Steam‘s interface for use on your living room TV, Big Picture, is scheduled to be up and running later today. Get your entire library of games on your TV and navigate the web with a reticule like a sniper. If you haven’t already downloaded Steam, do it now and opt into the beta! More updates when it goes live.
It appears that the world has grown tired of the flood of garbage games that have cluttered up Steam Greenlight since it’s launch. What started as a great way for indie developers to get their games out to a large audience without much hassle has quickly devolved into a flood of flash games, parody games, and outright garbage games. To remedy the situation, Valve is instituting a $100 fee to [...]
This weekend is the International DOTA 2 championships, basically where the best of the best compete to go down in DOTA history. The matches are best of 3 elimination style culminating in a final championship match on Sunday. You can watch it inbrowser here, or you can download the free spectator client via Steam.
Steam Greenlight is live! Now fans can vote and rate the games they want to see available on Steam. There’s already well over 400 titles to view and thumbs up or down; naturally some of them look downright terrible and 50% are Minecraft clones, but there’s a lot of promising games out there. All you need is to log into Steam and you can choose the future of what’s available. [...]
I love the output from Klei Entertainment. They always seem to have the cartoony charm switch jammed firmly in the ‘ON’ position and their games always tend to be a lot of fun to play. The next game from the Shank and imminent Mark of the Ninja developer, is a title called ‘Don’t Starve‘. A survival based title with gorgeously hand-drawn graphics, it plonks you in the wilderness and forces [...]
Robot Entertainment announced today that the first booster pack for Orcs Must Die! 2 will be arriving in just two days, on the 29th. The pack, titled “Fire & Water,” provides three new levels that can be played either solo or co-op: Traffic Jammed, Double Decker, and The West Wing. There are also three Endless Mode conversions included for the levels The Library, Double Decker, and The West Wing.