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Cybercafe card details stolen

April 19th, 2007 :: Events, Valve :: 139 Responses (Feed)

You may by now have heard that “Steam” was broken into a week and a half ago and “consumer” credit card details stolen. As the quote marks suggest the breach has been played up by those behind it, whose exaggerations have been somewhat naively passed on by a number of big sites today.

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Windows 98/ME support ending this July

March 1st, 2007 :: Steam updates :: 80 Responses (Feed)

Strings for two new system requirements were added to steamui_english.txt in Monday’s platform update. One warns that unspecified games will “within the next few months” no longer be able to run on CPUs without SSE, and the other regards Steam itself.

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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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