Valve's Redesigned Steam Controller Looks a Little Less Bizarre

Back at Steam Dev Days, Valve announced it was giving up on the touchpad dreams for its Steam Controller. Now, we've got a render that shows exactly what the new older-school design will look like. Which is to say, just a liiittle less alien. [Engadget] Read More >>

Save Big on Bafta-Nominated PC Games With Your "Award Winning" Deal of the Day

Last night, we saw the Bafta gaming awards where the brilliant Last Of Us cleaned up. And quite rightly. It made grown-ups cry and was more tense than having to work out someone's shower that you've never used before. Read More >>

If You Use Steam, Valve Might be Tracking Every Website You Visit

Here's a fun fact: If you use Steam for your games—let's face it, you do—there's a chance Valve's Anti-Cheat System been taking a look at all the websites you visit and sending a list back to home base. Why? No one knows for sure. Read More >>

Premium Duracell Batteries for Under £2 are Your "Don't Lick 'Em" Deal of the Day

Batteries are amazing things. You can power things with them. They fit perfectly into a child's nostrils. You can crack them like eggs and poison yourself. The possibilities are endless. And with that, you can show off to your neighbours by getting some expensive batteries, but you don't have to tell them how cheaply you bought them for. They'll think you're one of those rappers with your posh batteries. Read More >>

Valve Snuggles Up to Oculus Rift with New SteamVR Option

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is just about the most exciting gadget in tech right now. It promises to revolutionise the way we game and was pretty much our favourite gadget at this year's CES. And it seems it's now making another important step forward today, with PC gaming giants Valve showing it some love. Read More >>

13 Steam Boxes, Ranked

Last night, Valve announced and showed off a collection of 13 different third party Steam Boxes at its CES event. What Valve didn't do was rank them for you. We've taken the liberty of handling that, based on criteria that's almost entirely arbitrary. Read More >>

Hands On With the Steam Controller: Gloriously Bizarre

Valve had a CES event on Monday, and though there was neither hide nor hair of a finished official Steam Box, Steam controllers were on hand for the trying and man they are weird. But in a way that makes me hopeful. Read More >>

Steam and EA's Origin Hit by DDoS Hack Attacks

PC gaming platforms Steam and Origin have both been subjected to distributed denial-of-service attacks, causing sporadic downtime for both platforms and leaving gamers twiddling their thumbs for all the wrong reasons. Read More >>

A Cheap Hotel Room is Your Adultery-Enabling Deal of the Day

Hotels are great aren't they? Perfect for having an affair or murdering someone. They're also great for showing just how inept we are when faced with the problem of turning the heating off with a system we're not familiar with. Hotels. Lovely. Read More >>

A £100 Mystery Gift Card is Your Surprise Shopping Spree Deal of the Day

Everyone likes a mystery, especially when it is an expensive mystery gift just for you! In fact, 'gift' is just a polite way of saying 'A prize for me because I'm excellent and I should always be showered with free stuff!' Read More >>

"Gordon" and "Freeman" Steam Box Prototypes Look a Lot Like a White PS4

They may be set to land alongside madcap touch-powered controllers, but it seems the Steam Box PC gaming consoles themselves will sport a more traditional design. A pair of Steam Box prototypes from iBuyPower have surfaced and they look like white PS4s, if anything. Read More >>

Half-Life 3 Could Go Multi-Platform as Steam OS Exclusive Rumours Are Squashed

Wanna continue the adventures of Half-Life's Doctor Gordon Freeman on the PS4 or Xbox One? It could well be possible, as Valve have moved to dispel rumours that their fledgling Steam OS is a vehicle to house first-party exclusive titles. Read More >>

Here's Your First Look at Valve's Prototype Steam Box

Details have been dribbling out about Valve's new push into living room gaming. First we got the announcement, then the specs, and now the first prototype boxes are showing up in the wild. Read More >>

Here's the First Footage of Valve's Wacky Steam Controller In Use

When we first saw Valve's thumbstick free controller specially made for use with Steam, we had some questions about how it would really work in action. Now, we at least know what it looks like. Read More >>

Report: Valve's Steam Machines Will Be Powered By AMD Too

Earlier this month, Valve released specs of its prototype Steam Box units and holy hell they were impressive. The eagle-eyed would have noticed that it was a purely Intel party—turns out it won't be that way for long. Read More >>

Half-Life 3 Is Coming! It's Coming! Sort of...Trademark Filed in Europe

Rise and shine Half-Life fans, rise and shine. After years of rumours and speculation we've finally been given the first piece of hard evidence that Half-Life 3, the sequel to the most highly acclaimed PC shooter of all time, is on its way. Read More >>


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