Steam RSS News Feed http://www.steampowered.com/ All Steam news, all the time! en Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0700 http://www.steampowered.com/ <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Monster Loves You!, 75% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-09-02T10:00:00-0700 Monster Loves You!!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Wargame: Red Dragon, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-09-02T10:00:00-0700 Wargame: Red Dragon during this week's Midweek Madness*!

The new reference in RTS at its best!

The Wargame series returns to duty, larger, richer and more spectacular than ever before. In Wargame Red Dragon, you are engaged in a large-scale conflict where Western forces clash against the Communist bloc.

1991: the two blocs confront each other in a new theater of war, Asia, joined by various other countries: Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

You command the military resources of all 17 nations involved, assembling your fighting force from a phenomenal selection of 1,450 units that have been meticulously reproduced from their source! Command tanks, planes, helicopters, new warships and amphibious units in intense battles of unequaled tactical depth. Master the relief of varied, ultra realistic battlefields, dominate the new maritime areas and rewrite history in a conflict that has been directed and designed in stunning detail by development studio Eugen Systems.

*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Runers, 25% off!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:10:34 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-09-02T02:10:34-0700 Runers is Now Available on Steam and is 25% off!*

Runers is a top-down rogue-like dungeon shooter where you explore a vast underground labyrinth and face fierce monsters and bosses. As the game advances further into the dungeon, you will gather Runes, which will be used to combine into 285 unique spells. Discovering new spells will unlock their entries in your Runedex; unlock them all! But be careful – if you die, your playthrough is finished.

*Offer ends September 9 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Turbo Dismount™, 60% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-09-01T10:00:00-0700 Turbo Dismount™!*

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*Offer ends Wednesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - DieselStormers, 40% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-31T10:00:00-0700 DieselStormers!*

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*Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Bound By Flame, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-30T10:00:00-0700 Bound By Flame!*

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - Costume Quest 2]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:11:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-29T12:11:00-0700 Costume Quest 2 and get four classic Costume Quest costumes in Costume Quest 2.

Midnight City and Double Fine have cooked up two killer deals for Costume Quest fans on Steam. Starting today, good boys and girls can pre-order in two ways, the first features Costume Quest 2 and four classic costumes, or get the Pre-Purchase Costume Quest 2 Bundle with exclusive costumes plus the original Costume Quest game & Grubbins on Ice DLC. That’s a crazy good deal!

Trick, treat and pick a fight with villianous dental soldiers in Costume Quest 2, the sweet sequel to Double Fine’s hit original, Costume Quest, that turned fans of all ages into candy obsessed crusaders. This inspired RPG adventure includes a range of new features and gameplay improvements to double the amount of mischievous fun. Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors, and collect even Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene obsessed baddies. Only heroic siblings Wren and Reynold can save Halloween forever!

*Offer Ends October 6th At 10AM Pacific Time.

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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - Gang Beasts, 25% off!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:09:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-29T12:09:00-0700 Gang Beasts is Now Available on Steam Early Access and is 25% off!*

Gang Beasts is a silly local multiplayer party game with surly gelatinous characters, brutal mêlée fight sequences, and absurdly hazardous environments.

*Offer ends September 5 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - GoD Factory: Wingmen]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:12:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-29T10:12:00-0700 GoD Factory: Wingmen is Now Available on Steam!

GoD Factory: Wingmen is a multiplayer space combat game played through fast-paced and intensely tactical 4 vs 4 player matches. Customize gunships and start frantic battles with your friends to survive the relentless fire of enemy players.

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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Reus, 75% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-29T10:00:00-0700 Reus!*

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*Offer ends Sunday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - The Evil Within]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:09:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T18:09:00-0700 The Evil Within today to receive The Fighting Chance Pack.*

Developed by Shinji Mikami -- creator of the seminal Resident Evil series -- and the talented team at Tango Gameworks, The Evil Within embodies the meaning of pure survival horror. Highly-crafted environments, horrifying anxiety, and an intricate story are combined to create an immersive world that will bring you to the height of tension. With limited resources at your disposal, you’ll fight for survival and experience profound fear in this perfect blend of horror and action.

*Offer ends October 13th at 9PM Pacific Time.

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<![CDATA[Dota 2 Workshop Tools Alpha Update - August 28th, 2014]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:03:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T16:03:00-0700
  • Screen-space particles now render properly
  • Fixed a crash in sound playback while playing custom games
  • Fixed crash on some Spirit Bear abilities
  • Fixed crash with data-driven modifiers when script doesn't provide a valid name
  • Fixed Hammer crash when right clicking on an empty tile set slot
  • Changed a configuration file fatal error to a warning
  • Fixed a crash when updating inventory slots
  • Disabled currently unsupported save/restore commands
  • Fixed bug with the HeroMiniMapIconScale key of the dota_custom_game_events entity that caused the hero not to appear in the mini-map
  • SetMinimapHeroIconSize is now SetMinimapHeroIconScale for consistency
  • SetAnnouncerDisabled Lua call and DisableAnnouncer field on dota_custom_game_events to disable announcers.
  • Damage action can now have a CurrentHealthPercentBasedDamage or MaxHealthPercentBasedDamage key, which causes percent based damage.
  • Added SetFixedRespawnTime Lua call and FixedRespawnTime field on dota_custom_game_events to override hero respawn timer.
  • Added a console command lua_report_memory to report the memory usage of scripts.
  • HasInventory key now applies to more types of npc.
  • SetThink will now use the function name as a default context name if the think context name isn't specified.
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    <![CDATA[Steam Client Update Released]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:32:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T12:32:00-0700
    General
    • Fixed some password entry fields being too short for existing passwords
    • Fixed games being installed to a different Steam Library folder than was indicated in the UI
    • Fixed trade links causing Steam web views to become unresponsive
    • Fixed incorrect scrollbar skins sometimes appearing in web views
    • Fixed blurry text in web views under Windows
    • Fixed a client hang when viewing a Library page with a corrupted workshop thumbnail image

    Minor Changes
    • Adjusted colors and other visual details per community feedback
    • Improved handling of suspicious links in chat text
    • Fixed small-mode UI not refreshing when new games are added to the library
    • Fixed some UI selection issues when switching between downloads and games views

    Mac OS X, Linux, and SteamOS
    • Fixed frequent client crashes while playing peer-to-peer networking games
    • Fixed client crashes when installing games or apps with many small files
    • Improved client startup time and Steamworks API response time for games

    Mac OS X only
    • Fixed overlay compatibility issue with some games
    • Fixed crash when displaying age-check and other dropdown menus in the client
    • Fixed disconnections caused by OS X Mavericks putting Steam into "App Nap" mode, which prevents Steam from receiving chat and other network messages

    Big Picture
    • Fixed daisywheel text entry to continue generating capital letters while holding the left trigger
    • Fixed a failure to capitalize the first word of a line when typing with daisywheel text entry
    • Fixed some small memory leaks and decreased overall memory usage
    • Fixed UI navigation errors in the friends invite panel for some users
    • Fixed some navigation and transition issues in the profile and activity feed

    In-Home Streaming
    • Improved software decoder performance when using Intel QuickSync hardware encoding
    • Fixed issue in the Windows DXVA decoder that could cause occasional black screen flashing
    • Added Intel hardware decoding support using VAAPI on Linux and SteamOS. This requires the i386 intel-vaapi-driver package version 1.3.2 or newer to be installed on the client computer. This will be added to SteamOS in an upcoming update.

    Virtual Reality Mode
    • Enabled the Virtual Reality Mode menu option in more cases where it appears that the user has used VR before
    • Added an item to the options menu to re-center the UI in front of the user
    • Added error reports to make it easier for users to diagnose VR mode problems
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    <![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - FaceRig, 33% off!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:23:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T10:23:00-0700 FaceRig is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam and is 33% off!*

    FaceRig is a program that aims to enable anyone with a webcam to digitally embody awesome characters. The output can be recorded as a movie or streamed to Skype, Twitch, Hangouts or any service that traditionally uses a webcam in real time. FaceRig is currently still in development.

    *Offer ends at the time of release.

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    <![CDATA[Microsoft Studios Publisher Weekend]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:05:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T10:05:00-0700 Microsoft Publisher Weekend!

    Save 50% or more on Rise of Nations, Age of Mythology, State of Decay, and Age of Empires.

    The Microsoft Studios Weekend begins August 28th at 10AM PST and ends September 1st at 10AM PST.














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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - GRID Autosport, 50% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T10:00:00-0700 GRID Autosport!*

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    *Offer ends Saturday at 10AM Pacific Time
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    <![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - A City Sleeps™, 15% off!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:56:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-28T09:56:00-0700 A City Sleeps™ is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam and is 15% off!*

    A City Sleeps follows Poe, youngest member of The Silk, an ancient clan of dream exorcists that can enter the minds of sleeping hosts to rid their dreams of demons. When the residents of SanLo fall into an endless slumber, only Poe can rescue them from a never-ending nightmare. Equipped with her legendary Koto-sword “Heartstrings”, and flanked by her stable of powerful ghost familiars, she must cleanse their dreams, and uncover the city’s dark secrets.

    Driven by an unforgettable original soundtrack that builds through player actions and enemy engagement, A City Sleeps infuses classic twin-stick hardcore shoot ‘em up sensibilities with moment-to-moment tactical choices.

    *Offer ends when the game is released.

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    <![CDATA[Team Fortress 2 Update Released]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:29:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T18:29:00-0700
    • Rolled back the previous changes to rd_asteroid
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    <![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - GoD Factory Wingmen]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:51:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T16:51:00-0700 GoD Factory Wingmen now and receive an extra copy for a friend and other digital extras!

    Your Ships. Your Team. Your Victories.

    GoD Factory: Wingmen is a multiplayer space combat game played through fast-paced and intense 4 vs 4 player matches. This unique blend of competitive multiplayer and tactical space combat will keep you busy and challenged for hundreds of hours.

    Bring your friend and defeat the enemy’s Carrier!

    Lead 4 original species to victory in a galactic battle under the silent watch of gigantic GoD defying the laws of physics. Develop and customize powerful gunships and embark on this tactical battle with your friends! Share your gunships, cooperate and experience pure multiplayer greatness where every player's contribution matters. Survive the relentless fire of enemy players through a visually dazzling and frantic space shooter, and ultimately defeat the opponent’s Carrier!

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