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Black Mesa Half-Life remake launch is just around the corner

Black Mesa Half-Life remake launch is just around the corner

Video game development is often portrayed both as some fantastic journey as well as a prolonged nightmare, the latter due to cramming to meet hard target dates, long development periods, and even delays. And that's when there's a company funding the development. For fan-made, mostly voluntary game development, things can take far, far longer than initially envisioned. Fortunately for hardcore Half-Life fans, the wait is finally over and one of the most popular remakes of the game will be hitting Steam next week.

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Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord gets early access release date out of nowhere

Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord gets early access release date out of nowhere

Mount and Blade fans have received a rather surprising and exciting announcement, as TaleWorlds Entertainment has announced an early access release date for Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord. This moment is a long time in the making, as it's been nearly a decade since the last major Mount and Blade release. To say that Mount and Blade fans have been waiting a long time for this announcement is quite the understatement.

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Steam Labs Experiment 008 recommends what you should play next

Steam Labs Experiment 008 recommends what you should play next

If you are any sort of gamer, chances are you have amassed more games than you can ever play within a given amount of time. In addition to actually remembering which games you own, you also have the seemingly insurmountable task of deciding which one to play next. When you're organic brain can't decide for you, maybe an artificial one can help, which is where Steam's latest experiment called "Play Next" can come in handy to suggest which games you should, well, play next.

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Half-Life: Alyx launch date has finally been revealed

Half-Life: Alyx launch date has finally been revealed

Half-Life is one of those games that many gamers talk about, most often very fondly, but very few new gamers today see. That's mostly because, despite the cult following, the game has not seen any new release in more than a decade. That will be changing next month when the sequel-prequel-spinoff Half-Life: Alyx is finally released on Steam. It could be the start of the franchise's revival if the game truly takes off, which is going to be tricky considering it's exclusive to PC-based VR systems only.

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Steam blows past a long-standing concurrent user record

Steam blows past a long-standing concurrent user record

It shouldn't be surprising to hear that Steam has a lot of users. As the most popular PC gaming platform by a long shot, there are a ton of people who use Steam every day to buy and play their PC games. Today we're learning that Steam recently broke a record for its number of concurrent users, suggesting that the app's user base is still growing.

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Steam Lunar New Year Sale is live and coming after your dollars

Steam Lunar New Year Sale is live and coming after your dollars

If the Steam Winter Sale somehow didn't drain your bank account, then you've got another chance to get some games on the cheap beginning today. Valve has kicked off a Lunar New Year Sale on Steam, and though it won't last nearly as long as the Winter Sale did, it still has quite a few discounts on offer.

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Chrome OS may finally get official Steam support

Chrome OS may finally get official Steam support

At the moment, if you're looking to play games on Chrome OS, you're more or less limited to finding those games on the Google Play Store. That may all be changing at some point in the near future, as Google has suggested that it's working with Valve to build official Steam support for Chrome OS. This, of course, would greatly expand the gaming capabilities of Chromebooks by allowing them to tap into Steam's vast library of PC titles.

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Cyberpunk 2077 release date delayed right into Avengers

Cyberpunk 2077 release date delayed right into Avengers

This morning the folks at CD PROJEKT RED announced a slight delay in the release of their next major game Cyberpunk 2077. This game is massive, or so they've suggested, so they're going to need just a LITTLE more time to make sure it's up to the fidelity with which it should be delivered. No comment has yet been sent on the situation by one Keanu Reeves.

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Big Steam soundtrack update makes it easier to buy and listen to music

Big Steam soundtrack update makes it easier to buy and listen to music

When you're browsing through Steam's store, you'll often see game soundtracks available for their respective games as DLC. If that kind of branding struck you as odd, you certainly weren't alone there. After all, one key drawback of designating a soundtrack as DLC is that it meant you had to purchase the game before you could buy its soundtrack.

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10 great games under $10 in the Steam Winter Sale

10 great games under $10 in the Steam Winter Sale

Now that Christmas is behind us, there are a lot of PC gamers out there sitting on a pile of Steam gift cards. While we imagine many of those gamers burned through those cards the second their codes were redeemed, there are probably just as many who are taking their time in determining how to best stretch their funds. If that's you, then this list of 10 games that are less than $10 in the Steam Winter Sale will help you get a lot of mileage out of those gift cards.

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Steam’s customer service has been garbage for far too long

Steam’s customer service has been garbage for far too long

Any PC gamer out there will be able to tell you that there are three truths in life: we're all going to die, we all need to pay taxes, and we all know how awful Steam's customer support is. Steam's lack of comprehensive customer support has become a meme at this point, and with Steam being the king of the PC digital distribution hill for so long, it seemed like it was never going to change.

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The 2019 Steam Winter Sale is now live, which means Steam is down

The 2019 Steam Winter Sale is now live, which means Steam is down

Just as various leaks - and, eventually, Valve itself - foretold, the annual Steam Winter Sale has officially started. The Winter Sale is one of Steam's two big annual sale, with the other being the Summer Sale in the middle of the year. In terms of video game sales, the Winter Sale could even be bigger considering that many PC gamers likely receive Steam gift cards for the holidays.

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