Steam update adds library management options and Xbox controller configuration

Two weeks ago Valve released a beta update to the Steam client. They've added configuration support for Xbox 360 and Xbox One controllers, along with any generic controllers as well. That feature is now available to everyone! PlayStation 4 controllers support has been added last month. From now on you can connect and use virtually any console gamepad with Steam. "Note that because X-Input currently lacks per-controller means of unique identification, all…

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Red Dead Redemption 2 won’t come out on PC?

It seems that Rockstar Games decided to release Red Dead Redemption 2 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 first, it isn't all that weird considering they have a history of doing that. The problem is that they might skip PC at all just like they did with Red Dead Redemption back in the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 years. Sign the petition at change.org and maybe Rockstar is going to…

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SteamVR Performance Test measures your system’s power

Hey guys, I have no idea if you are following the latest virtual reality boom around the world but I honestly think that's just a gimmick like PlayStation Move controllers, Xbox Kinect and Wii sport/move games. Everyone knows they are on the market but no one really plays them more than once ;) Anyway you can now check if your system is VR ready or not. It checks your GPU, CPU…

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E3: Amazing experience for the first time ever! WTF

That was sarcasm indeed. Are you watching the E3 right now? Have you seen Xbox and EA conference? Microsoft didn't show anything good (a Halo remake? really? that's it? no PC love?), EA had some good moments with Sims 4, the new Dragon Age and possibly another Mass Effect game - skipping all that sport games, not into that. And by the way why the fuck are the guys on SPIKE…

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Poll Time: Did you play GTA V yet?

I was just wondering did you guys play GTA V yet? How is it? I’ve got no console on me right now so it’s hard to play the game especially when Rockstar decided there won’t be PC version yet. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left" hide_on_mobile="no" center_content="no" min_height="none"][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

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New Xbox to be announced at May event?

Microsoft may be announcing the new Xbox in May. According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning to hold an Xbox event on May 21 to announce its next console, and will unveil the device at the E3 in June. The tech blog cites "sources familiar with Microsoft's Xbox plans". The next Xbox may be based on Windows 8, The Verge reports. There are no other details on what the console…

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Chose your own Deal of the Week on XboX Live!

Microsoft introduced a pretty good change to their Deal of the Week event, from now on users will be able to chose, from several games picked by Microsoft, their own deal for a particular week. The first game on sale chosen by players will be available early in October. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent="yes" overflow="visible"][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type="1_1" background_position="left top" background_color="" border_size="" border_color="" border_style="solid" spacing="yes" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" padding="" margin_top="0px" margin_bottom="0px" class="" id="" animation_type="" animation_speed="0.3" animation_direction="left"…

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Portal 2 Gets a Date

9 February 2011

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Portal 2 - Out 9 February 2010
Portal 2 - Out 9 February 2011

Valve has finally confirmed a release date for the upcoming Portal sequel known as Portal 2. While we knew that it would be arriving in 2011, many might be surprised to learn that it will in fact arrive on February 9th, 2011, which is a bit sooner than expected.

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We Want Live – Microsoft will launch XboX Live in Central Europe!

It finally happened. After weeks of waiting for Microsoft’s appearance on this year’s E3 event they announced that this fall Central Europe will get their XboX Live support (Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Greece). You will be able to migrate from your current non-your-country XboX Live account (if you have any) to your current location. We would like to thank the creators of We Want Live action – thanks to them…

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International Consumer Day

It was a good day yesterday. On March 15th whole Europe was celebrating the International Consumer Day. People from We Want Live managed to contact Polish Federation of Consumers. And according to them Microsoft is selling a broken/missing product on the Polish market and the Polish XboX 360 users can easily get their money back by returning their consoles to the shop. And there is a chance that you will…

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We Want Live – about to receive an answer? (THEY DID!)

There’s a hope for Polish XboX Live and Games For Windows Live. As far as I know the creators of WWL are about to receive an official statement from Microsoft head quarters in USA. Too bad Microsoft waited a month to do this… We will post more details here as soon as we know something. UPDATE: Here’s an official Microsoft statement about XboX Live sevice in Poland: Xbox is very…

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The Clock Is Ticking

Microsoft has exactly 27 days, 6 hours, 14 minutes and 34 seconds while I write this. 27 days for what you say? Well you probably heard about We Want Live group. They sent a letter to Microsoft and gave them 30 days to respond to their demands for the XboX Live service in Poland (Games For Windows Live too I guess). If your country doesn’t have Live too simply go…

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Microsoft has 30 days to answer Polish players

Microsoft encouraged Polish players to buy original games (without multiplayer support and Live features) and stop modding their consoles. XboX players who are responsible for the revolt-ish website contacted Microsoft Poland and... Here’s what the kontrakcja.pl site owner posted on their site (translated freely by me): “We’re after talking to Microsoft Poland. (…) We live, we are well and continue to attack! It turns out (which was already a little…

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Zeno Clash: Ultimate Edition with co-op mode

The Ultimate Edition of Zeno Clash was ported from Orange Box engine to the Left 4 Dead-ish engine and it should be working a little bit smoother on the XboX 360. Unfortunately the Source engine is limiting the Ace Team in making the PlayStation 3 version possible. The game is going to have a cooperative mode, a bunch of new attack moves, enemies and weapons. The very well known Tower…

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Microsoft sells partially functional games in Poland

Some really interesting stuff is going on in Poland right now, Microsoft started a really weird action in which they promote the original games for XboX 360…but XboX Live service (and Games For Windows Live) doesn’t work in Poland which is absurd because Polish gamers pay for their games the same amounts of money like any other nations do. Few people didn’t like the whole action so they made their own action, read about it below – written by Kuba Pilecki:

We would like to inform you about our action, that started recently due to the statement of Polish department of Microsoft, responsible for promotion of Xbox 360 in Poland.

We have started a project called “Nie sprzedaję wybrakowanego produktu – nie kradnę (I don’t sell partially functional product – I don’t steal from my customers)”, which was a reaction to an action started by Polish Microsoft. Our project was originally meant to be an answer to the action organized by Polish department of Microsoft, which was against hard-modding of the consoles and the piracy. Because one of the representatives of Microsoft advised, that the main reason for a LIVE subscription being unavailable in Poland is due to a piracy, we’ve decided to react. Now we are planning to start an international project called “We want LIVE”.

As the users of the original versions of the games for Xbox 360 console, we didn’t like the fact, that somebody was insinuating that because Polish gamers use illegal software, there will be no LIVE available for us. We do not agree with suggestions, that that is the case. We do not believe that the Polish gamers are responsible for lack of LIVE in Poland. We think, that after few years of waiting for the start of that service in our country, after dozens of promises
saying “wait one more month” – the time we’ve given is over. And that’s mostly thanks to the words of Mr Kuba Mirski.

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