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Top Tips For Steam Big Picture Mode

We’re living in the future, yet you’re gaming like you live in the past. It’s time to get that gaming PC off your desk and into your lounge room, and Steam Big Picture Mode is the way to do it. Here are our top tips for getting the most out of it.


Get Your Wallet Ready For Today's Steam Sales

Maybe it’s just me, but today I clicked onto the Steam website, just to have a quick gander through the sale. After the recent-ish redesign? It’s terrifying, all because of infinite scrolling. The bargains keep on coming and they absolutely will not stop until my wallet has been bled dry.


Steam Sales Are Back: Brace Yourself For Sweet, Sweet Bargains

Ready your wallets. Prime your credit cards. Boot up your PC because it’s time to wade back into the glorious waters of Steam’s beautiful gaming sale. Here are some of the bargains we’ve seen so far.


This Weekend, Steam Is Making Ten Games Free-To-Play

Briefly: this weekend, Steam is making ten games free-to-play, including big-name titles like XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Grid 2. The cut-off is 7AM tomorrow — but if you get your teeth stuck into something and need to finish it off, pretty much all the titles are also on 75 per cent off.


Explore The Largest Steam Pipe System In The World, Hidden Beneath NYC

In its latest adventure, the New York Times’ Living City series explores the city’s enormous underground steam distribution system. Unlike anywhere in the world, New York hides away the largest steam system that powers all types of humidification sources, preserving museum art to even dishwashers in every restaurant kitchen. A total of 2000 buildings are powered by this service.


Steam Is Getting A Massive Overhaul

Valve is changing Steam in a big way, overhauling the front page and adding some brand new features that will drastically change the way we find and buy PC games on the ubiquitous digital store.


The ACCC Is Suing Valve [Updated]

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has just announced that it’s taking legal action against Steam creator Valve over its refund policy.


Steam Might Be Getting TV Shows, Movies And Music

A small update to Valve’s Steam software beta a few hours ago has added in some new app categories — including music, TV series, and films. Will you soon be able to buy and watch episodes of Gabe of Thrones through Steam?


Valve's Crazy Steam Controller Is One Step Closer To Being Normal

When Valve first announced its controller for the Steambox, it was a weird little dude with strange, small buttons and a touchscreen. And, for as weird as it was, it was kind of great. Then it lost the touchscreen for standard buttons and a D-pad. And now it’s getting a thumbstick.


The World Is Your Steam Room With A Material That Turns Sunshine Into Steam

Good news for vaporised water fans everywhere: MIT researchers have developed a disc-shaped material structure that generates steam using solar power.