Steam drops Bitcoin cryptocurrency due to volatility and $20 transaction fees

Posted in Business on 6th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

Bitcoin is causing too many complications for Valve, so the company has announced that it will no longer accept the digital cryptocurrency.

Steam powered spacecraft could help humans colonise the Moon

Posted in Science on 10th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

In January the European Space Agency announced plans to build a 3D printed lunar village by 2030 made from Moon rock.

Valve shuts down paid 'mod' system

Posted in Games on 28th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Angry gamers have forced Valve to end a system that let people who make modifications or "mods" for games get paid for their work. The system was only switched on 4 days ago.

CEO Gabe Newell explains why Valve created Steam Machines

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Valve CEO is the face of one of the greatest threats Microsoft is facing to its Windows PC business.

Steam rises to 65 million active users, eclipsing Xbox Live

Posted in Games on 30th Oct, 2013
by Alex Muller

The video game digital download platform also boasts daily peak concurrent users of more than 6 million.