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?

The Steam Machine: What Went Wrong
The press quickly gave this PC hybrid device an unofficial name: The Steam Box. Valve being Valve, things went a bit quiet for a while on the announcements front. But in late September 2013, everything arrived at once; the Linux-based Steam OS, the ...


Prepare To Be Disappointed By Whatever Atari's New Console Turns Out To Be
My guess is that this reference to “PC technology” means this might be some sort of Steam-box like device like we saw from Valve and all its partners a few years back (which did not pan out terribly well). Or it could be some sort of Atari branded ...
Atari CEO confirms the company is working on a new game consoleVentureBeat
First look: A brand new Atari product. Years in the making. - YouTubeYouTube
Elon Musk's $1bn non-profit launches 'gym' to train AI with Atari gamesInternational Business Times UK

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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
Valve's Newell: How PCs Will Take Over the Living RoomWired
Valve's Gabe Newell argues for PC gaming in the living room — but Apple is scaryVentureBeat
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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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Exclusive interview: Valve's Gabe Newell on Steam Box, biometrics, and the future of gaming
The Verge
We just sat down for a rare and wide-ranging interview with Valve CEO Gabe Newell, who opened up to The Verge with details about the company's upcoming "Steam Box" gaming hardware, the future of the Steam digital distribution platform, and even ...
Steam Box prototype shown off by Valve at CESExtremeTech
The Xi3 Piston: Is this Valve's fabled Steam Box game console? (hands-on video)VentureBeat
Valve's Gabe Newell on Steam Box and the "giant sadness" of Windows 8PC Gamer Magazine
TrustedReviews -GeekWire -Financial Post
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The Verge

Valve announces Steam Machines, the Steam Box hardware beta
The Verge
Valve is building a game console, but not just one. The company wants to create an entirely new class of computers that brings the power of Linux and the distribution might of Steam to the living room. That's why on Monday, it announced SteamOS. And ...
Steam Box: Valve announces it's relaunching the PCExtremeTech
Valve isn't makingone gaming console, but multiple 'Steam machines'NBCNews.com
Steam Machines: Valve reveals its plans for living-room gaming hardwareVentureBeat
TIME -bit-tech.net -Polygon
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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 ...

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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Calm Down, Internet -- Valve Isn't Building Their Own Steam Box
With the unveiling of SteamOS -- a forked distribution of Linux dedicated to running the Steam platform in the living room -- a vocal majority online is expecting Valve to follow up with the announcement of their own, branded "Steam Box" hardware. It's ...
Valve announces SteamOS, a free Linux-based OS for your Steam BoxExtremeTech
Valve Steam Box Teaser Site Unveiled For Todays Announcement?Geeky gadgets
SteamOS: could Valve's game console challenge Windows?The Verge
DailyTech -PC Gamer Magazine -TIME
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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
First look: Using Steam Controller on Mac OS XApple Insider
One Week With The Steam ControllerKotaku Australia
PC Magazine -GameSpot -Eurogamer
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