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Final Fantasy V Pixel Remaster release date revealed for Steam and mobile

Final Fantasy V Pixel Remaster release date revealed for Steam and mobile

Throughout the latter half of this year, Square Enix has been releasing Pixel Remasters for the first six Final Fantasy games. Square Enix started things off with a bang, releasing the Pixel Remasters for Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy II, and Final Fantasy III all at the same time this past summer. Final Fantasy IV followed several weeks after, and now we know when Final Fantasy V will be launching.

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When does the Steam Halloween Sale begin?

When does the Steam Halloween Sale begin?

If you have your eye on a particular game that's available through Steam, you might want to hold off on buying for the time being. Halloween is just a few days away, and usually, Valve likes to host a short Halloween Sale for the occasion. Now, we know when the Halloween Sale will kick-off and when the rest of the major Steam sales for 2021 will be happening.

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NVIDIA GeForce NOW can now stream Steam games to Xbox consoles

NVIDIA GeForce NOW can now stream Steam games to Xbox consoles

There are quite a few game streaming services now available, and they all compete on two main fronts. They try to outdo each other in the number of games they can stream and the number of devices they can stream to. NVIDIA's GeForce NOW had the advantage of being in beta even before the likes of Google Stadia got started and has been able to expand to more devices than any of its rivals have so far. Its latest trick is to support Microsoft Edge, which, coincidentally, opens the doors to its unofficial arrival on the Xbox.

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Varjo Aero prepares you for an ultra-realistic VR metaverse

Varjo Aero prepares you for an ultra-realistic VR metaverse

The Varjo Aero VR headset takes their high-end hardware - generally made for enterprise markets that have a LOT of cash - ready for consumers. This doesn't mean the headset is affordable - it'll run you around $1990 USD, nearly two THOUSAND dollars - but you'll know where your money went. Each of your two eyes gets its own Mini LED LCD with 2880 x 2720 pixels - that's a whole lot.

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Steam Blockchain games ban: Good news for NFT and crypto alike

Steam Blockchain games ban: Good news for NFT and crypto alike

An update to Valve's rules for games on Steam effectively bans all Blockchain games that use cryptocurrencies or NFTs. This is GOOD news if you're a cryptocurrency or NFT holder, at the moment, as it represents another public acknowledgement of the real-world value of cryptocurrencies and NFTs alike.

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Steam Deck teardown tells you exactly how to be bad

Steam Deck teardown tells you exactly how to be bad

Today the folks at Valve went ahead and tore down their next-generation portable gaming device Steam Deck. The Valve Steam Deck is not exactly like your average DIY PC build. Instead, it's more like... you COULD open it up, but you probably shouldn't. Valve's video is like a parent saying to a child: I know this looks fun, but DON'T do it.

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Steam Next Fest returns: 4 demos we’re checking out this weekend

Steam Next Fest returns: 4 demos we’re checking out this weekend

As promised, Steam Next Fest has returned. The fall 2021 edition of Steam Next Fest is live now, and as with previous Steam Next Fests, the idea here is to give upcoming indie games a chance to get noticed by the PC gaming masses. Steam Next Fest accomplishes this by offering hundreds of demos for players to download and check out, but the catch is that they're only available for the next week.

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Valve confirms new Steam Deck details like PC control and SD card booting

Valve confirms new Steam Deck details like PC control and SD card booting

We're quickly approaching the release window for Valve's Steam Deck. The first orders for the handheld PC gaming machine are due to begin shipping out in December, but even though we're still a few months out, the Steam Deck isn't some unknown quantity. Indeed, Valve has been relatively open about the Steam Deck and its capabilities so far, even offering hands-on time with the device to a select few. Now it's answering even more questions in a revamped FAQ it has published for the Steam Deck.

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Steam Next Fest happens from October 1 to October 7

Steam Next Fest happens from October 1 to October 7

Steam has confirmed when Next Fest will happen, kicking off on October 1 at 10 AM PDT and ending October 7. Next Fest is a multi-day celebration of future games allowing gamers to explore and play hundreds of different game demos. During the event, fans will be able to watch developer live streams and chat with development teams about games that are coming soon to Steam.

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THQ Nordic serves up two free games on Steam ahead of 10th anniversary event

THQ Nordic serves up two free games on Steam ahead of 10th anniversary event

THQ Nordic is turning 10 years old in 2021, and we already know what the company is doing to celebrate the milestone. Tomorrow, THQ Nordic will host an event in which it plans to reveal six new games. However, before that event gets underway, THQ Nordic has kicked off a publisher sale on Steam, and it's giving away two games for free as part of that sale.

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Valheim Hearth & Home update now available: This is what’s new

Valheim Hearth & Home update now available: This is what’s new

After something of an extended wait, the Hearth & Home update for Valheim is arriving today. While we've seen various teasers for the Hearth & Home - which is Valheim's first major content update post-launch - today's patch notes reveal most of what's new. Even then, though, it looks like the developers at Iron Gate want us to discover most of the additions on our own, as the patch notes are fairly broad.

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Steam Deck development kits begin shipping

Steam Deck development kits begin shipping

One of the coolest things to happen in gaming in a long time, at least for those who enjoy gaming on the PC was the Steam Deck. It's been a while since the device was announced, and Steam has finally confirmed that development kits are beginning to ship. Steam shared some images from behind the scenes showing Steam Deck development kits being packaged up to ship out to partners.

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