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Tuesday, 12 Jan 2016

First the Oculus Rift, now the HTC Vive VR headset gets a pre-order date

First the Oculus Rift, now the HTC Vive VR headset gets a pre-order date

Of the three VR headsets set to come out Q1 2016, only the Oculus Rift has a price and release date. Well, if you're waiting to know how much the HTC Vive will cost, the good news is the wait will be over soon. How soon? Find out inside.

Thursday, 31 Dec 2015

Valve explains how users’ private information was exposed on Christmas Day

Valve explains how users’ private information was exposed on Christmas Day

Valve has finally apologized for the data breach on Christmas, which exposed users' private account information, like email and billing addresses, to other Steam users.

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015

Someone just sued Valve to demand that you be allowed to resell your Steam games

Someone just sued Valve to demand that you be allowed to resell your Steam games

A French consumer group has just brought a lawsuit against Valve to demand resales for Steam games. If successful, the suit could lead to an EU-wide policy change on the part of Valve.

Friday, 11 Dec 2015

HTC Vive VR headset to be unveiled soon

HTC Vive VR headset to be unveiled soon

We all knew that the three big VR headsets are coming Q1 2016. Now, HTC has gone on the record to announce when exactly its headset will be available for the public.

Monday, 16 Nov 2015

Your Steam Machine won’t be quite as fast as your Windows PC

Your Steam Machine won’t be quite as fast as your Windows PC

Steam Machines may not be able to match Windows-based PCs in terms of raw gaming performance. For now at least, Windows PCs have a significant performance advantage.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Steam accounts hacked, make sure yours is secure

Steam accounts hacked, make sure yours is secure

Tons of users have found that their accounts have been hacked and their passwords changed. If you're Steam gamer, you should check if your account's been compromised.

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

First batch of Steam Machines pre-orders are sold out

First batch of Steam Machines pre-orders are sold out

Valve's plan to dominate the living room is off to a great start as the company reports the first batch of Steam Machines pre-orders are completely filled.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

OSVR gains momentum with a surprising ally

OSVR gains momentum with a surprising ally

With the competition releasing headsets soon, Razer's OSVR has been relegated to playing the catch-up game. While it won't be coming out before its competitors, it seems that Razer's been hard at work wooing developers to their OSVR platform, including one of their direct competitors!

Monday, 4 May 2015

Unreal Engine 4 will support Valve’s SteamVR

Unreal Engine 4 will support Valve’s SteamVR

Epic Games has announced that its preview release of Unreal Engine 4.8 will feature official support for Valve's SteamVR virtual reality platform. SteamVR is already used on the HTC Vive and boasts capabilities such as Lighthouse, Valve's laser-based room-scale tracking solution.

Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Steam testing two-factor Steam Guard authentication via mobile app

Steam testing two-factor Steam Guard authentication via mobile app

Steam is testing its new Steam Guard Mobile Authenticator with a group of Android beta testers. The new mobile authentication method will allow users to receive authentication codes via the Steam mobile app on their smartphone.

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