Steam Winter Sale hidden gems: 14 great PC games under $10

See larger image Credit: Valve Walk on the wild side The Steam Winter Sale is here, and it’s absolutely brimming with steep discounts for virtually every PC game imaginable. While it’s no doubt a great time to pick up recent AAA blockbusters on the cheap (Doom for $20? Yes please!), one of the best parts … Read more

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare on Windows Store won’t let you play with Steam gamers

Continuing the trend of “Windows Store versions being demonstrably worse than their Steam counterparts,” Activision’s put out some disturbing news about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare—namely, that the Windows Store version isn’t cross-play compatible with either the Steam version or the Xbox version. Wait, what? I thought the big draw for games in the Windows … Read more

Valve requires real in-game screenshots for Steam listings

A screenshot is worth a thousand words COMMENTS Hayden Dingman | @haydencd Games reporter, PCWorld Nov 2, 2016 10:56 AM Valve’s prepping to push a large-ish Steam update in the next few weeks, colloquially dubbed “Discovery 2.0” since it focuses on tweaking a number of ideas launched in 2014’s Discovery update. A new homepage, changes … Read more

Steam debuts a VR performance-check utility for PCs ahead of HTC Vive rollout

The SteamVR-powered HTC Vive virtual reality headset is officially up for preorder on February 29 , and Valve wants to help make sure your PC is ready for it. Valve recently published a free program on Steam called the SteamVR Performance Test that will automatically check your system specs to see if they make the … Read more