Valve reveals more juicy details about the Steam Deck

As the launch of Valve’s upcoming Steam Deck handheld gaming system approaches, the company has answered some of the most frequently asked questions that people have been sending to CEO Gabe Newell. Posted as a new FAQ, Valve confirms certain things we already knew, while also announcing some new, and...
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Steam Show Returns This Weekend

The Prairieland Heritage Museum Fall Festival and Steam Show returns this weekend after a year off due to the pandemic. The annual event is back for its 52nd year and organizers say they are taking precautions to make sure it is a fun and safe event for all involved. Lori...
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‘Destiny 2’ Is Now A Top 3 Game On Steam

The popularity of Destiny 2 in this current era continues to grow, and even as someone who loves the game and covers it avidly, I continue to be surprised with the metrics I’m seeing. The past week, Destiny 2 has routinely been the #3 most played game on all of...
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How Steam Gamers Are Doubling Their FPS Without A GPU Upgrade

Would you like a free performance upgrade for your Steam games without having to scratch and claw your way to a new graphics card? If the answer is even a tentative “yes,” do me a quick favor: try to identify any major visual differences between these screenshots I captured of Resident Evil Village. If you’re squinting at your screen and struggling to do so, then imagine how difficult it would be to pick them out with the game in motion.
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Valve’s latest Steam Next Fest for upcoming games will open on October 1st

Valve announced Friday that its latest Steam Next Fest is coming the first week of October, giving access to playable demos of hundreds of upcoming PC games. A video teaser showed glimpses of a few games to expect to see in demo, including Airhead from Octato Games, Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy from Ludomotion, ANNO:Mutationem from Thinking Stars, Mahokenshi from Game Source Studio, Starship Troopers— Terran Command from The Artistocrats, Life of Delta from Airo Games, and more. And IGN reported that The Last Campfire, from Hello Games, the creators of No Man’s Sky, will also have a playable demo available as part of Next Fest.

‘Minecraft Dungeons’ is now available on Steam

Minecraft Dungeons is no longer a Microsoft Store exclusive, meaning it is now available on Steam. A mixture of Diablo meets everyone’s favourite sandbox game, Minecraft, the action RPG has benefited substantially from a steady stream of DLC (downloadable content) since its release in May 2020 and the Steam version provides exactly that.

Five new Steam games you probably missed (September 20, 2021)

On an average day, about a dozen new games are released on Steam. And while we think that's a good thing, it can be understandably hard to keep up with. Potentially exciting gems are sure to be lost in the deluge of new things to play unless you sort through every single game that is released on Steam. So that’s exactly what we’ve done. If nothing catches your fancy this week, we've gathered the best PC games you can play right now and a running list of the 2021 games that are launching this year.

Gloomhaven Set for Steam Release in October 2021

Gloomhaven is coming out of early access – set to release later this year in October. Version 1.0 of the game is hitting Steam sooner rather than later. Gloomhaven initially started out as a tabletop RPG, with Dungeons & Dragons-like gameplay that was severely simplified. Much akin to other tabletop games, players would send out their characters on various campaigns and quests – all of them orchestrated by a dungeon master. Gloomhaven‘s tabletop version is getting a big expansion next year, Frosthaven.

Steam Is Down and Users Are Frustrated

There are few things more frustrating than not being able to play your video game library, and this is something a lot of Steam users are grappling with at the moment. It seems that Steam's servers have been having some issues tonight, and exasperated fans have taken to social media to share their disappointment. Apparently, things were back working briefly, before going back down again. It's unclear how long it will take the company to get things up and running, but hopefully the servers will get fixed fast, so gamers can get some good gaming time in before the night comes to an end. In the meantime, gamers might have to look for something else to enjoy!
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Steam Games No sound or audio on Windows 11/10

Is audio not working on Steam games for you? Here is a full guide to resolve the no sound issue on Steam on your Windows 11/10 PC. Steam is a popular service amongst gamers to download, purchase and play a variety of games. However, some Steam users have reported that they were unable to hear the sound while playing the games. This no sound issue can deteriorate your gaming experience.

Steam Deck’s killer app just launched on the Steam store

The Steam Deck won’t launch until late this holiday season, but the handheld gaming PC may already have its killer application. While Nintendo is focused on Metroid Prime, and Microsoft will have Halo, Valve will have a third-party program that isn’t even a game called RetroArch. This is a front-end interface for downloading emulators that can play backup versions of classic console games like the Nintendo Entertainment System or the original PlayStation.

Shopkeeping sim Potion Craft is the top-selling game on Steam

Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator proved to be a hit during a previous Steam Game Festival with its free demo, and now that the game has launched into Early Access, it’s keeping the momentum going. Potion Craft has garnered some impressive early player numbers, and it’s currently outselling some massive games on Steam.
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Steam’s downloads page just got a lot more informative

Valve has just released a big update for Steam that offers a number of small but significant tweaks to the digital games store. Many of these changes have been available in beta for months, but now they’re hitting the software’s stable release channel. The update overhauls the downloads page and introduces a much improved section for managing your storage, amongst a host of other tweaks and fixes.

How to Watch, Listen and Live Steam Ravens vs. Lions

Fresh off a triumphant win, the Baltimore Ravens hit the road for a Week 3 game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. The game kicks off at 1 p.m. ET. Here's how you can watch, listen and live stream the game:. WATCH ON TV. Local TV: CBS / WJZ...

Shark Steam & Scrub Automatic Steam Mop S6002UK Review

With its automatic steam control and dual spinning cloths, the Shark Steam & Scrub Automatic Steam Mop S6002UK makes mopping hard floors – even with tough stains, easy. It’s simple to use and glides across the floor, with the only minor issue that it can’t get into corners. Given how well it cleans, a little bit of manual work on the corners seems like a fair trade.

Indie game ‘Potion Craft’ chases ‘New World’ to be Steam’s top-selling title

Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator is currently competing for the title of top-selling Steam game right now, pulling ahead of a number of AAA games. Something about the single-player game has clicked with gamers across the world, as Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator currently sits just behind Amazon Game Studios‘ upcoming MMO New World as the top-selling game on Steam. When the popularity of Potion Craft was originally spotted by PCGamesN, the simulator was actually sitting in the number one place, suggesting that the short-term difference between the two games may not be substantial.

Ocean Mist announces new ‘Season & Steam’ vegetable line for Fall

CASTROVILLE, Calif. – Ocean Mist Farms, BB #:111742 the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in the U.S., has the perfect fresh solution for busy families this fall with five new additions to the award-winning microwavable cut vegetable product line, Season & Steam. The line includes 10 varieties that...