Product Update - Valve
- Fixed an issue which would cause the radio command menu to appear inappropriately
- Increased armor penetration of HE Grenades
- mp_c4timer and fps_max convars are now exposed
Product Update - Valve
Rise of Immortals has entered 2012 with a fresh lineup of unique Immortals sure to lead you to domination in any match! Here is the current list as of this posting:

Aislynn - Support Tank
Azcadelia - Magical Pet DPS
Balak - Ranged DPS
Ichorr - Support Tank
Kaos - Ranged DPS
Karapyss - AoE DPS
Kavashiir - Support
Kyrie - Melee DPS
Lazarus - Vampiric Tank
Netheurgist - DoT Disabler
Nysuss - Ranged DPS
Psychozen - Disabler
Pycon - Tank
Scorpix - DoT Tank
Talia - Single Target Melee DPS
Tatiana - Ranged DPS Disabler
Trovoc - Area Denial
Tzai - Melee DPS
Ukkonen - Magical DPS
Vezin - AoE DPS

*New Immortals introduced regularly!

For existing players, in addition to free referral coin opportunities, we also have super awesome offers & specials available for additional coins.

Receive the latest game news directly on Steam while you play! All updates are posted in the game's Official Group.


Product Update - Valve
Nuclear Dawn Update 6.2
New Features:
- Added new commander research items
- Player Boost I, II, and III
- Structure Boost I, II, and III
- Commander Abilities II and III
- Added support for giving default commander orders to whole team.
- Added support for squad-only chat (default I).
- Added new portable Radar Kit item for Support BBQ.
- Places on ground like ammo or health kit.
- After deployment, it extends radar range, uncovering units and structures in fow.
- Lasts after death, but can be destroyed by enemy (will disappear on class change).
- Added Play Now feature to allow quick joining into an optimal server, considering ping and player count.
- Added optional compass display to HUD.

Other enhancements
- Added Game Guide button to main menu.
- Added game instructor tip for transport gate teleporting.
- Players calling artillery strikes, rather than current commander, now get credit for kills.
- USE key can now be used anytime while inside of a transport gate, rather than needing to face it.
- Enabled server mp_unbalance_limit convar.
- Round end team swap notification is now more visible.
- Updated localizations.

Balance Changes
- Effects of armory research are now suspended if all of your team's armories are destroyed or sold (build another for all to reactivate).
- Transport gates can no longer be manually powered down to prevent griefing by commander.

All Maps
- Added/tweaked light glows and environment sun.
- Fixed several spots where the commander was able to build outside of the map.
- Improved guardtower collisions.

Clocktower
- Fixed getting stuck near the Consortium base.
- Fixed a few small issues throughout the map.

Downtown
- Decreased HDR.
- Improved collision for the broken train.
- Fixed trains clipping through each other in the trainyard.

Hydro
- Blocked ability to build structures on the ramp near the turbines.

Oasis
- Fixed missing spot overlays
- Increased lightmapscales on some walls for higher quality shadows.
- Updated loading screen.

Oilfield
- Fixed not being able to climb on the ladder of the broken tanker truck.
- Improved bot nav mesh.

Silo
- Improved submarine bridge collision.

Other Fixes
- Fixed crash when changing certain video options.
- Fixed a case where commander would be unable to set a spawn location as default.
- Fixed thermal vision staying enabled when entering commander view.
- Fixed IP bans not applying to RCON access.
- Fixed case where armory research buttons could be mirrored on transport gate.
- Fixed players under hypospray effect getting healed by commander heal ability.
- Fixed REDs being undetonatable after ninth RED is placed.
- Fixed tutorial noting incorrect weapon slot key for sidearm.
- Fixed being able to use the command bunker console while in exo suit lockdown.
- Fixed possibility for teleport to send player to nearby enemy gate.
- Fixed issues with certain gizmos not functioning properly - Smooth Operator, Siege Specialist, Melee Specialist, Advanced Munitions.
- Fixed glitch on Career panel where gizmo tooltip could appear over top of Achievements or Extras tab.
- Fixed radar structure still functioning when powered down.
- Fixed being able to change class in powered down armory.
- Fixed being able to teleport from powered down tgates.
- Fixed always getting Playground Bullies achevement if clan set.
- Fixed Traitor achievement being unachievable.
- Fixed progress bars for Running Up and Charging In achievements being off by an order of magnitude.
- Fixed rare care where a player could spawn with partial hud and unable to move.
- Fixed viewpunch being applied to meleed teammates.
- Fixed round-end clan achievements not being awarded on enemy surrender.
- Fixed training graduate achievements not being granted - related achievements will be granted on load if you've completed the courses.
- Fixed Charging Up achievement using meters sprinted instead of meters ran.
- Fixed some achievement icons not displaying properly.
Product Release - Valve
Hegemony Gold: Wars of Ancient Greece is now available on Steam!

Conquer the ancient Greek world in this epic strategy wargame that expands and refines the award-winning Hegemony: Philip of Macedon with brand new content and features. Experience the full range of warfare from reconnaissance and raids to field battles and mountain blockades as you campaign across a continuous satellite-accurate map of ancient Greece.


Announcement - Valve
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Product Update - Valve
7.25 Update Notes
Additions:
* Added New Hero: Series Ev (DLC)
* Added New Challenge: Karathiki Competitive Tower Defense (Part of DLC Karathiki Jungle Pack)

Modifications:
* Apprentice Mana Bomb damage exponential ramp buffed, on the high-end can do about 10x damage than previously
* Added Respawning Treasure Chests to Frostdale PvP Maps
* Reduced "Rumble in the Jungle" to 12 waves
* Healing-plus-Damaging Pets (such as Monkey and Goblin Cupid) will favor Healing if a Heal-Target is below 50% Health
* 10% Buff to Trap Damage in Nightmare
* When multiple Guardians of the same type are buffing a Defense, the stronger buff will now always take effect. (previously, it was whichever Guardian got there first)

Fixes:
* Karathiki Pure Strategy now supports 6 players
* Friendly Djinn can no longer be gas-stunned
* VDay enemies much more likely to follow the player
* Improved player networked movement quality in PvP game
* Join-Requirement Minimum Level Setting is now controller-friendly, as is the Show Shops/Show Games button
* Griffon Pet projectile now deals splash damage
* Fixed Wyvern pathfinding on Karathiki, Fixed spawn locations on Karathiki, Fixed inappropriate build locations on Karathiki, Fixed Bowling Balls breaking on the floor of parts of Karathiki
* Fixed a case where players would get "Failed to Create Game" message when attempting to Host an Online game
* Pets no longer can roll-over to "1 mana" resale value
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Product Update - Valve
- New Updater: that compresses archives to help reduce the total size of the game.
- Mystery Crates are BACK!
- Fixed a bug (Really this time!) with high level players getting put into low level games.
- If your item has less than a day left of rent time, it will now show hours and minutes left.
- Fixed crash when game finished.
- Welcome back screen now shows how much time left until next daily reward.
Product Update - Valve
Maps:
- Added Arms Race maps – Shoots and Baggage
- Added Aztec to Classic maps

Gameplay:
- Arsenal Arms Race game mode is a single extended round with instant respawn. All players start with the same weapon and get a new one each time they kill an enemy. The progression of unlocked weapons ends with the knife. The first player to get a kill with every weapon wins the match.

- Added ‘Find A Game’ to the Play options menu screen. Find A Game allows you to join an online game of a specific type. This update offers Arsenal Arms Race and Classic Competitive game modes. The map cycle groups include:
-- Classic Maps
-- Arms Race Maps

- Added new weapons:
-- Scar 20 – CT only auto-sniper.
-- G3SG1 – Terrorist only auto-sniper.
-- Zeus x27 – Casual Mode only weapon available to both teams.

- Adjustments have been made to increase the base accuracy of all weapons.
- Jump and land penalties have been decreased, and the rate of stamina gain has been increased.
- Bot difficulty has been tuned.
- HE grenade damage has been adjusted per pro feedback.

Models
- Added two new player skins:
-- Phoenix Faction
-- GIGN

UI
- Death notice order reversed.
- Updated Italy mini map image.

Bug Fixes
- Fixed a bug in the keyboard + mouse options screen where changes were resetting.
- Fixed the consecutive loss bonus persisting through halftime. Solves the problem of teams receiving extra cash early in the second round of the match.
- Fixed end match scoreboard saying it was a tie in Arsenal Mode.
- Fixed a bug where penetrating shots were doing full damage after the penetration.
- Fixed a bug where the desired distance required to defuse the bomb wasn’t being used.
- Fix for the HUD alert panel coming up incorrectly.
- Fixed for bots not being able to defuse bomb.
- Fix for bug in Demolition mode where players would start the first round of the second half stuck in level geometry.
- Fix for radio message font appearing quite large at higher resolutions.
Product Update - Valve
Updates to The Darkness 2 have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:

- Widescreen FOV (Field of View) support
- Various fixes for extra-wide resolutions
- Title now retains a very wide screen resolution when changing any video option from the graphics options menu
- Added an "aspect ratio" toggle
- Can choose between 4:3, 16:9, 16:10 and Auto
- nVidia 3D fixes for shadows + now we have 3D reticule & objective markers
- Additional Bug fixes
Product Release - Valve
RIDGE RACER Unbounded is now available on Steam! Test your driving skills and collect all 50 Steam achievements.

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