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Steam Link Linux release reminds us how simple game streaming can be

Steam Link Linux release reminds us how simple game streaming can be

Valve released a Linux version of its Steam Link app, allowing the connectivity system to work on even MORE devices than before. This is just the latest in a line of operating systems made available to work with Steam Link, including Windows, Android, iOS, and Raspberry Pi. And it's all free, provided you have a Steam account and own a game or two.

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ALIENS: Fireteam takes place after Alien 3, before Resurrection… but how?

ALIENS: Fireteam takes place after Alien 3, before Resurrection… but how?

Before you view this trailer, keep an open mind and check the "alpha" tag below. This game is still relatively early in development, and will almost certainly look better by the time it's ready for release. That said, it's odd that it's set for "Summer 2021" but the gameplay trailer release today is still "alpha" in nature. Have you ever experienced such a combination of elements before?

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Steam Remote Play Together won’t require a Steam account for one invite

Steam Remote Play Together won’t require a Steam account for one invite

Gaming can be an intensely social activity, despite stereotypes, but most of the interactions among gamers happen online these days. There are video games that are meant to be played together with a small band of friends, often over a local network. COVID-19 restrictions have made it harder to get together for local multiplayer games and some friends might not even live in the same country or continent. Valve made the Steam Remote Play Together feature exactly for that purpose and soon it won't even require a Steam account to use, at least for some of the players.

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Steam is stepping up its controller support game for developers

Steam is stepping up its controller support game for developers

Once upon a time, Steam envisioned homes with a Steam Machine gaming box in their living rooms. The idea of playing PC games on such a large screen and on the comfort of your couch would have gone well if not for the fact that most PC games are designed with keyboard and mouse in mind. That may no longer be true today, with a variety of games across genres advertising support for game controllers. With Steam's latest dashboard feature, the PC gaming market's biggest distributor is telling developers to start caring about controller support.

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Valheim hits another big milestone in amazing time

Valheim hits another big milestone in amazing time

It was just a few days ago that Valheim developer Iron Gate was celebrating three million sales of its game, and now it has announced an entirely new milestone. Valheim has managed to sell 4 million copies in its short period of availability so far, but what's impressive about that isn't necessarily the total number of sales - massive though it may be - but rather the amount of time it took to get there.

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Here’s what it takes to run PS4’s Days Gone on PC

Here’s what it takes to run PS4’s Days Gone on PC

Yesterday, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan announced that Days Gone is coming to PC. This is just the latest PlayStation exclusive to come to PC, following in the footsteps of last year's Horizon Zero Dawn port. Now we know what kind of rig it's going to take to run Days Gone on PC, thanks the Steam listing that has gone live for the game.

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Valve refuses Apple’s “narrow” data request in battle VS Epic

Valve refuses Apple’s “narrow” data request in battle VS Epic

In an ongoing legal battle VS Epic, Apple's requested that non-party Valve deliver a series of data points. Apple's suggestion is that the biggest competitor to Epic's "Epic Games Store" is Valve's game store Steam. Apple's lawyers suggest that their "request is very narrow", while Valve's lawyers suggest "Apple wrongly claims those requests are narrow. They are not."

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Viking survival game Valheim just hit a huge milestone

Viking survival game Valheim just hit a huge milestone

If you're a PC gamer, you've almost certainly heard of Valheim by now. The Viking survival game launched in early access on Steam earlier this month, and ever since its arrival, it seems to be the only thing anyone can talk about. Today, the developers behind Valheim have shared a big win for the game, as it has hit another sales milestone in a very short amount of time.

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Steam’s 2021 Lunar New Year Sale is now live, but not for long

Steam’s 2021 Lunar New Year Sale is now live, but not for long

Just as the oracles over at SteamDB foretold, the 2021 Steam Lunar New Year Sale is officially underway, and this time, we don't even have to contend with a struggling Steam store for the first few hours of it. There are thousands of games on sale, but unlike the Summer and Winter Sales that get a ton of attention from gamers, you'll need to act quick if you want to take advantage of these deals.

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When does the 2021 Steam Lunar New Year Sale begin?

When does the 2021 Steam Lunar New Year Sale begin?

It was only a few weeks ago that we were in the midst of the Steam Winter Sale, and now we seem to approaching the kick off to a new one. Like many other platform holders, Valve is expected to host a Lunar New Year Sale on Steam this year, and if you've got your eye on a game, you're probably best off waiting to buy it, as that sale is rumored to kick off very soon.

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Forza Horizon 4 heads to Steam next month

Forza Horizon 4 heads to Steam next month

Over time, Microsoft has been attempting to make its games more accessible to PC players. This started with the company committing to bringing its first-party Xbox games over to PC. Then Microsoft made a PC version of Xbox Game Pass, and we've even seen a large number of games launch on Steam in addition to the Microsoft Store. Microsoft announced today that Forza Horizon 4 will soon be joining those first-party games on Steam, and it'll be arriving next month.

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Factorio expansion confirmed as base game hits a big milestone

Factorio expansion confirmed as base game hits a big milestone

Fans of Factorio got a nice surprise today, as the developer behind the game has announced that the title will be getting an expansion. Word of this expansion comes shortly after the game's version 1.0 release last August, which itself followed years of early access development. Unfortunately, there aren't a ton of details about the expansion at the moment, but fans will likely be happy to hear that an expansion is in the works nonetheless.

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