Product Release - Valve
Episode Four of the The Walking Dead is now available for all Walking Dead owners on Steam!

The Walking Dead is a five-part game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series. Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. With corpses returning to life and survivors stopping at nothing to maintain their own safety, protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine may offer him redemption in a world gone to hell.

Product Update - Valve
Updates to Team Fortress 2, Day of Defeat: Source and Half-Life 2: Deathmatch have been released. The updates will be applied automatically when your Steam client is restarted. The major changes include:


Source Engine Changes (TF2, DoD:S, HL2:DM)
  • Fixed HTTP downloads on Mac not sending an HTTP referer

Team Fortress 2
  • Updated materials/models for the Champ Stamp, King of Scotland Cape, Stovepipe Sniper Shako, and Freedom Staff
  • Fixed a server crash that could occur if a Spy was disguised holding the Gunslinger
  • Fixed the Lacking Moral Fiber Mask being tagged as a misc item instead of a hat
  • Fixed the Gunslinger not accepting "Sappers Removed" strange parts
  • Overhealed players that are bleeding or on fire can now pickup healthkits to remove these conditions
  • Added tf_dingalingaling_repeat_delay (default 0) which limits how often the dingalingaling sound can play
  • Removed outdated tip about the Spy's Enforcer
  • Updated the localization files
  • Vote system
    • Allow kicking of connected players that haven't joined a team in Mann vs. Machine
    • Added sv_vote_issue_kick_spectators_mvm (default 0) which allows players to kick anyone that isn't team invaders, as long as they've passed the sv_vote_issue_kick_min_connect_time_mvm timer, if enabled
  • Mann vs. Machine
    • Added two new tours of duty, each with new unique loot:
      • Operation Oil Spill, with 6 new intermediate skill missions
      • Operation Gear Grinder, with 3 new expert skill missions
    • If a player connects to a MvM game through matchmaking and loses their connection, their spot will be held for a brief duration and they will be given a chance to reconnect
    • After victory on a Mann Up server, the players will be put into a lobby together.
    • Improved matchmaking searching status screen
  • Mann vs. Machine balance changes:
    • Explosive Headshots
      • damage is now 150 regardless of upgrade level
      • damage is done in one tick instead of the previous six
      • added a slowing effect based on upgrade level (50%-80% slow, 2-4 second duration)
      • radius still scales with upgrade level (unchanged)
    • Marked For Death duration reduced to 7 seconds from 15 seconds when the target is a giant robot
    • Reduced the "effect bar recharge rate increased" upgrade from 20% increments with an 80% cap to 15% increments with a 60% cap
Product Update - Valve
Fixes:
- In-cab signalling enhancements for an upcoming DLC title
- Fix for Blueprint Editor "Invalid Parameter" error
- Rankings handle UTF-8 correctly
- Removal of very small gaps in speed limit properties
- Workshop tags are not localised
- Non-ASCII Workshop text correctly handled
- More info shown on Not A Serialised File error
Product Release - Valve
The Borderlands 2: Mechromancer Pack is Now Available on Steam.

This download grants the Mechromancer, a 5th playable character class who can summon a destructive robot named Deathtrap. In addition to this new class, this pack also includes bonus items which were included in the Borderlands 2 Premiere Club Pack, including the Gearbox Gold Gun Pack, a Golden Key, which unlocks rare items in the mysterious Sanctuary Loot Chest, and the Vault Hunter’s Relic, which boosts your gear-hunting fortunes.

Note: If you have pre-purchased the game and received the Premiere Club content, you do not need to purchase this content.

Product Release - Valve
Save 66% on the Risen 2: Dark Waters during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Set several years after the end of Risen, raging titans have devastated the world and pushed humanity to the brink of existence. Subsequently, monstrous creatures have risen from the watery depths of the sea and their attacks have brought all seafaring to a grinding halt. The hero, now a member of the Inquisition, is sent out to find out how to stop the chaos caused by these creatures from the deep. His quest begins with rumors that the pirates who frequent the southern islands are the only ones who know a way to get rid of the creatures once and for all and end their reign of terror.

*Offer ends Thursday at 4PM Pacific Time

Announcement - Valve
In celebration of the newly available, Blocks That Matter Steam Workshop Save 50% off Blocks That Matter during this week's Midweek Madness!

Blocks That Matter Steam Workshop
Blocks That Matter Steam Workshop is now available! Create and share your own levels, language files and custom BTM's so that Tetrobot keeps it's brain in working order.

You are the Tetrobot: a tiny robot that can drill blocks of matter one by one, collect them, and recycle them into new pieces of 4 blocks. You also have the possibility to destroy lines of 8+ blocks in a very Ā«retro russianĀ» game style. Sand, wood, stone, obsidian, iron, diamond: each matter has its specific behaviour you'll have to use wisely and take advantage of them. So get ready to use your brain and combine your platforming and puzzle-solving skills in this incredible mashup!

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 50% off Babel Rising!

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Product Update - Valve
New Microsoft Flight Update Now Available

Here are the changes included in this latest update:
- We made a few changes to help address an issue that was causing some players to crash when starting the game.
- We addressed an issue that was causing a CRC validation error for some players.
- We also made some adjustments to help improve Windows 8 compatibility.

A special thank you to all the players who participated in the beta test of this build! Your efforts are appreciated.
Product Release - Valve
Retro City Rampage is now available on Steam and is 10% off until October 16th at 10AM Pacific time!

This 8-bit nostalgic throwback warps open-world carjacking BACK TO THE... '80s.

Play 60+ story missions and 40+ arcade challenges. "Borrow" vehicles and outrun the law while mowing down your fellow citizens! Jump on pedestrians for coins, or use them for target practice with over 25 weapons and POWER-UPS! WHOA!

Product Release - Valve
Dishonored is now available on Steam in North America! Check the game page for the release time in your territory.

Dishonored is an immersive first-person action game that casts you as a supernatural assassin driven by revenge. With Dishonored’s flexible combat system, creatively eliminate your targets as you combine the supernatural abilities, weapons and unusual gadgets at your disposal. Pursue your enemies under the cover of darkness or ruthlessly attack them head on with weapons drawn. The outcome of each mission plays out based on the choices you make.

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