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?


Hands on with the Alienware Alpha
IGN
The system was originally positioned as the leader of the pack for Valve's Steam Box vision but, when Valve pushed its proprietary OS and controller to 2015, Alienware created its own Windows 8.1 version that will be released later this year. The base ...

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Game Informer (blog)

How I'm Going To Tackle My Steam Backlog – Build A Steam Box (Sort Of)…
Game Informer (blog)
We haven't seen or heard much out of Valve ever since they announced the Steam OS, the Steam Controller and the Steam Box (or Steam Machine) to lukewarm reception a few months ago (or more). But I've been in the trenches following the periodic ...

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High-End PC Gaming That Only Needs Two Inches of Space
Cinelinx
So kind of like a Steam Box, but not exactly. I'll let their information ... With PC gaming displaying insolent growth figures, and Valve pushing both its Big Picture living room interface and SteamOS, PCs are poised to make a break into the living ...



iBUYPOWER's (Unofficial) Steam Machine Has Arrived
Tom's Hardware
As predicted, many OEMS like iBUYPOWER are releasing their unofficial Steam Machines anyway, seemingly unwilling to wait on Valve Software to get the Steam Controller just right. The Xbox One-shaped SBX arrives in four flavors: the SBX Raw for $399, ...

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Australian Techworld

Dell's PC, tablet innovations draw attention
Australian Techworld
Users in the future will have the option to install the Linux-based SteamOS, which is being developed by Valve, the world's largest independent game distributor. Another innovation is Dell Cast, a USB adapter that can mirror images from Android-based ...

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中关村在线

Valve野心勃勃SteamOS生态圈逐渐发展
中关村在线
Valve从来没放弃过Steam BOX和Steam OS的野心,甚至前不久随着NVIDIA麦克斯韦架构GM204芯片发布,Valve还声称未来的Steam BOX将会采用定制版的麦克斯韦架构图形处理器。而CPU部分则会采用英特尔的处理器为主,看来 ...



Tom's Hardware

Alienware Alpha: la Steam Box uguale a PS4 e Xbox One
Tom's Hardware
A gestire la grafica ci pensa una Nvidia GTX 860M con 2 GB di memoria dedicata, mentre il sistema operativo è Windows 8.1, in attesa dell'uscita di SteamOS, la soluzione basata su Linux in cantiere presso gli studi di Valve. Nel realizzare il confronto ...



Slik skal de få Valve til å lage Half-Life 3
Gamereactor Norge
Valve holder kortene (hvis det finnes noen kort i det hele tatt) tett til brystet når det gjelder Half-Life 3, og seriens mange fans fortviler. Noen av disse er imidlertid mer desperate enn andre, eksempelvis Chris Salem og Kyle Mazzei fra ...



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Valve合作NVIDIA将PhysX引入Linux
中关村在线
目前NVIDIA又一次展露了他们的野心,为了配合valve Steam Box游戏主机,NVIDIA不惜将physX物理引擎融入linux系统,采用OpenGL进行游戏开发和移植,试图让physX进行跨平台支持。不仅仅限于windows和DX11中。而NVIDIA已 ...

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PC Games Hardware

Alienware Alpha: PC-Konsole für 550 US-Dollar im Vergleich mit Playstation 4 ...
PC Games Hardware
Alienware Alpha: PC-Konsole für 550 US-Dollar im Vergleich mit Playstation 4 und Xbox One [Quelle: alienware.de] Valve hat mit seinem Linux-basierten Betriebssystem SteamOS dafür gesorgt, dass auch die PC-Hersteller ernsthaft über eine direkte ...