Over 100 brand new titles greenlit for Steam mean deals for you
We just suffered through the Steam Summer Sale, but there's a whole new roundup of games for sale this weekend. Celebrating Steam Greenlight's one-year anniversary, Valve just approved 100 brand new games to be sold via Steam. In addition, 10% to 75% has been taken from a selection of titles. If you're looking for some weekend gaming deals, look no further for ideas for your Labor Day weekend.
Check out the latest releases to come out of Gamescom 2013
Gamescom 2013 was awash with hundreds of juicy pieces of video game news, with plenty of awe-inspiring trailers and brief gameplay clips that had us quivering with excitement for the next round of awesome games we're about to see right around the corner.
Contribute to the Humble Origin Bundle for a bushel of hit games
The Humble Bundles are extremely popular, offering a massive selection of hot indie games or esteemed classics for a price you just can't beat. What's more, the entire project is about raising money for charity. The most recent Humble Origin Bundle managed to raise a whopping $5 million, reaching more than one million people. Now that's some serious giving.
The next chapter in Lovecraftian horror arrives this September
Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, the follow-up to the horrifying Amnesia: The Dark Descent, will be slithering its way to a September 10th release date. The porcine machination, via PC Gamer, will be releasing on both Steam and GOG for interested parties for $20, but if you decide to take the plunge early, you can pick it up for 20% off the price, relishing in some expertly-paced horror for only $15.99.
Pro+ model offers 3D directional audio, removable microphone, and more
Last week Mad Catz introduced the Kunai PC headset, aimed at gamers on a budget. Now, Mad Catz is shipping the Tritton Pro+ headset, a considerably less value-priced model for users who want to give their gaming time a little more oomph.
Looking for a new headset to add to your arsenal of PC gaming goodness but running a little low on funds? Mad Catz is now shipping the Tritton Kunai Stereo Gaming Headset for all your listening and trash-talking needs.
Saints Row IV is getting another new special edition, and it's even grander than before. The Game of the Generation Edition is a collector's item to covet if you're a fan of the franchise's distinctive style, and it's packing a few extra features for Saints Row enthusiasts to drool over. Check out the specifics and a larger image of the goods inside!
A chronological gallery of conventions for all levels of geek!
If you've ever wanted to dress up as Batman or Harley Quinn and mingle with fellow cosplayers in full garb (and why wouldn't you want to?), don't worry, you're not alone. There's a convention for that -- several, in fact -- along with conventions for all levels of nerdery, places you can go and get your geek on with fellow science-fiction fanatics, movie buffs, or whatever it is you're into.
In a recent interview with Valve CEO Gabe Newell, the outspoken unofficial head of PC Gaming leveled some pretty damning criticism on Windows 8. Using words such as “catastrophe”, the internet instantly lit up with story’s and comments that for the most part, were largely supportive of his radical stance. It could easily be argued that his comments are largely self-serving since Microsoft is setting itself up in direct competition with Valve’s Steam store, but people will have to decide for themselves. Why bring up old wounds you ask? Valve has a new supporter.
Hopefully you don't have anything planned for the next couple of months, because the Steam summer sale is here and chock full of the kind of price cuts that make competitors weep. Each of the next ten days will bring new deals and discounts on a wide variety of blockbuster games, indie games, game packs and more.