Steam has added more games so far this year than in all of 2013

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Looking for a few new games to play? We're not hurting for choices, reportedly. Steam has released more games so far this year than during all of 2013, according to an analysis at Gamasutra. The number of new releases in 2014 contrasts starkly with data from the previous two years, a difference the analysis attributes to Steam's community promotion process, Steam Greenlight.

Bethesda opens publishing office in Sydney, Australia

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Bethesda Softworks, the publisher best known for systematically destroying the concept of time when releasing an Elder Scrolls game, announced earlier today that it’s opening a publishing office in Sydney, Australia. Bethesda said the new office will help market and distribute its games in the land down under and whatever New Zealand’s catchy nickname is.