Online multiplayer returns to Borderlands on PC. The 2009 FPS-RPG was one of the victims of this year's big GameSpy server shutdown, which disabled online play for several PC games. Now, 2K Games has released a patch that moves Borderlands' multiplayer to Steamworks, enabling online play once again. [via r/borderlands]
Trine 2 is getting both a Mac and a PC version, and developer Frozenbyte is going to see if they can play together nicely. The Steamworks version of the game will offer cross-platform multiplayer support, the studio said in a news release.
Developer Valve calls the PlayStation 3 version of Portal 2 "the best console version of the game," for various reasons. For one, buying that version gets you a copy of the game for Steam too. But more important, to Valve at least, is that it brings the Steam platform to Sony's console.
What's Steam been doing in the nine months since Valve last released detailed statistics? Adding another five million users and more than 200 new games, for starters.
Telltale Games' tease that featured a cryptic crossover between Homestar Runner, Penny Arcade, Sam & Max and Team Fortress 2 turns out to be the developer's latest gambling game, Poker Night at The Inventory. Yeah.
The creator of Half-Life, Team Fortress and Portal has a plan to increase the number of Mac games that are available through its digital distribution service, Steam. Valve plans on giving away* "some" of its Mac-specific game code to developers.
After a successful run on Xbox Live Arcade, Wizards of the Coast is bringing Magic: The Gathering - Duels of the Planeswalkers to keyboard and mouse set via Steam next month.
The PC version of Gas Powered Games' Supreme Commander 2 will run on Valve's Steamworks and come with online achievements, auto-updates and, yes, Steam's DRM.
Shortly after Microsoft revealed new features for their Games for Windows Live service, Valve counters with new Steamworks features, including in-game downloadable content, robust matchmaking, and new technology they claim "makes DRM obsolete."
Valve have today announced Steamcloud, a new element to their Steam service that will allow the company to store your user data online. What kind of data?