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The Steam Winter sale is now live, prepare your wallets

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It's that time of the year folks, as Steam has cut the prices on tons of awesome games! Make sure your wallet is prepared.

As usual, the Steam website is up and down constantly as it struggles with demand for games! If you be patient and refresh a few times it does eventually work, but it will calm down in a few hours.

To preempt any "you missed x game": There's thousands of games on sale right now, but these below are my choice picks for you to check out if you haven't already.

Games
* Insurgency - 80%
* Cities: Skylines - 75% off
* PAYDAY 2 - 75% off
* Invisible, Inc. - 70% off
* Mad Max - 66%
* Retro-Pixel Castles - 50% off

* PAC-MAN 256 (60% off) gets a special mention as I think it's a fantastic arcade game. My son has been playing it with me a little and he really gets into it. If you have kids, this is one to buy.

Hardware
* The Steam Link has a massive 60% off, which really is an absolute steal!

* The Steam Controller is once again on sale with 30%. I can still recommend it after having two since release. Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Game Sale, Steam
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dmantione 22 Dec, 2016
The wallet is ready for votes for more Linux ports
raverrebel 22 Dec, 2016
No mention of Terraria? :(
erlog 22 Dec, 2016
Please help! Which one of those do you recommend the most?

Thanks!
Liam Dawe 22 Dec, 2016
Quoting: erlogPlease help! Which one of those do you recommend the most?

Thanks!
Depends what your favourite genre is.
Xpander 22 Dec, 2016
i want to ready my wallet, but thats the second sale in the row where i find nothing interesting to buy... everything good i already own :(
dmantione 22 Dec, 2016
Hehehe.... More games to available than ever, but yes, the more choice you have the harder it becomes to choose.
fcastillo 22 Dec, 2016
I just purchased The Talos Principle, Metro Redux bundle and Black Mesa. I've never played any of them and I've been waiting for a sale so I can get my hands on them.
These games plus a couple I bought on other sites on sale, now I have enough Linux games to play for a whole year or more

EDIT: I also pulled the trigger on a second Steam controller. I'm in love with it and friends have always asked me to play but didn't have any additional controllers to do it, until now!


Last edited by fcastillo on 22 December 2016 at 8:19 pm UTC
MayeulC 22 Dec, 2016
Oh, well, good thing we can always count on Steam to make appropriate suggestions based on what games you like.



I have a full page of Black Mesa and Grim Fandango. I might have to checkout jotun which appears in the corner, though.
PieGamer314 22 Dec, 2016
I just got Antichamber and CS:GO. I still can't believe Antichamber was only 3 USD!
FredO 22 Dec, 2016
Somehow these landed in my library
Door Kickers
Broforce
Day of the Tentacle Remastered
XCOM 2
TW:Attila - Age of Charlemagne

Should keep me going for a few months. Long live linux gaming (Yeah) !!!


Last edited by FredO on 22 December 2016 at 8:37 pm UTC
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