Keeping a Princess Alive is Harder Than it Looks

You know, I thought that getting a young princess through her final year before her coronation wouldn’t be too tough—even with all the court intrigue, invading armies, and economic issues. I was wrong. She died… a lot. » 7/11/14 7:00am 7/11/14 7:00am

Gamers Messed With The Steam Sale, Then Valve Changed The Rules

The best conspiracy theory in gaming this week just might be that Valve fixed the game they built around their infamous Steam Summer Sale. Or the community figured out how to rig it themselves. Or something. Something crazy. » 6/24/14 6:20pm 6/24/14 6:20pm

​How Steam Sales Are Like Pokémon

Here in the midst of the Steam Summer Sale, it can be easy to lose sight of why we're buying so many games. Is this really about actually playing things, or is it just about collecting 'em all? » 6/24/14 3:30pm 6/24/14 3:30pm

We're Buying More PC Games Than We Can Play

As another Steam Holiday Sale comes to a close, I have spent roughly $100 to purchase 22 games. In the past 2 months I have picked up 3 Humble Bundles. Not a month ago I spent around $50 on 11 games in the Steam Fall Sale. By the time the next Steam Holiday Sale rolls into town I will be lucky if I have played half of… » 3/12/14 11:00am 3/12/14 11:00am

The Steam Halloween Sale

Now through November 1st, Steam has discounted a fairly large selection of digital games in honor of... whatever they don't really need an excuse. Most of the games on offer have at least some kind of tenuous tie to themes relevant to Halloween, but you may be scratching your head at a few of the inclusions. » 10/29/13 3:15pm 10/29/13 3:15pm

One Great Steam Sale Idea Valve Hasn't Tried Yet

The Steam summer sale is underway, and all of our wallets are at risk. Oh hey look, it's The Legend of Grimrock for six bucks! Oh wow, Civilization V for cheaper than ever! Don't mind if I do! » 7/16/12 7:00pm 7/16/12 7:00pm

"Terrorists" Frustrated By Lack Of Steam Summer Sale Send "Threatening"…

My, my. The lack of the traditional end-of-June Steam summer sale certainly has some people riled up, if this video is any indication. While gamers wait out as the early days of July pass on with no sale announcement, some want to take matters into their own hands. » 7/03/12 8:00pm 7/03/12 8:00pm

Gird Your Wallets: Steam's Holiday Sale Has Begun, and it is Ginormous

The annual holiday sale on the Steam store is officially underway. It is massive and… surprisingly involved. Just about every single publisher is offering reduced prices and a ton of bundle packs, as well as a bunch of "Pack Deals" that bundle together every game from each major publisher. » 12/19/11 5:30pm 12/19/11 5:30pm