The Steam Review

Comment and discussion on Valve Software’s digital communications platform.

Archive for May 2006:

Dark Messiah coming to Steam

May 25th, 2006 :: New products :: 20 Responses (Feed)

Ubisoft’s first-person fantasy combat title Dark Messiah of Might & Magic has had its Steam distribution all but confirmed, with registration for its upcoming pulic beta requring an account.

Rag Doll studio forsakes digital distribution

May 21st, 2006 :: General :: 9 Responses (Feed)

Mark Healey has founded ‘Media Molecule’, his new development studio, but is slanting its projects to publishers instead of utilising digital distribution.

Atari’s back catalogue on Steam by June?

May 14th, 2006 :: New products :: 39 Responses (Feed)

Struggling publisher Atari’s new ‘GamersFirst’ initiative seems set to push either a portion or all of their extensive PC back catalogue onto Steam as part of a new budget range.


Laid Back Gaming license Steam and Source

May 9th, 2006 :: New products :: 27 Responses (Feed)

Michael McCarthy, former lead artist at Troika, has founded his own company and is now developing for Steam.

DiStream speak

May 8th, 2006 :: Other services :: 14 Responses (Feed)

DiStream have provided a partial but official list of Triton titles.


All-round platform update

May 6th, 2006 :: New products, Steam updates :: 15 Responses (Feed)

A Steam platform update has been released enabling the purchasing and downloading of videos, adding a new error-handling system, making various other tweaks, and introducing a range of glitches.