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Valve’s New Content Policy for Steam Is a Triumph of Cowardice Over Curation

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Valve has never been particularly interested in customer service or in providing a clear, concise set of rules for what kind of content is or ...

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Apple Blocks Valve’s New Steam Mobile Gaming App

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it would launch the ability to play games on your smartphone by streaming them via its Steam Link ...

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Valve Isn’t Done With Steam Machines After All

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Valve recently pulled its home page links to Steam Machine listings, which led many of us to speculate about the end of that initiative. Now, ...

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Steam Earned an Estimated $4.3B in 2017, but Benefits Flow to Handful of Titles

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Valve, as a private company, doesn’t have to disclose its earnings, governance, or a great deal of other information about its own operation. Luckily, there’s ...

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Valve Will No Longer Accept Bitcoin as Payment for Games on Steam

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Digital gaming giant Valve has announced that some 18 months after adding the ability to buy games on Steam with Bitcoin, it will no longer ...

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Steam Banhammers More Than 40,000 People After its Summer Sale

Steam’s Summer Sale officially concluded last week, but Valve had one last surprise in store for cheaters who had hoped to score cheap replacements on games (or to build up a larger stockpile of titles while cheating in others). On ...

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The Steam Summer Sale Starts Thursday, June 22

The time has come for gamers the world over to joke about burying their wallets in the backyard, but they’ll never do it. The Steam Summer Sale is starting Thursday, and that means big sales on games. An embarrassingly small ...

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Are Valve and Steam Helping PC Gaming or Hurting It?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Valve has established itself as the dominate force and distribution method for PC gaming, but is this good for the PC game industry, or for gamers themselves? The post Are Valve and Steam Helping PC ...

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Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too ...

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Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too ...

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