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Localised prices introduced across Europe

December 24th, 2008 :: Steam updates :: 7 Responses

Steam has begun to offer localised prices to buyers in Europe. “The future is now” according to Valve, and indeed in the UK many prices have fallen below past RRP watersheds. But in the Eurozone, prices have rocketed.

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Region restrictions a selling point for Steam

November 6th, 2007 :: New products, Valve :: 6 Responses

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

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Deals with the devil: publishers on Steam

October 9th, 2006 :: Features :: 12 Responses

Long-term publisher contracts are expanding Steam’s library. But are they doing so at the expense of Valve’s integrity?


PopCap deal brings Bejewelled and more

August 22nd, 2006 :: New products :: 35 Responses

PopCap and Valve have announced a distribution deal. But who will be buying into Steam’s new casual library come September?


Rag Doll Kung Fu shipping to stores

June 21st, 2006 :: General :: 2 Responses

Mark Healey’s Rag Doll Kung Fu will be available on North American store shelves from August, through ‘developer-friendly’ independent publisher Merscom.

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Midway acquire Unreal publishing rights

June 16th, 2006 :: General :: 9 Responses

Midway have brought Epic Games’ back catalogue from Atari, ahead of the launch of the ailing publisher’s GamersFirst budget range.