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?

Hot Hardware

Valve Inks Game-Changing Deal With Lionsgate Entertainment Adding Over 100 Movie Titles To Steam Platform
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... a game catalog with more titles than they have time to play. Valve also popularized (not invented) the PC console movement with its Steam Box initiative, getting more gamers into the living room. Adding movies seems like a natural progression on ...

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Valve's Steam Gaming Hardware Hits Home
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Alienware Steam Machine hands-on: Valve's vanguard for PC gaming in the living room
This month, something like a dozen Steam Machines will go on sale, from Origin, from Asus, from Falcon Northwest and Gigabyte and Syber. But you'd be forgiven for not knowing that, because like it or not one machine has become the unofficial face of ...
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Steam Machine e console Android – La storia dei videogiochi
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Steam Machines: Valve's PC-like game consoles explained
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Update: As we all know, the details regarding Steam Machines have been so piecemeal that we're chomping at the bit for any sliver of news. One such morsel has come through in Valve's deal with Lionsgate, which you can read more about in the "Where do ...

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Valve adds free games to Steam Link, Controller orders
Announced back in March as the result of a promise to unveil more living-room hardware, the Steam Link is designed as an alternative to Valve's Steam Box console-cum-PC machines for anyone who already has a gaming PC. Connected to the home ...

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What's in a Steam Box? Valve Doesn't Care
If Valve hoped to resolve questions surrounding its Steam box initiative during the Consumer Electronics Show last week, showcasing prototypes from 13 manufacturers was an odd way to go about it. Taking in everything at the event, I had no idea what I ...
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The Verge

We play with the Steam Machine, Valve's game console of the future
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Valve Corporation, the video game developer responsible for Half-Life, Portal, Team Fortress, and the digital distribution platform Steam, has an ambitious plan to reinvent the video game console. But don't expect the so-called Steam Machine to take on ...
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Steam Box: Valve abuses its gamer goodwill to bet big on a bad idea
Unfortunately, it seems rather than revolutionizing PC gaming, Valve is hoping its universal unflinching goodwill from gamers will support the Steam Box, whether or not it's a good idea. With the (limited) details Valve divulged last week, the Steam ...
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The Guardian

Steam Machine – is this the future of living room gaming?
The Guardian
Then in 2013, after years of rumours and speculation, Valve, the company behind the dominant online PC gaming store Steam, announced that it was making a new bid for the living room with its own PC-based console, the Steam Machine. However ...

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