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Gaming

Apple Mac users should take a bite out of these awesome games

Contrary to popular belief, there exists a bevy of popular A-list games compatible for Mac computers. Take a look at our picks for the best Mac games available for Apple fans to enjoy.
Computing

Steam to drop support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1

Windows XP and Windows Vista will no longer be supported by Steam starting January 1. Although you might be able to run an offline machine for XP gaming, Valve is keen to push everyone to upgrade.
Gaming

Steam’s top-selling games for 2018 include ‘Rocket League,’ ‘Civilization VI’

Steam Store is the de facto shopping location of choice for most PC gamers. Now Steam has released information on the best selling games of the year, sharing a list of the top 100 Steam games as measured by gross revenue.
Gaming

From 'Skyrim' to 'Undertale,' these are the best games on Steam right now

Steam is an enormous video game marketplace filled with titles for PC, Mac, and Linux, and over the years, some truly fantastic games have been released there. These are the best games on Steam.
Gaming

These are the best video game sales happening right now

There are still some great deals to be had on video games this holiday season, regardless of which platform you happen to own. Here are the best video game deals available right now, including Switch, PS4, Xbox, and Steam sales.
Gaming

With our Steam guide, you can give the gift of gaming this holiday season

The holidays may have passed, but it's always a good time to give the gift of gaming (especially when there's a Steam sale)! Here's our quick guide on how to give a Steam game as a gift.
Gaming

The Epic Games store is already luring indie studios away from Steam

The Epic Games Store is less than a week old, but it's already making waves among indie studios. Multiple studios have announced that their games will be timed exclusives on the Epic Games Store, with one studio forgoing Steam completely.
Gaming

Epic Games is launching a competitor to Steam, but can it dethrone the king?

Epic Games is launching its own competitor to Steam, initially for PC and Mac. The platform will offer an 88 percent revenue share to developers, and players can directly support their favorite video creators.
Gaming

Hacker finds Steam bug that unlocks free games, collects $20K for reporting it

Security researcher Artem Moskowsky discovered a Steam bug that allowed him to generate infinite free keys for any game. Instead of abusing the exploit, Moskowsky reported it to Valve, which gave him a $20,000 reward.
Emerging Tech

Here’s an old-school motion picture machine you can 3D print at home

4-Mation is like a modern reimagining of the Victorian zoetrope device. Whereas the classic design relied on 2D images, kind of like a flip book, 4-Mation uses 3D objects and strobing lights to create dynamic visuals.
Gaming

Want to use Steam's library for all your games? Here's how to add any program

Steam is a useful portal for buying games, but it also keeps all your PC games organized. Here's how you can add non-steam video games to Valve's online portal, to keep all your games in one place.
Computing

Steam survey shows PC gamers are still mostly playing in 1080p and lower

Valve Software’s latest hardware and software survey for July 2reveals that 63.72 percent of Steam’s registered members still play games with a 1080p resolution. Even more, only 1.14 percent are playing at a 4K resolution.
Gaming

Your ‘Fallout 76’ beta progress will carry over to the final game

The progress you make in the Fallout 76 beta test will carry into the full game when it launches, Bethesda has confirmed. The online multiplayer title will be available in its entirety during the beta test.
Gaming

Valve’s return to releasing games kicks off November 28 with ‘Artifact’

Artifact, Valve's Dota 2 trading card game, arrives on November 28 on PC, Mac, and Linux for $20. At launch, the game will have 280 cards which can be bought and sold over the Steam Community Marketplace.
Gaming

Valve bans Steam game that was installing cryptocurrency mining malware

A cheap Steam game called Abstractism appeared to be infecting users' computers with a program that mines cryptocurrency. Valve has since removed it from Steam and banned the developer.
Gaming

Steam’s revamped chat client makes it easier to game with friends

Steam's overhauled chat client has exited beta and is available now for all users. The client adds group chat, channels, encrypted voice chat, and sharing of inline GIFs and videos.
Computing

The new Steam chat system is now out of beta and available to all users

Valve has overhauled Steam's chat functions to add encryption to voice calls, new group chat functions, and a more streamlined friends list to bring it up to date with some of its competition.
Mobile

How to play Steam games on Android

With Steam Link, you can officially bypass your laptop or desktop computer and play games directly on your Android device using a number of different controllers. Here's what you need to know to get started.