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Half-Life 2’s Surprise Update Increases FoV and Adds Ultrawide Support

Half-Life 2’s Surprise Update Increases FoV and Adds Ultrawide Support

Half-Life 2's recent secret update has seemingly souped up the game with various notable updates, including an increased FoV cap.

Valve is Testing the Entire Steam Library for the Steam Deck

Valve is Testing the Entire Steam Library for the Steam Deck

Each Steam game will be given one of four categorizations depending on whether or not it can run on the portable device.

Steam Has Banned All Games With Cryptocurrency And NFTs

Steam Has Banned All Games With Cryptocurrency And NFTs

Steam has banned all blockchain-based games that use cryptocurrencies and NFTs from its platform, presumably due to a potential threat of scamming.

Steam Deck Receives Official Teardown Video

Steam Deck Receives Official Teardown Video

Valve opens up its handheld PC, discusses what it contains, why you really shouldn't be messing with its components and much more.

Steam Deck – 10 More New Things You Need To Know

Steam Deck – 10 More New Things You Need To Know

Valve has revealed a lot more about the Steam Deck in recent weeks, and here are 10 more things that you should know before buying the console.

Steam Won’t Disable Downloads for Old Game Builds

Steam Won’t Disable Downloads for Old Game Builds

Valve is actually working on a way to deal with "unowned content" and helping its partners remove builds for things like "copyright issues."

BattlEye Anti-Cheat Will Be Supported On Steam Deck Alongside Easy Anti-Cheat

BattlEye Anti-Cheat Will Be Supported On Steam Deck Alongside Easy Anti-Cheat

BattlEye anti-cheat has now confirmed support for Steam Deck in a recent Tweet, following in the footsteps of EasyAntiCheat.

Steam Deck Can be Used as a PC Controller Via Remote Play

Steam Deck Can be Used as a PC Controller Via Remote Play

Valve confirms in a handy FAQ that the Steam Deck can be used as a controller while playing games on PC via remote play.

Steam Has More Outages Than Xbox Live and PlayStation Network – Report

Steam Has More Outages Than Xbox Live and PlayStation Network – Report

A report by Tooltester reveals that Steam experiences more outages than PlayStation Network and Xbox Live on average.

Valve Is Sending Out Steam Decks To Developers For Testing Their Games

Valve Is Sending Out Steam Decks To Developers For Testing Their Games

Valve has seemingly sent out Steam Deck to multiple developers for testing existing games on the actual hardware.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Update Makes A Big Change To Dust-2 Alongside New Modes and Weapons

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Update Makes A Big Change To Dust-2 Alongside New Modes and Weapons

The Operation Riptide to CS: GO will be making a load of changes to the game's economy and maps.

Steam Next Fest Announced for October 1st to 7th With “Hundreds” of Demos

Steam Next Fest Announced for October 1st to 7th With “Hundreds” of Demos

Interviews and streams with developers should be expected along with demos for titles like Anno: Mutationem, Tunic and Inscryption.

xCloud Works Well on Steam Deck, Phil Spencer Says

xCloud Works Well on Steam Deck, Phil Spencer Says

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has had a Steam Deck for about a week, and having played the likes of Halo and Age of Empires on it, is impressed with how its running xCloud.

Valve Might Make “a Lot More” Different Colours of the Steam Deck in the Future

Valve Might Make “a Lot More” Different Colours of the Steam Deck in the Future

"If this gets off the ground the way we hope it does, there's just tons of opportunity to do that later," says designer Greg Coomer.

Steam Deck Won’t Receive a Performance Boost When Docked

Steam Deck Won’t Receive a Performance Boost When Docked

Valve says you shouldn't expect a boost in frame rates when playing on the Steam Deck while using its dock.

Valve is Working with AMD to Ensure Windows 11 Compatibility for Steam Deck

Valve is Working with AMD to Ensure Windows 11 Compatibility for Steam Deck

"Tthere's nothing to indicate to us yet that there'll be any issues with Windows 11," says Valve's Greg Coomer, designer of the Steam Deck.

Back 4 Blood Devs Implemented the Cards Mechanic to Emphasize Player Choice

Back 4 Blood Devs Implemented the Cards Mechanic to Emphasize Player Choice

"We wanted players to be able to change their playstyle and their world themselves, and not just having the Game Director randomise their loot or the AI," says lead game designer Brandon Yanez.

Steam Deck Hands-on Videos Show the Device in Action

Steam Deck Hands-on Videos Show the Device in Action

We get to see the device running everything from Control and Ori and the Will of the Wisps to DOOM Eternal and The Witcher 3.

A New SteamDB Listing For Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection Has Surfaced Very Recently

A New SteamDB Listing For Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection Has Surfaced Very Recently

A recent SteamDB listing for Half-Life 2: Remastered Collection claims to modernize the classic along with all of its episodes.

Steam Deck is Future Proof, but Might Receive Future Iterations, Valve Says

Steam Deck is Future Proof, but Might Receive Future Iterations, Valve Says

Valve also insists that the open nature of the platform and OS should encourage other manufacturers to make their own similar products.