Introduction to Steam
Steam is a one-stop shop for the tech geeks and nerds who spend hours playing online games. This is a place where you can play online multiplayer or single player games, chat with your friends and interact with other people during gameplay and stream live videos. Probably the most important thing about Steam is that it helps you by updating your games and software programs automatically and assists you to save game progress in the cloud. It was initially built to be used with Microsoft Windows but now it is also compatible with Linux and OS X. It’s also not just for PCs either but you can also use Steam on your mobile phone.
Why is Steam different?
It’s not hard to describe why Steam is different from other online gaming platforms because there is simply no other place offering such features and convenience to the users. Whether you like to play online games, chat with your friends or other players during gameplay, get important updates without much of hustle or you just want to organize your games library, Steam is the platform that you will ever need. With Steam, you will get the features like;
- Send games from your computer to a neighbor system
- Play games on big screen i.e. television with improved graphics
- Get the updated drivers of any kind with just 1 click of a button
- Organize your game library i.e. hide and unhide games
- Change the user interface with dozens of available skins
- Search web or chat with friends playing without leaving the game interface
Top 5 steam games that you will love
Defense of the ancients or what we generally call Dota2 is a strategy based fighting game. The basic rule of this game is to lead your army through obstacles and wars to the base of the enemy and destroy the structures. What’s interesting about this game is that once you start playing it, it will soon catch up to you and you will never want to leave it. People spend dozens of hours playing this game continuously and the reason is pretty simple; once you start leveling up by winning, you just never want to stop.
If you remember the game called ‘desert Ireland’ with your friends, Warframe is the game that definitely qualifies for the list of games that you want to play for the rest of your life. This is a game where you fight with enemies and weird creatures in space. The ultimate goal of this game is to kill whatever comes in front of you and loot their stuff to build a badass empire or alone planet of yours. With the update last year, now you can also enjoy a picnic, fishing or just sit in a campsite with other players instead of regular shoot and kill.
#3 Path of Exile:
This is yet another fighting game where you try to kill whatever stands in between your way to victory. It is a game set in Ware last which is a fantasy world. If you like to play games like final fantasy or far cry, you will also love this game. The developers keep updating new stages in the game so you will always find a new task or mission to complete. Among all role-playing multiplayer online games, Path of Exile stands alone due to its depth of graphics and details of the gameplay.
#4 American Truck Simulator:
This is a game that qualifies to the top of the list of truck driving simulators. Here you will drive various types of trucks from point A to point B and at the end; you will get rewarded for your services. With the earned money, you can buy your own trucks, garages and hire professional drivers to work for you. If you like to sit comfortably on the couch and drive high definition trucks with all the right details, this is the game that you should definitely play.
#5 Surviving Mars:
This is a game very similar to Sim City expect you try to colonize Mars. In this game, you are the in charge of building a new city or town on Mars and try to keep all the members alive. What seems very simple can be challenging during the gameplay especially when something goes wrong and before you can figure out how to solve the problem, people start dying one after another.