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Neowin: Steam Machine Review

Neowin: Steam Machine Review

Over 400,000 Steam users were eligible for selection in the Steam Machine beta test. Only 300 were chosen. I never would’ve guessed I’d be one of them as the odds were certainly not in my favor. Being one of the…
Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until tomorrow

Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until tomorrow

In celebration of the holiday season, Valve is offering Left 4 Dead 2 free on Steam until 1 PM Eastern Time tomorrow (Thursday 26th). The deal is part of the Steam Holiday Sale, which offers massive savings on games between…
SteamOS beta available for download

SteamOS beta available for download

Valve has opened the flood gates if you're curious or brave enough to download and try the beta version of SteamOS which is making its public debut today. Some 300 lucky recipients were also slated to receive prototype hardware, including controllers,…
Valve brings back Frostivus to DOTA 2

Valve brings back Frostivus to DOTA 2

Tis' the season of themed game updates, and DOTA 2 is joining in on the merriment with the return of Frostivus. Any players who were involved in the MOBA last December know that the festivities were cut short, thanks to…
Half-Life mod Black Mesa approved for sale on Steam

Half-Life mod Black Mesa approved for sale on Steam

Valve, the original creators of Half Life, are finally recognizing a monumental project by giving the team behind popular mod Black Mesa to sell the title on their Steam platform. If you haven't heard about Black Mesa: Source, then you're definitely…