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The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they’ll never do it. The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games. An embarrassingly small ...

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Are Valve and Steam Helping PC Gaming or Hurting It?

When Valve launched Half Life 2 back in 2004, it didn’t just ship the sequel to one of the greatest first-person shooters ever made. Bundled along, as a mandatory component of the experience, was a service called Steam. Gamers, including ...

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Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too ...

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Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too ...

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Steam patches flaw that exposed user profiles to drive-by attacks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Valve patched a major security flaw in Steam yesterday, but we recommend double-checking your account security and cash on-hand (if any) just in case. The post Steam patches flaw that exposed user profiles to drive-by ...

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Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

Moving your Steam installation from one PC to another has always been more of a “Technical workaround,” and less of a supported method of migrating games from Point A to B. This has been particularly true if you only wanted ...

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Future Samsung TVs will include Steam Link streaming game support

Game streaming has been a major focus for multiple companies over the past few years, with new devices (or new capabilities for existing hardware) arriving from Microsoft, Nvidia, Sony, and Valve. Companies like Samsung, which lack any kind of game ...

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Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves

Update: Steam has published notice that it has not formally changed its refund policies and will examine requests on a case-by-case basis. Amazon and Sony have not responded to requests for comment. Even in the run-up to No Man’s Sky’s ...

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Quantum Break may no longer receive new Windows Store patches as game moves to Steam

Quantum Break’s troubled PC launch on the Windows 10 Store may not have been Gears of War Ultimate Edition-levels of bad, but it was far from ideal. A massive 27GB patch in May alleviated some problems, but feedback from sites ...

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Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10

Ever since Microsoft announced it would launch the Windows Store as part of Windows 8, it’s drawn criticism from certain quarters. Gabe Newell’s entire Steam OS was a reaction against Windows — and an attempt to make certain that Microsoft’s ...

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