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?

Yahoo Music

Valve's Steam Controller, Steam Link box now served up with skins, accessories
Yahoo Music
Valve Software's Steam Controller originally hit the PC gaming scene in November 2015 for a mere $50. Now the company is unleashing a number of accessories to customize the peripheral, with the current batch consisting of the Steam Controller Wireless ...
Gussy up your Steam Controller with these new skins - Destructoid!Destructoid
Steam Hardware AccessoriesSteam

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Project Scorpio Is Going To Be For Microsoft What Steam Box Was For Valve
So practically Project Scorpio will be what Steam Box was for Valve. It can just play games from Xbox Marketplace. We feel like this will flop hard. Particularly since it has zero rivalry with the PC by offering no new exclusives. There is totally zero ...
Xbox Closes a Milestone Year in 2016 with an Exceptional Year Ahead for Gamers - Xbox WireXbox Wire

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God is a Geek

Valve set to overhaul Steam distribution with Steam Direct this Spring
God is a Geek
Steam Direct is the future of Steam distribution and they are targeting it for Spring this year. Valve is asking new developers to complete certain paperwork that is similar to applying for a bank account. Developers will then pay a fee for each new ...
Steam Community :: Group Announcements :: Steam BlogSteam Community
Gamasutra - Steam Discovery 2.0 analysis: Valve shares latest metricsGamasutra
News - All News - SteamSteam

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What Valve got right and wrong with the Steam Machine
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 ...
Alienware Steam Machine review: A gaming PC for your living roomEngadget
One Week With The Steam ControllerKotaku Australia
5 Cool Things About the Alienware Steam MachinePC Magazine
GameSpot -Eurogamer
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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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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
Gabe Newell reveals major PC flaw, the future business of games, and fear of AppleExtremeTech
Valve's Gabe Newell argues for PC gaming in the living room — but Apple is scaryVentureBeat

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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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What's in a Steam Box? Valve Doesn't Care
If Valve hoped to resolve questions surrounding its Steam box initiative during the Consumer Electronics Show last week, showcasing prototypes from 13 manufacturers was an odd way to go about it. Taking in everything at the event, I had no idea what I ...
Steam Machine OEMs: ready when you are, ValveSlashGear
Steam Machine, Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam ...PC Advisor
Valve's Steam Box Release Date Specs and Price: Console Killer or Glorified Gaming PC?Latin Post
The Guardian -Ars Technica -Gameranx
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Why Valve's 'Steam Box' PC-Console Will Be A Game Changer
When Valve's patent for a video game controller with "moddable" parts was discovered, rumors of the Steam Box gained new momentum. The above concept work for the patent filing shows a controller similar to the Xbox 360, but with removable pieces that ...


Windows 10 to blame for slump in Steam Machine interest, says Alienware exec
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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