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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

By 21 May 2015

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

By 5 May 2015

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... >>

Forget Oculus Rift, the incredible HTC Vive experience will blow your mind (hands-on)

Forget Oculus Rift, the incredible HTC Vive experience will blow your mind (hands-on)

By 4 March 2015

"Next, I'm going to take you deep underwater," a voice says quietly out of the tranquil darkness we're standing in. Our ears tell us we're underwater a fraction before the scene appears around us. "You're standing on the deck of a sunken wreck."  We... >>

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

SteamVR headset teased by Valve, looking rather Oculus Rift like

By 26 February 2015

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

By 17 December 2014

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

By 2 December 2014

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

By 25 September 2014

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?

By 24 July 2014

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?

By 16 June 2014

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

By 16 April 2014

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,... >>