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Steam Curators

10 months ago

Steam curators will soon be able to embed videos

Valve has been quietly working on the Steam Curators system - the swarm of publications and people that recommend games to users - and they are poised to roll out a significant update. It includes video reviews, customisation options, analytics and a new feature that will make it easier for developers to connect with curators. It’s entering closed beta today.

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2 years ago

Steam Store Overhaul Highlights Still-Rubbish Recommendations

Valve have launched an overhaul of the Steam Store front page, highlighting handy features and slapping recommendations all over the place. In short, it would really like to recommend games to you, but it still not very good at them. I've seen the new store for a few days now but other folks in the RPS treehouse say this is new to them so hey,…

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Follow Us On Steam Curators For Ongoing PC Game Recommendations

Haven't done this in a while, so just a nudge. It's not always easy to separate our IMPORTANT AND 100% OBJECTIVELY CORRECT OPINIONS from news and whatnot here on RPS, but if you're ever unsure what to play next, you've got a couple of options. There's our Wot I Think reviews database on the site here, or you could follow us on Steam curators to…

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3 years ago

150 New Games Added To Our Steam Curator Page

Don't know what to play next? Well, the answer's Peggle. If you've already played that and are now staring at the infinite and overwhelming shelves of Steam, begging for the gods to grant you inspiration, it's OK, we can help. After a bit of a quiet patch, we've just done a major update to our Steam Curator page, adding something like 150 new recommendations -…

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4 years ago

Steam Curators: Paid Endorsements Must Be Disclosed

I wrote half an editorial about my concerns with the new Steam Curator system (which RPS is on. We recommend a new game almost every day, so give it a follow if that sounds useful to you) last week, but trashed it because it was full of speculative hand-wringing about worst-case scenarios. Paid endorsements, games being left off the biggest curation lists because critics hadn't…

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Games Wot We Recommend: RPS Is Now A Steam Curator

Yesterday, Steam Curators launched. What does it mean? Nobody knows. What does it smell like? That I can tell you: raspberries, with a hint of smoked paprika. Given there's plenty of off and on worry about Steam's own game discovery tools, which controversially have just changed again, maybe now's a pretty darn good time for carefully-chosen recommendations about what to play from third parties. So…

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