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  • Twitch malware targets Steam accounts, steals from wallet, inventory

    Published at The Gamer Headlines - 10 readers

    According to F-secure, a Finnish security software firm, a new form of malware is being spread through the chat feature of immensely popular video game streaming website, Twitch. The malicious piece of software accesses the affected user’s Steam account, and attempts to spend money without proper authorization, among many other undesirable effects. Read more details after the break.

  • Portal 2 improves brain cognition better than Lumosity, study says

    Published at The Gamer Headlines - 12 readers

    As a preface to the following, Lumosity is a brain-training game that is marketed as a “brain workout” You can view a video detailing Lumosity below (courtesy of SourceFedNerd): On the other hand, Portal 2 is a popular first-person puzzle video game developed by Valve, and the sequel to the original Portal.

  • Steam Adding Eleven More Local Currencies

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 7 readers - By John Walker on September 17th, 2014 at 8:01 am. Valve now want even more money for Steam! Types of money, I mean. Types. Their online store is planning to add a further eleven currencies, with five already popped in overnight. You can now pay for your Steam games with local currencies from Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand. With more to come.
  • Dota 2 Rekindling Soul update released by Valve

    The Gamer Headlines - - 52 readers - After a recent teaser post on the official Dota 2 blog, PC gamers around the world were salivating at the prospect of Valve’s imminent release of Dota 2‘s Rekindling Soul update – 6.82. Gamers, drool no more, for Valve has pulled through and delivered Dota 2‘s Rekindling Soul update (6.
  • Steam’s Had A Major Front Page Update

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 5 readers - By John Walker on September 23rd, 2014 at 8:02 am. Go take a look at your Steam front page. Huuhhhhhhh?! It’s changed! Valve have launched a major update to how Steam will appear to you. No, you. They’ve personalised the front page, in an effort to adapt to the far more rapid flow of new releases.
  • Saxxy Awards: Voting Now Open, Productivity Now Over

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun - - 5 readers - By Graham Smith on September 26th, 2014 at 8:00 am. Each year, the Saxxy Awards rally the Source Filmmaker community together to make funny, dramatic, wonderfully-animated short films. The best time to watch those videos is when the winners have been announced and the list of submissions has been whittled down to the very best.

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  • Portal 2 improves brain cognition better than Lumosity, study says

    … for the latest in video game and technology news. Source: PopSci.com Erwin Murillo Erwin Murillo is a graduate of Union University. He has a Bachelor's of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) in Exercise Science and Wellness/Sports Medicine, and is currently enrolled at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Occupational Therapy Program…

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  • Steam Music Player Lets You Play Customize Soundtracks During Games

    … exactly what you want to play, and listen to your favorite game or Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus tracks while you crack asteroids open in Space Engineers. I mean, “Wrecking Ball” is kind of pertinent to what happens in Space Engineers, am I right? It’s pretty easy to use actually – the Steam Music Player, not the wrecking balls in Space Engineers…

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  • Saxxy Awards: Voting Now Open, Productivity Now Over

    …By Graham Smith on September 26th, 2014 at 8:00 am. Each year, the Saxxy Awards rally the Source Filmmaker community together to make funny, dramatic, wonderfully-animated short films. The best time to watch those videos is when the winners have been announced and the list of submissions has been whittled down to the very best. The second best…

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  • Steam Launches Music Player: Listen While You Play

    … with controversy after their Curators feature began to be abused by malicious trolls, self-promoting developers and retailers alike. Following the similarly wonky rollout of the Steam Tags system (some users used the tags to criticize and tear down games rather than label them appropriately) and the divisive policies of Steam Early Access, many asked why…

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  • Steam Music Heads Out of Beta, Lets you Play Music Whilst you Game

    …Steam Music has been going through some pretty lengthy beta testing since its announcement in February, but now it’s available for all to use as it becomes a fully grown application. Steam Music is exactly what you think it is, it allows you to import your music library and listen to music whilst you game – take that iTunes. For those who…

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  • Steam Music Player Out Of Beta, Valve’s Soundtracks Free

    …By Graham Smith on September 25th, 2014 at 4:00 pm. In almost every strategy, management or sim game I play, I will immediately turn off the music which comes with the game in favour of my own. That means that Steam Music Player sounds like a good idea to me even if I long ago abandoned mp3s in favour of streaming. The built-in functionality…

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  • Steam Releases Music Player

    …Good news for those of you who have the Steam Client – Valve has released the Steam Music Player today. The Steam Music Player will allow you to listen to any music available on your hard drive while in game in MP3 format. In addition, you will have the playlist support while being able to control it in-game through the steam overlay. Steam’s…

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  • Steam’s New ‘Curators’ Feature Is Being Abused After Just One Day Online

    … either as users have also screenshotted instances of the game developers themselves abusing the system. While it’s easy to understand their logic – piggybacking on a massively popular game to try and catapult your own to superstardom – if there’s a right way to promote your title then this certainly isn’t it. But it’s no wonder that they are taking…

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  • Dota 2 Rekindling Soul update released by Valve

    …? Were you looking forward to the changes that it has brought to the immensely popular MOBA, or were you too busy playing Dota 2 to notice? Let us know in the comments section below! As always, stay tuned to GamerHeadlines.com for the latest in video game and technology news. Source: Official Dota 2 Blog Erwin Murillo Erwin Murillo is a graduate…

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  • Valve Updates Steam To Deal With Overload of Games

    … certainly has its downsides. Valve has come under fire on a multitude of issues including their apparent reluctance to give out refunds, the abuse of Steam Greenlight by some developers promoting concepts rather than any tangible gameplay and the confusion surrounding Steam Early Access has led gamers to ask why and how developers are able to charge…

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  • Steam Gets a Complete Overhaul with Improved Discoverability.

    …, Valve have completely revamped the homepage as well as the search function to offer more personalised and relevant suggestions and search results. Valves big changes are in the hopes that it’s massive user base of over 100 million active users will begin to find it easier to discover new titles based on a number of factors such as purchase history…

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  • Steam’s Had A Major Front Page Update

    …By John Walker on September 23rd, 2014 at 8:02 am. Go take a look at your Steam front page. Huuhhhhhhh?! It’s changed! Valve have launched a major update to how Steam will appear to you. No, you. They’ve personalised the front page, in an effort to adapt to the far more rapid flow of new releases. Valve reports that over the last nine months over…

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  • Steam is your personalized digital game store with new Discovery update

    …Today, Valve released the Steam Discovery Update, which brings a slew of new changes in terms of aesthetics and, more importantly, functionality. According to Valve’s official press release on the details of the update, Steam Discovery brings forth new functionality and features that are designed to optimize and enhance the Steam shopping…

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