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Valve Index Controllers review: These revolutionary VR controllers need patience to hit full potential

Valve's Index Controllers have the potential to be a huge leap forward for motion-tracked controls and virtual reality, but it'll take patience—and a lot more developer support.

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Steam Summer Sale 2019 kicks off with a Grand Prix and some of the best deals in years

The 2019 Steam Summer Sale is one of the better ones in recent memory. Maybe Valve's feeling the heat from the Epic Games Store? Regardless, you win.

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Destiny 2 is coming to Steam and going free-to-play in September

Bungie and Activision are finalizing their divorce later this year, as Destiny 2 and its new Shadowkeep expansion abandon Battle.net for Steam.

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Every future Xbox game Microsoft makes for PC will launch on Steam, too

"As the creators of Windows, we have a unique responsibility to ensure we’re investing in experiences that benefit players everywhere," says Microsoft's Phil Spencer.

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Valve's $999 Index VR headset promises 'high-fidelity virtual reality' with revolutionary controls

Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Your Steam library is getting a massive visual overhaul this summer

Valve revealed a new-look Steam library interface at its GDC 2019 panel.

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Steam Link Anywhere lets you play your Steam library on the go

Long limited to local networks, the Steam Link app now lets you connect to a remote PC as long as your internet connection is strong enough.

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Steam's iron grip on PC gaming is probably over even if the Epic Games Store fails

The days of Steam being your only option on PCs are long gone if you want to play today's hottest triple-A games.

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Valve's Steam Link is dead, and that sucks

Valve's Steam Link hardware is dead, but the software lives on in phones and smart TVs.

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Atmospheric shooter Metro 2033 is free on Steam to get you ready for Metro: Exodus's launch

Explore the bombed out ruins of Metro 2033's Moscow subway system without spending a dime—or a bullet.

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Steam adds Proton, making Windows games playable on Linux (at least in theory)

Last week it was just a rumor. This week it's real: Valve's added a games-centric compatibility wrapper into Steam for Linux.

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Steam may get tools to play Windows games on Linux and Mac, code deep-dive finds

Reddit discovered references to a "Steam Play" compatibility wrapper this week, and while there's no official announcement, it does indicate that Valve's support for Linux isn't over yet.

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Artifact, Valve's first new PC game in 5 years, gets a price and release date

Valve returns to game publishing with Artifact, a mash-up of Dota 2 and Magic: The Gathering. Now we know when we can play it.

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How to stop Steam's Chat and Friends list from automatically opening

The new Steam Chat is great, but it annoyingly opens every time you open Steam. Here's how to stop it.

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Why the new Steam Chat won't woo PC gamers away from Discord

Valve's new Steam Chat is a massive improvement, but compared to Discord, its weakness is right in its name.

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No Man's Sky's huge 'Next' update is much closer to the game's universe-spanning vision

No Man's Sky's free Next update adds multiplayer, third-person view, crafting tweaks galore, and much more.

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17 obscure Steam tips and tricks that can power up your PC gaming

Buckle up and get ready to dive deep into the best Steam tips and tricks for power users.

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The best Mac game deals from the Steam Summer Sale 2018

Stock up on excellent Mac games at a fraction of the usual price.

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