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Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley (With Some Tweaks)

Steam Deck May Be The Best Way To Play Disney Dreamlight Valley (With Some Tweaks)

Image: Valve / Disney/ Gameloft / Kotaku The recently released multiplatform life-sim, Dreamlight Valley, is a bit Animal Crossing, a bit Stardew Valley, and a whole lot of Disney. It’s also the kind of game you might want to play while watching a TV show, multitasking with a handheld console. But while it did come …

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Juul agrees to pay $438.5M in a record settlement, while a newer vape maker gains steam

Juul agrees to pay $438.5M in a record settlement, while a newer vape maker gains steam

Juul has long argued that it’s trying to save lives; meanwhile, its own existence seems precarious at times. Right now is one of those times. As reported earlier today by numerous outlets, the once high-flying e-cigarette company just agreed to a $438.5 million settlement with 33 states that alleged the company marketed its product to …

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Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Image: Valve / Kotaku Earlier this week, a developer’s Twitter thread about shady Steam curators who potentially lie to get free game codes went viral. In the thread, using a bit of a sting-like operation to support his suspicions, the dev theorized that these shady curators take game keys and sell them instead of using …

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Game Dev Uses Steam To Yell About Keffals And Be Transphobic For Some Reason

Game Dev Uses Steam To Yell About Keffals And Be Transphobic For Some Reason

Screenshot: Dolphin Barn Incorporated / Steam Domina, a small indie game on Steam about managing gladiators has recently begun trending online, but not because it’s a really good game or it just got a cool update or anything like that. No, instead, the developer behind the game has included a wild and shitty rant about …

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Developer Explains Why Some Bad Steam Reviews Might Be Coming From Scammers

Developer Explains Why Some Bad Steam Reviews Might Be Coming From Scammers

Steam is both an easy-to-use digital game storefront and a rabbit hole of shady shit, filled with weird, archaic leftovers from past ideas Valve never got around to finishing or improving. One such example is the curator system. Most users barely interact with it, but recently an indie developer believes the system is being used …

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Marvel's Spider-Man: the PC port plays beautifully on Steam Deck

Marvel’s Spider-Man: the PC port plays beautifully on Steam Deck

We described Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered on PC as a patch or two away from perfection and our opinion hasn’t changed! In our initial embargo day impressions piece, we also talked about how well the game runs on Steam Deck – and today we’re going to go a little deeper, pushing the Valve handheld to its …

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Yes, You Can Use The Steam Deck As A Computer (Here’s How)

Yes, You Can Use The Steam Deck As A Computer (Here’s How)

It only does…everything?Gif: Kotaku The more time I spend with Valve’s Steam Deck, the more I’m fascinated by it. While it’s obviously rad for the incredibly rich selection of games it plays, I’ve found it’s actually a really solid mini-PC for work, creation, and just everyday PC-related tasks, so today I’ll show you how to …

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How to get your Steam Deck to access the Epic Games Store and more

How to get your Steam Deck to access the Epic Games Store and more

Steam may certainly have the lion’s share when it comes to building a library of PC games, but why would you leave yourself stranded in Valve’s ecosystem when there are mountains of free games and sales on the Epic Games Store and other platforms? For instance, in 2021, the Epic Games Store gave away 89 …

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China's exports gain steam but outlook cloudy as global growth cools

China’s exports gain steam but outlook cloudy as global growth cools

China July exports grow at faster pace, beat forecast Imports again disappoint, highlighting weak domestic demand Trade balance hit record high in July Weak foreign demand adds stress to trade, economic outlook BEIJING, Aug 7 (Reuters) – China’s export growth unexpectedly picked up speed in July, offering an encouraging boost to the economy as its …

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