If the operating system on the PC I used in the ‘90s was anything like the one in Andrew Morrish’s OS/RPG Kingsway, I would have gotten a lot more “work” done back then.
A copyright claim by a composer with a tendency to attract legal drama has led Steam to remove the game River City Ransom: Underground. The developers are disputing the claim and say they expect the game to be back on Steam at some point in the future.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds can be rough. Fighting against one hundred other players takes a combination of good gear and precise aiming. But I’ve discovered the game’s most powerful tool: bushes.
Loading Screen Simulator doesn’t even tell you what you’re trying to download, but the mystery is a part of the charm.
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC megastar Conor McGregor are gonna “fight” in August. Since it’s a boxing match, Mayweather will almost certainly beat McGregor bloody and then use McGregor’s hair to mop up his own bodily fluids. To alleviate that inevitable disappointment and test the two fighters’ true skills,…
Event 0 is a science fiction game that came out last year. Since release, players have discovered four different endings to the game—which is strange, because according to the designer, it only has three.
In Flix and Chill, your goal is to basically Netflix and chill. The game doesn’t call it that, of course, but you’re still trying to invite people your back to your house to watch movies and have sex.
While it’s sporting fancy new voxel graphics, the heart of Lode Runner Legacy is the same satisfying gameplay that made creator Douglas E. Smith’s prototypical puzzle platformer one of the greatest games of the ‘80s. Lode Runner’s still got it.
Serial Cleaner is a game where you play as a professional crime scene cleaner for the mob. You have to sneak around cops in order to vacuum up bloodstains, pick up bodies, and pocket murder weapons. For a game about cleaning, it’s surprisingly fun.
Fire Pro Wrestling World has been out on Steam for two days. Already, it’s got a roster that includes all the greats, from Shinsuke Nakamura to Andre The Giant to the consensus best wrestler of all time, A Bear.
Get Even is a game that tries to mess with your mind as you shoot up guards and solve puzzles with your phone. As a mercenary, you have to rescue a teenage girl while moving through past and present memories.
We see stats about Steam all the time, but they’re usually pretty boring. Here, instead, are some weird and interesting ones about the most popular colours in screenshots, and how long game titles have gotten.
If you’re gonna cheat, you might as well do it on the cheap. That seems to be the going line of thought among would-be cheaters in games like Counter-Strike, who risk losing access to games and even their accounts if they get caught. Valve, however, has caught on to the loophole.
In this indie game, you play as a rejected Muppet named Passpartout that aspires to rise to the top of the art world through painting. You must sell your paintings for cash in order to pay your bills… otherwise, you’ll have to give up on your dream.
The final moments of a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds match can be some of the tensest in video games—a series of dread-soaked seconds that stretch on like hours, where both remaining players are the cat and the mouse. Or you can just say “screw it” and punch each other to death.
Sean Walton, the developer of the ecosystem-creation game Intelligent Design, promises that he will release some of the game’s source code if someone manages to unlock the game’s final Steam achievement. Despite being out since May, no one has cracked the mystery yet.
If Steam’s Summer Sale savings aren’t enough for you, here’s a $100 Steam Wallet gift card for $90. That’ll buy you a lot of great games this time of year.
Years from now, historians will argue over whether this was a jump—constrained, as jumps are, by the laws of physics—or something else entirely.
Achievements might be arbitrary indicators that you Did A Thing, but they’re still thrilling to earn. On Steam, you can even put achievements on display and turn your profile into a gleaming monument to your accomplishments. Some developers have recently taken to front-loading subpar games with thousands of…