Posts tagged Steam
In the golden days of the arcade, a slew of puzzle games came by the dozen; Puyo Puyo, Puzzle Bobble, Super Puzzle Fighter, and Magical Drop to name a few. Even Nintendo had a taste for it with Dr. Mario. Now revived from the ashes comes Magical Drop V, a true sequel from Ignition and Golgoth More >
With the MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) genre exploding, many new, innovative and highly addictive titles have emerged into the limelight to capture, entertain, and entice us into purchases. Unfortunately, Clan of Champions is not one of those games.
I gave Clan of Champions roughly about More >
War of the Roses, a third-person shooter and sword-fest, launched yesterday with a new trailer. Thus far the game sits presumably pleased with three reviews and an 80 Metacritic score. Joe Robinson, a reviewer at Strategy Informer, claims that the game is “definitely going to be punishing to More >
Jet Set Radio (or Jet Grind Radio) was probably the first game to successfully bring the cel-shaded style to a full 3D world of polygons. The unique cartoon-like style, combined with a bombastic soundtrack, made it a head-turner back when it was released on the Sega Dreamcast in 2000. After More >
Valve has been giving more and more details about Big Picture Mode in the last months. Now you can download the beta trial. This is Steams TV – a friendly UI to bring your PC/Mac gaming to the living room. You’ll be able to access your complete game catalog by hooking up your PC to your HDTV set. A More >
Most companies, I’m sure, like to keep their catalogue of games neat and tidy (well, most of them, but we won’t name names). Customers need to have good experiences on any particular system, and to have the greatest chance of that, games that are unworthy of playing/purchasing need to be kept More >
If you happened to blink yesterday, then you probably missed the announcement that Telltale Games released Episode 3 for The Walking Dead on the PlayStation Network. Telltale announced the news through their facebook and twitter on Monday night. We reported last week, that TellTale had confirmed More >
In an unexpected move, Valve has updated their Steam Subscriber Agreement to block class action lawsuits against the company. The people behind Half-Life and Team Fortress, however, claims to have a very good reason for the decision.
Other companies have taken to this method for various reasons, More >
European courts have made a huge ruling that can possibly effect the future of digital distribution. Their ruling has declared that consumers have the right to resell their used downloaded titles, and that companies legally cannot prevent you from doing so.
“An author of software cannot oppose the More >
Oh look it’s Sonic Adventure 2, an awesome Sonic 3D game that was made for the Sega Dreamcast and later ported over to the Nintendo Gamecube. But wait a minute, what is that I see on the top right corner of Shadow’s screen? It is the PlayStation circle button. Very interesting, but what could it More >
E3 is sometimes a time of discovery, playing games you’re only familiar with via names, and maybe a picture or two. Pid was one of those games for me. All I knew about it was that it’s a 2D platformer, and that the main character is able to create force beams (or portals that shoot out gravity More >
Sega had two big things last year going for them, and those were Sonic 4 Episode 1 and Sonic Generations. Both games brought back what we loved about the original Sonic games. Sonic Generations had old-school and current Sonic and had bosses from previous Sonic games. Sonic 4 Episode 1 has current More >
Dungeon Defenders, the online action-rpg, is getting its third DLC update for The Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards series. In it you’ll find many new things: a boss (the Johnny Depp fear-inducing Kraken), three missions, the “Riddle of the Deep” challenge mission, “Shipwreck Graveyard” pvp More >
Assuming that all Sonic games require the use of blast processing, Sega is apparently handing out their middleware to just about everyone these days. Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 2 just launched today on PSN and Steam. Sonic will continue to set the world ablaze for the rest of the week as he More >
Hit indie game The Binding of Issac finally has a specific date set for its expansion, Wrath of the Lamb. Eager players can gobble up the offering when it drops on Steam May 28, for a paltry sum of $3.
Wrath of the Lamb is planned to be to only expansion for the game, and will have new rooms, a More >
It’s been a long time coming, but Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP will finally be playable by those who don’t own a portable Apple system. Steam users can expect to be on their way to an adventure filled with ambient music and Punch Out!-influenced fights this April 16th. The game is a More >
Everyone loves Skyrim. That much is obvious. But what people apparently love just as much is being able to mod Skyrim to their tastes.
With the release of the Creation Kit, a free tool that players can use to create their own mods, players have been working like crazy to come up with whatever More >
Those of you who have been eagerly holding onto the cash in your Steam wallets for an upcoming Mass Effect 3 release are going to be a bit disappointed. Bioware has given confirmation that the game will not be appearing on Valve’s digital distribution service, citing the company’s “restrictive More >
This past week Valve’s Steam was a victim of an attempted hacking with their forums being taken down and their database holding passwords, billing, purchase, address and credit card information have been breached. Valve has mentioned that there were no signs of theft of misuse. And yes, the More >
Right now if you pre-order Dungeon Siege III on Steam, you’ll get the first two games for free. They’re not yours to play when the new game launches however, you can play them right this very minute. With Dungeon Siege III getting pushed back to June 21st for North America, and June 17th for More >
Somehow, despite the difficulty of the game, Super Meat Boy has racked up a considerable amount of sales across Xbox 360 and Steam. According to an interview over at pocketful of MEGABYTES, Super Meat Boy has almost reached 600,000 sales, with approximately 200,000 on Xbox Live, and 400,000 on More >
Super Meat Boy just got a helping of awesome in the form of “Super Meat World”, the free update that has tons of new levels with which to torture your Meat Boy. As if that weren’t enough, soon Steam users will be able to create their own Super Meat Boy levels when the level editor beta opens up to More >