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Microsoft’s PC gaming head departs after just six months

Jason Holtman

We reported in October about Jason Holtman, former Valve employee being roped in by Microsoft to head their sinking PC gaming division. Neowin spotted Jason Holtman’s update on his LinkedIn page today which shows that he quit Microsoft in January. That’s not too far away from October, being only six months. The reason for his departure is unknown, nor is ... Read More »

BundleStars Steam Key giveaway : Pid

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We love free stuff, and our sources are always on the lookout for the best free stuff available around the almighty internet. Here’s another one, this time its something special. Get a free Steam code for the game Pid for subscribing to the BundleStars newsletter. In association with the developers Might & Delight, Bundle Stars are giving away Free Steam ... Read More »

No More Room in Hell: The Free Horror Half-Life 2 Mod

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No More Room in Hell A free game for the horror fans (Half-Life 2 Mod) Intro: “When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.” Quoted from dawn of the dead the game pays tribute to the movie. Built on modified Source Engine No More Room in Hell is a co-operative realistic first person survival horror. ... Read More »

Batman GFWL (Games for Windows Live) Announcement

Batman GFWL removal

How do you please a fan of the Batman Arkham Series on PC? Well, you could remove Games for Windows Live (GFWL) and Securom from the game. You could add Steam Achievements and Trading Cards and Upgrade all owners to the GOTY editions. And finally, you could make all the existing GFWL keys redeemable on Steam. And WB Games has ... Read More »

A preview of Steam’s New Family Sharing Feature

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Valve announced Family Sharing for Steam on September 11, 2013 and it seemed like a dream come true for hundreds of PC Gamers around the world. Finally one could share the games one owned with family and friends without having that annoying cousin ruin your stats in your favorite games. Since selling of used games is still not allowed on ... Read More »

Valve to make three ‘big’ announcements next week

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The creators of Half-life, Portal and DOTA 2, Valve has launched a teaser website with a message that says The Steam Universe is Expanding in 2014 The layout of the page is clearly suggesting that Valve will be making three announcements next week. “Last year, we shipped a software feature called Big Picture, a user-interface tailored for televisions and gamepad,” ... Read More »

Ubisoft announce Uplay 4.0, a ‘full-featured’ Steam rip-off

Uplay 4.0

Ubisoft today announced the latest PC version of its in-house gaming client service Uplay. Uplay 4.0 will be available to PC users beginning October 2013. Uplay PC 4.0 will feature integration of Twitch, an online video platform and community for gamers. Steam also supports this feature, and has been doing so for quite some time. Uplay 4 will also have ... Read More »

Microsoft hires former Steam boss to improve Windows as a gaming platform

Microsoft has managed to muster up Valve’s former employee Jason Holtman, to work on “making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment.” Holtman was a Valve employee for eight years, involved with developer relations. He was responsible for bagging in big-name publishers to partner with the now hugely successful client Steam. “Yes, I have joined Microsoft where I ... Read More »

Dota 2 The International 2013 won by Swedish team Alliance

Alliance wins Dota 2 International

The Dota 2 International 2013 tournament has finally come to a close with Alliance emerging as the champion, beating world No. 2 Na’Vi (Natus Vincere) in a five game thriller to win more than $1.4 million in prize money. This was the first time a fifth game was needed to decide the winner. The final game was worthy of being ... Read More »

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