Category: Steam

Keep Tabs on Game Sales Prices

Another quick tip for the festive season. There are sales all over the place and sometimes a good deal now might be beaten by an even better deal to come. If only we kept tabs on prices so we might be able to anticipate changes in price! Well, if you’re into your PC video games …

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Valve Releases SteamOS

It’s taken a little while but the first public release of SteamOS is here. Valve has made available two downloads of SteamOS on its website here – a default installation and a custom installation. Be careful though as both will end up completely wiping the computer on which you end up installing SteamOS. The installation …

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What to do with Unwanted Steam Gifts

Sometimes it can be hard for people to work out what games you like on Steam if they don’t know you that well or just don’t know how to use it properly. Steam does have a neat wish list feature in it which can be viewed by others but I guess we can’t always rely …

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Get Tux the Penguin in Team Fortress 2 on Windows

With Steam now officially available on Linux, Valve is celebrating with a free promotional for Team Fortress 2 in the form of a Tux penguin. If you use Windows then you might feel left out but if you really want a Tux penguin then you could always do the following: install Oracle VM VirtualBox, install …

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Steam’s Big Picture Looks Awfully Familiar

Just wanted to share an observation regarding Steam and one of its latest updates. In the top right hand corner of the Steam client on Windows there is something that says “BIG PICTURE” with four arrows surrounding it just adjacent to the three icons representing the different views available. Of course, being curious about it …

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Browse Easily While Playing Steam Games

Note everyone has the luxury of two screens or a computer and a tablet so if you are wanting to use a website reference while you are playing games on Steam then you might be resorting to using print outs or a smartphone. These are not the most convenient solutions by any means! If you …

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Recent Drop in Samsung Galaxy S III Battery Life

I just wanted to share an observation regarding my Samsung Galaxy S III. Normally, I don’t leave my phone on the charger overnight (and maybe I should start doing so) but recently I have noticed that battery life has taken a significant hit to the point that I am left with little or no battery …

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Ouya – The Open Source Game Console

Okay, I have a confession. I have had an itch to pledge for another project on Kickstarter and I gave in far too easily but I reckon this is quite an exciting development for the gaming industry as a whole, if not, for gamers in general. Ouya will be a game console based upon Android …

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Download Fallout for Free

Thanks to John Tomic for this tip! Fallout. Yes, it’s an older game released back in 1997 but it is considered to be one of the classic role playing games (RPGs). However, I bet there are a stack of people out there harbouring some nostalgia for those vintage games that may not have had awesome …

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Star Trek Online Free to Play on Steam

Here’s something for all of those Trekkies out there. The Star Trek Online MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game for those who are unfamiliar with the acronym) ┬áhas been out for just over a month but a lot of people may not realise that it is “free to play” on Steam. If you’ve been …

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