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?


GameZone

Here's what's on sale this weekend on Steam: 8/19/2016 - GameZone
GameZone
This is a big weekend for gaming. If you're not going to be partaking in the Titanfall 2 multiplayer beta, or can't because you don ...

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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 ...
Alienware Steam Machine hands-on: Valve's vanguard for PC gaming in the living roomPCWorld
Valve plans to finally improve Steam customer serviceKitGuru
5 Cool Things About the Alienware Steam MachinePC Magazine
Kotaku Australia -GameSpot -Eurogamer
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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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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
Tests show SteamOS can reduce gaming performance by 50%KitGuru
NYSE Post
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Steam Machines: Valve's PC-like game consoles explained
TechRadar UK
The Steam Machines themselves aim to make PC gaming in the living room more accessible, further developing on the precedent Valve set years prior with its 10-foot "Big Picture Mode" user interface. Think of the Steam Machine not as one device, but a ...

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Latin Post

What's in a Steam Box? Valve Doesn't Care
GameSpot
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 ...
Valve's Steam Box Release Date Specs and Price: Console Killer or Glorified Gaming PC?Latin Post
Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam MachinesPC Advisor
Steam Machine OEMs: ready when you are, ValveSlashGear
Polygon -Ars Technica
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Forbes

Valve Teases Steam Box Announcement For Monday
Forbes
The debate over the future of living room consoles is about to get a whole lot broader. Right now the contest is squarely contained between the Xbox One and the PS4, but there's another player lurking in the shadows: Valve, King of PC gaming and ...
Steam Box: Valve Teases Fans About 'Three Announcements Next Week'Game Rant
Valve making three Steam-related announcements next weekPolygon
Three big Valve announcements coming next week, probably a Linux-based Steam BoxPC Gamer Magazine
BGR -ValueWalk -The Escapist
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ExtremeTech

Steam Box: Valve abuses its gamer goodwill to bet big on a bad idea
ExtremeTech
Unfortunately, it seems rather than revolutionizing PC gaming, Valve is hoping its universal unflinching goodwill from gamers will support the Steam Box, whether or not it's a good idea. With the (limited) details Valve divulged last week, the Steam ...
Valve unveils the Steam ControllerThe Verge
Valve's SteamOS, Steam Box and Steam Controller: What we know so farHypable
Valve Announces Steam Box ControllerValueWalk
The Next Web -Polygon -TIME
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The Verge

We play with the Steam Machine, Valve's game console of the future
The Verge
Valve Corporation, the video game developer responsible for Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and the digital distribution platform Steam, has an ambitious plan to reinvent the video game console. But don't expect the so-called Steam Machine to take on ...
Valve unveils one of the 300 Steam Machine prototypesHEXUS
This is what Valve's Steam Machine prototype looks likePolygon
Valve Lines Up Console Partners in Challenge to Microsoft, SonyBloomberg
Wired -ExtremeTech
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ExtremeTech

Steam Box: Valve announces it's relaunching the PC
ExtremeTech
The announcement we've all been anxiously awaiting for the better part of a year — the reveal of Valve's Steam Box — has arrived. It turns out Valve's purportedly revolutionary games console is, it would seem, a normal PC. Are you ready for a new era ...
Valve announces Steam Machines, the Steam Box hardware betaThe Verge
Valve To Launch A Prototype Steam Box And Multiple Steam Machines In 2014TechCrunch
Valve Announces 'Steam Machines,' Hopes To Improve Living Room GamingKotaku
TechRadar UK -VG247 -NBCNews.com
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