Linus Tech Tips Rebuild The Steam Deck With Ultimate Version

Linus Tech Tips Rebuild The Steam Deck With Ultimate Version

Valve’s Steam Deck has been a success so far, its (relatively) modest specs not really an issue when weighed against the size of the screen and the fact you can play it on the bus. But because it’s essentially a small PC, the temptation is always there to improve it. Which is exactly what Linus … Read more

Ubisoft’s Assassins Creed Sitch On Steam Is A Digital Nightmare

Ubisoft’s Assassins Creed Sitch On Steam Is A Digital Nightmare

Image: Ubisoft When games started making the switch from physical to digital, everyone knew there were trade-offs. Digital downloads were quicker and more convenient, but also meant you didn’t entirely own the game you bought. You were just licensing it, making you subject to the whims and future solvency of the company behind it. Those … Read more

Popular Steam Game Coming to PS4 and PS5

Popular Steam Game Coming to PS4 and PS5

A popular PC exclusive is coming to both PS4 and PS5. Just like PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo consoles, PC has many exclusive games, including some of the biggest and best games of all time. The greatest examples of this often come from Valve, the makers of Steam, but there are also certain genres that just … Read more

The Steam Deck’s Specs Have Changed, With New SSDs Installed

The Steam Deck’s Specs Have Changed, With New SSDs Installed

Image: Valve Anyone who bought one of Valve’s Steam Decks at launch got a very particular model of solid state drive installed in their device. Anyone buying one more recently has received a different drive, one that’s potentially slow. ace Hardwareluxx report (via Gaming PC), all Steam Decks that originally shipped with either a 256 … Read more

When Will Valve Send Steam Deck Q3 Reservation Emails?

When Will Valve Send Steam Deck Q3 Reservation Emails?

Photo: Valve For those of you who’ve been longingly (…or jealously) watching as a lucky few get to play around with their fancy, new Steam Decks, well, I’ve got some good news. Valve has announced it will start sending out Q3 Steam Deck reservation emails later this week. And, it also confirmed it’s ramping up … Read more

Valve Designer Warns Steam Deck SSD Mod Will Shorten Its Life

Valve Designer Warns Steam Deck SSD Mod Will Shorten Its Life

Valve’s Steam Deck is a cool little handheld PC you probably don’t want to modify too much. However, if the creative juices start flowing and you feel the need to tinker with it, Valve user experience designer Lawrence Yang is at least advising against a mod that increases the literal size of the Deck’s SSD. … Read more

Everything You Need to Game on a Mac

Everything You Need to Game on a Mac

Photo: ]Daria Gromova (Shutterstock) Are Macs good gaming machines? Sorta. Macs, and MacBooks especially, aren’t optimized for gaming to say the least, and many games simply do not support macOS. That said, Mac gaming has come a long way in the past few years, and it’s easier than ever to find and play games on … Read more

Loop Hero’s Developers Tell Russian Players To Pirate Their Game

Loop Hero’s Developers Tell Russian Players To Pirate Their Game

Yo-ho, yo-ho. Picture: Four Quarters / Kotaku / polygraphus (Shutterstock) Four Quarters, the developer behind the highly regarded deck-building roguelike Loop Herois encouraging players to pirate its game if they can’t find any legal means of purchasing it amid the ongoing sanctions placed on Russia after its military invasion of Ukraine. The sanctions placed on … Read more