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?


New Steam Controller Design Surfaces
Tom's Hardware Guide
The last we heard about Valve Software's Steam controller, the peripheral lost its touchscreen and gained a few buttons. At the time, reports stated that the screen was removed because Valve felt that it was just too distracting. However, there's a ...
Tech Detective Finds Alleged New Steam Controller DesignChinatopix
New Steam Controller layout adds analog stick to touch controlsGameZone

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Valve adds an analog stick to its Steam controller, making it sane
The Steam Box, SteamOS and so on are all actually pretty good ideas as a rule, but the Steam controller was just something I was never on board with. Granted, controller design could stand a reinvention or two; Valve is right that button on the face ...

Valve's Steam Controller May Be At Gamescom Next Month
Game Informer
We last got our hands on Valve's haptic feedback-enhanced controller at CES 2014, but the peripheral has been in continued development since first being revealed last year, so an appearance at Gamescom would be a valuable check-in with the new device ...

NVIDIA readying an Android gaming console of their own?
We imagine this set-top box will be more about challenging the Linux-based Steam Box PCs Valve is planning to launch. It's a necessary development for NVIDIA if they really want to push their GRID-powered GameStream service as the SHIELD hasn't ...

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Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition Interview – The Next Gen ...
If the controller *really* works, then the Steam Box may take off. Valve seems to use a process of slow incremental improvement, and it sounds like that may happen with SteamOS too, so it could be a few years before the picture becomes clear on Steam Box.

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Should Microsoft Sell Off Xbox?
Seeking Alpha
The recent rise in popularity of Valve's Steam client, an online marketplace and platform for PC gaming, poses a potential threat to console gaming as a whole. Additionally, Valve aims on launching their own console, the Steam box, which will have ...

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Game Informer (blog)

Exploring Freedom In Being A Gamer…
Game Informer (blog)
... Valve all of our money for Steam sales are running this on a Microsoft powered PC. It doesn't stop there though. There are also a number of other technological solutions, including the Steam Box, Ouya, and who knows what else is being built as I ...

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Bericht: Neue Nvidia-'Konsole' soll PC-Spiele auf Fernseher streamen
Damit würde man in direkte Konkurrenz zum Konzept von Valves Steam Box treten. Wie die BBC unter Berufung auf unternehmensnahe Quellen berichtet, soll das neue Android-basierte Gerät sich mit einem PC verbinden können, in dem eine der ...

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