1. creaky

    Steam's New Library Overhaul Update Is Now Live

    Steam's library update is here, and you can check out the new features for free by joining the platform's beta program now. Steam outlined some of the features implemented in the new library update. These include giving the store a complete visual facelift, altering the UI and streamlining...
  2. creaky

    Epic games store

    Is anyone using the Epic games store for your games? If so what do you think of it and how does it compare to steam?
  3. creaky

    Steam recommendations?

    With Steam, and soon Epic, having there own storefronts what games would you recommend?
  4. creaky

    Steam 2018 Winter Sale is now live with thousands of cozy discounts

    The annual winter sale of Steam has officially opened its doors, discounting most of the massive amounts of games and software the store offers for the remainder of the year. While the store is having its usual meltdown from the broken dam of people trying to access the site, you don't have to...
  5. creaky

    Discord enters the Store Wars after Epic Store with new revenue model

    As if the recent news that game publisher and developer Epic is challenging Valve’s throne as the undisputed leader of digital distribution on the PC wasn’t a bombshell enough, popular chat app Discord has now announced their own plans to make their own digital game store the most lucrative for...
  6. creaky

    Steam adds Adult Only and Mature Content filter

    Valve has revealed that it has updated Steam with a bunch of new features, among which includes two new filters to improve the control users have over what content appears in their searches. Steam does have options for filtering mature content right now, although it's limited to 'Frequent...
  7. creaky

    Valve now offers a free version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

    Counter-Strike has been around for close to two decades and has still managed to maintain its popularity. In 2012, Valve introduced Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, an updated version of the game, offering better graphics, refined gameplay, and more. Although Counter-Strike: Global Offensive...
  8. creaky

    Steam improves 'Upcoming' page with curated tab based on a game's popularity

    Steam admits that its previous manner of displaying all upcoming releases chronologically failed to get users to use that list for discovering new games to play. That is why the digital distribution service has rolled out what it calls "a smarter, more tailored list" as part of its Upcoming...
  9. creaky

    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 4 million sales in 3 months

    Despite not yet being out of early access on steam, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has now surpassed four million units. Having only released in March, this is testament to the massive and mostly grassroots success the game has enjoyed. PUBG is an MMO survival game where up to a hundred...
  10. creaky

    Gifting on Steam is now only available at purchase

    The Steam Blog has announced new changes to the gifting procedure. Now, if you want to buy a game and send it as a gift, you can only do so at purchase. It means, for example, you can no longer send games in your library that are unplayed to your mates as gifts. On the flip side it should slow...
  11. creaky

    Steam Sets New Concurrent User Record

    Valve's PC service Steam has set a new concurrent user record. Kotaku noticed that for the first time in the service's history, more than 14.2 million people were logged in at the same today, January 7. Some of the US east coast is currently in the midst of a cold, winter storm, so maybe more...
  12. creaky

    Xbox One/360 controllers get advanced mapping support on Steam beta

    The Steam client beta has been updated to offer advanced mapping features when using Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers. The update brings the Xbox controller functionality in line with the earlier DualShock 4 support. "Added XBox 360, Xbox One, and Generic X-Input controller configurator...
  13. creaky

    Steam to have native support for PS4 controller

    In the past few days, Valve has held its Steam Dev Days event and has announced that Steam will soon have native support for PlayStation 4 controllers, without the need for third-party software to enable it to work. The update that will enable PS4 controller compatibility is to the Steam...
  14. kenny

    Quantum Break Hits Steam Today Alongside Physical PC Release

    Quantum Break, the time-bending action game that also has a TV component, is out now on Steam. Developed by Max Payne and Alan Wake studio Remedy, the game was initially released on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC in April. A physical version of Quantum Break for PC, the Timeless Collector's Edition...
  15. creaky

    Valve starts cracking down on Counter-Strike and Dota gambling websites

    After last week clearing the air regarding false assumptions over its involvement with gambling websites that leverage Steam's trading system, Valve has made its first move to remedy the situation. Valve General Counsel Karl Quakenbash issued cease and desist letters to 23 websites, including...
  16. agamer

    Steam Summer Sale

    That’s right, last month a Reddit user leaked the June 23 start date for Steam’s annual summer sale and today, PayPal, which has leaked previous Steam sales, seemingly announced the sale via a Tweet. According to reports, this year's Steam Summer Sale will allegedly begin at the end of this...
  17. creaky

    Sega Games Discounted on Steam This Weekend

    Steam's latest weekend publisher sale is now available and this time around, it's Sega PC games that are discounted. Now through Sunday, March 13, you can pick up more than a dozen Sega games for cheap. Scroll down to see some of the offers. Titles marked down in the sale include Total War...
  18. creaky

    Multiplayer-Only Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Hits Steam

    If you're only interested in Call of Duty: Black Ops III's multiplayer mode and want to play on PC, Activision has a new offering for you. A new, multiplayer-only version of the shooter launched today on Steam for $15. Dubbed the Black Ops III Multiplayer Starter Pack, the game lets you play...
  19. creaky

    Embed Steam game

    Enter the App ID found in the URL of the game's store page. As you can see from the above you are now able to embed information on a Steam game directly into a forum post. To do this you need to use the following BBCode in your post. You will need to replace the XXX with the ID number of the...
  20. creaky

    Valve explains 'Steam's troubled Christmas,' says 34,000 users affected

    Valve issued a statement — and an apology — today about what happened to Steam on Christmas Day, when users of the platform were exposed to the personal account information of other users. At the root of the issue, which affected about 34,000 Steam customers, was a denial of service attack and a...