Hold Onto Your Wallets, Steam Summer Sale is Starting Today

Another year, another Steam Summer Sale. We get to recklessly spend our hard-earned money to buy the games that we might play at some point in the future. Emphasis on might. Valve’s yearly event has evolved a bit in the last few years so you have quite a few activities besides clicking on that purchase button. Not much is known at this point, but after some data mining, the folks over at ste...

Steam Autumn Sale 2020 On Now

The Steam Autumn Sale has kicked off just ahead of the big Black Friday sales in the United States. It will run until December 1, 2020 at 10 AM PST. Like previous Autumn Sales, this year’s is a smaller affair compared to two major Steam sales and focuses more on collecting nominations for the Steam Awards than collecting trading cards. A traditionally more laid back affair than other game aw...

Steam Summer Sale 2020 Kicks off

Without fail, the Steam Summer Sale has kicked off for 2020. Almost all PC games are discounted by up to 95%. The sale runs until July 9 at 10 AM PST. This year continues the trend of simplifying the summer sale system. There is no mini-game and the free trading card from the Discovery Queue has been dropped down to one per day from the original three. The Steam sale also marks the introduction of...

Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition Kicks off with Tons of Game Demos

With the traditional circuit of trade shows and video game conferences canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Steam Game Festival – Summer Edition is massive this year. The event runs until June 22nd at 10 AM PDT, giving gamers a few days to update their wish lists before the rumoured start of the Steam Summer Sale on June 25th. Developers are flocking to Steam to host live chats, Ask Me...

Major Game Ban Wave Hits Steam

/u/thomasthe1st of reddit has spotted a massive ban wave hitting the Steam store today. Based on the collective sleuthing powers of reddit, it appears the bans are targeting specific developers such as Siberian Digital. Many of the affected publishers are based in Russia. While several legitimate PC titles have been affected, most of the games these publishers have released are asset flips and car...

Steam Autumn Sale 2019 Kicks off

The previously leaked 2019 Steam sale dates continue to be accurate with today’s kickoff of the Steam Autumn Sale and the 2019 Steam Award nominations. This year, the Steam Autumn Sale is running from November 26th to December 3rd at 10 AM PST. While the Steam Autumn Sale has traditionally been a smaller affair from the mammoth summer and winter sales, a ton of great PC games are still marke...

EA Pretty Much Confirms That They Are Coming Back to Steam

Well, here is something that equally amazing as it is shocking. The end of Valve’s relationship with Electronic Arts was like a bad breakup that both parties refuse to talk about. After Origin took off, EA decided to take down most of its games from Steam and transfer it to Origin, as well as making their upcoming releases exclusive to that client. However, something strange started happenin...

Valve Lays out 2019 Plans for Steam

Valve is starting the new years by looking back at Steam’s achievements in 2018 and sharing their goals for 2019 in a new blog post. Last year, Steam delivered 15.39 exabytes or 15 billion gigabytes of data to customers through their private network. Valve has expanded their network capacity by 50% and plans on continuing to grow their network at the same pace. Additionally, new SQL database...

Steam’s 2018 Summer Sale Kicks off with a New Mini-Game

Get your wallets ready for some pain! Valve kicked off the massive Steam Summer Sale today. This year, the Steam Summer Sale runs from June 21st to July 5th. This year is bringing a brand new community-driven mini-game. Saliens: Fight the Duldrumz is a beach defender type game. The community will need to work together to take back five planets from the Duldrumz. Each planet has an 8 by 12 grid. Pl...

Acram Digital Booted from Steam over Fake Reviews

Digital board game publisher Acram Digital was dished a massive setback after Valve cuts ties with Acram Digital. As a result, all games and DLC published by Acram Digital has been removed from the Steam store. Those who currently own the removed PC games or DLC on Steam will not lose access to their games; however, any item related to those games that could previously be sold for Steam Wallet fun...

Steam Lunar Sale Starts Today

According to steam.db Twitter, the next Steam sale is Lunar New Year Sale and it will run from later today until February 19th. During Lunar New Year, it is customary for parents and older people to give money to children and young people in red envelopes for a blessing. This is a smart business plan by Valve since both China and Japan follow this tradition. In other words, Valve is going to make ...

Valve to Appeal to High Court of Australia over Three Million Dollar Fine

Jonny Roses, a lawyer with the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association in Australia is reporting that Valve is continuing to battle it out with the Australian government. Originally, Valve was fined $3 million after the Federal Court found Valve in violation of Australian Consumer Law by not offering refunds, the appropriate warranties under Australian law, and warranties for purchased t...

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