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Region restrictions a selling point for Steam

November 6th, 2007 :: New products, Valve :: 6 Responses (Feed)

Valve have begun to use region restriction as a front-line selling point for Steam when promoting it to publishers.

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Orange Box soundtrack for sale soon

October 23rd, 2007 :: New products :: 16 Responses (Feed)

Steam is to begin selling music “in the coming weeks”, starting with the OST from Valve’s Orange Box.

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Bioshock’s eventful retail release

August 23rd, 2007 :: Events, New products :: 25 Responses (Feed)

You may be forgiven for feeling a touch of déjà vu this week…

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Half-Life 2 Black Box dropped

May 19th, 2007 :: New products :: 41 Responses (Feed)

Valve have announced that the Half-Life 2 “black box” SKU will no longer be shipped, leaving PC players with either the orange box, which also contains Half-Life 2 and Episode One, or Steam, which is still set to offer a package of just the three new titles.

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ATI drivers to be delivered through Steam

May 19th, 2007 :: New products :: 18 Responses (Feed)

One of Valve’s earliest hopes for Steam was to use it to keep users’ display drivers up to date. Now, at long last, ATI have agreed to distribute their Catalyst drivers.

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Dapp: New on Steam

March 10th, 2007 :: New products, Site news :: 10 Responses (Feed)

If you’ve ever been annoyed that the official Steam feed doesn’t reliably list new releases, this should sort you out.