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So Pocket Gamer is writing about Steam now, I guess!

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So Pocket Gamer is writing about Steam now, I guess!
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When we first started Pocket Gamer, the idea of a "pocket" game was pretty obvious. That meant games you played on portable consoles, of course, and the odd Java game for old mobile phones.

Now, such distinctions are less clear. You can play PS4 games on your Vita. You can play Android games on your TV. Can you fit an iPad in your pocket? I just tried it. I need to buy new jeans.

So instead of pointlessly trying to figure out what is and isn't pocket or portable or handheld gaming, we're not going to worry about such restrictive definitions. If you can play a game without being connected to a power socket, we reckon that's fair game.

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So today, we're starting up a Steam section. You can play PC games on laptops and Windows tablets, after all.

We want to help you make sense of Steam's ever-growing library of games in the same way we've demystified the App Store and Google Play. Heartfelt recommendations, careful curation, handy lists, and in depth walkthroughs.

It's all a bit experimental at first, and we don't want to cannibalise the content we write about mobile, so for now you can expect a few stories on Steam a week and for the articles to be kept in their own section and off the front page.

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But let us know what you think in the comments below. Want to see more? Want to see less? Want to see staff writer Glen Fox wearing a dress? We aim to please.

Check out the first articles, here.

And developers! Got a cool Steam game you think we'll dig and want to get it in front of a huge audience? Email us on [email protected], or come along to one of our Big Indie Pitch events and show the game to us in person.

Our next one is at Pocket Gamer Connects: San Francisco in July.