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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.

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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.

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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.