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The Flock is a multiplayer horror game with a limited lifespan, just like its players

Multiplayer horror game The Flock launches later this month with an interesting gimmick. At launch, it will have a population of 215,358,979. When all those lives are used up, the game will be pulled from sale and will disappear…
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Pricing announced for Steam handheld Smach Zero, formerly known as Steamboy

When Valve first announced Steam Machines, they mostly seemed like small gaming PCs, which they basically were. The Steamboy was different: a handheld that looked something like a PSP. Now the device is launching as the Smach Zero.
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Metal Gear Solid 5 bumps up PC launch, Metal Gear Online hitting consoles first

The PC version of Konami's Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will launch day-and-date with console editions, hitting Steam worldwide on September 1.
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Microsoft wins over its harshest critics as gamers move to Windows 10

The July 2015 results from Steam's opt-in hardware and software survey point to some interesting trends in Windows 10's release, such as where the biggest chunk of its users are migrating from.
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OlliOlli 2: Welcome to OlliWood grinding its way on to the PC August 11

The first OlliOlli was a 2D skater that played more like a platformer most of the time, and it was brilliant. The sequel, OlliOlli 2: Welcome to OlliWood is more of the same, but that's not a bad thing. Now that game is coming to the PC.
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Patch coming to Rocket League next week, followed by a new free map

Being free for PlayStation Plus subscribers certainly doesn't hurt, but even on the PC, Rocket League has taken off. Now the developers have shared a look at the first free map coming to the game in a few weeks.
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Fixed Steam bug allowed users’ accounts to be hijacked simply by knowing the username

Though it is now fixed, a bug found in Steam made accessing users' accounts possible by simply knowing their username. Several users found this out the hard way after their accounts were hijacked.
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Why wait for Valve? 6 PCs that make great Steam Machines

There are PC makers lining up to sell HTPC-style Steam Machines, but none of them will go on sale until November. Here are six options that let you play Steam games - and use SteamOS - right now.
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Deadpool reappears on Steam after a year-long absence

The PC version of Activision's Marvel-licensed Deadpool game has reappeared on Steam after quietly disappearing from all platforms without explanation in early 2014.
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PC survival horror sequel Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 coming in August

Five Nights at Freddy's 4 is launching in August, following up on a trio of virally popular survival horror games released over the past year.
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Batman: Arkham Knight developer posts recommended quality settings

After acknowledging its technical blemishes, Rocksteady has updated hardware requirements to realistically meet expectations for Batman: Arkham Knight. The game may still experience problems in certain sections, however.
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Life in the fast lane? DIMMDrive and Steam aren’t the perfect match

DIMMDrive might have a few good Steam reviews under its belt, but is it actually worth buying? You'll probably want at least 64GB of RAM to be able to install anything on it, but the verdict is clear: It's not all that it's cracked up to…