What would it be like to have instant access to your full Steam™ games library on your widescreen TV? How would you like to play Half-Life 3 in high-resolution from the comfort of your couch? All of this could be possible with the release of Valve's rumored "Steam Box" gaming console. And you can be sure that when that happens, SteamBox.net will be here to keep you up-to-date.


Valve has recently filed a patent for a new controller design.
Just a coincidence? Some think not, but that's up to you to decide.


Ever since talk of the Steam Box began to circulate, Valve has denied that a console is in the works. But Valve is also notoriously tight-lipped about their product releases, and it wouldn't be the first time they've kept a major project secret. Who do you believe?


KitGuru

People are using the Steam Awards to tell Valve to make Half-Life 3
KitGuru
This year as part of the Steam Autumn Sale, Valve is doing something a little different- they have launched 'The Steam Awards. This awards ceremony not only allows Steam users to vote games into specific categories, but you can also nominate a category.

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Gamasutra

Windows 10 to blame for slump in Steam Machine interest, says Alienware exec
Gamasutra
Why Valve do this is pretty clear: to stop Windows from becoming too much of a monopoly. If there is no alternative to Windows, then Microsoft has the power to decide that every Windows App ... The reason why not so many gamers are buying Steam boxes ...

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Destructoid

Gussy up your Steam Controller with these new skins - Destructoid
Destructoid
The Steam Controller is a thing that exists and has a fanbase. I didn't care for it when I used it at PAX 2015, but I may eventually come around. A nice sale is ...
Steam Hardware AccessoriesSteam

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Game Revolution

Tim Sweeney Believes Windows 10 Is Sabotaging Valve's Steam
Game Revolution
Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney has not minced words when it has come to what he believes to be (and will be) a sneaky, underhanded strategy that Microsoft has taken with Windows 10 in locking down the PC platform. Beyond that, he believes that it's ...

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Ars Technica

Zotac's new Steam OS box isn't worth the headaches | Ars Technica
Ars Technica
SN970 is great hardware, but Valve needs to take a long, hard look at Steam OS.
Hey, Valve: What's the point of SteamOS? | Ars Technica UKArs Technica UK

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Steam Machines: Valve's PC-like game consoles explained
TechRadar UK
Think of the Steam Machine not as one device, but a range of hardware configurations signed off – but not designed – by Valve, the publisher who built Steam. Each one comes from an OEM partner like Dell, Origin or Maingear, shipping with the Linux ...

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Polygon

Steam Machine hands-on: Does Valve's hardware live up to its potential?
Polygon
Building a one-off spec and saying, "This is going to be THE Steam Box" — that would be a lot easier to approach it that way. For us, it would be this stable platform. We could target it in really specific ways. But the trade-off you're making is a ...
The Alienware Steam Machine: finally, a gaming PC for the living roomEngadget
Valve plans to finally improve Steam customer serviceKitGuru
First look: Using Steam Controller on Mac OS XApple Insider
Kotaku Australia -PC Magazine -GameSpot -Eurogamer
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BT sues Steam-powered Valve Software over patent infringement claims
Computing
BT has turned its legal guns on Valve Software and its Steam gaming service, claiming that the company is infringing the telecoms giant's intellectual property. According to a 111-page legal complaint aimed at Steam, the service infringes on several of ...
British Telecommunications plc v. Valve Corporation Docket Item 1 | United States Courts Archive®United States Courts Archive
Complaint - RPX SearchRPX Search

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The Verge

How Valve's Steam Box will reinvent the game console as you know it
The Verge
Update: On Monday, September 23rd, Valve announced a crucial component of its push for the living room: SteamOS. With two additional announcements teased for the coming days, we're expecting to get a first look at Valve's official Steam Box hardware ...
Steam Box To Be 'Cheaper Than Consoles,' Eventually Down To $0Game Rant
Valve's Gabe Newell foresees living room PCs, inter-game marketplacesArs Technica
Valve's Gabe Newell argues for PC gaming in the living room — but Apple is scaryVentureBeat
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TechNewsWorld

Valve's Steam Gaming Hardware Hits Home
TechNewsWorld
Though some of the steam from Valve's new machines may have seeped out as Windows 10 rolled in, the company has pushed forward with its plans to push Steam OS and its console-like Steam boxes. A Steam box is what was known as a home theater PC, ...
SteamOS suffers massive performance hits over Windows 10SlashGear
Steam's Gaming Machine Fares Far Worse Than Windows 10Apex Tribune

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