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Tyranny of King Washington: The Redemption, all new content for Assassin’s Creed® III is Now Available on Steam.

Ratonhnhaké:ton’s journey concludes in the third and final episode, “The Redemption”. Arriving in New York, Ratonhnhaké:ton will call upon all of the abilities tied to his native heritage in order to break into the monarch fortress and put an end to the tyranny of King Washington. Live history as it never happened and rise a new revolution.

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Save 50% on Euro Truck Simulator 2 during this week's Midweek Madness*!

Travel across Europe as king of the road, a trucker who delivers important cargo across impressive distances! With dozens of cities to explore from the UK, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and many more, your endurance, skill and speed will all be pushed to their limits. If you’ve got what it takes to be part of an elite trucking force, get behind the wheel and prove it!

*Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Today's Deal: Save 66% on Deponia!

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Save 75% on the Dragon Age Franchise during this week's Midweek Madness*!

You are a Grey Warden, one of the last of this legendary order of guardians. With the return of mankind's ancient foe and the kingdom engulfed in civil war, you have been chosen by fate to unite the shattered lands and slay the archdemon once and for all. Explore a stunning world, make complex moral choices, and engage in bone-crushing combat against massive and terrifying creatures.

*Offer ends Thursday at 10AM Pacific Time
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Caves and Cliffs Multiplayer Map Pack, all new content for Tomb Raider is Now Available on Steam!

This Map Pack includes two new maps, the Cliff Shantytown and the Burning Village, for you to explore in Multiplayer!

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Don't Starve is Now Available on Steam and is 10% off*!

Don’t Starve is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home.

*Offer ends April 30th at 10AM Pacific Time

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The E.Y.E: Blood Games expansion is released! It includes the PVP, 4 new solo/coop levels and fixes to the game. To celebrate the release of the expansion E.Y.E Divine Cybermancy will be 50% off until April 29th.

Battle Royal:

In this round by round competition, the last man standing wins. All other participants are enemies!
You start each round with a random weapon and armor. Your aim is to finish the game with the most possible points.
You get points when you kill an enemy and also, when you are the survivor of the round.
You are free to use one of your existing Avatar, including one from the solo.
Some of your PSI and cyber powers are deactivated in this game mode.

Team Artifact:

Team competition. In this mode, Jians confront Culters for the artifact control. To do that you need to:
Take the artifact and carry it to the enemy area.
If the artifact is in the enemy area, the round ends. A new one will start and players will return to their initial positions.
Each team starts with an amount of resurectors. You win the round when the other team runs out of resurectors.
Carrying the artifact to the enemy area.
Killing an enemy.
Hacking special interfaces.

At the beginning of the game, choose your team and character class.

Changelog:

Additions:

• Added: 2 new multiplayers game modes: Battle Royal and Team Artifact with 6 new maps.
• Added: 4 new custom secondary and coop missions maps: cm_cu_street, cm_cu_sewer, cm_cu_marsarena and cm_cu_arcturus.
• Added: Leaderboards and stats for Battle Royal and Team Artifact.
• Added: Effects on the X2 aiming magnifiers.
• Added: Option to hide the crosshair.
• Added: Possibility to answer with the keyboard during dialogues.
• Added: Legs damages could slow the player up to 50% of its initial speed.
• Added: Maintenance consumes Stamina.
• Added: Icons showing which weapon has been used by a player to kill another one.
• Added: Avatars saves are stored in "my documents" folder. Old saves are moved there.

Modifications:

• Updated: FPS optimization while shooting.
• Updated: Improvement of the hacking AI.
• Updated: Players animations reworked.
• Updated: Textures of the aiming interfaces reworked.
• Updated: Adjustment of some textures.
• Updated: Balancing of the lean system.
• Updated: Modification of the players’ ragdolls parameters.
• Updated: Icons displayed in the armory reworked.
• Updated: Using a Psi power deactivates the Cloak and uses more Stamina.
• Updated: Balancing of the amount of XP won with some Psi powers.
• Updated: Improvement of the parry system with melee weapons: a player parried couldn't attack for a brief delay.
• Updated: Improvement of the melee weapon collision system.
• Updated: Particles visual effects removed when charging for a power attack.
• Updated: Maximum speed for the sprint increased up to twice.
• Updated: More important decrease of the Stamina while parrying.
• Updated: Backstab always kills in one shot.
• Updated: Probability to get the Detective achievement increased.
• Updated: Repositioning and visual improvement of the interface displayed at the player's dead.
• Updated: Deus Ex can't be killed anymore by Dragon Breath or Invocation powers.

Bug fixes:

• Fixed: Potential crash while hacking.
• Fixed: Dedicated server didn't run the map chosen during the setup.
• Fixed: Incorrect physbox on a case model.
• Fixed: Illumination position on a gargoyle statue model.
• Fixed: Blood spraying removed in case of a successful parry.
• Fixed: Incorrect tiling of some textures.
• Fixed: Issue with physical objects if taken by a player while another already holds it.
• Fixed: Sound script error for the Carnophage.
• Fixed: Error messages due to some particles.
• Fixed: Backstab message was displayed if Dragon Breath is used in the back of the target.
• Fixed: Changing firemode when equipped with melee weapons could prevent from attacking.
• Fixed: Issue on the first person view when a player was joining a game since another one was using the armory.
• Fixed: Availability to abusively use some actions through the keyboard shortcuts.
• Fixed: Players could be stuck in armory.
• Fixed: Availability to use some actions while the avatar creation interface was displayed.
• Fixed: Backstab message was displayed when attacking an allied even with friendly fire turned to 0.
• Fixed: Deletion on unused files.
• Fixed: Sound of the sentry could be looped in some circumstances.
• Fixed: Player could be equipped with more weapons than it should.
• Fixed: The chat windows could stay displayed after a change level.
• Fixed: The Kraak attacks always pushed the player in the same direction.
• Fixed: "my legs are ok" message wasn't displayed if healed with medkit.
• Fixed: Some kind of ammunitions weren't dropped by NPCs.
• Fixed: "Toggle HUD" action was preventing from switching weapon.
• Fixed: Flashlight couldn't be switched off while the player was cloaked.
• Fixed: Animation bug while jumping with a grenade.
• Fixed: Various typos in texts.
• Fixed: During a connection, the message "you are on Team spectator" could be displayed.
• Fixed: Throwing an object while running could cause the weapon to fire.
• Fixed: Availability to attack when sprinting during maintenance.
• Fixed: Bug related to the push on a ladder.
• Fixed: The hack interface displayed "me" instead of the player’s name actually hacked.

Product Release - Valve
Dead Island Riptide is Now Available on Steam in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. Please see the game page for the local release time in your territory.

They thought they had escaped Banoi, but can't wake up from this nightmare. Thrown back into the midst of the Zombie outbreak, the fight for survival continues!

Dead Island Riptide takes players to the island of Palanai on the Banoi archipelago, infested with bloodthirsty Zombies and only a few remaining Survivors still fighting for their lives.
Introducing new terrifying enemies, deadly weapons, a new playable character and much more, Dead Island Riptide will draw players back into a world that has grown corrupt - with the last rays of hope vanishing in rising tides.

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Pre-Purchase GRID 2 and get 10% off* and the Headstart Pack for free. Also by pre-purchasing you help unlock other special rewards. Possible rewards include the GRID 2 McLaren Racing Pack, a free copy of GRID, and the IndyCar and GTR Racing Packs. Check out the store page for more details.

Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in GRID 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID. Experience aggressive racing against advanced AI and become immersed in the race with GRID 2’s new TrueFeel™ Handling system which powers edge of control exhilaration behind the wheel of every iconic car. The next generation of the EGO Game Technology Platform delivers genre-defining visuals and jaw-dropping damage as you prove yourself across three continents in a new, evolving world of motorsport. Earn fame, fans and fortune as you blaze your way to the top in intense, relentless races on licensed circuits, beautifully realised city streets and lethal mountain roads. GRID 2 will also set the new standard for multiplayer racing with innovative modes, an entirely separate progression system and deep integration with RaceNet, the free online extension for Codemasters Racing games.

Grid 2 Is Racing, Redefined.

*Offer ends May 27th at 4PM Pacific Time.

Client Update - Valve
A new Steam Client update has been released and will be automatically downloaded. The specific changes are:

- Reposition notification/inbox menu up so it doesn't conflict with supernav menus
- Fix for an incorrect font being used in Big Picture on Windows 7 after installing IE 10
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