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Valve is reportedly working on a ‘game notes’ system for Steam

There’s possibly a new notifications page on the way, too. First reported by the folk over at PCGamer, it appears that Steam users may be able to take ‘game notes’ via the gaming platform in future. SteamDB Creator and dataminer Pavel Djundik shared the discovery to Twitter, saying that game notes “will be available in the Steam library, and on the web.” Happy birthday to the Steam Deck! A ‘game notes’ system could, really, be anything. However, what most of us imagine is a way to easily take notes while playing a game, without the need to necessarily tab out….

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Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin heads to Steam next month

Take the fight to Chaos on Steam. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin is heading to Steam. The Team Ninja developed dark fantsy game will arrive on the service on April 6. It is already available through the Epic Games Store. Stranger of Paradise: Final Fantasy Origin | The Journey Ends – trailer The 2022 action RPG is set in the Final Fantasy universe and is a prequel to Square Enix’s original Final Fantasy on the NES. Set in an alternate timeframe, it follows characters foretold as the Warriors of Light, who set out to destroy Chaos. In the game,…

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Sifu release date set for Steam and Xbox alongside Arenas update

Sloclap has announced a release date for Sifu on Steam and Xbox consoles. The game will drop on March 28 alongside the game’s Arenas update. With ten extra hours of gameplay with nine new locations, Arenas features 45 new challenges spread over five game modes. You will fight waves of enemies in Survival mode, or be pushed to perfection in Performance mode. There’s also Time Attack, which you battle against the clock on a path filled with enemies. You can also try the new Capture mode. Here, you must take and hold a marked area. And then, there’s Manhunt mode,…

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Resident Evil 4 gets a new trailer and there’s a demo in your future

New details regarding the upcoming release of Resident Evil 4 have been shared by Capcom alongside a third trailer for the upcoming remake. The latest look features Leon S. Kennedy exploring multiple new environments, an exchange with Jack Krauser, and more. Resident Evi 4 remake – Third Trailer Alongside these gameplay reveals, the trailer also announced an upcoming demo for Resident Evil 4 and confirmed The Mercenaries mode returns as free DLC after launch. To help hold fans over until Resident Evil 4 is released, a demo has been announced. Additional information regarding the release timing of the demo will…

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Frog Detective, Edith Finch and more are all going cheap in Steam’s Mystery Fest

The Steam Mystery Fest is well underway, discounting countless games about detectives, murder mysteries, or generally strange occurrences. Lots of heavy hitters have big sales like Return Of The Obra Dinn and Pentiment, but as always, you’ll need to do quite a bit of scrolling to find the hidden gems. The sales last until February 27th, so you have a week to grab some cheap games, and if you’re struggling with recommendations, here are some good’uns. Read more

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Steam Next Fest February 2023 Edition – here’s some cool demos you need to try

Demos upon demos upon demos. Steam Next Fest kicked off earlier this week, and there are tons of indie demos ready for you to download and play. Steam Next Fest: February 2023 Edition runs through February 13 and alongside demos, developers are taking part in livestreams to discuss their upcoming releases. There are also chats with the devs themselves, and this will continue for the duration. Demos are available for such titles as Bramble The Mountain King. Inspired by Nordic fables, in it, you play as Olle, whom ventures through a dangerous land filled with horrible creatures to save his…

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Back 4 Blood studio to stop creating extra content for the game as focus shifts to new project

The game’s not going anywhere, though. Turtle Rock Studios has announced it will no longer create extra content for Back for Blood as it is switching its focus to a new project. Speaking in a notice on the official website, the studio more or less stated the three expansions – Tunnels of Terror, Children of the Worm, and River of Blood – are the only DLC to expect for the game. Back 4 Blood – River of Blood: third expansion features 5 new chapters, a new cleaner, weapons, skins, cards, a new Ridden foe, and more. The notice reads that…

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The best Xbox Game Pass game costs less than the monthly sub

It achieves more with a handful of sprites and some clever psychology than most AAAs do with infinite budgets. ^Stay tuned for Jim’s video essay on the genius of Vampire Survivors. Teasing around the edge of the mob, moving in concentric circles so as to maximise the surface area of your garlic aura’s damage zone. An instinctive, brushing motion. Methodically scrubbing arcane horrors from the world as you would coffee stains from tooth enamel. Since the mobile release, both rituals conducted at once, either side of bed time. The life of a Vampire Survivors Enjoyer is, in essence, spiritual. And…

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Forspoken PC specs and features announced alongside demo update

You won’t need a magical, sentient PC to play it, but you may have to tweak things a bit. A new video providing a first look at Forspoken running on PC has been released, along with details on the PC specs and features. The PC video showcases gameplay and in-game cinematics footage and highlights some of the specs and features that will be available upon release. Forspoken PC Features Highlight Forspoken features AMD FidelityFX Support, options of up to 60 frames per second (With AMD FSR Support), Fast loading times (with Samsung SSD support), 32:9 ultra-widescreen support, full HDR support…

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The Division 2 is now available through Steam

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Now that its exclusivity period with the Epic and the Ubisoft stores has ended, The Division 2 is now available on Steam. If that wasn’t enough, the standard edition is also on sale for $9/£7.80, and the Warlords of New York Editions are also on sale. The Division 2: Warlords of New York Overview Trailer The only things regarding The Division 2’s release on the service that may keep you from purchasing it are that it doesn’t feature Steam achievements,…

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Here are the winners of the 2022 Steam Awards

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Surely, you can already guess the Game of the Year winner. Your votes have been tallied, and the time has come to announce the winners of the 2022 Steam Awards. Back in November, nominations for the 2022 Steam Awards opened with voting commencing during the Steam Winter Sale. The Steam Winter Sale is live – get your savings on! There were 11 categories including the brand new one: Best Game on the Go. Other categories included Game of the Year,…

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Steam Replay 2022 is here, here’s how to check your annual Steam wrap-up

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. It’s time to take a look at all our gaming achievements of the year gone by. We’ve seen our PlayStation 2022 Wrap-Up, and our Nintendo Year-in-Reviews. Now, it’s time for PC gamers and Steam Deck aficionados to take to the stage with their gaming feats and achievements, as the Steam Replay 2022 has now finally arrived. Valve made another daft trailer to accompany the Steam Replay 2022 announcement. Watch it here. As you may already expect, the Steam Replay 2022…

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Steam Winter Sale arrives tomorrow, here’s what to expect

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. It’s once again time to spend our money on a dozen games we may never play. Steam sales often slash the price of many games on our wish lists in half, spurring us to commit to purchases we aren’t necessarily sure of. Every year, I use the Steam Winter Sale as an excuse to pick up a handful of games I’ve eyed up for months, but haven’t yet had the excuse to buy. It’s also a fantastic means of buying…

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Immortals Fenyx Rising and Roller Champions release next week on Steam

Take on mythical creatures or skate and roll your way to glory. Ubisoft is slowly making its way back to Steam, and the next titles to arrive on the service are Roller Champions and Immortals Fenyx Rising. Releasing next week on December 13 and December 15, respectively, Ubisoft started its move back to Steam on December 6 with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Immortals Fenyx Rising World Premiere Trailer Announcing the move back in November, Ubisoft soon followed Valhalla with Anno 1800 on December 8. Immortals Fenyx Rising on Steam appears to be the Gold Edition, which comes with the Season Pass….