Product Update - Valve
An update to Counter-Strike: Source has been released. The update will be applied automatically when you restart Counter-Strike: Source. The major changes include:

  • Added mat_viewportupscale and mat_viewportscale to enable rendering the world at a reduced resolution
    • "mat_viewportupscale 1" and "mat_viewportscale 0.5" will downscale world rendering by 50%
  • Added positional audio support for Mumble clients
  • Added a new ConVar mp_mapcycle_empty_timeout_seconds to trigger a changelevel when the server is empty
  • Added a new ConVar sv_shutdown_timeout_minutes
    • Forces a server to shutdown if it has been requested to do so, even if the server is not empty
  • Fixed a ConVar exploit that allowed malformed values to circumvent range checks
  • Fixed a con_logfile ConVar exploit
  • Fixed HTTP downloads on Mac not sending an HTTP referer
  • Fixed a bug that prevented consecutive clicks on scrollbar buttons
  • Fixed a bug that was causing intermittent lag spikes for Linux dedicated servers
  • Fixed a crash while command-tabbing on Mac in fullscreen
  • Fixed a client crash in the sound emitter
  • Fixed an audio problem for Mac users
  • Fixed MOTD sometimes not displaying HTML contents
  • Improved the performance and stability of the libraries used for in-game HTML display
  • Performance and stability improvements
  • Updated to support Big Picture mode
Product Release - Valve
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dragonborn, all new content for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is Now Available on Steam.

With this official add-on for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, journey off the coast of Morrowind, to the island of Solstheim. Encounter new towns, dungeons, and quests, as you traverse the ash wastes and glacial valleys of this new land. Become more powerful with shouts that bend the will of your enemies and even tame dragons. Your fate, and the fate of Solstheim, hangs in the balance as you face off against your deadliest adversary – the first Dragonborn.

- Explore Beyond Skyrim – Leave the province of Skyrim and travel to the coastal island of Solstheim. Encounter the Dark Elven settlers of Raven Rock and the native Skaal, as you unravel the mystery of a Dragonborn’s return.

- Become the Ultimate Dragonborn – Harness the power of the Voice as you face off against the first Dragonborn. Wield new shouts and spells including Dragon Aspect – allowing you to summon the inner power of a dragon to deliver colossal blows and strengthen other shouts.

- New Powers – Discover dark powers as you journey into a new Daedric realm. Collect books of forbidden knowledge and choose new paths for your skills and abilities.

- New dungeons, creatures, weapons, and more – Suit up in Bonemold and Chitin armors and wield Stalhrim weapons as you navigate through a myriad of dungeons. Battle formidable foes like Ash Spawn, Rieklings, and more.

Product Update - Valve
- Added the mini-games and tools back to the Community console.
- Added controller support for Big Picture mode to all areas of the Community console.
- Fixed 4 of top crashes reported by users.
Announcement - Valve
Save 75% on the Alan Wake franchise during this week's Midweek Madness*!

When the wife of the best-selling writer Alan Wake disappears on their vacation, his search turns up pages from a thriller he doesn’t even remember writing. A Dark Presence stalks the small town of Bright Falls, pushing Wake to the brink of sanity in his fight to unravel the mystery and save his love.

*Offer ends Thursday at 4PM Pacific Time
Product Release - Valve
Design Quirks, all new content for Cities in Motion is Now Available on Steam!

One of each of vehicle type, but with a twist! Instead of a helicopter take a pleasant ride in a hot air balloon, or perhaps a tram that's been built like a boat to sail the city streets. These five innovative vehicles will add a whole new level to the game and keep your company afloat with their high attractiveness.

In celebration of this release, all other Cities in Motion content is now 75% off until February 12th at 10AM Pacific time!

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

Play "Sugar, We’re Goin Down", "Dance, Dance", “I Don’t Care”, “Thnks fr th Mmrs” and "America’s Suitehearts" by Fall Out Boy on any electric guitar or bass. Each song includes a new authentic tone accessible in AMP mode.

Announcement - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 66% on Rayman® Origins!

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Feb 4, 2013
Product Release - Valve
3DMark is Now Available on Steam and 25% off!*

The new 3DMark includes everything you need to benchmark your hardware. With three all new tests you can bench everything from tablets and notebooks to the latest high-end gaming desktops. It's the most powerful and flexible 3DMark we've ever created.

We designed 3DMark for gamers, overclockers and system builders who want to get the most out of their hardware. 3DMark is a complete PC benchmarking tool kit for those who are serious about performance. And it's no longer just for Windows. With the new 3DMark, you can now compare your scores with Android, iOS and Windows RT devices too.

- The latest version of the world's most popular benchmark.
- Includes three stunning tests for DirectX 9, DirectX 10 and DirectX 11 hardware.
- Test everything from tablets to desktop gaming PCs.
- Compare scores with other Windows, Android and iOS devices.
- Compete for the fastest PC on Steam with Steam leaderboards.
- Easy to use, no technical know-how needed.

*Offer ends Monday February 11th at 10AM Pacific Time.

Announcement - Valve
Impire is Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam.

Take control the of demon Báal-Abaddon as he attempts to rebuild his mighty hell spawn form. With the aid of dozens of evil creatures big and small as well as an arsenal of spells, you will help him construct a dungeon underworld of limitless evil and nastiness to stop all those pesky Heroes of Ardania from ruining his return to greatness!

Pre-order now and receive the Black and White Demons DLC and the Creatures of the Night DLC with your purchase!

Product Release - Valve
Today's Deal: Save 66% on Half Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy!

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