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Valve brings Steam to Android in closed beta

Valve brings Steam to Android in closed beta

Steam is pretty much the universally accepted standard in delivering digitally downloaded games to the PC crowd, and now it is seeking some of that mojo on Android. Valve is testing an official version of Steam on the Google platform, currently accessible only to users invited to the closed beta but hopefully due to make its way to the general public soon.


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Steam Sales double – Again!

Steam Sales double – Again!

Valve disclosed their Steam sales in 2011 more than doubled the mark set in 2010, marking seven consecutive years of 100 percent growth. Can we stop with the cute "PC gaming is dying", and let the numbers speak for themselves? Steam sales are no where near slowing down based on this new information, and the number of simultaneous users surpassing the five million mark. PC gaming is thriving.

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Steam Hacked, Credit Card Information Theft Possible says Valve

Steam Hacked, Credit Card Information Theft Possible says Valve

This week Valve Corporation head Gabe Newell has announced that the gaming hub Steam has suffered an attack on their forums which may well have put credit card numbers and other users personal information at risk. The attack apparently went down this Sunday and Valve is currently letting everyone who had any personal info listed at Steam to watch their credit card activity in the near future for possible fraudulent activity. Here after the attack the Steam Forums are closed and will remain closed for the time being while Steam itself will remain operating as normal.

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Steam Summer Sale Just Started, Enjoy The Savings!

Steam Summer Sale Just Started, Enjoy The Savings!

I know lately the news has been covered with all sorts of mobile phones and Google+ but another big thing is going on right this moment for all you PC Gamers. Yesterday the Steam Summer Sale kicked off and you can get the best deals on PC (and a few Mac) games of the entire year. Steam saves some of their biggest deals and game packs for the summer.

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Portal 2: Potato Sack – Help Release It Early

Portal 2: Potato Sack – Help Release It Early

Portal is the best game. Released alongside Half-Life 2, it surprised the world with it's combination of black humor and innovative gameplay. With Portal 2 about to be released, the folks over at Valve are teasing us with a lot of craziness. What kind of craziness you ask? Read more to find out. GLaDOS needs your help!

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Portal 2 for PS3 to Come with Free Mac and PC Version

Portal 2 for PS3 to Come with Free Mac and PC Version

We're not sure about the Xbox 360 version yet, and it doesn't appear that the PC version will come with any extra functionality to it, but the Playstation 3 version of one of the most cult-classic-great games we've ever played will be coming with both Mac and PC versions attached. This PS3 version of the game comes with full Steam integration which will allow you to continue the game wherever you left of no matter which platform you decide to bring your Portal 2 Blu-Ray disk to.

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Steam faces retail opposition as rival digital distributors eye the market

Steam faces retail opposition as rival digital distributors eye the market

Steam has made game distribution pleasantly straightforward for PC gamers, but the service is apparently prompting wrath among retailers fearful of its potential for market dominance. According to MCV's sources, UK high-street retailers are telling games publishers to strip Steam from their titles or face a ban from their shelves. "Publishers are creating a monster – we are telling suppliers to stop using Steam in their games" said one unnamed exec at a big-name UK gaming retailer.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Censored in Germany, International Versions Blocked by Steam

Call of Duty: Black Ops Censored in Germany, International Versions Blocked by Steam

It may not be as controversial as another First Person Shooter (FPS) title that was recently released, but it looks like Treyarch and Activision's upcoming title, Call of Duty: Black Ops, won't be arriving in Germany in its pristine condition. According to PCGames.de, the title has been banned in Germany, which means that a censored version of the title will be landing in the country. But, if you're a PC gamer expecting to get around the ban by playing a different country's version, you're also out of luck.

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