Product Release - Valve
Three new songs are Now Available for Rocksmith!

Play "Cliffs of Dover " by Eric Johnson, "No Rain" by Blind Melon, and "Alive" by Pearl Jam! The Pearl Jam Song Pack is also Now Available.

Announcement - Valve
Might & Magic® Heroes® VI Shades of Darkness is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam!

Pre-Purchase and receive "The Angel of Death Pack" and "The Dynasty Armory Pack".

A century after the tragic events of Might & Magic Heroes VI, that determined the heroic fate of a dynasty, Shades of Darkness recounts, in two original campaigns, pivotal moments in Ashan’s darker history that will define the future of a decadent underground people and decide the survival of the dying cult of the Spider Queen. Determine the fates of two legendary factions; the Dark Elves of Dungeon and the Necromancers of Necropolis.

Announcement - Valve
January 15, 2013 - Valve today revealed the fourth set of games and Software titles to advance through Steam Greenlight and be offered worldwide distribution via the popular platform for games and software.

Over 60 titles have advanced through Steam Greenlight and been offered Steam distribution agreements since Greenlight launched in August of last year.

The latest Software titles are:

The latest games are:

These titles will be released independently in the months ahead (as they are varying stages of completion).
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, 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, please visit http://steamcommunity.com/greenlight/
Product Release - Valve
Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, all new content for Borderlands 2 is Now Available on Steam

In Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt, players will enter an uncharted territory deep in the swamps of Pandora where a massive Hyperion ship has crashed. The wreckage is rumored to have stockpiles of loot. But watch out, mutated creatures, and armies of savages also have an interest in the ship.

Product Release - Valve
Assassin’s Creed® III – The Battle Hardened Pack, extends the multiplayer content for Assassin’s Creed® III is Now Available on Steam!

Includes three new playable characters and maps, plus awesome bonus items! Become the influential Governor, the resilient Highlander, or the fearsome Coyote Man. Journey through Charlestown, Fort St-Mathieu, and Saint Pierre as you stalk your enemies and fight to protect your team. Rally your troop, discover your power in numbers, and ignite the revolution!

Announcement - Valve
Save 75% on Sanctum during this week's Midweek Madness*!

You think Tower Defense games are all about building? You thought wrong. Sanctum is not your average Tower Defense title. When the havoc starts, you get to join the fray! As one of the world’s first First Person Shooter - Tower Defense games, Sanctum has taken the best of both worlds to deliver an epic, one-of-a-kind experience.

*Offer ends Thursday at 4PM Pacific Time
Announcement - Valve
Save 50% on Of Orcs And Men during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Lead the revolution of the Orcs and Goblins!

In a world at war, the vast Empire of Men tries to extend its domination over the territories of the Orcs and Goblins, who are systematically persecuted, enslaved and massacred. Through this great role-playing game, lead a fearsome Orc warrior, and a Goblin master of assassination and stealth.

*Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
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Product Release - Valve
Three new DLC's for Crusader Kings II are now available on Steam!

The Republic is the third expansion for the critically praised strategy / RPG Crusader Kings II. In The Republic you play as a Patrician in one of the great medieval Merchant Republics. Expand your trade empire as you compete with the other four Patrician families for the coveted position of Doge and the leadership of the Republic.

Songs of Prosperity contains new music composed by Andreas Waldetoft to enjoy while playing as a Republic.

Mediterranean Portraits adds new clothing and thousands of unique face combinations for both male and female characters while playing as Mediterranean Nations.



Product Update - Valve
Changelog Painkiller Hell & Damnation PC Patch BUILD_PKHD_20130108_27204 - 14th January 2013
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Balancing:
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Grenades in multiplayer fly faster, fixed bug with possibility to overtake your own grenade
Grenades trajectory adjusted
Heater bolts fly a longer distance now
It’s not possible to enable Tarot Cards in multiplayer anymore
Painkiller weapon effectiveness increased in multiplayer (speed, damage)
Added slowing mechanic of enemy players in multiplayer when you hit them with certain weaponry
SoulCatcher alternate mode effectiveness decreased
Stakes’ speed increased (about 25%)
Teleporters don’t slow down player when bunnyhopping
Flashlight intensity adjusted


Bug fixed:
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Achievement for unlocking all Tarot Cards working properly
Colosseum map - unlocking Tarot Card by collecting ammo now works properly
Compass range increased to point enemies that are further away
Easier to hit an enemy with the freezer (hit detection)
Enemies on Survival levels don’t stop to spawn
Freezing enemies in local coop doesn’t block progression through level
Initial loading of server list in Join Game lags removed
Some sounds were non-hearable when player takes damage, this is fixed now
Weapon Stay option corrected
Size of chosen monsters corrected for proper scaling


Level Fixes/Improvements:
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Cemetery level - doubled checkpoint sound removed
CTF-Unseen_HD - spawning without weapons bug fixed
DM-Forbidden - fixed spawn points for players
DM-Sacred balance fix: jumppad allows to get to the Silver Armor now
Factory - Chaingun added at the start of the level, fixed secret reachability issues
Fixed statistics in Tutorial level
Loony Park level - collisions on trees improved
Opera level - two checkpoints are not appearing at the same time
OrientalCastle level - AI paths improved, fixed some bugs in collisions, ammo for rockets and grenades synchronized
Orphanage - AI paths improved
Shadowland level - AI paths improved, fixed some bugs in collisions


Menu:
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Added notification on server list if server is password-protected
Default Options button added
FOV option added
Head Bob option added
HUD scale slider added
Mouse Smoothing option added
Numeric values display for different parameters in menu (mouse sensitivity, gamma etc.)
Sort Function in Server Join Menu added
Weapon Bob option added
Enabled cancelling connection to server when it’s not responding on loading screen


Multiplayer:
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Pickups setup adjusted towards the original Painkiller v.1.64
Sound setup adjusted
Painkiller weapon added to Survival mode
Survival kill messages corrected



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