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Two Months After Controversy, One of 2019’s Best Games Is Still Unavailable

After being embroiled in a political controversy, 'Devotion' disappeared from Steam, and it's unclear when it's coming back.
Patrick Klepek
5.9.19
Video Games

The EU Is Pissed at Steam for Region-Locking Games

The European Commission is mad at Valve, Capcom, ZeniMax, and other publishers for region-locking activation keys and allegedly preventing cross-border sales.
Matthew Gault
4.5.19
Gaming

Why Are Gamers Mad About a Real Competitor to Steam?

Epic’s new store has started a war with Steam, representing two titans duking it out for dominance.
Matthew Gault
2.8.19
Podcasts

We Won't Spoil 'Kingdom Hearts III,' But We Can Tell You If It's Fun

Today's Waypoint Radio also includes thoughts on the recent 'Anthem' demo and a very important PSA about personal finance.
Waypoint Staff
1.29.19
artifact

'Artifact' Isn't a Game on Steam, It's Steam in a Game

Imagine if we monetized the rot.
Will Partin
12.13.18
Gaming

'Fortnite' Is So Popular It Could End Steam's Decade-Long Dominance

Epic's new store and a growing number of big publishers that are pulling out of Steam are finally putting Valve in a position where it has to make some changes.
Matthew Gault
12.12.18
snow

Power Plants Are Making It Snow in Nebraska

Two power plants in Norfolk, Nebraska caused several inches of snow to fall in parts of the state on Monday.
Sarah Emerson
12.3.18
Steam

Valve's New Game 'Artifact' Is a Perfect Machine for Making Money

Games like ‘Artifact’ are why the FTC is investigating loot boxes.
Matthew Gault
11.29.18
mount vesuvius

Researchers Show How Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Blood and Exploded Skulls

Hundreds of people in the town of Herculaneum took cover from the eruption in boat-houses. Their bones tell a gruesome story.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.18
Steam

Steam Will Start Moderating Its Forums, But Developers Can Opt Out

Valve will begin reviewing posts and making decisions about what can and can’t be posted in Steam's forums.
Matthew Gault
9.20.18
Steam

The First Hardcore Porn Game on Steam Is Not Fucking Around

‘Negligee: Love Stories’ is an uncensored anime visual novel with hardcore sex.
Matthew Gault
9.18.18
moderation

Valve: 'It Really Does Seem Bad Games Are Made by Bad People'

Valve shares more details about how it decides who's a 'straight up troll' publishing video games on Steam.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.6.18
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