Product Release - Valve
Takedown: Red Sabre is Now Available on Steam


TAKEDOWN is a thinking-person’s shooter. The player that takes things slow, aims carefully, and plans their moves right will overcome the player who runs in with guns blazing. Close-quarters battle brings the fight inside, as you would see SWAT teams or SOF units taking down small numbers of dangerous adversaries. Non-linear environments allow for multiple routes and tactics and add replayability.


Product Release - Valve
1953 - KGB Unleashed is Now Available on Steam and 15% off until September 27th.

1953 – KGB Unleashed is a tense and atmospheric First Person Adventure set deep within the bowels of a Soviet bunker during the Cold War. Players must uncover the dark and horrifc secrets buried within, fighting their own paranoia along the way as well as the possibility of all-too-real terrors within the bunker. Are the voices emanating from all around you real, or just an hallucination resulting from your isolation? Will you manage to escape into the warm embrace of daylight, or will you be trapped within the foreboding menace of the bunker?

Product Update - Valve
Release Notes for 9/19/2013

[OPERATION BRAVO]
- Added Operation Bravo Pass for access to Workshop maps in Deathmatch, Casual and Competitive. Visit http://blog.counter-strike.net/operationbravo/ for details!

[GAMEPLAY]
- Fixed the buy menu not allowing players to buy a helmet+vest when they had a vest but not enough to buy the helmet+vest.

[MAPS]
- Inferno
-- Removed flowerpots on balcony near Mid.
-- Blocked visibility through haycart at Banana.
-- Blocked visibility through sandbags in Banana.
-- Blocked one way visibility through yellow car in Banana.

- Mirage
-- Tweaked cover in Bombsite A.
-- Removed trashcan near connector into Bombsite A.
-- Added cover at top of CT stairs into Bombsite A.
-- Widened box near T tunnel into Bombsite A.
-- Blocked visibility under the van at Bombsite B.
-- Removed the red pushcart near Bombsite B.
-- Removed bed in apartments near Bombsite B.
-- Removed center divider in CT sniper window.
-- Added cover inside Palace.
-- Removed scaffolding in alley near Apartments, tweaked skybox volume.
-- Removed chairs in Underpass.

[UI]
- Fixed vest and helmet+vest armor costs in the buy menu.
- Fixed flashbang grenade overlap bug in the UI.
- The "flashed" icon no longer shows up when the cl_draw_only_deathnotices is set.
- Fixed missing localization text for status of players playing the Weapons Course.
- Increased resolution of death message weapons icons.

[MISC]
- Replaced "Arms Deal Collection Contract" with "Trade Up Contract" that can be used with weapons from any Collection.
- Holstered weapons now correctly show their silenced/unsilenced state.
- Fixed expired Operation Payback Passes not being redeemable for Operation Payback Coin.

[COMMUNITY SERVERS]
- Fixed a community server crash in certain Deathmatch mode settings.
- Fixed a community server file transfer exploit.
- Custom map scenario text files can now contain "RULESHERE" as the very first thing in the text which will get replaced by the game mode rules that are currently being loaded. The rest of the scenario text file will be added to the end of the rules text.
Product Release - Valve
Euro Truck Simulator 2 - Going East!, all new content for Euro Truck Simulator 2 is Now Available on Steam

Going East! add-on expands the original Euro Truck Simulator 2 map with new destinations for cargo delivery across Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary.

Product Release - Valve
Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller is Now Available on Steam and is 25% off.

FBI agent Erica Reed has an uncanny talent: she can see the past and piece together how a crime unfolded. But not even this sixth sense could save her younger brother, Scott, from a brutal serial killer. Three years later, the investigation into Scott’s murder has gone cold -- but Erica’s work has only just begun.

Jump into Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, the exciting four-part series that brings Erica face to face with the deranged demons of her past. A serial killer is loose in Boston -- one who seems to be leaving deliberate clues that only Erica, with her unique post-cognitive abilities, can uncover. Is she finally on her way to solving Scott’s murder? Or, blinded by vengeance, is she falling into a trap that could cost Erica her life? And how does this new killer know her secret?

*Offer ends September 26th at 10AM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
Starlight Inception ™™ is Now Available for Early Access on Steam!

One hundred years from tomorrow...World War IV has started! Do you have what it takes to join the United Star Force and defend Earth and it's colonies from the relentless marauders of the Non-Aligned Nations? With a complement of over thirty spacefighters, bombers and transports with customizable weapons and equipment at your disposal, can you take the fight to the enemy and win back the Star System in the name of freedom? Assume the role of a young space fighter pilot assigned to the star carrier U.S.F. Midway (SCVN-41), deploy to hotspots throughout the inner and outer planets and win the last great World War!

Announcement - Valve
Play The Showdown Effect for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup The Showdown Effect at 75% off the regular price!*

The Showdown Effect is a 2.5D multiplayer action game inspired by 80’s and 90’s action movies. Champions from throughout time fight to death for fun, for glory and for awesome.

The Showdown Effect recreates the outrageous combat found in classic action movies and then takes it one step further. Use weaponry pulled straight from the silver screen's unparalleled arsenal: shotguns, baseball bats, assault rifles, umbrellas, grenades, katanas, rocket launchers and more.

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time

Announcement - Valve
Save 33% on Company of Heroes 2 as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

Plus, save 10% on the Company of Heroes 2 - Case Blue Mini Pack when you Pre-Purchase it before Monday at 10am pacific.

It is 1941 and the beginning of what will become the bloodiest conflict of World War II resulting in more than 14 million military casualties. In the world’s darkest hour you are a commander of the Soviet Red Army, entrenched in brutal frontline warfare to free Mother Russia from the Enemy invaders.

Witness the struggles of the Red Army from near defeat through their incredible triumph over Germany in the most challenging and costly theatre of the war, the Eastern Front.

Your military tactics hold the power to tip the very balance of this conflict. Engage in tactical combat that will define you as a military leader and wield the might of the Soviet Empire as you smash your way to Berlin.

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Announcement - Valve
Save 66% on Street Fighter X Tekken as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

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*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
Verdun Beta is Now Available on Steam Early Access!


Verdun is a squad based multiplayer first person shooter set in the first world war. Inspired by the infamous battle of Verdun in 1916 players are able to take part in never-before-seen World War One action.

Verdun is the first commercial world war one shooter on the market. We have done extensive research in the field, and are advised by experienced historicians to make the game as true to historical facts as possible.

Buy the four-pack, grab three friends, and start building your squad!


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