Latest Steam game news

Play your full PC games on iOS and Android devices, including PUBG, via new Steam Link app
Play your full PC games on iOS and Android devices, including PUBG, via new Steam Link app By Rik Henderson

Valve is soon to offer the ability to stream your PC games at home to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Android device, all through a new Steam Link application.... Read more

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off
Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off By Rik Henderson

The Steam Summer Sale has started and there are some incredible deals for PC and Mac gamers right across the digital store.Steam has dramatically discounted... Read more

Twitch unveils Steam-like store so it can sell games on top of streaming
Twitch unveils Steam-like store so it can sell games on top of streaming By Elyse Betters

Amazon-owned Twitch is no longer just about streaming and watching games. It's now a place where you can buy games, too.The game-streaming service had... Read more

Valve hints at Half-Life 3, Portal 3 or Half-Life VR game, which would you prefer?
Valve hints at Half-Life 3, Portal 3 or Half-Life VR game, which would you prefer? By Rik Henderson

Valve is working on a new single-player game set in the Half-Life or Portal universes.During a questions and answer session on Reddit, Valve's founder,... Read more

Steam winter sale underway, here are the best games deals
Steam winter sale underway, here are the best games deals By Rik Henderson

The Steam winter sale is always a massive deal for PC and Mac gamers and it's now started.Yes, we've just had a sale as part of the Black Friday period,... Read more

How to transfer Steam games to a GOG.com account for free
How to transfer Steam games to a GOG.com account for free By Rik Henderson

GOG, the online PC games store owned by The Witcher developer, CD Projekt, now allows users of its main rival Steam to duplicate some of their owned games... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

Valve has revealed that a staggering 77,000 Steam accounts are hacked each month, with the problem multiplying dramatically since the introduction of Steam... Read more

Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale
Valve's first Steam Machine gaming PCs and Steam Controller are now for sale By Elyse Betters

Valve first announced its assault on the living room more years ago, with its Steam Machine console concept, and now the first wave of devices have finally... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

What is Valve's Chaperone and what does it mean for the HTC Vive?
What is Valve's Chaperone and what does it mean for the HTC Vive? By Rik Henderson

Valve has filed for a trademark for something it is calling Chaperone, which relates to its virtual reality technologies and has provoked a ripple of excitement... Read more

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

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.... Read more

Steam Machine: How much will gaming perfection cost me?
Steam Machine: How much will gaming perfection cost me? By Rik Henderson

When it comes to Valve's highly anticipated Steam Machine concept we are finally in the last stretch. Versions of the gaming alternative to the traditional... Read more

Steam Machines finally coming in November and Zotac SN970 will be one of the first out of the blocks
Steam Machines finally coming in November and Zotac SN970 will be one of the first out of the blocks By Rik Henderson

It's been quite some time since Valve first detailed its plans for an assault on living rooms, with its SteamOS and Steam Machine console vision, but now... Read more

'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 Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

Valve's Steam Machine console delayed until 2015, Steam Controller design could change again
Valve's Steam Machine console delayed until 2015, Steam Controller design could change again By Rik Henderson

Valve has revealed that the expected release date for its Steam Controller and therefore the official Steam Machine consoles has been shifted to next... Read more

Half-Life 3 being 'worked on' confirms Valve employee, E3 showing still unlikely though
Half-Life 3 being 'worked on' confirms Valve employee, E3 showing still unlikely though By Rik Henderson

A Valve employee has confirmed that the developer and owner of Steam will be releasing Half-Life 3 in the future, although it could still be some way off.The... Read more

37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed
37 per cent of games bought on Steam remain unplayed By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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).... Read more

Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield
Valve's Portal puzzle video game is coming to Android - thanks to Nvidia Shield By Elyse Betters

Valve's Portal video game will soon land for Tegra-powered Android devices, according to Nvidia.Portal, which debuted in 2007 for Microsoft Windows, as... Read more

Valve's updated Steam Controller pictured with new buttons and no touchscreen
Valve's updated Steam Controller pictured with new buttons and no touchscreen By Elyse Betters

Valve previously announced it would update its Steam Controller by ditching the touchscreen and embracing physical buttons, but the gaming company has... Read more

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 Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 Jake Smith

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... Read more

Steam in-home streaming will change gaming for the better
Steam in-home streaming will change gaming for the better By Ian Morris

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... Read more

Valve SteamOS beta update adds support for BIOS-based PCs, dual-booting, and more
Valve SteamOS beta update adds support for BIOS-based PCs, dual-booting, and more By Elyse Betters

Valve's SteamOS beta just got a lot more powerful and useful, thanks to a significant beta update that brought support for somewhat necessary features.... Read more

The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more
The Steam Machines of CES 2014: Valve, Alienware, Gigabyte, Zotac and more By Luke Edwards

At the start of CES 2014 Valve announced 12 partners that will be making Steam Machines. As they've been unveiled we've been bringing you the news and... Read more

Steam Machine user gives early tour of SteamOS, gameplay
Steam Machine user gives early tour of SteamOS, gameplay By Jake Smith

Valve's beta Steam Machine box has been in the households of 300 beta participants for over 48 hours, and now, the first impressions are starting to trickle... Read more

Lucky few unbox the beta Steam Machine for first time, sent by Valve in magical wooden box
Lucky few unbox the beta Steam Machine for first time, sent by Valve in magical wooden box By Jake Smith

Valve's beta Steam Machine has landed in the hands of its 300 beta participants and subsequently, a few unboxings of the exclusive gaming machine have... Read more

Digital Storm teases plans for $1,400 Steam Machine aimed at high-end gamers
Digital Storm teases plans for $1,400 Steam Machine aimed at high-end gamers By Jake Smith

Boutique PC maker Digital Storm has revealed it will get in the Steam Machine game in 2014. It will show off its offering at the Consumer Electronics Show... Read more

Valve shows how Steam Controller will work with any game
Valve shows how Steam Controller will work with any game By Jake Smith

One of the neat things about Valve's Steam Controller is that it will work with any mouse and keyboard-controlled game. This opens up Steam's entire game... Read more

Valve trademarks Half-Life 3, internet gets very excited
Valve trademarks Half-Life 3, internet gets very excited By Rik Henderson

Valve has made several announcements of late, all to do with its forthcoming Steam in the living room concept. First it revealed SteamOS, an operating... Read more

Xi3 Piston gaming console to launch 29 November for $999
Xi3 Piston gaming console to launch 29 November for $999 By Elyse Betters

Xi3 Corporation has announced that its Piston gaming console will launch on 29 November - a date also known as Black Friday in the US.Black Friday, the... Read more

Valve shows off Steam Controller, a touchscreen gamepad with dual trackpads
Valve shows off Steam Controller, a touchscreen gamepad with dual trackpads By Elyse Betters

Valve has just announced the Steam Controller, a sleek, black gamepad for its PC-based game console.The Steam Controller is Valve's third previously teased... Read more

Valve plans SteamOS hardware launch for 2014, opens beta program
Valve plans SteamOS hardware launch for 2014, opens beta program By Jake Smith

Valve on Wednesday announced its plans for long-rumoured Steam hardware, machines slated to provide an ecosystem to run the SteamOS software revealed on... Read more

SteamOS announced: Play games in your living room streamed from a PC or Mac and more
SteamOS announced: Play games in your living room streamed from a PC or Mac and more By Luke Edwards

Steam has been hard at work attempting to bring PC gaming to the living room. But rather than limit the experience to its titles, of which there are thousands,... Read more

Valve's Steam Family Sharing lets users share games, beta coming next week
Valve's Steam Family Sharing lets users share games, beta coming next week By Elyse Betters

Valve has announced a new Family Sharing program that will allow Steam gamers to share their library of downloaded titles with up to 10 additional computers.Valve's... Read more

First Steam Box launching Christmas with $1,000 price tag
First Steam Box launching Christmas with $1,000 price tag By Hunter Skipworth

The Xi3 Piston, the first of the unofficial Steam Boxes, will be launching around Christmas this year with a $1,000 price tag.Unfortunately we don't have... Read more

Steam Box prototype in customers' hands in three to four months
Steam Box prototype in customers' hands in three to four months By Rik Henderson

Valve boss Gabe Newell has revealed that the first Steam Box games console prototypes will be released to some customers for a testing period in three... Read more

There's a chance the Valve CES booth team have gone mad
There's a chance the Valve CES booth team have gone mad By Ian Morris

One of the stories from CES this year that has gained traction has been about the new Steam gaming PC. Since news broke about the rumoured device, it seems... Read more

Steam 'console' in pipeline for 2013, says boss
Steam 'console' in pipeline for 2013, says boss By Rik Henderson

Valve boss Gabe Newell has revealed there are plans to introduce a Steam living room device in 2013. It is currently working on integrating the Big Picture... Read more

Half-life 3 listed to appear at Gamescom: A mistake, says organiser
Half-life 3 listed to appear at Gamescom: A mistake, says organiser By Rik Henderson

About a billion gamers got excited this morning when reports started to appear online that the latest chapter in Valve's superb Half-life series, Half-life... Read more

Valve: No gaming box coming
Valve: No gaming box coming By Stuart Miles

If you've put off buying that games console because you thought that Valve, the people behind Half-life and now the Steam gaming service, were about to... Read more

Valve Steam app hits iOS and Android
Valve Steam app hits iOS and Android By Paul Lamkin

Online game distributor Valve has launched iOS and Android apps for its Steam users - although sadly this doesn't mean PC gaming on the go.Instead, like... Read more

Blow off some Steam with free gaming
Blow off some Steam with free gaming By Paul Lamkin

Online game distributor Steam has begun offering free games for its users in a newly launched "Free to Play" section.The games are completely free to download... Read more

Steam for Mac gets Apple users gaming
Steam for Mac gets Apple users gaming By Stuart Miles

Steam, as promised, has launched a Mac version of its service bringing with it a new world for Mac users not used to being able to play the latest games... Read more