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Steam Indie Spring Sale goes live!

It’s that time of the year again. Prepare your wallets guys, it’s time for a Steam Sale.Up for grabs are a thousand indie titles discounted up to 80 percent off.  The sale will run from


[HowTo] Fix Steam always validating cache files

Yes, that annoying Validating Steam cache files message pop-ups up each time you launch Team Fortress 2 or Counter Strike Source from a cold boot (meaning you haven’t launched the game since your PC


Steam Holiday Sale 2012 is now live

Prepare your wallets everyone, the Holiday Steam Sale has arrived, offering steep discounts on numerous PC, Mac and Linux games.The 2012 Steam Holiday Sale brings along the usual daily deals, flash deals and publisher catalog


2012 Autumn Steam Sale is live

Ladies and gents, get your wallets out. The Autumn Steam sale is now up and running! Unlike the Halloween sale which turned out pretty boring since there was no rotation as to


Steam for Linux Beta Now Available

The Beta trial for the Linux-client of Steam has officially begun.“This is a huge milestone in the development of PC gaming,”  says Gabe Newell, Valve President and co-founder. “Steam users have been asking us


2012 Halloween Steam Sale is live

Hold on to your wallets folks, Steam’s 2012 Halloween Steam Sale is up!The Steam sale will run from today to October 31. No daily deals on this one it seems, just a straight up


Valve opening up Steam Closed Beta for Linux

Steam for Linux seems to be chugging along the development road quite nicely as Valve has announced that they will be opening up slots for a private external beta for 1,000 lucky users.The beta


Valve unleashes: Meet the Pyro

.. and it was not what I expected.Watch the video embedded below:Now aside from finally releasing video for the Pyro, alongside a new map and several new item sets (basically the Pyromania Update),


Steam adds remote game downloads

Valve has added a much welcomed feature to their Steam client, and that is initiate game downloads and installations remotely from any device where you can logon to Steam (Android, Web, iOS). The


Steam Mobile App now in Beta for Android, iOS

While there are a few 3rd Party-apps that allow you to interact with Steam in one way or another (for both Android and iOS), nothing really beats an official app (unless you’re talking about


[Fix] Steam: stuck on preparing to launch

Gadzooks, seems like Steam isn’t all that cheery and bug free after all. If you’re like me then you’ve seen the message above more times than you’d like to. Especially since Steam should launch


Steam Holiday Sale Encore

Missed a game on the daily sale for the 2011 Steam Holdiay Sale? Fret not, Steam has one more chance to abuse your wallet, err, is giving you one last chance to buy the games


2011 Steam Holiday Sale begins

Hold on to your wallets. The year end sale is


Steam Summer sale begins

It’s that time of the year folks. Keep your wallets on a tight leash, Steam’s summer sale is here.If you’re new to Steam, keep this to heart when going through the sale catalog:


Team Fortress 2 goes Free to Play

Valve has officially made Team Fortress 2 Free-to-Play in conjunction with the Uber pack update and the new Meet-The-Medic


EA starts pulling games from Steam, props up Origin

It seems like EA wants a piece of the digital distribution pie that Steam currently has a good hold


Valve unveils Portal 2 and Steam for PS3 details

After months of speculations, Valve has finally unveiled details on it’s upcoming game, Portal 2 and Steam on the PS3.  Yep.  That’s right, Steam, the online game storefront, multiplayer platform (also called DRM) on


Steam Error: Servers Are Currently Unavailable or Too Busy

I recently encountered this error upon installing Civilization V on my new MacBook Pro. It seems to be the generic error that the Steam client throws when:There really aren’t any available servers to


Valve announces Portal 2 PS3 Steam features

Valve has promised Steam for the PS3, a move that most certainly piqued the interest for most of us who love the platform on the PC.  Today, Gabe Newell announces quite a few interesting


Steam Holiday Sale Begins!

Open your wallets because Steam has finally started it’s Holiday sale which will start from today (December 20.. that’s 21 for us in Asia) upto January 2 next year. If you’ve been holding


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