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Weekly horror review: cry of fear

Weekly Horror Review: Cry of Fear

This week, we’re going to look back a little, at what may well be one of the finest (and undoubtedly the most terrifying) Half Life mods ever made. It’s received numerous accolades on both ModDB and IndieDB, it’s been downloaded over five hundred thousand times, and it actually ended up collapsing the ModDB page on…

The steam controller and valve’s grand vision

The Steam Controller and Valve’s Grand Vision

Recent weeks have seen a lot of talk about upcoming Steam products, and particularly the prototype touch-centered Steam controller. It’s easy to understand why. Valve, the creator, has earned a lot of goodwill with its well-received software and steady sense of humor in an industry so frequently prone to publicity problems. Furthermore, the concept manages…

Steam family share reminds me of something…

Steam Family Share Reminds Me of Something…

Steam has announced that they will be implementing family sharing, Steam Family Share, in order to allow users to test out games that someone they know has already purchased. That way someone can save themselves from spending money on something before they’re sure they actually enjoy it. Alternatively a person could complete the entirety of…

Steam summer sale is now live with huge discounts

Steam Summer Sale is Now Live With Huge Discounts

It’s Christmas time for all PC gamers out there because Steam Summer Sale is now live and will be running for the next 10 days at least. There are tons and tons of PC games on sale with huge discounts. Over the next 10 days, most of the games, nearly 2000 to be exact, will…

Sanctum 2 preview

Sanctum 2 Preview

Think of tower defence games and images of mobile devices and simple Flash games probably come to mind. It’s certainly difficult to imagine the strategic, wall and tower building genre being squeezed into the mould of a first person shooter, but indie developer Coffee Stain Studios achieved just that with 2011’s Sanctum. Two years later…

Game review: chivalry: medieval warfare

Game Review: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare

Many gamers remember the first Half Life game fondly. While most of its fame comes from being a truly classic game, it is also remembered highly for its many and varied mods. Though perhaps not the original source of modding altogether, Half Life was where the modding community budded into a creating almost entire new…

Valve to sell Steam enabled PC packages in 2013

Gabe Newell, CEO of PC game digital distribution pioneer Valve has confirmed the company’s plans to enter the hardware market with a PC based device allowing customers to play purchased games directly on their televisions. In a recent talk with Kotaku, Newell made the following comments on the device which is set to be made…