Gift Your Friends During the Holidays

Giving Gifts on Steam

Did you know that when you buy a game on Steam, you have the option of sending it as a gift to people on your friends’ list? Steam has a great approach to tracking your gifts in case they didn’t get sent correctly. Under “Manage gifts and guest passes” is a tab labeled Pending Gifts so you know it’s on the way to your PC.

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It’s really easy, all you have to do is select a game, add it to your cart, choose to “purchase as a gift”, and later, decide if you want to send your gift via email or to their Steam account. Steam also lets you write a friendly message to show you care, possibly toss in some classic trolling for shits and giggles.

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Steam CD Key Stores

What You Need to Know about CD-Key Shops

After surfing the internet in my free time, I noticed that there are quite a few game key retailers that sell a large number of key codes. These game codes are supposed to be redeemable either on PC or other gaming platforms.

Notice that they are not limited to the Xbox One, PS4, EA Origin, and Uplay, but also Steam itself. In the event that you are looking for more information on game keys, well here you go.

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What are Steam CD Keys?

Ever Heard of Steam CD Keys?

Steam CD Keys are apparently these redeemable codes you can purchase from Steam retailers. It is received as a combination of letters and numbers typically emailed to you as a receipt when you buy a game off of Steam.

When you buy a game for Steam from a different retail store, you will find the CD key labeled on a card, sticker, or disk shipped along with your game. Be sure to check the packaging to make sure your key is valid and can be registered on Steam. 

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PC vs. Console Gaming-Part 2

Why Some People Prefer Consoles

As I’ve said before, I will be sharing the other side’s argument about why games on consoles are better than PC. I do believe console games have their own special place in the hearts of many gamers. The war between PC and Console gaming is one that won’t die out anytime soon.

PC games used to exist in a separate branch from console games. While most games on PC centered around early childhood learning, consoles went in a completely different direction and dived straight into being as challenging as possible against the average gamer. 

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PC vs. Console Gaming-Part 1

Are Games on Better on PC or Console?

Choosing between these two can be quite a challenge. People refer to it as the “Console Wars” because of how heated the debate quickly becomes in any game forum. It also resembles the typical YouTube rants about Subbed vs. Dubbed anime. 

I am aware that PC games have diversified into countless genres and continue to increase in popularity among kids and adults today. This is why Steam grew into such a renown platform with most gamers at least, having heard of it.

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