Steam RSS News Feed http://www.steampowered.com/ All Steam news, all the time! en Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:00 -0700 http://www.steampowered.com/ <![CDATA[Midweek Madness - Octodad: Dadliest Catch, 66% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14021/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14021/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:35:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-29T10:35:00-07:00 Octodad: Dadliest Catch during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad's existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.

In this sequel to the splash hit Octodad, our cephaloprotagonist has gotten himself in a bind between his wife’s mounting mistrust, and a disastrous trip to the local aquarium! Are you dad enough to control the titular octopus father as he strives to hide his nautical nature from his family while keeping his tangled tentacles intact?

*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[New Free to Play Available on Steam - Firefall]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14020/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14020/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-29T10:00:00-07:00 Firefall is Now Available on Steam and is Free to Play!

Firefall is a Free-to-Play sci-fi MMO Shooter set in a dynamic, living, open world. Experience fast-paced shooting action with thousands of players from around the world and fight against the Chosen to reclaim Earth.
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - The Fall, 50% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14017/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14017/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-29T10:00:00-07:00 The Fall!*

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 - Age of Empires II HD, 75% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13968/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13968/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-29T10:00:00-07:00 Age of Empires II HD during this week's Midweek Madness*!

In Age of Empires II: HD Edition, fans of the original game and new players alike will fall in love with the classic Age of Empires II experience. Explore all the original single player campaigns from both Age of Kings and The Conquerors expansion, choose from 18 civilizations spanning over a thousand years of history, and head online to challenge other Steam players in your quest for world domination throughout the ages. Originally developed by Ensemble Studios and re-imagined in high definition by Hidden Path Entertainment, and Skybox Labs, Microsoft Studios is proud to bring Age of Empires II: HD Edition to Steam!

The Daily Deal also includes Age of Empires II: The Forgotten expansion, and Age of Empires III: Complete Collection.

*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - Rodina]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14018/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14018/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:04:13 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-28T15:04:13-07:00 Rodina is Now Available on Steam Early Access!

RODINA is a first person space exploration game with allows players to seamlessly travel across an entire, full-scale solar system. Seamless means go anywhere - in space, on planets, and in your ship - with no loading screens, for the first time ever!
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Verdun, 66% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14012/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14012/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-28T10:00:00-07:00 Verdun!*

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 Wednesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Us and the Game Industry]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14016/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14016/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:57:22 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-28T09:57:22-07:00 Us and the Game Industry is Now Available on Steam!

This is a feature length documentary filmed between 2009 - 2012 in the USA and in Copenhagen. A cluster of developers was

invited to contribute to discussion on their digital games designs. Games include: JOURNEY by thatgamecompany

and works by Jason Rohrer, Alexander Bruce, Die Gute Fabrik and Zack Gage.
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Landmark Starter Packs, 66% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13972/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13972/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Sun, 27 Jul 2014 10:05:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-27T10:05:00-07:00 Landmark Starter Packs*

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!

Landmark is a social building MMO that is currently in Closed Beta. Landmark lets you build anything you can imagine. In addition to building, the game will incorporate combat, survival and a procedurally generated world with endless content below the surface, plus much more. With Landmark's state of the art tools, you have unprecedented control over your creations. Additionally, Player Studio will allow players to submit their creations for possible inclusion in the in-game marketplace and share in the proceeds when their items are sold.

*Offer ends Tuesday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Rise of Nations: Extended Edition, 33% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13971/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13971/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:05:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-26T10:05:00-07:00 Rise of Nations: Extended Edition!*

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!

Rise of Nations is a real-time strategy game that spans all history.
Start with a single city in the Ancient Age; gather resources; build an infrastructure; research technologies; construct Wonders of the World such as the Pyramids and the Eiffel Tower; and expand your military might across the world, conquering hostile nations with bombers, battleships, and tanks—all over your lunch hour!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Pre-Purchase Now - ArcheAge Founders Pack]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14011/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14011/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:01:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T22:01:00-07:00 ArcheAge Founder’s Pack and receive access to all Beta events once they are available.

The Founders Packs include bonuses, items, Beta access, a head start on launch and more!

Adventure in the ultimate free-to-play fantasy-sandbox MMORPG freed from predefined paths and progression. Build massive castles and lay claim to lands whose riches fuel a deep, player-driven economy. Band together to protect your fortune in epic siege battles and naval combat – or live the life of an outlaw, prying glory and coin from foes left in your wake.

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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Selknam Defense, 50% off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14010/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14010/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:49:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T19:49:00-07:00 Selknam Defense is Now Available on Steam and is 50% off!*

Join over 50,000 players in a quest to change one civilization’s fate in this award-winning tower-defense/RTS hybrid game inspired by true events.

Travel back almost 200 years to defend the Selknam people of South America against European colonization. Lead archers, mages and other warriors to fight off waves of attack in the dense forests, freezing tundra and lands you call home. Battle soldiers, pirates and other new-world foes to unlock powerful upgrades and customize your defensive strategy.

Winner of the LG Electronic Smart TV competition, Selknam Defense is more than an exceptional strategy game. It’s a gateway to the past that puts a nation’s destiny into your control. Do you have the skills to alter history and save the Selknam?

*Offer ends August 1 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Team Fortress 2 Update Released]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14009/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14009/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:07:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T17:07:00-07:00
  • Fixed a client crash related to the CTF HUD
  • Fixed the CTF HUD not updating properly
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - Merchants of Kaidan, 10% off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14006/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14006/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:20:07 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T11:20:07-07:00 Merchants of Kaidan is Now Available on Steam Early Access and is 10% off!*

Regain your riches, restore your honor and avenge your father's murder. A challenging trading game with lots of RPG elements.

*Offer ends August 1 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam - Super Game Jam, 20% off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/14004/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/14004/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:47:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T10:47:00-07:00 Super Game Jam Episodes 2 & 3 are Now Available on Steam. Get the complete series for 20% off!*

Super Game Jam is an engaging new documentary series following some of the world’s most talented indie game developers doing what they do best. Filmed in five cities over a six month time period, each episode pairs two indie developers together for 48 hours and challenges them to create a game based on a theme suggested by their peers. The series examines the creative process, technical skill, and friendships that form through a game jam event on a more personal and intimate level.

*Offer ends July 28th
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<![CDATA[Daily Deal - Broken Age, 50% Off]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13970/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13970/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:00:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-25T10:00:00-07:00 Broken Age!*

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!

“Act 1 of Broken Age is a gorgeous, impeccably written adventure that simultaneously tugs at my nostalgic core, while ushering in a new era for the point-and-click genre.”
9.5 – IGN

“...delightful, beautiful, utterly charming and you really should play it right this second.”
9 – Polygon

“I haven’t felt this surge of nostalgia and excitement about a game in a long time, and I truly think Broken Age will be looked back fondly as one of the greats.”
9.5 – Destructoid

*Offer ends Sunday at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Source Filmmaker 0.9.8.6 Released]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13993/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13993/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:21:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-24T16:21:00-07:00

  • material var overrides now work with textures
  • added Portal DLC
  • added Blade Symphony DLC
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<![CDATA[Team Fortress 2 Update Released]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13994/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13994/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:14:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-24T16:14:00-07:00
  • Fixed a case where move speeds could be exploited using player view angles
  • Fixed an exploit related to Bonk! Atomic Punch and Crit-a-Cola
  • Fixed cosmetic items not using the correct team skins when attached to ragdolls
  • Fixed a bug related to cancelling the Eureka Effect taunt and teleporting immediately
  • Fixed baseballs causing teleporter exits to detonate
  • Updated The Five-Month Shadow to fix a paint-related problem
  • Updated The Merc's Mohawk so it can be equipped by all classes
  • Updated the equip_region for the Exquisite Rack
  • Updated beta map pl_cactuscanyon
    • Redesigned the alternate window route over the choke point by stage 2 capture point 1
    • Window overlooking second stage final capture point is now a doorway
    • Removed stairs leading to back barn in stage 2 near final capture point
    • Back alley behind water tank in stage 2 is now a 1-way drop down
    • Added small health pack in the small room off the back stairwell flank near stage 1 capture point 2
    • Fixed players building in spawn rooms

  • Updated beta map rd_asteroid

    • Mode changes

      • Players must steal at least 25 points before they can leave the vault with the reactor core
      • Updated power core pick up sound
      • Updated robot death effects and sounds
      • Updated HUD layout

    • Map changes

      • Layout has been adjusted with the overall goal of increasing players ability to participate in creating points for their team
      • Added terrain path and cave entrance under mid bridge. Exit is located near the large row of windows. Cave contains a medium health pack
      • Widened play space near cave exit leading into large row of windows
      • Added small ammo pack to underwater flank that leads to enemy reactor vault
      • Added small health kit to staging area before the interior battlements
      • Reduced ammo pack near vault from full to medium
      • Added alcove near front door staging area
      • Robots have been rearranged

        • A robots now circle the staircase near the front door
        • B robots now roam the interior bridge above the water

      • Enabled flashing lights when a team's power reactor has been stolen
      • Fixed broken stair collision when exiting the water near the bridge. In some cases it would push players back into the water.
      • Added player blocker to ledge above exterior battlements
      • Widened glass tunnel flank doorway near C robots
      • Increased attackers spawn time by 1 second

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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - Son of Nor, 10% off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13990/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13990/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:47:39 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-24T10:47:39-07:00 Son of Nor is Now Available on Steam Early Access and is 10% off!*

We are live on Early Access! Son of Nor is a third person action-adventure that combines telekinesis and terraforming with elemental magic spells. Play solo, co-op online, or local split screen. The World is your Weapon. Use it wisely.

*Offer ends July 31 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Now Available on Steam Early Access - Darkwood, 10% off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13989/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13989/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:13:29 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-24T10:13:29-07:00 Darkwood is Now Available on Steam Early Access and is 10% off!*

Darkwood is a game about survival, exploration and fear set in mysterious woods somewhere in the territory of the Soviet Bloc. By blending RPG, roguelike and adventure elements together with a challenging difficulty, Darkwood aims to please players craving for a deep and rewarding experience.

*Offer ends July 31 at 10AM Pacific Time
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<![CDATA[Weekend Deal - Dead Island series, up to 75% Off!]]> http://store.steampowered.com/news/13983/ http://store.steampowered.com/news/13983/ http://store.steampowered.com//forums/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:10:00 -0700 Valve Valve news update Valve news update Valve 2014-07-24T10:10:00-07:00 Dead Island series as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

Additionally, Dead Island: Epidemic is running an open weekend with additional deals on their Starter Packs. Install it this weekend via Steam and you'll keep your access to this Early Access title after the weekend is over!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time



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