Posts Tagged ‘Steam’

KingsIsle Wants Help Getting On Steam

KingsIsle, makers of popular MMOs including Wizard 101 and Pirate 101, have a new game coming out: EverClicker. If you can’t tell by the title, it is a clicker game. Effectively, KingsIsle wants to learn about the process of submitting and having a game put up on Steam, and EverClicker happens to be the guinea […]

The Exiled Makes Season 3 Free For All

Sandbox MMO The Exiled this week announced that Season 3 will be available for free, temporarily removing the seven day trial and allowing all players to play for the entirety of the month, regardless of if they’ve purchased the client. Seasons in The Exiled run for one month, after which progress is wiped and players […]

Tencent Prepares To Take On Steam

Tencent appears to be aiming at PC juggernaut Valve by globalizing its own Steam-esque platform and rebranding as WeGame. Already massive in comparison to Steam, 200 million users in China compared to Steam’s 125 million worldwide, Tencent’s website indicates that the new WeGame platform will support global players on one client, expanding westward and introducing […]

Steam Cleanlight: Valve Terminates More Developers Over Review Manipulation

Valve has claimed three more souls as Steam parts ways with developers over review manipulation. The games in question include Techwars Online 2, Concerning Evergrow, and Trigger Happy Shooting. As posted by a Valve Steamworks moderator, the developers were using fake reviews to make their games appear to be more popular and well received than […]

PSA: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is Free On Steam

Thought about picking up Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and for some reason just never got around to it? Well today is your lucky day, because Torn Banner Studios has made the game free for the next day or so. This isn’t some free weekend trial sort of deal, either, once you activate the game you get […]

TERA Sees Huge Number Spikes Thanks To Steam

As surprising as it may sound, releasing on Steam can do wonders for a game’s community, as European publisher Gameforge and developer Bluehole Studios found out following the successful rollout of TERA on the digital distribution service. Since its launch, TERA has remained in the top 30 list of free to play games. According to […]

Best Of Greenlight: Streets of Rogue

Best of Greenlight is a space where I’d like to talk about games that are deserving of your attention, rather than focus entirely on shady independent developers and their shady asset flips and shady copyright takedown notices. The best part about the current spotlight game is that you can play it right now: It is […]

Valve Updates Steam Reviews, Free Reviews Don’t Count

Valve has updated how Steam handles user reviews today in a way that will affect how paid/free reviews affect the game’s overall score. Starting today, the review score will no longer be affected by users that received the game for free, including free weekends and gifts. With the changes we are making now, the review […]

STICLI Games: Toxic Developer With Invalid EULA

STICLI Games is the developer of Airport Master on Steam, a $15 airport simulator that by all accounts seems to be a decent game that merely suffers from a bad user interface. The developer, however, seems intent on driving their reputation directly into the river by coming right off the starting line with toxic behavior, […]

The Exiled Hits Steam Today

Fairytale Distillery’s MMORPG The Exiled has officially hit Steam. The Exiled bills itself as a social sandbox, combining strategy with survival and showcasing full loot and unrestricted PvP. The game is available to try on Steam for free for 7 days, after which you can continue playing with one of the game’s access packs. “We […]