Posts Tagged ‘Steam’

Charturday: How Call of Duty Fares on Steam

With the recent launch of Call of Duty: WW2, I thought I’d dedicate the first Charturday to looking into how the series has performed on Steam where the game has been decidedly less popular than its console cousins. Black Ops 3, for instance, performed poorly enough on PC that Activision introduced a multiplayer only starter […]

PSA: Get Steam Link For $1 (Plus A Cheap Game)

The Steam Link is a device that allows you to stream your Steam games to another television in the house via wifi or ethernet. If you’ve been holding out on buying the Link thanks to its bank-breaking $50 price tag, you are in luck (but only if you act fast). Valve has placed the Steam […]

[NM] Despite Loot Box Controversy, Shadow of War Gets Good Reviews

Yesterday marked the launch of Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor, and not everyone is happy with Monolith’s monetization scheme. Reviews are pretty positive, however a number of critical outlets have mentioned that late game progress is heavily tied to loot boxes and grind. But enough about the critics, how do players feel? Over on Steam, […]

The Exiled Experiments With Not Letting People Play, It Doesn’t Work

The Exiled is a game that MMO Fallout has covered to some extent over the past year, it’s a quirky little MMO that seems to suffer mostly from poor marketing and low population, the latter likely influenced by the former. Oh and the developer Fairytale Distillery has made some arguably boneheaded experimental moves over the […]

[NM] Shovelware Developer Quits Industry After Steam Ban

Shovelware developer Silicon Echo is apparently pulling out of game development after action by Valve led to more than 170 of their games getting yanked from Steam. Silicon Echo is the renowned game developer known for hit titles including Shapes, Shapes 2, Shapes 3, Shapes 4, Shapes 5, Shapes 6, Shapes 7, and Shapes 8. […]

Call of Duty Gets Slammed In Steam Ratings In Open Beta

The Call of Duty World War 2 beta is officially live on PC, and Steam players are not happy. Just hours into the beta being available, the game is already sinking in reviews with 30% (of more than five thousand reviews) as of this writing having a positive outlook on the title. While there are […]

Battleborn Ceasing Development Support After Fall Update

As they say, all good things must come to an end, and they also say that development costs money and money doesn’t grow on trees. Gearbox Software has announced that this fall’s update to Battleborn will be the last. The fall update was announced at PAX and includes new skins, map and balance tweaks, as […]

Malaysian Government Blocks Steam Store Over God Fighting Game

Malaysian gamers looking to spend their hard earned ringgits on fresh picked video games are being met with a disappointing notice that the service has been blocked by the government due to allegedly offensive content. Users attempting to access the store are being notified that access has been blocked by the government. The game in […]

[PSA] You Can Now Activate Steam Keys on the Steam Website

As an update that will no doubt leave some of our viewers thinking “boy it looks like MMO Fallout got hacked and is being used to phish Steam accounts,” Valve has updated their systems so that players can now redeem keys through the Steam website. I’m not entirely sure how to get to this page […]

PSA: Brink Is Now Free To Play on Steam

In a rather surprising move, Bethesda Softworks has made first person shooter Brink free to play on Steam. Anyone can play the title without dropping a dime, however there is about $4 worth of DLC content. Bethesda launched Brink in 2011, developed by Splash Damage, creators of Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory. The game was not well […]