Product Release - Valve
Dead Hungry Diner is Now Available on Steam and 15% off!*

Dead Hungry Diner is all about big combos, spells, monsters fighting monsters and finding your flow within the monstrous mayhem!

Help Gabe and Gabby, patrons of “The Dead Hungry Diner”, as they feed the creatures of the night buckets and buckets of juicy Brain Berry goop!

(Well... that’s the easy part!)

Do you know what happens when you place werewolves near vampires?

They fight!!! And you don’t want fighting when you have so many other things to take care of...

*Offer valid until May 23rd at 10AM PST.

Product Update - Valve
1.4 Patch Release Notes
- Added the Custom Map Exchange feature, allowing players to download missing maps in the lobby, from the host.
- Added the Archipelago map, previously available only during the Christmas event, in Skirmish mode (solo and multiplayer)
- Added features in the map editor:

o Help Files: Added tutorials in the Map Editor
o Initial Map Setup: Set a trigger to set up the initial structure allowing to save a map right after creation
o Unified Object Behavior: Implemented unified behavior for all affected objects (e.g.: object selection, scaling, rotation handling, etc.)
o Mini map: Removed the non-functional mini map from the Map Editor

Here is a first insight of the changes we are going to apply for the patch 1.5, focusing on the Game Balancing:

- Refitting of Core unit health and defense

o Stronger differentiation between might & magic defense of units according to their nature
o Reduction of power for Necropolis units
o Increase of power for Inferno units

- Tweaking of creature growth for some core and elite creatures

- Increase of power for Luck in general, by increasing creature luck values, especially for Inferno
- Increasing interest of abilities that affect might offense, might defense, luck and leadership

- Decrease of power of HEALING spells and abilities (HEAL, MASS HEAL,REGENERATION, MASS REGENERATION, RESURRECTION,LIFE DRAIN, MASS LIFE DRAIN)
- Refitting of healing powers of certain creatures (Haven SISTERS mainly)

- Increase of power for most DIRECT DAMAGE SPELLS, especially ZONE DAMAGE SPELLS (like FIREBALL)

- Increase of power for MASS STAND YOUR GROUND ability
- Increase of damage boost for MASS HEROISM ability
- Increase of power for ARCHERY I ability
- Decrease of the Enlightment ability to 20%

- Increase of power and cooldown time for POISON CLOUD spell
- Increase of power for MASS AGONY spell
- Increase of power for WEAKNESS spell
Client Update - Valve
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the Steam menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

- Remote management of your games library through the web or mobile device
- Added UI to redeem Steam wallet vouchers sold by GameStop
- Fixed download issues with new content system
- Fixed crashes related to Steam Workshop file management
Product Release - Valve
Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter - Legend of the Beast DLC is Now Available on Steam!

Grab a fistful of rockets and step into the bright red shoes of the legendary Sam "Serious" Stone as he reloads for an all-new battle against the nefarious minions of Lord Mental. Hunt down the mysterious ram-god of the Great Obelisk and unlock the secrets buried beneath the mystical temples dotting the sands of ancient Egypt. Then challenge your nerves with an intense new survival mode map or take aim in three brand new versus multiplayer maps.

To celebrate the launch of the new DLC, Serious Sam: The Second Encounter and the Serious Sam Complete Pack are 75% off until May 22nd at 10AM PST!

Announcement - Valve
Available immediately, users’ Steam library of games can now be managed remotely via the web. With an active Steam client running on the remote PC or Mac, users may log into the Steam web site or mobile app to access and manage their library of games, downloading pre-loads, new releases, or their latest purchases, as soon as they’re available. Head home to find your new downloads installed and ready to play upon arrival.

To kick off a remote download, simply visit your Games list on the Steam Community site, which can be accessed from your own profile using a web browser or the Steam mobile app on iOS or Android. If logged into the latest update of the Steam client on a PC or Mac, there you’ll see which games are currently installed, and have the ability to install others from your library. Or, seamlessly complete your online purchase with remote installation: When a remote session is detected, the Steam store will ask whether you'd like to download your new purchases immediately.

Now, what are you still doing here? Go give it a try!


Product Update - Valve
changelog:

- Better support for Xbox 360 controllers
- Added achievements to Community Maps
- Press CTRL-R to instantly restart a level when doing speedruns
- Various bug fixes and interface enhancements

Product Update - Valve

Stardock Entertainment and Ironclad Games are pleased to inform xenos-loving galactic conquerors that the Vasari Empire arrives in Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion today with the release of Beta 3 for all pre-order customers.


NOTE: BETA 3 IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH PRIOR SAVE GAMES OR REPLAYS.


Changes From Beta 2c:


[ Graphics ]


  • Further refined shield effects.

  • Increased large debris sizes.

  • Fixed some incorrect shield meshes.

[ Gameplay ]


  • The Vasari Loyalists and Rebel factions are now available for play!

  • All races Scout frigates should now be able to properly detect mines again. This ability has been made passive.

  • Flagship's no longer have a role type.

  • Flagship's now count as Battleships in terms of stats.

  • Fixed bug that would improperly boot host and players from a Friends Only ICO game.

  • Fixed bug that was causing abilities that target strike craft to fail.

  • Added missing string for ally titan lost.

  • Fixed bug were Research and Occupation victories would not cause a loss for opponents.

  • Added Titans to new Titan statcount type.

  • Fixed a possible false positive save state mismatch bug (multiplayer desyncs).

  • Fixed bug with HyperspaceAntimatterCostAdjustment - was being calculated incorrectly.

  • Fixed desync bug in multiplayer.

  • TEC

    • Removed improper constraint on Corsev's Boarding Party ability that prevented it from converting in non-Friendly gravity wells.

    • TEC Loyalists

      • Furious Defense ability hull damage autocast levels adjusted per updated HP stats.

  • Advent

    • Fixed bug with Cultural Integrity Envoy ability that prevented it from working.

    • Fixed bug with Cultural Assistance Envoy ability that was causing it to increase, rather than decrease, planet upgrade build times.

    • Advent Loyalists

      • Unity Mass will no longer be buffed by illusion ships.

      • Subjugating Assault ability will now properly toggle off.

    • Advent Rebels

      • Strength of the Fallen will no longer be buffed by illusion ships.

      • Unyielding Will duration increased from 60/60 to 120/240.

[ Sound ]


  • Fixed missing capital planet lost voiceovers.

  • Fixed enemy research victory 50% complete voiceover.

[ Modding ]


  • Various Galaxy Forge bug fixes.



Announcement - Valve
Save 50% on Dear Esther during this week's Midweek Madness!

“A deserted island…a lost man…memories of a fatal crash…a book written by a dying explorer.”

Announcement - Valve
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Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Armed with an alien nursery-worth of zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs, you'll need to think fast and plant faster to stop dozens of types of zombies dead in their tracks.

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