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Rift exclusives hacked to work on Vive; and Oculus isn't pleased

A crafty reddit user has figured out how to make two games exclusive to the Oculus platform playable on the HTC Vive.He wrote: "It's still early days for this project, since it's only been in development for a few weeks.

Purchase games on Steam using Bitcoin

The announcement was posted on BitPay's website, stating that Valve approached them about finding another option for countries like India, China, and Brazil.Often, these countries are unable to use credit cards as a payment option.

Steam Now Accepting Bitcoin

Yesterday, April 27th, Bitcoin announced that it would be partnering with Valve in order to bring Bitcoin capabilities to Steam.Rory, Desmond, the author of the article announcement explains that Valve reached out to Bitcoin in order to accommodate emerging international gaming markets such as India, China, and Brazil.

Left 4 Dead 3 release date and characters revealed?

It is said the follow-up to the 2009 hit Left 4 Dead 2 will be a prequel featuring four new characters -- three males and one female -- keeping in line with past Left 4 Dead archetypes.The protagonists this time around include a gangster named Irvin, Keenan the comic book nerd, a famous Kenpo fighter named Garrett Jr.

Twitter Troll Alert: Gaben Newell Edition

Earlier today, a parody Twitter account was created with the name of the founder of Valve and the Lord of PC Gaming, Gaben Newell.Although the Twitter account is not actually Newell himself, fans are taking the tweets as the newest rumor for the dream that is Half-Life 3.

Only half a year later, Steam Machine sales are frighteningly low

It has been a little over half a year since the release of Valve’s Steam Machine, and Valve recently announced that it has shipped over 500,000 units of its new Steam Controller -- a number that seems somewhat low in comparison to the machine's console competitors.But in addition to the already low figure, Ars Technica has confirmed that the actual number of Steam Machines sold is much lower, because that 500k number corresponds to the number of Steam Controllers sold, not actual console units.