Steam RSS News Feed http://www.steampowered.com/ All Steam news, all the time! en Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 http://www.steampowered.com/ <![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!*

    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 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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    <![CDATA[Team Fortress 2 Update Released]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:35:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T15:35:00-0700
    • Added a new promo item
    • Client/server memory improvements
    • Fixed ragdolls not applying the ice/gold effect for cosmetic items
    • Fixed the Australium Scattergun material looking pixelated
    • Fixed some issues with clipped text in the localized versions
    • Fixed the difficulty of the current challenge not displaying correctly in the MvM scoreboard
    • Snipers can no longer jump immediately after firing a scoped shot
    • Updated the materials for The Dalokohs Bar
    • Updated the equip_region for The Dashin' Hashshashin
    • Updated the Stout Shako to fix a lighting problem
    • Updated the localization files
    • Updated rd_asteroid
      • Added line of sight blocker to the front doors to prevent Snipers on battlements from shooting into the bases
      • Removed reduced spawn time bonus for players that die in the enemy base
      • Moved interior battlements health and ammo further into the base
    • Updated pl_cactuscanyon
      • Stage 2
        • Removed from the sequence so stage 1 links to stage 3
      • Stage 3
        • Added rollback to cart while in the train collision zone
        • Cart is now unavailable to push for a short period at the start
        • Adjust spawn times during the final push-pull
        • Pushed spawn gates forward in the right-side exits of Blu spawn
        • Adjusted cover surrounding the middle exit of Red spawn
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    <![CDATA[ Source Filmmaker 0.9.8.9 Released]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:57:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T13:57:00-0700

    • added Left 4 Dead Content Pack DLC with models recompiled to work in the SFM
    • implemented infected shader to allow common infected to use L4D tinting (see new infected* attributes on the model in Element Viewer)
    • misc crash fixes
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    <![CDATA[Indie MEGABOOTH - Solid Gold Collection, Now Available!]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:36:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T10:36:00-0700 Includes: Guacamelee! Gold Edition, Hotline Miami, The Stanley Parable, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine, FRACT OSC

    You love indie games, and so do we. In fact, we love them so much, we've spent the last three years at shows like PAX, gamescom, and GDC doing all the heavy lifting so that indies would have a space to come and show their games for dedicated gamers like you.

    Today, we are super excited to announce a whole new way for you to connect with your favorite indie devs: The Indie MEGABOOTH Solid Gold Collection. Think of it as the gaming equivalent of a prized box set from your favorite classic rock band, but without all the weird "lost tracks" from their freestyle-jazz period. Sound awesome? That's because it is awesome. And by buying this awesomeness you're not only helping to support the indie developers who made the games, you're also supporting the MEGABOOTH, so we can keep doing our thing and bringing you the best indie games, live, in person, at gaming conventions all over the world.


















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    <![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Lethal League]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:01:56 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T10:01:56-0700 Lethal League is Now Available on Steam!

    Lethal League is a competitive projectile fighting game where you have to hit an anti-gravity ball into the face of your opponent to win. The ball speeds up with every strike, up to explosively extreme velocities. Play intense local matches with friends and foes, challenge yourself in the singleplayer mode or battle it out online.
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    <![CDATA[Daily Deal - Zombie Driver HD, 80% Off]]> http://steamcommunity.com//discussions/ Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-08-27T10:00:00-0700 Zombie Driver HD!*

    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 Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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