Steam reaches 7.6 million concurrent users
Figure is up from 7 million earlier this month.
Figure is up from 7 million earlier this month.
Valve announces beta for new user-review feature that allows you to write reviews, rate others' reviews, and interact with developers.
Valve veteran Jason Holtman to work on "making Windows a great platform for gaming"; has been leading digital distribution platform for eight years.
Members of the Dota 2 subreddit stumble upon a Valve project tracker referencing Left 4 Dead 3 and Source 2.
List of titles to be discounted next week includes Assassin's Creed III, Bulletstorm, Crysis 3, Left 4 Dead 2, and The Witcher 2.
Projects labeled after company's shooters and game engine turn up in internal documentation; other names include "SteamMMO" and "Steam Box".
Things take an extraplanetary turn on the Modcast as Master Chief faces the fearsome aliens of Mars Attacks, and zombies soar to the heavens in low gravity.
Free promotion will make Left 4 Dead 2 characters playable in Resident Evil 6 and vice versa only on PC.
We live in a world where the My Little Ponies can be pitted against Xenomorphs, and Master Chief can have a Master Sword. This is a good world.
Valve adds user-created Lord of the Rings-themed mod to official servers for zombie shooter.
It's an army bred for a single purpose: to destroy the world of DINOSAURS.
What Aussie gaming news went down this week? We round up the happenings in one handy post, presented in glorious chronological format!
Publisher says it has been exploring the legal options surrounding the re-submission of Left 4 Dead 2 in Australia under the new R18+ adult classification.
Valve writer confirms zombie shooter series sales across first and second installment; Left 4 Dead 3 possible for "sometime down the road."
Valve runs Left 4 Dead 2 at 315 frames per second on Linux; claims to have "improved graphic driver performance" under the OS.
Valve confirms long-in-development downloadable content Cold Stream headed to PC, Mac, and Xbox 360 later this month alongside Mutation update.
E3 2012: Payday: The Heist dev Overkill Software reportedly working on game that explains origin of zombie outbreak before Valve's original 2008 survival shooter.
Overkill Software confirms studio working with Valve on a mystery "in-depth collaboration" for robbery title and zombie shooter.
Valve confirms this week's security breach potentially exposed encrypted credit card numbers, passwords, addresses, more.
We go behind the scenes at Valve, Bungie, and Epic Games to see how user feedback helps shape the game development process.
National Entertainment Collectibles Association announces agreement with Portal, Half-Life maker for toys, action figures, board games, accessories, and apparel from studio's stable of IP.
Australian Catholic Bishops "welcome" proposed guidelines for adult rating for video games; Australian Christian Lobby describes changes as "frightening."
Proposed new adult rating for games allows high violence except where it "offends" community standards; MA15+ tightened to restrict incentive-based nudity, sexual activity.
Counter-Strike tournament also held at Game and Art Festival.
Near-billionaire Gabe Newell discusses his privately held developer's finances with Forbes; Steam controls 50 to 70 percent of PC online market.
Financial magazine's crowd-sourced list of candidates to make massive impacts in next year features Valve CEO in recognition of Steam's hold on PC digital distribution.
Valve's digital distribution service hits new milestone on the back of 178 percent user growth; unit sales spike 200 percent in last 12 months.
Valve announces its hit zombie shooter will be available for Apple OS tomorrow; owners of PC version get Mac edition gratis.
Valve's original survival horror shooter and 2009 sequel updated with add-on next month; free on PC, $7 on Xbox 360.
Go back to school in style with the best picks for party, portable, and laptop computer games for those late-night dorm room sessions--along with selections of the best new games ...
Zombie sequel makes it through Classification Board unscathed; set for local release on September 30.
E3 2010: [UPDATE] Microsoft trimmed console boasts 250GB HDD, built-in Wi-Fi, more for $299; motion-sensing add-on launching with 15 games, including Harmonix's Dance Central, possible $150 price; Crytek, ESPN partnerships; ...
For all you PC L4D2 players who are wondering what the heck Mutations are all about.
Half-Life developer to support Apple's OS with Steam, back catalog next month.
Xbox Live Update: Microsoft's online platform heavily laden over next two weeks with headliners, Puzzle Chronicles, Halo 3 on-demand, Just Cause 2 add-on, more.
Rocksteady's acclaimed Dark Knight action adventure collects top honors at British awards; Uncharted 2 also wins big with four gongs.
[UPDATE 4] Uncharted 2 tops Game Developers Choice Awards with five trophies; PlayStation Move debuts; write-ups of Meier, Pardo, Molyneux, Muzyka, Sakamoto, Yamaoka, Toriyama, and Schafer talks also on tap; ...
Half-Life studio announces full support of Apple's OS for Steam, catalog hits this April; Portal 2 compatibility confirmed; all future games getting simultaneous PC, Mac, 360 release.
It's time to meet up with the original Left 4 Dead survivors and find a few new weapons along the way.
Publisher trims losses to $82 million for October-December quarter, but revenue also sinks to $1.24 billion; Left 4 Dead 2 sells 2.9 million, FIFA 10 9.7 million.
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