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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,... >>

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)

By 27 March 2014

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

By 5 March 2014

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

By 26 February 2014

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

By 13 February 2014

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

By 11 February 2014

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

By 3 February 2014

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... >>