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  • Bethesda: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will use steamworks

    Bethesda has confirmed that Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim will make use of Steamworks as its DRM. The publisher confirmed the news on the game's Twitter account.

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    This is good news for most fans, as the game won't use at Microsoft's GFWL service as the game is released under Games for Windows label. Check out below, what Bethesda Tweeted:

    "We can confirm today that we’re using Steamworks for Skyrim."

    Skyrim is scheduled to launch on November 11 for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.

  • Portal 2 - on all platforms users can build own levels

    Portal 2 - users can build own levels in all platforms Chet Falliszek from Valve has confirmed to Videogamer that users can build their own levels for Portal 2. This should be possible for all platforms.

    Portal 2 screenshot

    On the PS3 this is enabled by Steamworks, in which among other things the cross-platform play is allowed. While PC side the mod tools to be deployed, but things will remain same. Furthermore Falliszek also confirmed that Portal 2 will have two ends. One for the single player campaign and one for the co-op campaign. In addition, there will be more surprises in the game that is to reveal with time.

  • Portal 2 to feature PC & PS3 Co-op

    Portal 2 will release on April 21 this year, and it will come with very special feature. Portal 2 will support the cross platform connectivity between the PS3 and PC.

    Portal 2 screenshot

    Yes, you thinking right, PS3 players can play with PC Players in co-op mode. EA employee has confirmed this Cross-platform support to the PressXorDie.

    This will make it possible to play the co-op mode between the PC and PS3. Furthermore, it will be first title to include the Valve’s 'Steamworks' package, means there will be automatic updates and Steam Cloud support. With Steam Cloud, the scores are stored online and can also be found on other PS3 or PC.