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Steam Winter Sale

8 months ago

Feature: It's officially now Christmas

Steam winter sale has started so check our recs

Oh here we go. Now it's Christmas. Some judge the season by when their advent calendar starts (December 1st), by when their kids wake them up screaming at stockings (5am), or by when the shops start selling chocolate coins (August or summat), and some don't consider it Christmas until someone on the night bus belts out "FIVE! GOLD! RINGS!" (every day, if we're lucky). Some…

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2 years ago

Feature: Hand-picked bargains

Steam Winter Sale highlights, hand picked for you and your loved ones by our artisan bakers

Steam's Winter Sale used to be The Big One, a crazed festival of online commercialism of the likes you'd not see again for another year. Not so much these days, with the robotshop seeming to have sales every few weeks. And even less so now it's a two week static bunch of discounts, rather than a daily lucky-dip, people hedging bets on waiting to see…

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Weather warning: Steam’s winter sale comes storming in

Batten down the wallet hatches, stow the pounds below deck, eat the fivers - barely a month after the closing of the Autumn sale and its awards, the Winter sale has descended on Steam like a terrible maelstrom, demanding tithes and sacrifices, disappearing all who stand in its way and eating their hearts. I don't know where this metaphor is going. The sale is either…

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3 years ago

Steam’s Winter Sale Was A Success For Smaller Games

Steam sales are renowned for cleaning out the wallets of many, but the last two have felt slightly lower key than previously because they featured neither daily deals, nor flash sales, nor complicated metagames. Perception can be misleading, though: a report by Valve - perhaps released accidentally - states that the recent Steam Winter Sale was the most successful ever.

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4 years ago

The Spend Times: Steam’s Holiday Sale Is Live

It's Chriiiiiiistmas, as Noddy Holder screams every morning to the terrified residents of Toyland, no matter what the season. Beneath a mechanical tophat festooned with mirrors and baubles, he gambols and grimaces, throwing colourfully decorated parcels containing tiny tartan trousers and other glam trinkets. Steam is a lot like young Noddy, spreading goodwill whatever the season with its regular sales. But now is your chance…

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