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Steam Game Delayed Because Publisher Forgot To Press The Release Button

Sometimes video games are delayed because a team’s schedule was too ambitious, or because they need some extra time for polish. Other times, it’s because they forgot to press the button.


The Marvel Ultimate Alliance PC Ports Are A Disaster

The re-release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance and PC debut of its sequel should be a happy occasion, but wonky controller mapping, horrible sound issues and other problems have folks calling it the worst PC port of the year.


Tips For Getting Started In RimWorld

RimWorld is a phenomenal little game capable of generating stories equal parts hilarious and fucked up. The sci-fi colony sim is meant to be more accessible than inspirations like Dwarf Fortress, but it can still be kinda… obtuse. Here are some tips to help you get started.


The Makings Of A Brilliant Virtual Reality RTS

It’s funny how much more important defending your base is when you’re standing in the middle of it. Cosmic Trip for the HTC Vive uses virtual reality to deliver a intimate perspective on real-time strategy.


Meet The Proud Creator Of The Worst Game On Steam

On Steam, Bad Rats is infamous. It’s a janky physics puzzle game that people gift to their enemies. Earning all of its achievements is considered a masochistic badge of honour. It’s the butt of joke after joke. And yet, seven years after the release of the original, it just got a sequel.


Life Is Strange Episode 1 Is Now Completely Free

Completely! Accompanying the news that the game has been ported to Mac and Linux, Life Is Strange developer DONTNOD has marked down the first episode by 100 per cent for the rest of ever.


What Happens After An Indie Game Fails On Steam

Brigador took five years to create. It’s a mech game with a great retro-chic look, a standout soundtrack and fully destructible everything. The developers jokingly call it a “Kool-Aid Man simulator”. On Steam, it has a 94 per cent positive rating. Despite all that, it flopped.


Valve Issues Cease And Desist Letter To 23 Counter-Strike Gambling Sites

Counter-Strike gambling sites may not be long for this world, as Valve has sent a letter demanding that they change practices in the next 10 days or the company will “pursue all available remedies including without limitation terminating your accounts”.


The New Star Wars VR Experience Is Fine 

Launched today on Steam, Star Wars: Trials of Tatooine is a very small taste of what official virtual reality lightsaber swinging might feel like.


RimWorld Steam Key Deal Spoiled By Fraudsters

The developer of RimWorld, Steam’s new hotness (and a Dwarf-Fortress-ish game with dashes of Firefly that I’m really digging; full impressions soon), was running a pretty cool deal for the game’s Early Access launch. Then fraudsters decided to get involved.


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