Steam RSS News Feed http://www.steampowered.com/ All Steam news, all the time! en Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:36:30 -0700 http://www.steampowered.com/ <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Jagged Alliance Gold]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13111/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13111/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:36:30 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-23T05:36:30-07:00 Jagged Alliance Gold is Now Available on Steam!

Experience a true classic! This Gold edition includes the original Jagged Alliance plus the add-on Jagged Alliance: Deadly Games. Take a trip into retro land and learn why this is considered to be one the best turn-based games of all times. Choose your mercenaries wisely and lead them into battle against the evil Santino. Lead your troops to victory - turn by turn.
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - RC Cars, 20% off!]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13110/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13110/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:47:33 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-23T02:47:33-07:00 RC Cars is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!*

R.C. Cars is an exciting arcade racing game featuring the world of highly realistic toy radio controlled cars. Jump, accelerate, perform acrobatic feats in the air, and bounce on big hummocks, pits and bumps while contending with opponents for victory. Win prize money for placing in the race, purchase car upgrades and participate on further tracks!

*Offer ends April 30 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Ascension to the Throne, 20% off!]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13109/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13109/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:46:38 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-23T02:46:38-07:00 Ascension to the Throne is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!*

Ascension to the Throne is a turn-based strategy game with RPG elements. In a world of fantasy the hero will have to pass many tests on his way to victory. Enemies seek to stop players from regaining power and taking revenge. Gain new friends to aid you in reclaiming the throne. Become the King you were born to be - wise, brave and courageous.

*Offer ends April 30 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - UFO Aftermath, 20% off!]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13108/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13108/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:46:26 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-23T02:46:26-07:00 UFO Aftermath is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!*

UFO: Aftermath is a 3D isometric, tactical strategy game with a rich and compelling sci fi story.

*Offer ends April 30 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Abalone]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13107/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13107/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:40:50 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-23T02:40:50-07:00 Abalone is Now Available on Steam!

Abalone® is an adaptation of the famous multi-million selling board game!
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines, 75% Off]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13105/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13105/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:58:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T13:58:00-07:00 Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Steam Client Update Released]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13104/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13104/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:34:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T13:34:00-07:00
General
  • Added support for regional EULAs
  • Improved caching of leaderboard API requests
  • Improved handling of warnings on unrecognized links in chat
  • Fixed bug causing Windows service log message "Error: Failed to poke open firewall"
  • Fixed installing games from older retail discs
  • Fix message shown when you unblock someone
  • Improved keyboard accessibility in block/unblock success dialog
  • Fixed removing empty sub folders after game updates
  • Fixed SteamGuard UI problem preventing login in rare configurations
  • Fixed launching games dialog getting stuck in "Preparing to launch..." state
  • Fixed installed apps detecting content updates
  • Fixed inability to install games or force updates outside of the auto-update time window, if specified
  • Fixed repeated attempts to apply pending updates to a game that is currently running

Windows
  • Improved Steam overlay compatibility with 64-bit games, especially under Windows 8.1
  • Fixed a hang that occurred when opening the overlay for the second time in some games

Mac OS X
  • Improved initial startup time when launching Steam
  • Fixed crash in some newer games when launched from Steam

Linux + SteamOS
  • Updated the steam-runtime for Ubuntu 14.04 compatibility
  • Fixed potential hang when using certain UI toolkits that relied on SIGCHLD
  • Fixed a game crash occurring when more than ten processes were attached to the Steam overlay, fixing "CID The Dummy" on Linux
  • Added support for setting voice input device in Big Picture

Big Picture
  • Load correct localized eula if the language changes in the Choose Language panel
  • Fix progress % displayed for items that are queued for download
  • Fixed a bug in Web browser where big pages would be erroneously clamped
  • Fixed UI for pre-loading games
  • Added login help support for forgotten password and account name

Virtual Reality Mode
  • Added “Virtual Reality mode” to the View menu and removed the –vr command line option. This will only appear if SteamVR is installed and if a supported HMD is detected
  • Added support for switching from desktop mode to VR, then back to desktop and into Big Picture
  • Added support for detecting when an HMD has been plugged in after Steam has started
  • When running in VR mode Steam will now open only the VR window and not the normal Big Picture window
  • Moved VR mode log files under the Steam client install directory
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Maya LT]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13103/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13103/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:08:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T11:08:00-07:00 Maya LT is Now Available on Steam!

Maya LT is a cost-effective 3D animation and modeling software built for professional indie game makers. Features in Maya LT are designed to make each step of the 3D creative process faster for experienced artists and easier to learn for new users, so you can create your next hit game faster.
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Vitrum]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13102/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13102/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:01:32 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T11:01:32-07:00 Vitrum is Now Available on Steam!

Vitrum is a 3D, first person, puzzle/platform game with more than 45 stages, stage editor and community's shared stages. The game uses physics and powerful crystalsto challenge the player find your way out of each stage.
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Starlight Inception™™]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13101/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13101/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:56:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T10:56:00-07:00 Starlight Inception™™ is Now Available on Steam!

One hundred years from tomorrow...World War IV has started! Do you have what it takes to join the United Star Force and defend Earth and its colonies from the relentless marauders of the Non-Aligned Nations? With a complement of over thirty spacefighters, bombers and transports with customizable weapons and equipment at your disposal, can you take the fight to the enemy and win back the Star System in the name of freedom? Assume the role of a young space fighter pilot assigned to the star carrier U.S.F. Midway (SCVN-41), deploy to hotspots throughout the inner and outer planets and win the last great World War!

STARLIGHT INCEPTION is a relevant first person / third person space combat experience with elements of exploration. It has a unique blend of action with an involving storyline. Features include ship based combat both in space and on planets and moons, interplanetary exploration, and multiplayer dogfighting.

LIGHT UP THE SKY...in the return of the space simulation genre.

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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game, 40% off!]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13100/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13100/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:04:56 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T10:04:56-07:00 Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game is Now Available on Steam and is 40% off!*

The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaborate style by creating complex and hilarious machines.Is pouring a glass of juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using a jack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wielding friend to achieve your goal. The more creative your solution the better!

*Offer ends April 29 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Portal 2, 75% Off]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13095/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13095/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T10:00:00-07:00 Portal 2 during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Portal 2 draws from the award-winning formula of innovative gameplay, story, and music that earned the original Portal over 70 industry accolades and created a cult following.

The single-player portion of Portal 2 introduces a cast of dynamic new characters, a host of fresh puzzle elements, and a much larger set of devious test chambers. Players will explore never-before-seen areas of the Aperture Science Labs and be reunited with GLaDOS, the occasionally murderous computer companion who guided them through the original game.

The game’s two-player cooperative mode features its own entirely separate campaign with a unique story, test chambers, and two new player characters. This new mode forces players to reconsider everything they thought they knew about portals. Success will require them to not just act cooperatively, but to think cooperatively.


*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Octodad: Dadliest Catch, 33% Off]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13066/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13066/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T10:00:00-07:00 Octodad: Dadliest Catch during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad's existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.

*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - FRACT OSC, 10% off!]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13099/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13099/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:52:15 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T09:52:15-07:00 FRACT OSC is Now Available on Steam and is 10% off!*

FRACT is a musical exploration game. You arrive in a forgotten place and explore the vast and unfamiliar landscape to discover the secrets of a world built on sound. You rebuild its machinery by solving puzzles and bring the world back to life by shaping sound and creating music in the game.

*Offer ends April 29 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Sentinel]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13098/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13098/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:17:50 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T09:17:50-07:00 Sentinel is Now Available on Steam!

Sentinel is an interactive audio tower defense game. It mixes strategic gameplay with a dynamic music system.
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<![CDATA[New DLC Available - Skullgirls: Big Band]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13097/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13097/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:56:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T08:56:00-07:00 Skullgirls: Big Band, all new content for Unknown app is Now Available on Steam and is completely free for owners of the base game!

Big Band's in full swing!



Once a cop known as Ben Birdland, he fell flat when he got on the wrong side of New Meridian's corrupt police force. Birdland was broken and bent out of shape by his former colleagues, but was tuned up by Dr. Avian and ASG Lab 8. Now he is armed with a full ensemble of pneumatic weaponry, making him the full fortissimo instrument of justice: "Big Band."

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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - The Sandbox]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13096/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13096/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:51:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-22T08:51:00-07:00 The Sandbox is Now Available on Steam Early Access!

The Sandbox is a unique world building & crafting game featuring over 150+ physics elements presented in 2D pixel blocks that can interact with each others. Players can craft amazing worlds, create pixel art, chain reactions, chiptune music, advanced contraptions, electric circuits or just play with physics.

Play with basic elements ranging from simple water, stone, sand, wood, glass, lava, fire, to more complex: electricity, metal, virus, antivirus,heater, cooler, lasers, pipes, gems, sensors, leds TNT, C4, crosswire, conveyor belt, music instruments etc.

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<![CDATA[New Weeklong Deals, Monday April 21st]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13094/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13094/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-21T10:00:00-07:00


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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Retro City Rampage, 90% Off]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/12975/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/12975/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Sun, 20 Apr 2014 10:05:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-20T10:05:00-07:00 Retro City Rampage!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Counter-Strike: Source, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch Updates Released]]> http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13093/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com/news/13093/ http://store.akamai.steampowered.com//forums/ Sat, 19 Apr 2014 17:54:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-04-19T17:54:00-07:00
  • Updated Orange Box games with server, client, and engine fixes from Team Fortress 2
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