BT runs out of Steam
Published in News
01 September 2016

BT runs out of Steam

Sues for stealing ideas

Telco BT is suing the game distributor Steam for allegedly nicking its patented email technology.

Quantum Break coming to Steam in September
Published in Games

Not a Windows Store exclusive anymore

It appears that Microsoft finally broke under pressure and will be releasing the Quantum Break game to Steam next month and will also have a special PC version that will be sold in shops.

Vulcan Next plans being drawn up
Published in Graphics

Zachary Quinto version

Plans are already under way for Vulcan Next, the follow up to Vulcan.

Alienware re-focuses on Steam machines
Published in Games

Dell not given up yet

Dell has not given up on its Alienware Steam Machine which suffered delays and was not as popular as its Alienware Alpha, a Windows-based PC gaming console.

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey claims Linux gamers declining
Published in Games

But things are not what they seem

Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey appears to show Linux use declining and its survey has raised a few eyebrows in the Linux community.

Nvidia apparently working on Linux distribution
Published in Graphics

NLinux is similar to Valve's OS

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nvidia is working on its own Linux OS for gamers.

Rise of the Tomb Raider gets DirectX 12 support
Published in Games

And Nvidia VXAO technology

Rise of the Tomb Raider has received a new patch which brings both DirectX 12 support, Nvidia's VXAO Ambient Occlusion technology and some other optimization, fixes and tweaks.

Valve to showcase portal-like VR game
Published in Wearables

At the Game Developers Conference next week

Valve has sent a brief notification that it plans to unveil a series of free virtual reality “experiments", called  The Lab at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, GDC16 that starts next week in San Francisco..

Steam sells Vive VR for €960
Published in Games

Shipping in May 2016

Steam store has a €899 starter offer for Vive glasses with an additional €61.20 shipping and tax.

Valve releases SteamVR Performance Test benchmark
Published in Graphics

Test if your PC is VR-ready

Valve has released a free benchmark on Steam that is not meant for virtual reality headsets but rather tests the performance of your system and check if it can handle SteamVR and virtual reality, the SteamVR Performance Test benchmark.