Tag: Valve


Steam’s algorithms demythologized

The impact Steam’s algorithm has on the sales and popularity of games is a source of controversy among developers. Discoverability guru Simon Carless breaks down some of its mechanisms, based on direct comment from Valve.


Index VR back in stock topping Steam chart

Last week, Valve’s Index VR shot to No.1 on Steam best-selling list. The VR tech has reclaimed the top spot for the first time since it was sold out back in March around the release of Half-Life:…


Play Next: Latest of Steam Labs experiments

Steam will now use machine learning to suggest games from your backlog. The same algorithm that is used by Interactive Recommender will look at your playtime across various titles and based on that will point you towards similar…