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Day of Defeat: Source ‘Free Weekend’

February 7th, 2006 :: Events, Features :: 5 Responses

This Saturday, Day of Defeat: Source will enter a ‘Free Weekend’. The event brings together three strands of possibility that could lead to a revolution in the way the games industry views trial software…

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Friends 3.0 Pre-beta Interview

January 31st, 2006 :: Features, Interviews, Steam updates :: 41 Responses

Lead developer John Cook discusses the upcoming beta release of Friends 3.0.

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Darwinia and Steam: an Interview with Introversion

November 23rd, 2005 :: Interviews :: 10 Responses

The Steam Review discusses Steam distribution with Introversion Software.


Steam’s Finances

October 26th, 2005 :: Features :: 33 Responses

Steam’s finances are a subject that has traditionally been kept under wraps, which makes the number and concentration of details that have been slipping out lately all the more surprising.


3.0: Interface Analysis

October 25th, 2005 :: Features, Steam updates :: 1 Response

An analysis of Steam’s new user interface, covering its design goals, successes and failures.


Steam vs. World of Warcraft

September 3rd, 2005 :: Features, Steam updates :: 3 Responses

1UP’s interview with Gabe Newell gives us the new Steam strategy: to help developers make games, not game technology.

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