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Elite: Dangerous Officially Launches on Mac

The highly-regarded space exploration sim Elite: Dangerous has finally launched on the Mac after a brief beta period. The game is available both through Steam and directly from developer Frontier Developments’ website. Anyone that already purchased the Windows PC version will be able to grab the Mac version free of …


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Why You Should Give GOG Galaxy a Try

As we reported last week, Good Old Games (GOG) has just launched a new gaming service in competition with the juggernaut that is Steam. Called GOG Galaxy, it supports many of the same features as Steam does, though there are also some key differences that help set it apart. Lifehacker …



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GOG Launches an Alternative to Steam

There’s a new alternative to the Steam client in town, and it goes by the name of GOG Galaxy. The new game client from the DRM-free store GOG.com has many of the same features as Steam (such as achievements, library management, and friends lists), though it goes a bit further …


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Developers Can Now Ban Players from Their Games on Steam

Gamers had better started behaving in online matches, lest they get a visit from the ban hammer. According to a new initiative from Valve, developers will now have the authority to ban players as they see fit from their online games. Previously, it was an entirely Valve/Steam-driven approach, meaning there …


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Paid Mods on Steam Have Been Removed… For Now

Earlier last week, Valve, in partnership with Bethesda Softworks, introduced a new feature on Steam that allowed mod creators to charge for their mods. And then the PC gaming world collectively lost its shit. In fact, the backlash proved to be so severe, Valve and Bethesda have pulled the feature …


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Play Steam Games on Your TV with Steam Link

Valve is at GDC this year, and they’ve made some interesting hardware announcements, the core of which is about a new device called the Steam Link. The Steam Link will connect to any television (or other video display) and will stream all of your Steam content to wherever the Steam Link …


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Steam Gets New Discovery and Curation Tools

Browsing and searching Steam just got a lot easier. Yesterday Valve introduced the store’s new Discovery Update, which vastly overhauls the homepage and other discovery features. To begin, the homepage is now fully customized to each user: Specifically, the new features at your disposal from the Home page include personalized …


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Play Borderlands 2 Free This Weekend

Calling all Vault Hunters! If you still haven’t tried out the fantastic Borderlands 2, this weekend provides the perfect opportunity. Starting today and running until 3pm CST on Sunday, you’ll be able to play Borderlands 2 on Steam absolutely free of charge! Note that the game won’t be permanently added to …