Controversial Game Highlights Flaws In Steam's System

Earth: Year 2066, a game that was greenlit by the public on Steam earlier this year, is receiving a lot of negative attention recently because it charges $19.99 for a shoddy game that plays horribly and seems unlikely shape up down the line, despite developer promises to improve the game. Worse, the developer, " » 4/21/14 6:00pm Monday 6:00pm

The Top 100 Games On Steam Are (Probably) These Ones

Yesterday, Ars Technica published an exhaustive look at Steam sales figures. A day later and some slight adjustments have had to be made, thanks to some corrections to their data (it's not a big deal), but something has been added to the report. A list of the top 100 games on Steam. » 4/16/14 9:30pm 4/16/14 9:30pm

The final piece of DLC for Borderlands 2 is now out—the base game was released over one and a half years ago, on September 18, 2012. Even ignoring the extra costumes, BL2 managed to amass quite the hefty amount of DLC packs during that time. I'm interested to see if the new game will get a similar treatment. » 4/16/14 7:00am 4/16/14 7:00am

Here's the launch trailer for Double Fine's fantasy hacking adventure, Hack 'n' Slash. Does it remind you of anything? 'Cause it really should, at least if you're old enough. Or you like retro commercials. Anyway, the game launches on Steam Early Access in "just a matter of weeks"—check out our impressions here. » 4/11/14 5:20am 4/11/14 5:20am

Open-world survival horror game The Forest is coming to Steam Early Access on May 22. I usually stay away from horror games but this one looks so good, I might just give it a try. On a weekend morning. When there's plenty of light and everyone's awake. Maybe. Anyway, above is the game's third trailer. Pretty amazing. » 4/09/14 6:20am 4/09/14 6:20am

Armello Is One Of The Prettiest (And Most Interesting) Games Of 2014

Wow. It's been nearly two years since we first saw Armello, an Australian game that I said at the time was like Game of Thrones, only with animals. Two years of development since that impressive debut trailer have led to a game that doesn't just look great, but sounds great too. » 4/08/14 8:30pm 4/08/14 8:30pm