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Archive for April 2006:

Further Triton titles revealed

April 29th, 2006 :: Other services :: 14 Responses (Feed)

Triton, DiStream’s competing distribution service and ‘Your ticket to the fast lane’, has seen twelve new games added to its official website.


Shadowgrounds announced for Steam

April 24th, 2006 :: New products :: 17 Responses (Feed)

Self-publishers Meridian 4’s old-school top-down shooter ‘Shadowgrounds’ has been added to the Steam roster with an early May, $25 release planned.

xStream re-christened ‘Triton’

April 23rd, 2006 :: Other services :: 21 Responses (Feed)

Attentive reader Sarkie has spotted the new brand name and website for DiStream’s Steam competitor, formerly known as Game xStream, suggesting that it is finally nearing launch.


Red Orchestra load times traced to Steam

April 18th, 2006 :: General :: 36 Responses (Feed)

The long load times that currently plague large numbers of Red Orchestra: Ostfront 41-45 users have been traced back to Steam and its new ‘virtual drive’ system, used by Red Orchestra to access its GCFs.

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Garry’s Mod to be sold through Steam

April 13th, 2006 :: Interviews, New products :: 418 Responses (Feed)

Garry’s Mod, the Source-powered physics sandbox famed across the games industry, is to be sold over Steam for $10 US. What does the move mean?

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‘Skinny’ theme added

April 12th, 2006 :: Site news :: 6 Responses (Feed)

A new style has been added, and tweaks made to post metadata.