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Five years after cancellation and two years after a brief return as 'Flight', Microsoft Flight Simulator has been cleared for take-off again, coming to Steam this year, along with a new game in 2015.
Steam's annual Summer Sale has just started, offering PC gamers massive discounts on select titles, DLCs and items. Interested folks should keep an eye open because some offers are very limited.
CyberPower PC has announced their new "Syber" Steam-centric gaming PC that will compete with Valve's recently delayed "Steam Machine." It will start at $599.99, and offer a higher end model.
The SteamBoy is a new handheld gaming device running SteamOS scheduled for launch next year, featuring a 5-inch touchscreen along with physical controls, quad-core CPU, 4GB RAM and 3G connectivity.
Microsoft's head of Xbox Gaming has posted on Twitter that the company should be doing more to build up their gaming presence on Windows. But with GFWL store and service shut down, how will they do it
As promised earlier this year, Crytek is now offering the full CryEngine development tools to anyone who wants to make games for a price of $9.90 a month, but the engine is currently just for Windows.
Valve has announced it has pushed back the launch of its Steam Machines efforts from the fall of 2014 to sometime in 2015, stating the need to make improvements to the Steam Controller.
Valve has officially launched Steam In-Home Streaming, allowing users of its Steam service to stream games to other computers on a home network - even to low-end and home theater PCs.
Microsoft has officially announced plans to release Age of Mythology: Extended Edition, a graphically revamped version of the 2002 RTS game, May 8th via Valve's Steam service.
Microsoft will finally release a Windows 7-Vista compatible PC version of "Halo: Spartan Assault," via Valve's Steam service, on April 4. several months after its Windows 8 debut, for $4.99.
OnLive, which launched a way to stream games from a cloud server to PCs and televisions, has announced a reboot of its business that now offers a way for people to stream games they already own,
Monitor your wireless network and be alerted when a new, unknown device is connected. The program performs an initial scan during which all devices found are classified as "unknown".
Valve recently enabled Steam Family Sharing functionality for all Steam users. Sharing your game library with another user (or vice versa) is rather complicated but Neowin is here to help.
Microsoft has posted up a big hint that it plans to release a revamped version of the classic RTS game Age of Mythology in the near future via Valve's Steam service.
Valve CEO Gabe Newell has responded to a claim that its anti-cheat software records a user's DNS data, saying that is not the case and added, "Do we care what porn sites you visit? Oh, dear god, no."
Jason Holtman, the former business director at Valve who was hired by Microsoft in August to lead PC gaming development at the company, has now left Microsoft, according to his LinkedIn page.
Valve has sent out the first invites for people to try out the closed beta of Steam Music, which will add a local MP3 music player to the Steam client as well as Valve's SteamOS.
Valve has released a new version of its SteamOS beta ISO that adds support for older BIOS-based PCs, along with better dual-booting features, custom partitioning and more.
Valve is currently in the process of sending out more invites to the beta of their Steam in-home streaming functionality. Beta users have reported a wide range of issues.
Valve announced today that the number of accounts on Steam went up by 10 million in just three months to reach 75 million. Alienware also announced plans to launch its Steam Machine in September.
Valve modifies its Steam Family Sharing program to reign in potential access to users' game libraries and protect users from potential account infractions.
A number of popular online gaming services have been hit with denial of service attacks this week, with the latest being Steam which is currently being affected as of this writing.
The latest Steam hardware survey numbers from December show that over 20 percent of users have either Windows 8 or 8.1 installed on their PC, or about one in every five of Steam's 65 million users.
I offer some predictions for what I think won't happen in 2014 in the tech industry, including the fate of Steam OS and Steam Machines, the launch of Google Glass and more.
Valve's 24 hour giveaway for "Left 4 Dead 2" on Steam added a new surge of online players for the zombie co-op shooter, and for Steam concurrent users in general.
Valve has announced that its zombie co-op shooter "Left 4 Dead 2" is now available for free on Steam in its Windows, Mac and Linux platforms from now until 1 p.m. ET Thursday.
Only 300 people were selected to test Valves take on the future of a home entertainment gaming platform. One of those testers is also a Neowin regular, and we are allowed to share it with you.
The latest numbers from Steam's monthly hardware survey of its users show the use of Windows 8.1 surged up to 6.34 percent in November, compared to just 1.92 percent in October.
Valve's Steam game download service saw its concurrent users surge up to a new record of over 7 million accounts earlier today, a few weeks after revealing it now has 65 million total accounts.
The first images showing off the prototype Steam Machine that Valve is sending to 300 beta testers have been revealed and Valve will have more Steam Machine announcements at CES 2014 in January.
Valve has announced that its Steam PC game download service now has over 65 million accounts and over 3,000 games just over 10 years after it officially launched in September 2003
Valve has announced Steam Controller, an new type of gaming controller that will work with the company's Steam Machines that uses trackpads instead of joysticks.
Valve has announced the Steam operating system, the first of three planned announcements scheduled for this week. The operating system is based on the Linux kernel and designed for living rooms.
Valve has launched a teaser site for what it claims will be not one but three announcements it will make next week concerning its efforts to bring Steam to more big-screen TVs, perhaps via a Steam Box
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell hinted to the the attendees of a Linux conference that the company will be making some announcements surrounding their Steam Box hardware device next week.
Microsoft has announced that it will release a version of the fan-created Age of Empires II mod Forgotten Empires as an official expansion pack for Age of Empires II HD called The Forgotten
We offer up a few ideas to Microsoft's new PC gaming head Jason Holtman on how he and the company can improve their status among PC game developers, publishers and gamers.
Jason Holtman, who previously worked at Valve as its director of business development, has confirmed he is now working at Microsoft as the leader of its PC gaming and entertainment division.
The 64-bit version of Windows 8 is now officially the second most used OS for Valve's Steam service, even though Valve founder Gabe Newell called the OS a ''catastrophe' a year ago.
Valve has launched its annual Summer Sale event on its Steam PC game download service, with deep discounts for most of its games and even deeper "flash" price cuts.
The newest Steam hardware survey results for June 2013 show that its users continue to move to Windows 8, with 13.02 percent of Steam subscribers shown as using Microsoft's latest OS.
The newest Steam hardware survey results for May 2013 show that its users continue to switch to Windows 8, with 12.72 percent of Steam subscribers shown as using Microsoft's latest OS.
The original 1997 version of 3D Realms' first person shooter Shadow Warrior is now available to download for free via Steam, well ahead of the upcoming reboot of the game franchise.
NVIDIA has launched the public pre-orders for its Android portable game console SHIELD today, three days earlier than planned, with shipments expected to start by the end of June.
NVIDIA has renamed its Android game console Project SHIELD to just SHIELD. The console, which will also stream PC games on Steam, will go on sale this June for $349, with pre-orders starting May 20.
Zen Studios is releasing its hit pinball platform, Pinball FX2, on Steam this coming Friday, but one lucky reader will win a code for the tables before you can buy them!
Valve has announced that PC and Mac owners of Left 4 Dead 2 can down download the full Linux beta version of the popular zombie co-op shooter, along with authoring tools and a dedicated server.
The newest Steam hardware survey results for April 2013 show that its users continue to switch to Windows 8, with 11.65 percent of Steam subscribers shown as using Microsoft's latest OS.
We chat with Microsoft's Ryan Chaply on the recently launched Age of Empires II HD, a graphically revamped version of the classic RTS game and its expansion pack on Steam.