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Steam tops 8 million concurrent users as sale draws to a close

Steam is quite popular during its Summer Sale thanks to its massively discounted games. How popular? As it turns out, the PC game distribution service reached a new peak of concurrent users, 8,020,792 to be exact, according to stats provided by Valve. Steam broke the 8 million mark as the storefron...

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Steam Summer Sale, day 9: Transistor, Tropico 4

The Steam Summer Sale continues its second week with a new set of steep price drops, bringing discounts for Deus Ex: Human Revolution ($4.99), Space Engineers ($13.39), Age of Mythology: Extended Edition ($17.99), Assetto Corsa ($19.99), Payday 2 ($5.99), Grand Theft Auto 4: Complete Edition ($5.99...

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Steam Summer Sale, day 7: Batman, BioShock Infinite, Counter-Strike

It's been a week since the Steam Summer Sale began its assault on our collective wallets, and the bombs keep dropping. Hold on to your butts. Today's Steam Summer Sale offerings include Kerbal Space Program for $16.19, Endless Space for $7.49, The Banner Saga for $12.49, Counter-Strike: Global O...

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Steam Summer Sale, day 6: Brothers, Metro, Murdered

Have you had enough yet? No? Good. The Steam Summer Sale rings in day six with Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for $3, Murdered: Soul Suspect for $33.50, Metro: Last Light for $6.80, Call of Duty: Ghosts for $30, Splinter Cell: Blacklist for $7.50, Torchlight 2 for $5, Fallout: New Vegas for $6.80,...

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Steam Summer Sale, day 5: Dark Souls, Rogue Legacy, Saints Row 4

Twas' the fifth day of the Steam Summer Sale, with deals in droves. At just five dollars, prepare to die with Dark Souls. Fan-favorite Rogue Legacy is slashed by 75 percent ($3.74), You can play Arma 3 ($29.99) and keep half your rent. Phosphor Games' Nether is down to just three bucks, Yet ...

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Joystiq Deals: Serious Sam Gamer Bundle, Steam Summer Sale Day 2

We've got a seriously huge dose of action coming your way from Joystiq Deals this week. Today we're spotlighting Croteam's Serious Sam series in the Serious Sam Gamer Bundle, which collects Serious Sam HD: The First Encounter, The Second Encounter, Serious Sam 2, and Serious Sam 3: BFE, along with ...

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Steam Summer Getaway Sale, day 10: Prison Architect, Assassin's Creed 3, Saints Row The Third and more

I knew she was trouble the moment she stepped through my doorway. She said her name was "Steam;" that she had a proposition for me and that I'd do well to listen close. Now, I'm no stranger to mysterious women and their troubles, especially since I started putting "We specialize is mysterious women...

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Steam Summer Getaway Sale: GTA4, Deus Ex, Dark Souls, Batman [update: prices]

Valve's calculated assault on your financial willpower continues today, with another batch of discounted goodies in the Steam Summer Getaway Sale. Today's highlights include Grand Theft Auto 4 for $5, Dark Souls and Batman: Arkham City for $7.49 each, Tropico 4 and every DLC for $8, and Deus Ex: Hu...

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Steam Summer Getaway sale: Football Manager 2013, DmC, System Shock 2

Another day, another round of deals in the Steam summer sale. Today's highlights include Football Manager 2013 for $10, DmC: Devil May Cry for $25, Alan Wake for $3, System Shock 2 for $2.50, Orcs Must Die 2 for $3.74, Sleeping Dogs for $6.24 and Mark of the Ninja for only $3.74. The daily flash...

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Psychology of the Steam Summer Sale

We all recognize the phenomenon inflicted by the Steam sale, which leaves us with heaps of unplayed games cluttering our libraries. That's just what Steam sales do to people, right? But why? The Psychology of Video Games is run by Jamie Madigan, who holds a Ph.D in psychology and is a lifelong f...

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