Our Picks Of Today's Steam Sales

Again, it’s not the best day for Steam sales. I’m starting to think the sales peaked a month ago. But I’m also thinking that because of the curation system, not everything is showing up for me. It seems to be changing as I refresh. But there are a couple I’d definitely recommend. How about you?

Our Pick Of Today's Steam Sales

The Steam sales are back on… Brace yourselves! Actually, today doesn’t seem to be one of the better days. Plenty of games which are discounted to the price they kinda maybe should be anyway. But there are a few gems. Here are our picks.

The Year In Dota 2: A Game That Kept Changing

Dota 2 is the staple of millions of players’ gaming nights, a rising star in the eSports scene for a new generation of competitive players and spectators. It’s also a lucrative vehicle for Valve to sell hats. From how it changed, to how people played it, to how Valve talked about it, here is the story of Dota 2 in 2014.

You Can't Gift Steam Games Wherever You Want Anymore

Region-locking, the act of making games non-functional if used outside particular parts of the world, is not an uncommon thing in games. It is, however, a big deal for Steam — especially the PC gaming service’s trading/gifting market. With widespread region locks now in place, change seems inevitable.

10 Awesome Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Plays Of 2014

YouTuber Peter Vallsten’s video and the CS:GO highlights he features is proof that the game is about far more than just about opening cases. It had a crazy year, and it will probably grow even bigger as an eSport in 2015.

Hatred, Yanked From Steam Just Yesterday, Is Already Back

Hatred, a controversial and violent game that only yesterday was pulled off Steam’s Greenlight service, is back. That was fast.

Some Of The Best Counter-Strike Moments Of 2014

It’s been one hell of a year for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This video by Peter Vallsten highlights 10 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive pro plays of the year.

Controversial Shooting Game Pulled From Steam Greenlight

Earlier today unsettlingly violent shooter Hatred appeared on Steam Greenlight. Not long after, it was yanked from the massive PC gaming service. And while Valve was — like Target and GTA V — within their rights, I think they could have handled it better. Meanwhile Hatred continues to manufacture controversy, and that’s not OK.

Boo, Valve Removed Bird Surfing From Counter-Strike

For a brief, magical period of time, you could surf on birds in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. As in, ascend into the skies on their tiny, feathered backs. Unfortunately, it broke the terrorist-fragging heck out of the game, so Valve had to take it out. But they added something fun to make up for it.

Once Again, Paypal Lets Steam Sale Dates Slip

They’re coming back in December! And now, thanks to another email from Paypal, we know the dates. This is all sounding a bit familiar…