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Steam Hacked? down.

Looks like Steams current undergoing maintenance message is due to some dodgy goings on,  I just received this message from and it does indeed appear has been compromised: Ever wanted to dominate the servers you play on with guaranteed results, but you were too ...

Gabe Newell on Closed Platforms

It appears Gabe Newell has foreseen an Apple iHome based future and dislikes the direction console gaming is going.  In a recent game panel at some WTIA TechNW conference, Gabe looks at the current gaming trends and offers his own insight into the direction gaming as a medium is going.  Seattle ...

New Valve Intro Video

Unless you have been using -novid command option in your Valve games, you have probably seen the Valve Man II on more than one occasion.  Normally we are presented with a fading-in sepia tone picture of a man's bald head with a red valve sticking out of it accompanied by that sinister chime - but ...

Alternatives to Steam

The popularity Of Steam in the last few years has seen it become the premier PC gaming platform for good reason, it simplifies and centralises the PC gaming experience, taking the best parts of console gaming and maintaining the openness of PC hardware. Steamworks, not to be confused with the Steam ...

Meet the Medic: Finally!

Team Fortress 2 goes free to play, the Medic gets his very own video, what more could you ask for?   Besides more damn Hats.... Not every mad doctor lives in a castle surrounded by villagers with pitchforks. Sometimes they live in the trenches, where there's plenty of spare parts flying around and ...

EA Launching Origin: A direct Steam Competitor

Not content to just offer Online downloads via the EA Store, This friday will see the release of Origin, EA's answer to the all conquering Steam platform. Like Steam, EA Origin will be offering more than just downloadable games, Origin will feature social networking features, ...

Brink Launch Trailer

The Steamworks powered, Splash Damage developed Brink is almost upon us with this brand new launch trailer ready to wet your appetite for team based destruction. httpvh:// Brink is an immersive first-person shooter that blends single-player, co-op, and multiplayer ...

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