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
Hot Hardware
... 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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VentureBeat

How CastAR's Jeri Ellsworth will use augmented reality for fun tabletop gaming
VentureBeat
She went on to become a hardware hacker and was part of a team of researchers at Valve, the maker of the Half-Life games and the new SteamVR virtual reality technology. Ellsworth left Valve in ... Some folks worked on the Steam Box. Some folks worked ...



bit-tech.net

Tencent announces Windows-based TGP Blade console
bit-tech.net
Unveiled last week in China and first reported by AllChinaTech, the TGP Blade is claimed to be based on a sixth-generation Intel Processor and - much like the Valve-licensed Steam Box consoles from which it appears to have drawn inspiration - can be ...

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Motherboard

Razer Turret Lets PC Gamers Finally Become Couch Potatoes
Motherboard
They do this either via solutions like the Steam Link or Steam Box, or with my (far superior) solution: a long ass HDMI cable that runs from my PC to my TV. A problem ... Valve's Steam controller promised to solve this with novel touchpads and haptic ...

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TechNewsWorld

Valve's Steam Gaming Hardware Hits Home
TechNewsWorld
Though some of the steam from Valve's new machines may have seeped out as Windows 10 rolled in, the company has pushed forward with its plans to push Steam OS and its console-like Steam boxes. A Steam box is what was known as a home theater PC, ...
Steam Machines' Gameplay, FPS Crushed By Windows 10 PCs: ReportYibada (English Edition)
SteamOS suffers massive performance hits over Windows 10SlashGear
Steam's Gaming Machine Fares Far Worse Than Windows 10Apex Tribune
KitGuru
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Ars Technica

Zotac's new Steam OS box isn't worth the headaches
Ars Technica
The last time I used SteamOS was in 2014, back when it was still in beta, and everyone was falling over themselves to declare Valve's latest invention the best thing to happen to video games since the d-pad. Since then, Steam Machines—the console-like ...

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WIRED

Want a Steam Console? Well, Hope You Like GameStop
WIRED
New ideas can make strange bedfellows: The world's biggest brick-and-mortar game retailers are teaming up with the online game marketplace Steam to bring Valve's gaming hardware to their stores. GameStop will be the exclusive brick-and-mortar retailer ...
Valve Partners With GameStop, EB Games, And GAME UK For Steam Section In StoresTom's Hardware
Valve To Get Dedicated Steam Section In Video Game StoresWe Got This Covered
Steam hardware to be sold at EB Games, GameStopGameplanet

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Steam Machines: Valve's PC-like game consoles explained
TechRadar UK
That gaming fairytale is supposed to end now, as Valve has brought Steam to your HDTV, thanks to the Steam Machine. If you're unfamiliar with "Steam", think of it as iTunes for PC games, with a buddy list and chat for joining your friend's games. It ...

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PCWorld

Alienware Steam Machine hands-on: Valve's vanguard for PC gaming in the living room
PCWorld
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 ...
Valve plans to finally improve Steam customer serviceKitGuru
One Week With The Steam ControllerKotaku Australia

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GameSpot

What's in a Steam Box? Valve Doesn't Care
GameSpot
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 ...
Steam Box and Steam Controller UK release date and price; When you will be able to buy Steam MachinesPC Advisor
Steam Machine OEMs: ready when you are, ValveSlashGear
Valve launches SteamVR: Official VR support for SteamGamasutra
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