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First non-game software titles now available on Steam

First non-game software titles now available on Steam

As promised, Valve has officially expanded Steam beyond games, adding non-gaming software to the digital distribution platform. The initial offering is a little sparse with just seven apps available and it mostly comprises multimedia and game related tools. Specifically, 3D-Coat,…
Valve's Steam summer sales plan leaked

Valve's Steam summer sales plan leaked

Valve’s annual Steam Summer Sale may be a bit behind schedule this year, but fear not as a Reddit member has revealed what is being billed as the complete sale list for summer 2012. The unconfirmed list features 55 games…
Weekend Open Forum: Your take on microtransactions

Weekend Open Forum: Your take on microtransactions

Free-to-play games have become increasingly popular and according to Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore, they'll be the norm in as little as five years, with only major franchises surviving as $60 products. "I think, ultimately, those microtransactions will be in every game...