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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...

Valve sets the record straight on Steam Box rumors

Valve sets the record straight on Steam Box rumors

Last week, rumors emerged that game developer Valve was secretly working on their own gaming console platform. This followed shortly after the company's co-founder Gabe Newell was quoted by Penny Arcade as saying: "Well, if we have to sell hardware we…