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Facebook is building its own gaming platform, hopes to take on Steam, iOS, and Android

Facebook is building its own gaming platform, hopes to take on Steam, iOS, and Android Over the past 12 years the Steam gaming service has transformed from a digital distribution hub primarily used by Valve’s own games into a colossus that stands astride the entire PC gaming industry.While competitor services like GOG and publisher-specific services like uPlay and Origin exist, Steam is still the 800-lb gorilla in the room.

The Immoral Morality of Ultima V

The Immoral Morality of Ultima V In Ultima V: Warriors of Destiny, the teachings you’ve embodied have become totally corrupted.The Ultima games have always been a web in which the threads impact future iterations in unexpected ways.

ToeJam and Earl return to save the people of Earth

ToeJam and Earl return to save the people of Earth It’s been far too long since we’ve seen the alien duo, 13 years in fact, since the deeply flawed ToeJam & Earl III: Mission to Earth hit Xbox.But forget that installment, the developers at Humanature Studios and Adult Swim Games clearly have.

Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves

Amazon, Sony, Steam refunding players unhappy with No Man’s Sky, former Sony content director calls refund-seekers thieves Even in the run-up to No Man’s Sky’s debut, it was clear that no single game could possibly fulfill the sky-high expectations of its player base.Since the game launched, a number of websites have collected numerous examples of behaviors that were originally promised and never implemented.

BioShock Remastered for PC doesn’t deliver the improved experience it promised

BioShock Remastered for PC doesn’t deliver the improved experience it promised The original BioShock is considered a classic of modern PC gaming.Hailed as the spiritual successor to 1999’s System Shock 2, BioShock tells the story of Rapture, an underwater city and libertarian paradise gone badly wrong.

Boxed copies of Titanfall 2 won’t have physical media inside of them

Boxed copies of Titanfall 2 won’t have physical media inside of them Now, Titanfall 2 is simply getting rid of physical media entirely.If you buy a physical boxed game, all you get is a code in a box.

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together

Rumors hint Nvidia, Apple may get back together Now, there’s talk that Apple might switch back to Nvidia.As for the proverbial feather in Nvidia’s cap, Apple occupies a weird spot in the overall PC market.

Future Samsung TVs will include Steam Link streaming game support

Future Samsung TVs will include Steam Link streaming game support Some Samsung TVs already support streaming from services like PlayStation Now, and the company has announced it intends to bake in support for Valve’s Steam Link as well.For those of you who aren’t aware, Steam Link is a $50 product from Valve that plugs into your television and attaches to your home network (wired networking is strongly recommended).

You can now play Windows Store games offline in Windows 10, but not without jumping through some hoops

You can now play Windows Store games offline in Windows 10, but not without jumping through some hoops The first thing to know is that unlike Steam, which allows offline play from any device associated with your account, the Windows 10 Store only allows you to have one designated offline device — and you can only change which device is designated three times a year.To set an account to offline, perform the following steps: Once you’ve completed this step, you’ll need to launch each title individually that you want to play in offline mode.

Valve to crack down on fake screenshots in Steam

Valve to crack down on fake screenshots in Steam The Steam gaming platform started merely as a way to distribute Valve’s games like Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress.To make sure it stays on top, Steam is making a change to the way games are listed.

Don't buy the Windows Store version of Infinite Warfare if you want to play with other people

Don't buy the Windows Store version of Infinite Warfare if you want to play with other people Right now, Call of Duty: Infinite Remake Warfare is significantly discounted on the Windows Store compared with the Steam version.In this case, telling people not to buy the Windows Store variant seems a bit unfair, since (for once) it’s not problems with Microsoft’s platform causing an issue.

<b>Art of War: Red Tides</b> – Cross-platform RTS with MOBA element

<b>Art of War: Red Tides</b> – Cross-platform RTS with MOBA element Recently approved on Steam Greenlight, Art of War: Red Tides is an ambitious MOBA + RTS hybrid which aims to provide cross-platform gameplay between PC, mobile devices, and consoles.Developed by Game Science, a Chinese studio with around 20 staff formerly from Tencent Games, Red Tides is apparently less than 2 years in production thus far.

Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming

Latest Steam update adds full PS4 controller support, 4K in-home streaming The big news from this patch will be welcome for anyone who likes using a PS4 controller on the PC — it’s now fully supported in Steam’s Big Picture mode.According to Valve, you can configure the PS4 controller the same way you’d configure a native Steam controller, with native API support and robust button mapping.

Battle Brothers Developer Blog #93

Battle Brothers Developer Blog #93 Battle Brothers, a turn based tactical RPG currently on Steam Early Access, has received a new update that introduces Steam Achievements and Trading Cards.Aside from this being good news for those interested in these particular aspects of gaming, according to an earlier developer blog, Steam Achievements are the final major milestone before the game's release.

Crypt of the Serpent King Released on Steam

Crypt of the Serpent King Released on Steam It is described as a medieval first-person hack'n'slash dungeon crawler with roguelike elements.You can purchase the game for $2.

Conan Exiles System Requirements, Server Types and Mod Support

Conan Exiles System Requirements, Server Types and Mod Support Preceding that, Funcom has updated the game's Steam page to include the minimum and recommended system requirements: Additionally, a new developer blog post describes the way Conan Exiles' servers are going to be set up.Apart from the common these days official servers, players will have the opportunity to host their own dedicated servers to play alone or with their friends.

Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10

Microsoft targets Chrome users with ads for personal shopping assistants in Windows 10 Now, the extension has been bombarded with one-star reviews from unhappy users who are frustrated with the way Windows 10 “recommends” this particular product.The bigger problem Microsoft is facing is the Windows Store is supposed to be the future of application distribution and software purchases.

Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders

Steam now lets you move specific game installation folders Moving your Steam installation from one PC to another has always been more of a “Technical workaround,” and less of a supported method of migrating games from Point A to B.Now, a new client update has added the ability to move specific game folders without reinstalling a title or messing around with symlinks.