EA Announces EA Access Coming To Steam, But It Still Requires Origin

Electronic Arts is bringing its subscription service known as EA Access from Origin, PS4, and Xbox One to Steam sometime “soon.” In other words, the company that hosts waifu witch hunts and the infamous taste police will allow EA to bolster Origin in its new sneaky ploy. Continue reading “EA Announces EA Access Coming To Steam, But It Still Requires Origin”

Valve Wants Player Feedback To Make Artifact A Better Game

Publisher and developer Valve is still trying to bring Artifact back from the dead, and one way the team is trying to do so is through a series of beta phases and blog posts that attempt to keep gamers up to date on all things Artifact. With that said, the team behind Artifact released a new blog post looking for your feedback to help the card game. Continue reading “Valve Wants Player Feedback To Make Artifact A Better Game”

Gamer Who Was Banned From His Steam Library Takes Case To Consumer Protection Agency

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We recently reported on a Russian Steam user who was unceremoniously banned from accessing his account, both in the community forums and from his game library through the Steam client. He recently decided to take his issue up with the consumer rights agency in Russia, as well as look into suing Valve for breaching Russian law. Continue reading “Gamer Who Was Banned From His Steam Library Takes Case To Consumer Protection Agency”

Steam User Loses Access To Game Library After Valve Perma-Bans Him For “Extreme Racism”

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A Russian Steam user going by the handle lcompote found himself permanently banned from the Steam community and from accessing his game library after Valve dropped the hammer on him for “extreme racist spam”. Continue reading “Steam User Loses Access To Game Library After Valve Perma-Bans Him For “Extreme Racism””

Friends of Journalism Poll Fails Epically With Most People Preferring White Nationalism to Epic Games

In 1965 Theodore H. White penned what would become one of Napoleon’s greatest quotes: Never interfere with the enemy when he is in the process of destroying himself. Right now is a pivotal moment in American history whose outcome will determine the fate not just of the nation, but western culture as a whole. Far be it for me to spoil their mistake then, but a certain degree of pointing and laughing is called for. Continue reading “Friends of Journalism Poll Fails Epically With Most People Preferring White Nationalism to Epic Games”

Half-Life: Alyx Beta Mod Tools Are Now Available For Download

Whether or not you are a fan of Valve, Steam, or Half-Life: Alyx, know that the former has updated the latter to include Steam Workshop support. In other words, you can now download the beta edition of Valve’s community development tools. Continue reading “Half-Life: Alyx Beta Mod Tools Are Now Available For Download”

The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition Announced, Will Kick-Off This Summer

It looks like the people at Valve and Geoff Keighley are teaming up to give gamers an event to interact with come this June. Dubbed as the “Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition,” the event in question will run from June 9th to June 14th, 2020. Continue reading “The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition Announced, Will Kick-Off This Summer”

Valve Touches On Half-Life Being An IP That Pushes Tech Forward And Why Episodes Have Stopped

Valve the company as of this moment is very vocal, and with Half-Life: Alyx now available, it shouldn’t come in as a surprise that the company is taking up interviews left and right. With that said, Valve’s level designer, Dario Casali, in an interview with IGN touches on Half-Life being an IP that pushes “tech-forward” and why the company has stopped episodic releases. Continue reading “Valve Touches On Half-Life Being An IP That Pushes Tech Forward And Why Episodes Have Stopped”

Valve Remains Headstrong On Artifact And Will Release More News After Half-Life: Alyx Releases

Artifact unsurprisingly died at launch and somehow shocked everyone at Valve — including Gabe Newell. For some reason, the company is headstrong on trying to bring the dead game back and make people enjoy it despite the number of concurrent players sitting lower than 150. With that said, Valve recently sent out a letter saying that more info on Artifact will surface after Half-Life: Alyx makes its debut. Continue reading “Valve Remains Headstrong On Artifact And Will Release More News After Half-Life: Alyx Releases”

Gabe Newell And Valve Were Surprised By Artifact’s Failure, Reboot In The Works

When speaking to Edge Magazine, Gabe Newell says that Valve was surprised by Artifact’s failure at launch. Despite the digital card game having less than 150 concurrent players a day, Newell and crew aren’t throwing in the towel just yet given that a “reboot update” is in the works. Continue reading “Gabe Newell And Valve Were Surprised By Artifact’s Failure, Reboot In The Works”

Editorial: Herpa Derpa Moderates Get Triggered Over Perceived Racism

Atypically I’m content in letting moderates and haters just spew their venom and pointless accusations into the ether. After all there are vastly better things to be done in life than to give them head space rent free. Secondly the only people more reliably to give you views than your hard core supporters is your haters. All while allowing you to test your own ideology for weaknesses. Like them or despise them they do fill a valuable part in your ecosystem and do more to spread brand awareness than even your best supporters. Continue reading “Editorial: Herpa Derpa Moderates Get Triggered Over Perceived Racism”

Electronic Arts may be Returning to Steam

Rumors circulating the internet have postulated that Electronic Arts is preparing for a return to Steam. First discovered by Twitter user lashman, Dragon Age 2 received an update to its executable that would also launch Origins upon booting up the game. Continue reading “Electronic Arts may be Returning to Steam”

Steam Remote Play Will Allow Local Multiplayer Games To Be Played Online

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Valve sent out an e-mail to developers recently indicating that they can soon make use of a new feature called Remote Play Together. It will automatically enable all local multiplayer games to be played online, this includes shared-screen and split-screen games that typically don’t have online multiplayer options, such as Bud Spencer & Terrence Hill’s Slaps And Beans or the grotesquely popular Mother Russia Bleeds. Continue reading “Steam Remote Play Will Allow Local Multiplayer Games To Be Played Online”