Mellow Online

SteamWatch Writer

Former writer of the SteamWatch series on TechRaptor. When he's not researching into the latest news centered around Steam and its developers and community, he tends to be playing RPGs and/or multiplayer titles.

Articles by Mellow Online

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SteamWatch - Game Developer Revokes Steam Keys and Pulls Game From Sale


We have previously spoken in the past about how Steam has an ongoing problem with developers that

Published: Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:00
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SteamWatch - The Interesting Mind Behind When the Darkness Comes


It's often nowadays that a game launches on Steam and garners a quick cult following nowadays.

Published: Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:00

SteamWatch - The Steam Key Revoking System is a Problem


One of the main features of Steam that has been both a godsend and in part one of the main criticisms some users have of the store—its key system.

Published: Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:00
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SteamWatch - Steam Developer Called Out by Community for Stealing Games


While in recent updates Valve have stated that anything is now officially allowed on the Steam store unless it's

Published: Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:50

SteamWatch - LaserChain Removed from Steam Due to "Cyber Lynch Mob"


Following up on our past SteamWatch article talking about LaserChain

Published: Wed, 09/12/2018 - 15:21

SteamWatch - Game Developer Feuds With Several YouTubers And Threatens Legal Action


The head of the indie video game company LaserChain LLC has recently sent legal threats and a copyright violation notice to YouTube regarding a small YouTuber's video criticizing LaserChain LLC's J

Published: Thu, 09/06/2018 - 14:30
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SteamWatch - Developers Talk About the State of Steam and Steam Direct


As part of SteamWatch's year-end retrospective, I sat down with three different developers to discuss the change from Ste

Published: Mon, 01/29/2018 - 11:00
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SteamWatch - A Steam Retrospective


Valve's Steam platform has been able to successfully stand as one of the pioneers of PC gaming ever since its launch in 2003., presenting itself as one of the easiest ways for gamers to obtain thei

Published: Mon, 01/29/2018 - 09:00
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[Updated] SteamWatch - Controversy Erupts After "The Key to Home" Gets Removed From Steam


Update: Originally, the article included an email exchange between the publisher and Valve.

Published: Sat, 12/16/2017 - 11:41
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[Updated] SteamWatch - Indie Game Receives DMCA Takedown Prior to Steam Release


Update 2: After publication, a representative claiming to represent both the trademark holder and a third party developer (which we have since disproved) reached out to us with con

Published: Sat, 08/26/2017 - 17:48
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SteamWatch 30/07/2017 - Legal Threats, Content Controversy, Censorship and More!


Before I get into this week's SteamWatch, I do want to quickly mention a story that won't be covered this week as I feel like it has already been excellently covered and documented by TechRaptor wr

Published: Sun, 07/30/2017 - 12:14