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It's Steam Holiday Sale time

UPDATE: Hitman Absolution! GTA 4! Saints Row 4! More!

UPDATE 23/12/2014: Today's new Steam Holiday sale deals see discounts on Grand Theft Auto 4, Saints Row 4 and The Walking Dead: Season Two.

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare is £3.79. The Escapists is half off at £4.99, and The Walking Dead: Season Two is 75 per cent off at £4.74.

Elsewhere, Grand Theft Auto 4 is £4.99, Saints Row 4 is £4.24 and Outlast is £3.74.

Right now you can steal Hitman Absolution for £2.99 and Octodad for just £2.99.

As always, you can see all the games on sale on Steam in a tidy list.

UPDATE 22/12/2014: The Steam Holiday sale continues with heavy discounts.

Today there's 80 per cent off Valve's wonderful first-person puzzle game Portal 2. I's going for £2.99, although I can't imagine there are many Steam users left in the world who don't already own it.

Strategy game Age of Mythology Extended Edition is £5.74, Creative Assembly's first-person stealth horror Alien Isolation is half price at £15.99, and Bethesda's wonderful fantasy open world role-playing game Skyrim is a snip at £2.49.

Elsewhere, Awesomenauts is just 69p, Telltale's The Wolf Among Us is £4.74 and the brilliant Bastion is just £2.74. Introversion's cool Prison Architect is 80 per cent off at £3.99.

And Eurogamer's Christian Donlan would be upset if I didn't point you to over-the-top shooter Bulletstorm, which is just £2.99. Cheaper than a Brighton pint.

As always, you can see all the games on sale on Steam in a tidy list.

ORIGINAL STORY 19/12/2014: The Steam Holiday sale has begun.

Resistance is futile.

It began last night and runs through to 2nd January 2015. Special deals run every 12 hours, with new featured deals each day. And, as is custom with Steam sales these days, you can vote in the Community Choice promotion to determine which games receive deeper discounts. There are exclusive Holiday Sale Trading Cards up for grabs, too.

So what do we have today? Euro Truck Simulator 2 has an impressive 85 per cent off and costs just £2.24. There's 75 per cent off Total War: Rome 2, which costs £7.49. And State of Decay is going for a paltry £3.74.

Elsewhere, Dark Souls 2 is £11.09, Civilization Beyond Earth is £17.99 (down from £29.99) and Sniper Elite 3 is £19.99 (down from £39.99). You can also grab Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for £11.38.

Other deals worth mentioning: Broken Age is £6.45; Dead Space is £2.49 and Monaco is £1.07.

View all 6212 titles on sale here.