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Steam Summer Getaway Sale flash sales include Torchlight 2

Monday, 15 July 2013 02:50 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Steam’s eight-hour flash and community sale items have been refreshed. Full details through the break, but you can get Torchlight 2 and Spec Ops: The Line at 75% off, among other bargains.

As ever, head over to Steam to take advantage of the sales below. Check back in another eight hours for the next set, as well as day five bargains.

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42 Comments

  1. lexph3re

    So mad at you steam….. Witcher 1 &2, deadlight, left 4 dead 2, last remnant, legacy of kain series…. why no Alan wake sale yet? hurry the eff up!

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Yoshi

    @1 You shoulda got Alan Wake in the humble bundle a few week ago xd

    #2 2 years ago
  3. nironz

    @1 really you don’t know alan wake in humble bundle, you just pay $1 and get digital collector edition.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. ChunkyLover112

    #4:

    Or you could be really good person and give them like $2.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. GrimRita

    Or $3

    #5 2 years ago
  6. backup

    100 million pirated on torrents

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Sublimeone

    @ backup – Did you just DISCOVER Torrents.
    By the way – torrents have been around for at least a DECADE – YES!!
    I mean come on – whats the deal with all the torrent comments.
    Makes you come off very immature.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. backup

    @7
    PC gamers downloading through torrents is not immature yay right

    #8 2 years ago
  9. TheWulf

    @8

    Explain then why piracy numbers for the PS3 and 360 are higher than the PC.

    I can do that for you — malware. The PS3 and 360 have a no-risk scenario. You can torrent a PS3/360 game without having to worry about something nasty getting into your system because it isn’t from a trustworthy source. However, the worst that can happen to the PS3/360 is bricking, but that’s easy to protect against. That’s because the PS3 and 360 are both very simple machines when compared to the PC. The PC is infinitely more complex in what it does and how it does it.

    The more complex something is, the more damage malware can do.

    So all you’re telling us by this is that you know of torrents, and that you likely use them as well. Since for every one PC game download, there will be 10 PS3/360 games downloaded. You’re admitting to us that you’re a filthy pirate who never pays for his games, and projecting onto other people.

    Frankly, I’m wondering if I should pass your details along to the authorities, since you do seem to know a LOT about torrents.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. TheWulf

    @1

    I feel bad for you. The Humble Bundle had Alan Wake in it, I bought it for a couple of friends at the time because it was such a great deal. Well, it might happen again, but I do advise following news sites more regularly to keep on top of sales like that.

    Sorry you missed it. :c

    #10 2 years ago
  11. backup

    @9

    prove to me torrents are on consoles

    u can’t hahahaha

    PC gamers pirates console games through PC torrents

    PC pirate got owned hahahaha

    #11 2 years ago
  12. TheWulf

    @7

    I think he did just discover torrents. He’s got his console cracked and he’s downloaded loads of games, like the filthy pirate he is. And now he’s projecting onto other people because he’s scared that his ‘naughtiness’ will be found out.

    Most PC gamers know it’s unwise to engage in piracy because of malware, but consoles have no such barrier of entry. It’s child’s play to crack a PS3 and download games for it — this is why Sony flipped a shit when it happened. Every machine will eventually be cracked, and you’ll always have pirates waiting for that to happen, just like backup.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. TheWulf

    @11

    You need to stop projecting. I know you have issues (mainly a piracy addiction), and you haven’t paid for a single one of your console games. You’re just a very dirty, uncouth, nasty little thing of a person. You’re accusing other people of what you do.

    Yes, we know you pirate. That’s all you’ve said in this comments thread. It’s pretty damned obvious that you have a hard-on for torrents and pirating. No one else here does, just you. This is on you.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. backup

    @12

    PC pirates failing to prove torrents and other file sharing sites on consoles thus crying when they get owned hahaha

    #14 2 years ago
  15. TheWulf

    @14

    Again, who has the hard on for torrents in every comments section? >_>

    It’s you. No one else even mentions them because PC gamers don’t like piracy, it’s fairly common knowledge. But you’re a filthy little thing, aren’t you? You can’t stop pirating and you want to draw attention from your own horrible little habits.

    It’s pretty obvious what’s going on here, guy. You wouldn’t keep biting every time I troll you if you didn’t.

    You need to stop pirating. :I

    #15 2 years ago
  16. backup

    @15

    lol PC gamers themselves are pirates

    every developers have spoken crytek in recent

    #16 2 years ago
  17. DrDamn

    @9
    Whilst backup talks near constant crap where do you back up this statement …

    “Explain then why piracy numbers for the PS3 and 360 are higher than the PC.”

    http://torrentfreak.com/top-10-most-pirated-games-of-2011-111230/
    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-09-30-piracy-ruining-pc-forcing-it-online

    From that last link …
    “Piracy exists on almost every console to varying degrees,” said Svensson. “The only one I would say is fairly inconsequential to our business, as much as we can tell, is PlayStation 3. Obviously the PlayStation 3 was opened up [jailbroken], and through a variety of systems, Sony has managed to largely put that genie back in the bottle, to the point where the scene is nowhere near as large as it is on other platforms.”

    #17 2 years ago
  18. TheWulf

    @16

    I see your English is deteriorating, there. I don’t think that “every developers have spoken crytek in recent” is actually a sentence. So you may want to pirate a dictionary to go along with all those games you’ve pirated.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. TheWulf

    @17

    I’m just counter-trolling him. It’s funny that some people are having kneejerk reactions to this, though. Why are you so defensive? You don’t pirate, do you?

    #19 2 years ago
  20. backup

    @17

    PC pirates pirating console games because they are jelly of awesome PS3 games

    first prove torrents are on consoles if not GTFO

    #20 2 years ago
  21. backup

    @18

    keeping crying

    instead show me proof that torrents are on consoles

    #21 2 years ago
  22. TheWulf

    @20

    Why are you asking me? You’re the one who pirates and has a torrent fetish. You’re the one with the massive library of pirated games and the knowledge about all these torrents. You’re projecting this onto people who don’t really care about such things.

    You sound like you want to have sex with torrent sites, half of the time. You remind me of those politicians who outwardly hated gay people but were closeted gays themselves.

    You have issues. I’d recommend seeing a therapist. Just… don’t pirate therapy books from the Internet, that’s not how you fix your problem.

    #22 2 years ago
  23. TheWulf

    @21

    I don’t need to show you proof. That you keep biting is enough for me.

    #23 2 years ago
  24. DrDamn

    @19
    Why bother with him at all? It’s fairly obvious from his posts he knows nothing. Best to ignore than leave posts yourself which make you look silly, regardless of your intentions. You’ve made schoolboy errors in your troll attempts by using proper grammar, spelling and an actual argument.

    #24 2 years ago
  25. backup

    @23

    hahah u don’t have any

    it is really sad that PC pirates responsible for pirating console,handheld,tv shows……list go on and after that they make steam account and buy games for 1 $ and thinks they supported developers

    #25 2 years ago
  26. TheWulf

    @24

    I know, it’s just fun to counter-troll them, sometimes. To see if they actually have anything to offer beyond canned ‘PC users are pirates’ nonsense. They don’t. He really needs some new material, because I can hear his raging from here.

    #26 2 years ago
  27. OwnedWhenStoned

    So Backups a pirate now? THE HYPOCRITE!

    #27 2 years ago
  28. backup

    @24

    u got owned and now u have started giving lame excuses

    u said Console gamers are pirates yet not proved torrents are on consoles

    #28 2 years ago
  29. backup

    @27

    still begging for gta 5,RDR in R* forums LMAO

    #29 2 years ago
  30. TheWulf

    @25

    Again, it’s funny that you know so much about torrents, isn’t it? I don’t see anyone else around here talking about how much they love torrents, that’s just you. We get that you have a torrent fetish, guy. We get that you don’t spend money on things. It’s okay. I understand that.

    But you have to stop this projecting, it’s seriously bad karma. The first step to solving your problem is for you to admit that you have a problem, come on… it’s not that hard. We won’t judge you for it. All you have to do is admit that you have a problem. Then the healing can begin.

    I feel really sorry for you, honestly. I kind of do wish I could help you. You’re pathetic, but not in a way that makes me angry. You’re pathetic in that special kind of way that an addict is, in that you’d sell your body for more pirated games.

    It’s o-kay. It really is o-kay.

    Now, I’d like for you to think about what we’ve talked about. It’s for your own good, okay?

    #30 2 years ago
  31. Hcw87

    No point trying to have a discussion with this ”backup” who’s yet to reach puberty and has an IQ of 73. Or it could be a monkey that’s learned how to type.

    #31 2 years ago
  32. backup

    @30

    prove that torrents are on consoles else GTFO

    #32 2 years ago
  33. backup

    @31

    No point trying to have a discussion with this ”Hcw87 ” who’s yet to reach puberty and has an IQ of 0.000001. Or it could be a donkey that’s learned how to type

    #33 2 years ago
  34. Lengendaryboss

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v462/empressxye/troll_2.jpg

    #34 2 years ago
  35. Fin

    “Explain then why piracy numbers for the PS3 and 360 are higher than the PC.”

    ?

    Unless you’re counting pirates as a percentage of overall PC ownership, which is obviously ridiculous.

    #35 2 years ago
  36. OwnedWhenStoned

    @29

    ?

    I’ve never been on R* forums. You got the wrong guy MR PIRATE!

    #36 2 years ago
  37. backup

    @35

    are torrents on consoles ?
    If yes please go ahead and prove it

    #37 2 years ago
  38. backup

    @36

    PC gamers like u can continue begging for RDR and GTA 5

    and other games ? ohh i see TLOU begging from PC gamers

    #38 2 years ago
  39. OwnedWhenStoned

    Ah yes but that’s not me is it. You are generalising.

    I mean, that’s like me deciding that all PS3 users are like you, but that’s not true. Some of them are decent folk.

    #39 2 years ago
  40. backup

    @39
    PC gamers always ready for petition and begging u simply can’t deny that

    #40 2 years ago
  41. Lengendaryboss

    http://i.imgur.com/wDDbT.gif

    #41 2 years ago
  42. Samoan Spider

    @40 I hate the BBC news, but here’s a nice article from a couple of years ago:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/12248010

    I also hate how piracy is reported. A pirated product =/= a lost sale but at least there’s a mainstream source covering what you’re saying you want proof for.

    #42 2 years ago

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]

  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.

  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena is a twin stick shooter MOBA for PC

    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena has been announced as a twin stick shooter MOBA blend from Whitebox Interactive. Set for a 2016 release on PC, the game’s beta will be on show at PAX East next month. An Early Access release is slated for Q2 2015 and you can already purchase early access for a […]

  • More information, videos for cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun surface

    A trailer for the cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun title from Climax which was reportedly set for an E3 2012 reveal, has surfaced. Along with the above video is another which is described as a pre-boss battle cutscene. It’s below. According to a source of NeoGAF’s Mama Robotnik, the game was being developed under […]

  • Three additional games added to Square Enix Humble Bundle

    Kane & Lynch Collection, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Startopia have been added to the Square Enix Humble Bundle. All three are made available when paying the average price of $7.69. Those who have already purchased the bundle will automatically be granted the titles. All three are available for PC only. The […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 gets Fast & Furious with standalone expansion

    A Fast & Furious tie-in and standalone expansion to Forza Horizon 2 will arrive for Xbox consoles next month. Titled Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, the downloadable title does not require the base game to play. “We’ve been talking with the folks at Turn 10 for a number of years and have always […]

  • The Evil Within: The Assignment has a release date, new trailer

    The Evil Within: The Assignment will be released on March 10 in North America and March 11 in Europe, it was announced today. Along with an exact release date was a trailer detailing more information about the first set of DLC. The Assignment is the first of two DLCs centering on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, […]

  • Steam and GOG cross-platform multiplayer added to AvP Classic 2000

    Steam and GOG have announced Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 owners will be able play multiplayer with each other across both platforms. With the recent online multiplayer update for for AVP Classic 2000, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley has made good on his promise from June to offer cross-platform play between the Steam and GOG platforms. […]