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Inevitable GTA IV PC Release Dated – 18 NOV 2008

Posted by inpheaux on August 6th, 2008 at 12:46 pm

In an announcement no one saw coming, Take 2 and Rockstar announced today that Grand Theft Auto IV will be gracing PCs this fall, on November 18th. No comments on if - similar to the GTA:SA PC release - we'll see some of the more annoying aspects of the game fixed up, but hey, at […]

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Gold Rush finally out, TF2 free this weekend!

Posted by inpheaux on April 29th, 2008 at 9:29 pm

And of course, we're all too busy playing GTA4. However, if you're one of those few people who isn't playing GTA4, you can enjoy your shiny new medic achievements / weapons and new map for Team Fortress 2. It's out now. Just restart Steam. Also, if you're one of the like two people who haven't […]

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Fortress Forever out now!

Posted by inpheaux on September 13th, 2007 at 5:46 pm

So, since Valve's little announcement stole Fortress Forever's thunder for Monday, the FF team kicked themselves into overdrive and got their mod out today. Yes, so you can go play it right now. (Windows and Linux dedicated servers are also available.) Now you can enjoy your bunnyhopping, conc-jumping, grenade-jumping, rocket-jumping, and whatever other kind of […]

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Good News and Bad News about The Orange Box preorder

Posted by inpheaux on September 11th, 2007 at 1:05 pm

Not to be outdone by Fortress Forever's announcement of their mod being released next Monday, Valve have turned around and made their own announcement: The Orange Box is up on Steam right now. Good News: If you pre-order it now, you save $5 and get to play the Team Fortress 2 beta starting (you guessed […]

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Fortress Forever: Finally being released on 17 SEP 2007

Posted by inpheaux on September 11th, 2007 at 7:54 am

After years of development and constant fears that the game had evaporated, the team behind Fortress Forever have finally set a release date for their HL2 true-to-the-original remake of Team Fortress Classic: Next Monday, 17 SEP 2007. Fortress Forever is a third-party mod for Half-Life 2 that started years ago because some developers got sick […]

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Valve launches Steam Community Beta

Posted by inpheaux on August 6th, 2007 at 7:09 pm

The new Steam Community site, which we covered earlier, has just gone into beta. Here's how you get in: From Steam, click File -> Settings -> "Settings" under "Beta Participation" and then choose "The Steam Community" from the dropdown. Restart Steam and you're there. Just click on the new "Community" tab and start messing with […]

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QuakeCon Keynote Wrapup: Quake Wars release date, Quake Zero & Steam deal announced

Posted by inpheaux on August 4th, 2007 at 7:40 am

Well, it looks like the guys from id had a bit more up their sleeves than just naming Rage. Actually, they had a whole lot more. First up: Enemy Territory: Quake Wars got a release date. 2 OCT 2007, on PC, PS3, 360. There's also a new build playable right now at QuakeCon, which will […]

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Half-Life 2: Episode 2, Portal and Team Fortress 2 dated – 09 OCT 2007

Posted by inpheaux on June 15th, 2007 at 8:20 am

Shacknews got the scoop. We've finally got a date for the highly highly highly highly anticipated trio from Valve, and it's less than four months away. On October 9th, 2007, "The Orange Box" will be released for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3. In case you haven't been keeping track, "The Orange Box" is the first […]

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Steam knocked out by a blustery day

Posted by inpheaux on December 15th, 2006 at 10:24 pm

Long before Steam was released, and continuing up through today, one of the key arguments against the otherwise wonderful electronic delivery system for games was very clear and very simple: What happens if Steam disappears? If for some reason Steam isn't there anymore, you'd lose access to all the games you've paid for. Until now, […]

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Burning Crusade slips to Jan 2007

Posted by inpheaux on October 24th, 2006 at 11:00 am

What? You didn't really think a game that just went into beta would be out next month, did you? Or think that a Blizzard game would be out on their first estimated release date? How naive are you? Yes, as expected, the highly anticipated expansion for World of Warcraft - The Burning Crusade - has […]

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