Product Release - Valve
Papo & Yo is Now Available on Steam and is 10% off*!

Quico’s best friend, Monster, is a huge beast with razor-sharp teeth, but that doesn’t scare Quico away from playing with him. As Quico, players will build their friendship with Monster by solving puzzles together and adventuring through a magical, surrealist world. Players will need to learn to use Monster’s emotions, both good and bad, to their advantage if they want to complete their search for a cure and save their pal.

*Offer ends April 28th at 10AM Pacific Time

Announcement - Valve
Play Worms Revolution for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup Worms Revolution at 50% off the regular price!

Worms™ Revolution is the latest game in the classic turn-based strategy series to come to the PC, featuring exciting new features and beautiful 3D graphics whilst retaining the classic 2D gameplay that fans love. Choose to play the extensive single player mode which features both campaign and puzzle missions or dive straight into multiplayer warfare via online or local play. For the first time ever see the inclusion of dynamic water, physics objects and worm classes! Customize your experience by choosing what classes you play with, what they look like and even how they speak!

If you already have Steam installed, click here to install or play Worms Revolution. If you don't have Steam, you can download it here.

Announcement - Valve
Save 75% on Portal 2 as part of this week's Weekend Deal*!

Portal 2 draws from the award-winning formula of innovative gameplay, story, and music that earned the original Portal over 70 industry accolades and created a cult following.

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 75% on SPORE!

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Product Update - Valve
3DMark Vantage v1.1.2

This update adds Windows 8 compatibility and fixes a few bugs. Benchmark scores are not affected by this update.

Compatibility
- Fixed Windows 8 compatibility issues with online result service connection.
- SystemInfo updated to version 4.17 to improve compatibility with latest hardware.
- Updated PhysX software to version 9.12.1031.

Bug fixes
- Fixed various GUI bugs.
- Updated exporter.dll to fix problem loading saved results.

Product Update - Valve
3DMark 11 v1.0.5

This version fixes a few minor issues. Benchmark scores are not affected by this update.

Compatibility
- SystemInfo updated to version 4.17 to improve compatibility with latest hardware.

Bug fixes
- Fixed display mode identification for systems with a very large number of supported display modes.

Product Update - Valve
SINGLE-PLAYER
•Added support for DLC “The Tyranny of King Washington: The Redemption.”
•Guards will no longer be equipped with Washington’s sword.
•”Tyranny of King Washington” intro videos now pause if controller is unplugged.
•Fixed incorrectly displayed stealth icon sometimes appearing when leaving Wolf Cloak.
•Increased Wolf Pack effectiveness versus firing lines.
•Wolf Pack no longer interrupts counter-kills.
•Eagle Flight will no longer generate reactions when taking-off/landing in “The Betrayal.”
•Fixed remaining known issues (lockpicking, Memory Fragments, locked items) in “The Betrayal.”

MULTIPLAYER
ABILITIES

•Boost Cooldown now works as intended.


MODE SPECIFIC

•The Artifact is no longer reset to its base while carried by a player under certain circumstances.


PC SPECIFIC

•Anti-cheating measures against specific techniques have been put into place.
•Issues that could lead the Abstergo Store to become unavailable have been fixed.
Steam Blog - Valve
We're excited to announce the sixth set of games and software titles to advance through Steam Greenlight, and be offered worldwide distribution via Steam. With weeks of busy voters and exciting new games hitting Greenlight, this batch is comprised of 20 items in total--18 games and two software titles--bringing the total to over 90 titles Greenlit since Steam Greenlight launched in August of last year.

The latest software titles:
  • PlayClaw - This game recorder got votes for its gaming optimization and utilization of multi-core processors for HD video capture.

  • GamePlan - This real-time strategy software caught the attention of strategy gamers as a way to help plan strategy and tactics for their favorite team-based online games.

The latest games:
  • Agarest: Generations of War - This Japanese role-playing strategy game quickly shot up the charts and will now add to the small but growing number of Japanese RPGs on Steam.

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures - Angry Video Game Nerd has built up a huge following on YouTube. That popularity appears to have translated into raging success in Greenlight with the game that bears his name rocketing to the top in only 9 days.

  • Battle Worlds: Kronos - This richly-colored turn-based strategy game blew through its Kickstarter goal and jumped quickly up the Greenlight charts with votes of excited strategy fans.

  • City of Steam - This free-to-play action RPG received a lot of visibility and votes from their beta at the beginning of the year, and now look forward to running another beta soon.

  • Cradle - This first-person adventure game caught the attention of Greenlight voters with its beautiful graphics, unique atmosphere, and compelling soundtrack.

  • Dead State - In less than a month, this survival RPG has jumped up the charts with enthusiastic support. Plus, the game blew past their Kickstarter goal in the summer of last year, securing an incredible 10,096 backers.

  • Dead Trigger - This popular free-to-play zombie survival game found great success on android, and has since seen updated graphics as the developers set their sights on Steam for PC and Mac.

  • Death Inc. - This beautiful and elegant strategy game has garnered a lot of positive press and votes with its unique art style and innovative gameplay.

  • Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey - The community clearly wants more from the popular Dreamfall series and quickly up-voted this game.

  • Elsword - This free-to-play, action RPG uses classic side-scrolling beat ‘em up gameplay mechanics and has captured the votes of existing fans and potential new customers alike.

  • Faceless - This cooperative and non-violent free-to-play survival horror mod for Half-Life 2 received overwhelming support from the community.

  • Frozen Endzone - The developers of Frozen Synapse bring the strategic depth of their first game into a new, original and innovative tactical future sports game, capturing the votes of fans and potential customers along the way.

  • Hammerwatch - This pixely hack-and-slash adventure game caught the attention of voters with their cooperative gameplay, character building, and modding support.

  • Legend of Dungeon - This colorful dungeon crawler has gained a lot of votes as well as critical acclaim from the gaming press.

  • Pinball Arcade - Fans of Pinball Arcade have been enthusiastic and vocal, leading to a solid base of support and interest from the community.

  • Planet Explorers - Currently in alpha, this ambitious open world RPG caught the attention of voters with its ability for users create new content and change the terrain.

  • Rush Bros. - This competitive platforming game caught the attention of voters and the gaming press with its innovative premise and integration with users' music library.

  • Shovel Knight - This action adventure game has been sweeping the Greenlight charts with a style reminiscent of platformer adventure classics. After blowing through their ambitious Kickstarter goal, the developers set higher and higher stretch goals, securing an incredible 14,749 backers.

As with past batches, these titles will be released independently in the months ahead, as they complete development and integrate with any of the Steamworks features they are interested in utilizing. Some will undoubtedly launch with Steam Early Access, while others are ready to launch in full soon.

Steam Greenlight is a new platform feature that enlists the community's help in selecting some of the next games to be released on Steam. Launched on August 30, 2012, Greenlight allows developers and publishers to post information and media about their game in an effort to convince Community members that their game should be released on Steam.

For more information and to see all Greenlit titles, please visit http://steamcommunity.com/greenlight
Announcement - Valve
Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam and is 10% off!

Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine is a single player or co-op heist game. Assemble a crack team of thieves, case the joint, and pull off the perfect heist. Play with up to four people online or on the same screen. Compete with others via daily leaderboards. Find out why it won the 2010 IGF and has been described by Rev3Games's Anthony Carboni as "quite possibly the best co-op ever."

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 75% on Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit!

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