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?


Has Valve helped Linux gaming?
ITworld
Z33tec: "I can't wait til Valve officially releases the Steam box. Linux gaming has already come so far because of Valve's push for Linux. I don't care if the Linux desktop never fully takes over, I just dream of a world where I can choose Linux and ...

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Is this Valve's SteamVR headset?
Engadget
We'll be waiting until next week for confirmation (that three cables = Half Life 3, of course), but this may be the first accessory for your next Steam Box. Oh, and remember that Steam Controller with the added thumbstick? Today the Steam Client beta ...

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Is There Still Room For Valve's Steam Machine In The Market After The Launch ...
Gamepur
At CES 2011 an ambitious project was introduced to the world by Valve: the Steam Machines. The first prototype, brought to the Las Vegas' consumer expo, was the Xi3 Piston and exposed pretty well the philosophy behind the "box": a modular machine that ...

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Game Informer (blog)

Valve Bringing Final Steam Controller, VR, And New Devices To GDC
Game Informer (blog)
The 2015 Game Developer's Conference is next week in San Francisco, and Valve is giving us early hints at what to expect. The company has .... I'm interested in getting my hands on a controller, but the whole idea of the steam box is confusing. The ...



Valve Steam Machine release date, news and features
TechRadar UK
Valve's rumored Steam Box is a bit more ethereal. It's still unclear whether Valve, the Washington-based gaming mogul behind game series like Half-Life and Portal, will be designing the hardware, or simply create the means via software and let third ...

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Gamer Headlines

Valve Might Be Done With Their Steam Box
Gamer Headlines
Actually no, I wouldn't want to mislead those of you still following the Steam trial or interested in purchasing in the machine. This update on the Steam Box comes in the form of a finalized controller. Along with having many other development issues ...

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GDC 2015: The Games Industry is Gearing Up for VR's Arrival – Road to VR will ...
Road to VR
Additionally, and slightly tangentially, Valve will be introducing its rendering platform for its Steam Box platform, glNext. In “glNext: The Future of High Performance Graphics” a host of industry representatives will join Valve in presenting the ...

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GameZone

EMTEC's Play Cube Steam Box will fit in the palm of your hand
GameZone
Steam consoles are slowly trickling out. While Alienware was the first to the scene with their Alpha PC console, it wasn't branded as a Steam box since Valve didn't have the controller finalized by production. But it's only a matter of time for more to ...

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Gamer Headlines

So What Ever Happened To The Steam Box?
Gamer Headlines
Another big unveiling came from Valve and there Steam Box. No it's not a fancy humidifier. What it is, is Valve's attempted entry into the console market. For many attendees, this was a huge hit. The fact that the very beloved Valve was going to create ...

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Valve Steam Machines delayed till 2015
TechRadar UK
... means we'll be able to make the Controller a lot better," Valve's blog post read. Fixing what's ailing the Steam Controller then appears to be the nexus of the Steam Machine holdup. For now, it appears the software side of the Steam Box equation ...