1. creaky

    Valve pulled 1,000 games from Steam for misappropriation of Steamworks

    Approximately 1,000 video games have been banned from Valve’s digital distribution platform because their publishers were “abusing” the Steamworks toolkit (via PC Gamer). Yesterday, third-party data analysis app Steam Tools recorded that 1,000 games (more or less) had been cut from Steam’s...
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    Half-Life 2: The Orange Box and more Valve titles now enhanced for Xbox One X

    Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced that a bunch of Valve games have been buffed with Xbox One X support, including the content-packed Half-Life 2: The Orange Box. In addition, Portal: Still Alive, Left 4 Dead, and Left 4 Dead 2 now look a hell of a lot better than they did back on the Xbox...
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    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...
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    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...