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AvP will use Steam Cloud, have 18-way multiplay, four-way co-op

Sega said at GamesCom yesterday that Rebellion’s Aliens Vs Predator will have a good variety of multiplayer modes and make decent use of Steam’s feature-set. All three formats – PC, PS3, 360 – will have 18-way multiplayer, we were told after a demo, and all will fgeature mixed and pure-species game modes. “If you’re playing […]

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Steam Cloud headlines

  • Steam Cloud to launch this week

    According to this Edge report, Valve said today that Steam Cloud will launch this week. The free service allows Steam users to access specific game data, such as config files, from any connected computer. The first game to trial the system will be Left 4 Dead, the demo of which launches on Thursday. More through […]

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  • GC08: One-on-one with Valve's Gabe Newell

    Left 4 Dead’s looking hot, bucko. It’s looking real hot, and inevitably so: it’s a Valve game. Being shown at Games Convention in Germany this week, the co-op zombie shooter has all the hallmarks of another Valve drip-feed classic, and company boss and development legend Gabe Newell probably knows it. Given that, then, we thought […]

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  • Steam makes it "very hard for people to pirate", says Valve

    Speaking at last night’s Steam Cloud announcement event at Valve’s US offices, Gabe Newell said Steam itself was a great motivator for people to buy the games they want to play. “We’ve got great facilities that make it very hard for people to pirate,” he said. “And more importantly, the service value of having an […]

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  • Valve announces and details Steam Cloud

    Valve’s announced a new service called Steam Cloud, a remote saving system that backs up saved games and other data from playing Steam titles. Half-Life, Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 will be the first games to support the feature. User key maps will also be saved in Counter-Strike, and Left 4 Dead will support […]

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