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How to Find the Best PC Game Bargains in Steam, GOG and Epic Games Store’s Winter Sales

2019's big end-of-year Winter sales on PC gaming platforms like Steam, GOG, and the Epic Games Store are finally here. These sales often have the biggest discounts on PC games you’ll find all year, making it the best time to pick up a few titles from your wishlist. All three winter sales run from now […]

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Valve Removes Nazi Steam Profiles After German Complaints

Far-right groups that often employed Nazi-inspired language have long been able to create ugly little dens on Steam without facing too much resistance. Last year, Valve quietly deleted many hate groups in the wake of sustained reporting from publications like Vice, but Steam’s owners weren’t comprehensive in their…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The First Epic Exclusives Are Now Arriving On Steam

In the annals of holiday lore it said that, every year, after circling the globe on a carpet-sized copy of Death Stranding, Geoff Keighley touches down for the briefest of moments in December to host The Game Awards. Last year, this led to an announcement that was curious indeed: a store, from grumpy old…Read more… […]

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Halo: Reach, As Told By Steam Reviews

Halo: Reach, Bungie’s final entry in its second (of three, so far) series about armored space knights, is finally on PC. People are clearly excited, so much so that they managed to propel it to the third most-played slot on Steam earlier this week. But do they actually like the port? Yes and no.Read more… […]

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Valve Removes 1,000 Games From Steam As Punishment For Abusing Tools

There are more than 30,000 games on Steam. When Valve removes the odd offender for breaking the rules by, say, being a low-effort meme masquerading as a low-effort game or by being low-effort porn masquerading as a low-effort game, it’s like siphoning a drop from a bucket. Yesterday, Valve removed over 1,000 games…Read more… Continue […]

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Data Suggests Most Steam Users’ PCs Aren’t Ready To Play Half-Life Alyx

Deep-pocketed companies like Valve and Oculus have been pushing virtual reality for years, but mainstream interest in the practice of strapping video games to one’s eyeballs has remained relatively low. Half-Life: Alyx seems primed to give a whole new audience a very valid reason to hover a hesitant finger over a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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It Sucks That Half-Life: Alyx Is VR Only, But I’m Still Excited For More Half-Life

Half-Life 2 is probably my favorite game of all time, with my other option being Half-Life 1. I wanted to start with that sentence because I think it really helps explain my love for the Half-Life franchise. And as a lifelong, hardcore, super Half-Life fan I’m excited to play Half-Life: Alyx, even if it means […]

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I Love Dota Underlords’ New Jail

Today, Valve’s ever-evolving auto-battler received its long-awaited “Big Update,” aka the one that finally adds Underlords to Dota Underlords. But while I’m still figuring out how I feel about having a howling, fire-haired general accompanying my tiny troops into battle, I’m already certain I’m in love with another…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How to Play Local Multiplayer Games Over the Internet With Steam

We live in a golden age of gaming, one where we can easily access tons of games from every era, genre, console, and niche you could possibly think of. But while playing co-op or local competitive games is relatively easy when you’re sitting on the couch with a console, local multiplayer can be more difficult […]

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