The Slippery Slope of Video Game Sales
Passage and The Castle Doctrine designer Jason Rohrer believes our newfound culture of video game sales is hurting players and developers at the same time.
A Few Words About Unfinished
You might see a different tag on some videos around here. Here's what's up.
How Typing of the Dead: Overkill Almost Never Lived
When a studio goes under, that's usually the end of it. But after Blitz Games imploded, the UK developers tasked with resurrecting Sega's quirky series didn't give up.
The Great Escape of 30,000 Steam Keys
How an attempt to give away free copies of Wadjet Eye's Blackwell Deception went haywire, and tens of thousands of keys disappeared into the night.
Giant Bombcast 10/01/2013
The gang reconvenes to discuss Brad's Grand Theft Auto V vacation, Jeff's love of thunderstorms, Steam's odd future, Drew's descent into ArmA III, the power of alcohol, Vinny's voicework career, and the idea of playing Dota 2 on a controller.
Bombin' the A.M. With Scoops and the Wolf: 09/27/2013
In which Patrick begins counting down the minutes until the beginning of Shocktober.
Giant Bomb Gaming Minute 09/26/2013 - SteamOS
Jeff Gerstmann returns with the first details on Valve's new living room initiatives.
Valve Plans Lineup of Steam Machines
300 prototypes to ship out this year to a select group of beta testers.
Giant Bombcast 09/24/2013
With that pesky Brad Shoemaker out on vacation, we can finally get down and dirty with the rest of the team's favorite game, Dota 2. Grand Theft Auto V, America's Cup, fireworks, SteamOS, and way more video games are also discussed.
Bombin' the A.M. With Scoops and the Wolf: 09/23/2013
Uh, who invited these other guys? One Jeff Gerstmann and Neverending Nightmares' Matt Gilgenbach join us for today's show.
Valve Has its Own Operating System Now in SteamOS
This new OS is free of cost and designed for your living room.
Valve Teases Steam Box, Other News
We'll hear three different announcements from Valve next week.
Steam Introduces Family Sharing
Share your Steam library with up to 10 friends. This could be big.
Valve Decided to Approve That Divekick Game
And something called Deadly Premonition, too.
A Multiplayer Game Isn't Much Fun Without Multiple Players
Less than a month after launch, Gun Monkeys needs to attract more people willing to blow each other up. Designer Dan Marshall explains his price drop and buy one, get one free experiment.
Another Stab in the Dark With Mark of the Ninja: Special Edition
Lead designer Nels Anderson explains why the studio is giving the Criterion treatment to its celebrated stealth game. A new level, more items, and roughly 15,000 words of behind-the-scenes commentary.
Fez Coming to PCs on May 1
Mac version is en route, and it might make an appearance on Vita.
If These Pixels Could Talk
Nothing happens in Proteus. Everything happens in Proteus. Co-designer Ed Key on the development of his trippy island experience, the world's response, and the language we use to talk about games.
Prepare Your Mind for Antichamber's Release Date
Everything's going to get really weird on January 31.
Valve Grabs Another 10 Games From Greenlight
La-Mulana, DLC Quest and other notables included on the list.
Gabe Newell Opens Up About Steam Box Plans
Really not sure how I feel about relevant news coming out of CES.
Valve Invests Money in Xi3’s Really Tiny Modular PC
Possibly the first in many steps towards the infamous Steam Box.
Hey, DOOM 3’s Back on Steam!
After a long-fought campaign, our national nightmare is finally over.
The Long Road From Ninja to Mark of the Ninja
Lead designer Nels Anderson walks us through Mark of the Ninja's pitch video, some early prototypes, and the frustrating path to a finished game.
Worth Reading: 10/12/12
An updated Shocktober 2012 list with impressions, alongside your regular dosage of games you should play, stories you should read, and much more.
Worth Reading: 10/05/12
This week's edition is coming in hot on Friday night, with plenty of stories, videos, and games to indulge with, including a passionate defense of Nights.
Hey, Mark of the Ninja’s Coming to PC, Too
Buzzed about Xbox Live Arcade stealth game is on the way to Steam.
Valve Reveals First Greenlight Games Moving to Steam
Black Mesa, McPixel, Project Zomboid, and others earn a spot on Steam.
Steam's Big Picture Mode Launches in Beta Today
The big step towards making the PC experience in the living room way better.
Worth Reading: 09/07/12
If you're suffering from a bout of PAX flu, here's a pile of games, stories, trailers, and other nonsense to keep you busy this weekend. Who doesn't wanna fly in space?
Developers Mixed on Greenlight's $100 Submission Fee
Some of the developers behind McPixel, Super Meat Boy, I Wanna Be the Guy, Antichamber, Proteus, and AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA discuss Valve's controversial decision, and what it means for the future of the service.
Valve Launches Indie-Focused Steam Greenlight
Smaller developers have a chance at rallying fans for a spot on Steam.
Valve Joins EA, Sony, Others in Trying to Block Class Action Lawsuits
Unclear if changes will hold up to legal scrutiny, but Valve's joined the club.
The Rabbit Hole That Is Life After Fez
Phil Fish isn't giving interviews, but at a recent conference, the designer talks about Fez's bumpy release, the troubles of stardom, his public disagreements with business partners, and more.
Valve Making Big Push Towards Linux Support
Left 4 Dead 2 has already been ported, as Linux efforts get off the ground.
Uh Oh, Steam’s Annual Summer Sale Has Begun
The huge rush means you'll have trouble buying anything yet, though.
Valve Announces Steam Greenlight
The Valve bigwigs are crowd sourcing their own approvals process, letting players vote for new indie titles.
Valve Is Not Making a Steam Console, At Least Not Any Time Soon
Valve PR pointman Doug Lombardi shoots down earlier rumors of Valve's plans to get into the console business.
Worth Reading: 02/24/2012
Yo, weekend! Here's more games you should play, more stories you should read, and maybe even free stuff. Also, there's a crackling fire. I'm not kidding.
We're All Screwed: Steam Has a Mobile App Now [UPDATED]
The ability to buy games on Steam will now follow you wherever you go. You cannot escape.
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