(Retail) Anarchy in the UK

(Retail) Anarchy in the UK

Jan 22, 2013

The declaration of “digital is the future!” squawked with hideous glee by those who stand to profit from such a possibility is met with a variety of reactions by us, the cash-toting consumers. Everybody I know personally (myself included), as well as what seems to be a majority of forum crawlers, find such a future too depressing to contemplate. If you live...

Steam launches creativity software storefront

Steam launches creativity software storefront

Oct 3, 2012

Once you’ve snatched up every daily deal and played more Steam games than should technically be possible, where is there to go next? The answer, of course, is Valve’s initiative to move beyond games and into the wide world of software at large. Now the tools to help you patch together your own game are sitting patiently in the Steam store, side by...

Autumn Sale weekend on Steam

Autumn Sale weekend on Steam

Nov 24, 2011

For anyone who feels disappointed with Amazon’s Black Friday week deals so far, Valve might be able to help relieve your wallet with their Steam Autumn Sale weekend. You should know the drill by now. From now until November 27 a selection of games from various publishers will have as much as 75% slashed from their prices on the Steam store page. On top of...

Steam user details potentially compromised

Steam user details potentially compromised

Nov 11, 2011

Following last Sunday’s attack on the Steam forums it has been confirmed that the intrusion might have compromised more data than initially thought. Valve boss Gabe Newell confirmed that an investigation of the security breach revealed that the hackers also managed to access a Steam database which contained usernames, games purchased, email addresses, hashed...

Portal 2 trailer sells fancy, functional footwear

Portal 2 trailer sells fancy, functional footwear

Apr 13, 2011

Looking at the nature of Portal 2’s mysterious long fall boots, the fourth and final investment opportunity trailer for the game is now up for your quantum space hole loving pleasure. The springy heeled footwear that was first debuted in Portal allows the user to fall fairly incredible distances without injury, as long as you are not the kind of person...