BT Taking Valve to Court over Alleged Patent Infringement

British Telecom (BT) is taking Valve to court in the United States over the infringement of four patents that covers a broad range of Steam services. The patents cited are related to digital rights management for subscriptions, message delivery, call control protocols, and screen sharing. It appears that the patents are a mix of broad and specific cases. BT has filed a document with the courts con...

Steam Summer Sale 2016 Round Up

This year’s Steam Summer Sale has some great hidden gems and some surprising sales this year. We’ve rounded up a list of some good deals, some great games that probably won’t be featured on the front page, and some games the editors think you absolutely must buy. Doom @ 40% off – This sale came as a bit of a shocker as the game was only released last month. Managing Editor ...

Steam Summer Sale 2016 Kicks Off

It’s that time of the year where wallets weep and PC gamers buy swaths of video games they will likely never touch. The Steam Summer Sale kicked off today with a picnic theme. Almost the entire Steam catalog is marked down from now until July 4th. As usual, Valve has released a limited edition set of trading cards to go with the sale. PC gamers can snag up to three cards a day for checking o...

Xbox Subdomain for Steam Seeing Active Development ahead of Microsoft Press Event

Ahead of today’s Microsoft press event for Xbox One and Windows 10, some eagle eyed redditors have spotted some active development occurring on xbox.steampowered.com. It is important to note that this subdomain has existed for several years. However, there is a possibility that today’s press event may hold some sort of partnership between Valve and Microsoft. There is a variety of thin...

Jet Set Radio, Golden Axe and More Free on Steam Now

Who wants free games! Thanks to Sega and Steam players putting time into strategy war games Total War: Atilla, Warhammer: Dawn of War II and Company of Heroes 2, everyone now gets to enjoy some great Sega classics as part of the Make War Not Love 3 event. Up for grabs for a limited time, players can download on Steam at no cost Jet Set Radio (the HD 2012 version), Golden Axe, Sega Classics Collect...

Steam to Offer Refunds on Newly Purchased Games

Valve has announced that refunds will now be simplified and easily done on Steam. While there has always been a way to open a ticket in order to request a refund, it has never been in official policy. Valve has changed this in order to help consumers out when there are issues with purchases. Like their announcement for Steam Broadcasting, this comes out of nowhere as a very consumer-friendly move....

Create Your Own Tale with Elegy for a Dead World

It’s not often that we see video games coupled with the themes and ideas of classic romantic literature, but indie developers Dejobaan Games were able to pull it off beautifully with Elegy for a Dead World. The game is a side-scrolling platform PC game with amazingly simple game play; you explore three distant planets and dead civilizations that are representative of the works of classic Bri...

Valve Cracking Down on Grey Market Game Purchases

A small grey market industry has cropped up for gamers located in certain regions where digital PC games are priced significantly lower than the rest of the world. People have been purchasing non-region locked copies of games and trading them for Team Fortress 2 keys, Amazon gift cards, and PayPal funds. The buyers often get games for up to 80% off, and the seller walks away with a tidy profit. In...

Steam Introduces Broadcasting Beta

While we’re still waiting with baited breath for SteamBoy, the PC gaming giant hasn’t stopped innovating recently releasing a beta version of Steam Broadcasting. This feature enables users to stream their in game footage to other players simply and seamlessly. The beta is currently available to all Steam users and is incredibly easy to set up. At the moment both viewers and broadcaster...

The Marvellous Miss Take Review

The Marvellous Miss Take Developer: Wonderstruck Publisher: Rising Star Games Platforms: Mac, PC (reviewed) Release Date: 20 November 2014 Price: $19.99 – Available Here Overview The Marvellous Miss Take is a left-of-centre heist / stealth / puzzle / action / casual / indie game (that refuses to stick to a genre). You play the brazen Miss Take  as she navigates the private art galleries of L...

Bridge Constructor Medieval Surfaces onto Steam

Independent German Publisher, Headup Games are proud to announce the release of Bridge Constructor Medieval, the next instalment in their impressive Bridge Constructor series. To celebrate the launch of the physics based puzzle game on Steam, players will receive a 20% discount off the price of the game for a limited period. Bridge Constructor Medieval sends players back to the Middle Ages, in the...

Kick-Ass 2: The Game Review

Kick-Ass 2 Developer: Freedom Factory Publisher: United Independent Entertainment GmbH Platforms: PC (Reviewed), PS3, Xbox 360 Release Date: August 15th, 2014 Price: $24.99 – Available Here Overview I was looking forward to this title when I checked out the pictures and screenshots that I received. Kick-Ass 2 was developed by Freedom Factory and published by United Independent Entertainment ...

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