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?


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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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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Gamasutra

No Steam Dev Days this year, says Valve -- look to GDC instead
Gamasutra
It was billed as an industry-only, off-the-record event, but curious outsiders were able to follow a #SteamDevDays Twitter hashtag to catch photos and chatter about Valve's developer pitches for things like the Steam Box and VR game development. So why ...
Steam Controller Design Reportedly Completed, More Coming at GDCJBG News
Steam Machine controller is “finalized” – rumored to launch at GDC 2015SiliconANGLE (blog)

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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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New York Times

Watching Patriots Scandal From Afar, a Retired Football Maker Says Wilson Did ...
New York Times
Despite reports that the cold weather or a player spiking the ball might have led to the deflation, the only way to remove that much air that quickly would be to put a needle in the valve and to let the air seep out, said Kevin Murphy, who runs the ...



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 ...



What Windows 10 means for Xbox and PC gaming
TechRadar
... will have to be to take advantage of these features. There's also an intriguing potential here for Microsoft to implement streaming from PC to Xbox One, which would be an unprecedented console feature and could do a big hit to Valve's Steam Box ...

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AusGamers

Valve Changes The Steam Controller Again
The Escapist
It's extremely likely this new design will be shown off in public for the first time at GDC 2015, especially considering that Valve recently confirmed it would have a large Steam Machines presence at the show. Meanwhile, those third-party Steam Box ...
Did Valve Redesign The Steam Controller Again?Tom's Hardware
Another Day, Another Steam Controller RedesignCrave Online
Steam Client Beta Leaks Revised Steam Controller DesignAusGamers

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Popzara

CES 2015: EMTEC Play Cube Preview
Popzara
However companies like EMTEC know that these device still have a niche following but are still going in strong with their Play Cube family of gaming devices, namely the Android GEM Box and their Steam Box. For the GEM Box I should ... Speaking of ...