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Player statistics return with a vengeance

July 17th, 2008 :: General :: 17 Responses

Steam’s player statistics were taken down the other week, to a small amount of wailing and teeth gnashing in the forums. Now they’re back, and better than ever.

Because every damn game on Steam is up there.

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Valve considering Steam gamepad

May 14th, 2008 :: General :: 9 Responses

IGN interviewed Doug Lombardi at a recent EA press event, and are now reporting Valve’s interest in making a gamepad peripheral.


New website: Steam Report

May 13th, 2008 :: General :: 4 Responses

England continues to be the epicentre of Steam discussion with the new blog Steam Report, launched last month by John Griffin and Andy Griffiths. There’s a double-act joke in there somewhere.


Student Steam survey

November 22nd, 2007 :: General :: 21 Responses

You can help with an academic survey on Steam’s user base.


Steam Movies

September 14th, 2007 :: General :: 20 Responses

Domain lookups show that Valve registered last May (thanks Michael). A whole domain for movies suggests very strongly that they intend to make a big thing out of the upcoming network.

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Community content integrated in Portal

May 17th, 2007 :: Features, General :: 9 Responses

Valve’s forthcoming puzzle game Portal will feature a system for importing and loading fan-made maps, according to Eurogamer’s recent preview.

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