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Miss Advance Wars? Tiny Metal might be just what you need to fill the tactical void

Tiny Metal is a turn-based tactical strategy video game that recalls Nintendo's Advance Wars series, which hasn't seen a new installment since 2008. It launched on Kickstarter on September 19 and has a playable demo.
Computing

Play the latest PC games for less with these awesome Steam Machines

The best SteamOS computer for you might not technically be a Steam Machine branded by Valve. Here are the best options on the market, from low-cost streamers to wildly overpowered rigs.
Gaming

'Overwatch' meets 'Left 4 Dead 2' in fan mod compilation

'Overwatch' fans have produced a ton of digital tributes to Blizzard's competitive FPS in the months after its launch, and user-made mods have dropped its characters into Valve's zombie survival shooter Left 4 Dead 2, with…
Gaming

Steam removes all of Digital Homicide’s games after it sues 100 users

Indie developer Digital Homicide has file a lawsuit against 100 Steam users to the tune of $18 million. This has forced Valve to remove all of the developer's games from the Steam platform.
Gaming

If you're not at least 13 years old, Steam asks you not sign up for its service

Valve has quietly updated its Steam Subscriber Agreement which now states users jumping platform must be 13 years old. This could be Valve's pre-emptive measure to avoid legal issues.
Web

Valve revamps Steam code review system to block perceived rigging

No longer can you buy a bunch of cheap keys for a game and influence the review system heavily, nor can developers give out free keys in the hopes of positive reviews. If you didn't buy the game through Steam, your review won't count as…
Gaming

United Front's 'Smash + Grab' open beta hits Steam this weekend

Sleeping Dogs developer United Front Games is hosting a free playable preview of its upcoming multiplayer brawler Smash + Grab this weekend, and players can secure a spot in the open beta via Steam Early Access.
Gaming

Steam Early Access title 'ARK: Survival Evolved' sees backlash over paid DLC

Studio Wildcard has issued an official response to complaints targeting the recent DLC rollout for its Steam Early Access game ARK: Survival Evolved, noting that an early expansion launch ensures "minimal integration issues with subsequent…
Gaming

British Telecom sues Valve over patents on core Steam features

British Telecom is suing Valve, claiming that the Steam digital distribution platform violates four of BT's technology patents. As a conglomerate, BT is no common patent troll, which makes the prospect of going to court more intimidating.
Virtual Reality

BigScreen brings Martian LAN parties to the Oculus Store

BigScreen is hitting the Oculus Home store with a big update today, delivering on the promise to bring a ‘completely cross-platform’ VR LAN party experience to consumers.
Virtual Reality

'Racket: Nx' updates racquetball for the virtual reality generation

Developer One Hamsa aims to take racquetball to the next level with Racket: Nx, a room-scale virtual reality game for HTC Vive headsets that adds a unique target-tracking twist to traditional handball.
Gaming

'Quantum Break' will not see new patches or fixes on Windows 10

Remedy Entertainment's time-bending third-person shooter Quantum Break is due for a Steam release, but fans who picked up the game at launch may be left out in the cold, as it appears that Remedy is dropping support for previously issued PC…