Following on from Valve’s announcement of a major update to the Steam Community yesterday, day 2 of the drip-feed of information has arrived. Today Valve have announced that Groups will be getting an upgrade. With an incredible 2.5 million groups created since the launch of the Steam Community jump past the break to see what Valve have in store for groups. Continue Reading
Valve have announced that the Steam Community will be receiving a major update which will put more focus on user-created screenshots, videos and Workshop items for games on Steam. Game Hubs will be created for every game on Steam where the most popular user-created content will be showcased alongside related news, discussions and comments for the game. Continue Reading
Valve are branching out from their video-game routes into software titles using their gaming platform, Steam.
“Many of the launch titles will take advantage of popular Steamworks features, Continue Reading
Yesterday Tami Reller, Windows Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer, released at Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference some new information on the upcoming Windows 8 operating system (OS). Continue Reading
As I have found myself playing less FPS games (persistent unlocks and hats to not appeal) my zBoard Merc with it’s dedicated FPS pad has been getting more and more superfluous. The FPS pad, and the resulting lack of a dedicated numpad, was getting in the way more than it was being used. I decided to remedy this by replacing it with a keyboard designed for Strategy and MMO games, the Corsair Vengeance K90. I have been using it for a month or so now so here is the lowdown.
“Today, it’s all about the Xbox 360, the only device that brings together all your entertainment all in one place,” said Don Mattrick, president of Interactive Entertainment, but what good is this for Gamers?
The last few E3 expos have been, arguably, a little disappointing. The focus for Xbox has been Kinect and now the newly announced SmartGlass. These are to improve the system’s entertainment experience, appealing more to families and amateurs rather than the hardcore gamers among us.
According to the Verge website, Microsoft is currently testing the new browser, which will use a modified version IE9 and will make use of Kinect gestures and voice controls.
There already is an online search function – Bing for Xbox – but that isn’t the same as browsing the internet, and, to be honest, it’s about time the Xbox had a proper web browser.