Valve’s new live gameplay broadcasting feature is now available to all Steam users for free

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Today, Valve has announced Steam Broadcasting as part of its beta client. Mac/PC Steam users (anyone who has purchased a game from the service) can now opt in to Steam’s new integrated broadcasting beta, which essentially allows gamers to get full Twitch-like streaming functionality directly inside of the Steam ecosystem.

With the rising popularity of Twitch’s live broadcasting service among gamers (they just sold to Amazon for nearly $1 billion), not to mention its adoption by Sony and Microsoft for their new boxes, it’s not surprising the PC gaming juggernaut would introduce similar functionality. Even better, the new service will come at no additional fee and require no additional software…

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Game/App Deals: Diablo 3 for Mac $35, Heroes and Castles: $1, iOS freebies, more

Diablo3-Mac-PC-Windows-Blizzard-freeshipping-01In today’s best game/app deals, after a busy weekend with app price drops the mobile discounts keep coming with another batch of iOS and Android deals and freebies. We also have a solid deal on the Mac/PC version of Diablo 3 for $35 from WalMart with in-store pickup or $40 shipped from BestBuy. This matches or beats the next best prices (including non trusted retailers) and is as much as $19 cheaper than the $54 Amazon currently charges for the game.

Sega is announcing several new titles scheduled to hit this winter. As you probably expected, the blue blur will make his return with another fully enhanced classic and a sequel to the Mario Kart like Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing. After updating the original iOS version of Sonic the Hedgehog back in May, the company is set to bring Sonic The Hedgehog 2 with same enhancements and mobile optimization. Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing: Transformed, which will be an iOS version of the console game that released last year, will come with local and online 4 player multiplayer and an all new World Tour mode. Sega will also be dropping MOBA, card collection action-RPG Demon Tribe and musical rhythm game, Rhythm Thief & The Paris Caper.

iOS Universal: Clinometer + slope finder + bubble level: FREE (Reg. $1)
iOS Universal: Bike Baron: FREE (Reg. $1)
iOS Universal: Heroes and Castles: $1 (Reg. $3)
iOS Universal: Strange Rain: FREE (Reg. $2)
iOS Universal: Instaflash – Photo Editor: FREE (Reg. $2)
iOS Universal: My Recipes Manager: FREE (Reg. $3)

iPhone: All Budget: FREE (Reg. $2)
iPhone: Reveal The Maze: FREE (Reg. $1)
iPhone: InstaEffects – In-App Shout Out, Photo Editor & Enhancer: FREE (Reg. $1)

If you want even more of a discount on App Store purchases, grab a $50 iTunes gift card for $40 right now on Ebay.

Android: POLARIS Office: $5 (Reg. $13) – Today only
Android: Tiny Troopers: $1 (Reg. $2)
Android: Vam Jump: FREE (Reg. $3)
Android: Feed Me Oil: $1 (Reg. $3)
Android: This Could Hurt: $1 (Reg. $2)
Android: Grow Away!: $1 (Reg. $2)

Consoles: Playstation 3 500GB Grand Theft Auto V bundle: $229 – This is $40 cheaper than Amazon’s price and the lowest current price available. It comes with 1 month of free Playstation Plus membership, which right now will net you a free copy of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Shadow of the Colossus, Rayman: Origins and Hotline Miami to name a few.

Accessories: Logitech G100s optical gaming mouse: $20 shipped (Reg. $40) – We also have a number of other deeply discounted, high quality Logitech gaming mouse and keyboard deals in today’s Logitech discount roundup.

You can check out more discounts from the weekend that are still alive below:

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Gamers’ Deals: Angry Birds Star Wars (Android) FREE, PC digital downloads galore, iOS freebies, more

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May the deals be with you. We’ve got some great game/app deals today including Angry Birds Star Wars for FREE on Android, as well as a number of PC download discounts and iOS deals and freebies. Check out the rest of today’s solid deals below as well as some past app/game discounts that are still alive below the fold:

Android (Kindle): Angry Birds Star Wars Premium HD: FREE (First time ever on Amazon Appstore for Android, includes 30 coins free)
Android: Angry Birds Star Wars (ad-free): FREE (Reg. $.99)
…Apple users head over here to grab your free copy…

PS3-GTA-bundle-dealAmazon has the 500GB PlayStation 3 Grand Theft Auto V bundle for just $270 with free shipping.  A solid $30 discount on this soon to be released package.  GTA5 is also available for preorder on all platforms.  Check out the most recent gameplay footage here.  GTA5 carries a release date of 9/17.

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Yesterday we let you know the Steam Summer Sale had kicked off, now Amazon is fighting back by matching many of the same prices and offering an additional 15% off with coupon code “Gooncave”. Expires July 14th, can only be redeemed once per account.  Save it for your most expensive purchase!

Be sure to use the 15% coupon code above to cash in on the following deals:

Mac / PC Digital Download: Faster Than Light $2.12 (Reg. $10)
Mac / PC Digital Download: The Walking Dead $5.31 (Reg. $25)
PC Digital Download: Battlefield 3 (Premium Edition) $17 (Reg. $40)
PC Digital Download: Age of Empires II HD $8.50 (Reg. $20)batman-trilogy-bluray-deal
PC Digital Download: Crysis 3 $17 (Reg. $40)
Tons of more deals await in the Summer Sale

Xbox 360 / PS3: BioShock Rapture Edition $20 (Reg. $30)

Gamefly PC deals up to 75% off EA bundles:

PC Download: Dead Space 1 & 2: $10 (Reg. $40)
PC Download: Dragon Age 1 & 2 Collection: $10 (Reg. $50)
PC Download: Mass Effect Trilogy: $20 (Reg. $50)

Mac: The Cave: $4 (Reg. $15) – DRM free from Mac App store
Mac: Psychonauts: $3 (Reg. $10) – DRM free from Mac App store

iOS Universal: Storm Strikers: FREE (Reg. $2)
iOS Universal: iGroup Contacts+Speed dial: FREE (Reg. $1)

Blu-ray: The Dark Knight Trilogy $25 (Reg. $53) – Lowest price ever

  • Batman Begins
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Dark Knight Rises

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Amazon Digital Games Summer Sale: freebies & price drops

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Amazon has just launched their ‘Digital Games Summer Sale‘ offering freebies and heavy discounts on some of the top PC/Mac gaming titles.  The sale will run for the next 2 weeks with titles changing throughout the duration of the deal.  Be sure to check back often to get the latest deals. There are currently 960 discounted titles, including FIFA Soccer 13 ($10), Assassin’s Creed III ($13), most other AC games only $5 each, and several hot $10 Indie game bundles.
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Free and reduced Apps/Games: Street Fighter IV $.99, Chess Pro $.99, Wii U Super Mario Bros $40, more

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Today we’re seeing some noteworthy price drops on several iOS apps and games for Mac, PC, and consoles.  Feel free to check back throughout the day as we will be continually updating this post.

iOS Universal: Street Fighter IV $.99 (Reg. $5) - Matches all-time low, a lifetime 4 star iTunes app
iOS Universal: Chess Pro w/ Coach FREE $.99 (Reg. $10) – 5 Star rated game
iOS Universal: Tiny Troopers 2 FREE (Reg. $.99)
iOS Universal: Tiny Troopers FREE (Reg. $.99) – Featuring awesome visuals, intuitive touch gameplay, varied missions and a great sense of humor.
iOS Universal: Gravity Guy FREE (Reg. $.99) – 4.5 Star rated game

Android: Fraction Calculator Plus FREE (Reg. $.99) – Amazon deal of the day

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PC Download: For the next week, Amazon will be hosting ‘Digital Games Mayhem,’ which will be bringing historically low prices to hundreds of PC digital downloads in a multi-phase roll out.

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Xbox 360 & PS3: Amazon is running an exclusive preorder bonus offer for Madden NFL (2014) Anniversary Edition with access to NFL Sunday Ticket for the entire 2013 NFL season for only $100.

Xbox 360 & PS3
: Far Cry 3 
$30 (Reg. $60) – Lowest price by $10
Xbox 360: The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings $20 (Reg. $30) – Lowest price by $10
PS3: MLB 13 The Show $40 (Reg. $60) – Lowest price by $15

PC: Call of Duty Black Ops 2 $35 (Reg. $60) – Lowest price by $15

Nintendo 3DS: New Super Mario Brothers 2 $30 (Reg. 40) – Lowest price ever

Wii U: Lego City Underground $40 (Reg. $50) – Includes an exclusive figurine
Wii U: New Super Mario Bros U $40 (Reg. $50) – All-time low price

New Super Mario Bros. U is an amazing jump start for Mario’s 2D platforming career. It incorporates the best elements from the classics and mixes them into the New Super Mario Bros. formula, revamping the subseries’ reputation for bland level design and menial difficulty. (via Gamespot)

Amazon ‘Digital Games Mayhem’, save up to 80% off hundreds of PC Digital Downloads

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For the next 2 weeks, Amazon will be hosting ‘Digital Games Mayhem,’ which will be bringing historically low prices to hundreds of PC digital downloads in a multi-phase roll out.  Below low you can find our handpicked favorite deals that are currently live.  If you don’t see a game you are interested in below, be sure to search Amazon as we cannot possibly cover every one of these games.

Bastion $3.75
Mass Effect 3 $6
BioShock / BioShock 2 Dual Pack $5
Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition $7.49
Assassin’s Creed III – The Tyranny of King Washington & The Betrayal $5

Batman Arkham GOTY Pack $11.49

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  • Batman Arkham Asylum GOTY
  • Batman Arkham City GOTY

Sega Awesome Pack $8.99

  • Renegade Ops Coldstrike Campaign
  • Renegade Ops Reinforcement Pack
  • Renegade Ops
  • SEGA Genesis Classics Series 1
  • SEGA Genesis Classics Series 2
  • SEGA Genesis Classics Series 3
  • SEGA Genesis Classics Series 4
  • SEGA Genesis Classics Series 5
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Sega Fun Pack $9.99

  • Hell Yeah
  • Hell Yeah! Pimp my Rabbit
  • Hell Yeah! Virtual Rabbit Missions
  • Jet Set Radio
  • Nights in Dreams
  • Renegade Ops Coldstrike Campaign
  • Renegade Ops Reinforcement Pack
  • Renegade Ops
  • The Cave

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Free and reduced Apps/Games: Asphalt 7 Free, Tiny Troopers 2 Free, Bastion $.99, Batman Arkham City $.99

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Today we’re seeing some noteworthy price drops on several iOS apps and games for Mac, PC, and consoles.  Feel free to check back throughout the day as we will be continually updating this post.

New! iOS Universal: Crazy Taxi $.99 (Reg. $5) – Lowest price ever

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iOS Universal: Carmageddon FREE (Reg. $4)

Carmageddon is the original freeform driving sensation, where pedestrians (and cows!) equal points, and your opponents are a bunch of crazies in a twisted mix of automotive killing machines.

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iOS Universal: Asphalt 7 FREE (Reg. $.99) – Ultra popular racing game with beautiful visuals

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iOS Universal: Tiny Troopers 2 FREE (Reg. $.99)

iOS Universal: Learn Spanish Brainscape FREE (Reg. $10)

Over 6,000 AUDIO flashcards for the most common Spanish words, phrases, and sentence constructions, including a BONUS section on Business Spanish

iOS Universal: Screens VNC $10 (Reg. $20) – Ties lowest price ever, 9to5Mac called it “The best VNC app for Mac and iOS”

Past deals still alive:

iOS Universal: Batman Arkham City Lockdown $0.99 (Reg. $5.99) – Lowest price since December
iOS Universal: Bastion $0.99 (Reg. $5) – Action RPG, Requires an iPad 2 or newer, iPhone 4S or newer, or iPod touch (5th gen). Lowest price since January
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Free and reduced Apps/Games: Bastion $.99, Batman Arkham City $.99, AirDisk Pro Free, Left for Dead $4, more

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UpdateiOS Universal: Screens VNC $10 (Reg. $20) – Ties lowest price ever, 9to5Mac called it “The best VNC app for Mac and iOS”

Today we’re seeing some noteworthy price drops on several iOS apps and games for Mac, PC, and consoles.  Feel free to check back throughout the day as we will be continually updating this post.

iOS Universal: Batman Arkham City Lockdown $0.99 (Reg. $5.99) – Lowest price since December
iOS Universal: Bastion $0.99 (Reg. $5) – Action RPG, Requires an iPad 2 or newer, iPhone 4S or newer, or iPod touch (5th gen). Lowest price since January
iOS Universal: AirDisk Pro Wireless Flash Drive FREE (Reg. $2) – Free for today only.
iOS Universal: Lego Star Wars the Yoda Chronicles FREE  – Initial offering, no price history
iOS Universal: Adobe Ideas FREE (Reg. $10) – First time since 2011, more on the update via 9to5Mac

PC Download: Left 4 Dead or Left 4 Dead 2 $4 (Reg. $20 each) – Use coupon code “GFDMAY20
Save an additional 20% on popular PC game digital downloads (Orange Box, Half Life 2, Portal 2 & more) starting at just $1.60 w/ coupon code “GFDMAY20

Xbox 360 & PS3: NCAA Football 13 $20 (Reg. $35) – Matches lowest price ever
XBOX 360 & PS3: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim $30
(Reg. $40) – Lowest price since November
XBOX 360 & PS3: Call of Duty: Black Ops – LTO Edition $20 (Reg. $35) – Tied for lowest price ever
XBOX 360 & PS3: Mass Effect Trilogy $40 (Reg. $60) – Lowest price
PS3: LittleBigPlanet 2: Special Edition $10 (Reg. $20) – 50% off Best Buy Deal of the Day

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The Sims Medieval (Mac / PC download) $8 (Save $12)

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As a 9to5Toys exclusive, Mac Game Store is offering a download of The Sims Medieval for only $8. As a pricing comparison, Amazon is currently charging $15 for this game, while it retails for $20.  Both Amazon and Mac Game Store reviewers give this Simulation game favorable scores.  As a bonus this download can also be used for the PC on Origin.  Use coupon code “9to5” to bring your cost down to $7.95.

The Sims Medieval takes The Sims franchise into the Middle Ages with all new features, new graphics and new ways to play. For the first time, players can create heroes, venture on quests, and build up a kingdom all their own. In an ancient land of adventure, drama and romance, players will be able to get medieval like nobody could ever have imagined.

Lowest price ever, SimCity (2013) PC download $32

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Gamefly is offering a PC download of the newest SimCity game for only $32. This is the lowest price we have ever seen for this hit game. Apply coupon code “GFDAPR20” to knock the price down from $40 to $32. SimCity lets gamers “Create the city you desire and make the choices that shape your city and power the Sims within it. Every decision, big or small, has real consequences.” Mac gamers, do not fret, EA just announced that SimCity will arrive for you on June 11. (via Dealzmodo)

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