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Overkill’s The Walking Dead Launches On PC

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/07/2018
Will Overkill’s The Walking Dead become the most popular TWD game of them all? Only time and sales will tell, but today’s the day we start finding out. What’s so special about this long-in-development game? It’s by far the most ambitious video game to bear the Walking Dead label: a AAA co-op multiplayer shooter full […]
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Soon, SCUM Will Scum Up Steam

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/27/2018
What is SCUM? And could it turn into the next battle royale craze? During the first few years of the existence of the first-person shooter, new FPSes were often referred to as “Doom Clones” — the implication being any FPS in existence had to be ripping off Doom. It sounds crazy today, but it still […]

Horde: Zombie Outbreak Coming To Steam Early Access

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/20/2018
There are too many zombie-shooting games out there to count, but how many are there that let you play from the zombies’ end? We can only think of Stubbs the Zombie on the original XBox, and…that’s about it. Is Horde: Zombie Outbreak in a class by itself? The biggest problem is that zombies aren’t easy […]
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Valve Says PUBG Is Steam’s Third Best-Selling Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/13/2018
What are the highest-selling games according to Steam? Valve, the reclusive company that owns the popular distribution platform, rarely reveals such figures publicly, but today they admitted a bit. Where does PUBG stand? Pretty high — in just a little over a year, they’ve become the third-best-selling title in Steam’s history. President Gabe Newell revealed […]

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Over Ten Million People Own PUBG Now

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/05/2017
How many copies can a game possibly sell in six months? Especially if the full version of it isn’t technically out yet? Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds made its beta public in March. Since then they’ve been improving the programming, squashing bugs and adding additional content…all while grabbing sales by the millions. Developer Bluehole just announced today over […]

PUBG Becomes Most Concurrently Played Game On Steam (Briefly)

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/28/2017
Remember when Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds rose to fourth most played game on Steam, bypassing GTA V and coming up on Fallout 4? It has since shattered that record and blown past Counter-Strike as well. How high can it possibly go? The king of all Steam games, for quite a while now, has been DOTA 2, manufactured […]

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Citadel: Forged With Fire Is Out On Steam Early Access

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/31/2017
The survival game market is growing and tastes are being served on both ends of the spectrum, from really hard grinders to easy hunter gatherer sims. Steam’s new hit Citadel: Forged With Fire falls in the latter camp — it’s a sandbox MMO with RPG gameplay, but the day-to-day tasks of staying alive aren’t as […]
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Dead by Daylight Set for Free Weekend

by Jeffrey Harrison 12/15/2016
The multiplayer PC horror game, Dead by Daylight, is set to receive another Play for Free weekend. The event officially kicks off later this week on December 15. The last Play for Free weekend for Dead by Daylight took place last August, so now players will have another shot at checking out this engrossing video game developed […]

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3 Free For A Limited Time

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/04/2016
This weekend, Steam is giving away Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for a limited time. No fooling. However, they MEAN “limited” — the download will cease to work once the weekend ends, until you pay the full price to use it again. The good news is that it’ll be discounted: $30 for the full […]
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Surprise — Quake Got A New Episode Today

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/24/2016
Today is the day the influential shooter known as Quake made its PC debut, twenty years ago. As a special anniversary present, Machine Games — current developers of Wolfenstein: The New Order and original developers of Quake — has released a new chapter of the original game. “Happy 20th to Quake @idsoftware!” said Machine Games […]