen with HDMI, wirelessly

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Cable connections are so last millennium. Yet even smart TVs screen mirroring from you computer still isn't universal, until Airtame. This device, once it graduates from Indiegogo, will plug into any TV with HDMI and connect to the Wi-Fi network. Then... >>

Valve's first 12 Steam Machines partners revealed: Alienware, Gigabyte and more

Valve's first 12 Steam Machines partners revealed: Alienware, Gigabyte and more

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Valve's big press event at CES 2014 isn't happening until Monday afternoon, but that isn't stopping Engadget from dropping a bit of information early. The publication has revealed the 12 companies that will be making third-party Steam Machines during... >>

The Walking Dead: Season Two is out now for Xbox 360, PS3 and on Steam for PC and Mac

The Walking Dead: Season Two is out now for Xbox 360, PS3 and on Steam for PC and Mac

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The highly anticipated sequel to Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead has arrived, with The Walking Dead: Season Two now available for download. You can get the decision-based story-game on Xbox 360 via the Xbox Games Store, on PS3 via the PlayStation Network,... >>