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That new Gauntlet game is coming out on September 3


Free comic with pre-order
May 21
Hey! Remember how there's a new Gauntlet happening and people were excited for it yet Warner Bros. is barely making a big deal about it? Well yeah it's still happening, set to arrive for just the PC/Steam on September 3. The ...
Steam

Steam In-Home Streaming is open for everyone


Providing you've got another computer in the house
May 21
After a lengthy beta period, Steam's In-Home Streaming is now available for all users of Valve's digital platform. In case you've not being paying attention, the home streaming program allows you to stream a game from your de...
Defense Grid 2 hands-on

Defense Grid 2 will welcome user-created content


And it's not hats!
Apr 17
Hidden Path Entertainment sure does know how to make some good videogames. Defense Grid and its expansion are a blast for any tower defense fan, but they've also done Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Age of Empires I...

Steam Music

Steam Music beta 'coming soon' to Big Picture, SteamOS


Listen to music in Steam while playing games
Feb 03
Steam's in-client support of music playback isn't a feature I'm dying to have, but it is one I will use on a near-daily basis. I'm ready for it. Valve says the beta release of Steam Music is coming soon -- first on Steam Big ...
Steam Machines

Valve wants video and music services for SteamOS launch


Those Steam Machines ain't just for games
Jan 15
Games consoles became multimedia devices a long time ago and it's no surprise that Valve is planning to have video and music services available for its line of Steam Machines at launch. As you're no doubt aware the Steam Dev ...
SteamOS

Build your Steam Box today; Steam OS Beta now available


Valve's operating system for the Living Room is live
Dec 15
Have you been holding out on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in lieu of building your very own PC answer to the home console, the Steam Machine? Well wait no further, as the Steam OS Beta is now freely available for human cons...
Valve

Steam Machines shipping to beta testers on Friday


The lucky 300 will be notified later today
Dec 11
300 of Valve's prototype Steam Machines are going out to folks who signed up to participate in the beta. If your reaction to this news is to groan about how you never got an email, worry not -- those haven't gone out yet. Val...
SteamOS

Valve joins the Linux Foundation


Linux is the future
Dec 05
Valve just joined the Linux Foundation, a non-profit group that focuses on the development of the open source operating system. Mike Sartain of Valve made the statement that “Joining the Linux Foundation is one of many ...

Valve in-home Streaming

Valve explains how its in-home streaming will work


Play it on the big screen
Nov 21
On the Steam In-Home Streaming group, Valve shared a few pages of details on how its streaming setup will work. They started off by explaining what streaming is, and why you would want to use it: "Any two computers in a home ...
Steam Streaming

You can sign up for Steam's In-Home Streaming beta now


The beta should start by the end of the year
Nov 11
If you have an interest in streaming your PC games to your TV, you can sign up to be in Steam's In-Home Streaming beta. All you have to do is join the Steam In-Home Streaming group, and Valve will pick some random people...
SteamOS games

Total War: Rome II coming out for SteamOS early 2014


It'll have Steam Controller support too
Nov 08
Valve and Creative Assembly are plotting to release Total War: Rome II on SteamOS and Linux early next year. Along with the port to Linux, they will add support for the Steam Controller. Rob Bartholomew, the brand direct...
Last Light

Steam Machine prototypes will include Metro: Last Light


300 people will be really happy
Nov 07
Deep Silver have announced that Metro: Last Light will be included with the 300 Steam Machine prototypes that will be shipping to lucky people soon. Just the other day 4A Games released the game for Linux, and now it makes a ...
Valve

Valve promises it won't do SteamOS exclusives


Not that we'd expect them to
Nov 04
It wasn't long after Valve's Steam operating system was announced that talk of potential exclusives came pouring in. As wild as it would be to see something like Half-Life 3 restricted to the platform, it's not happening. No ...
Steam

Here's what Steam's in-home streaming looks like


Feature is accessible but unusable right now
Oct 15
The mischievous folks at SteamDB have managed to access Valve's upcoming "In-Home Streaming" feature for Steam that was talked about during the SteamOS announcement. It will allow users to play Windows and Mac games on, say, ...

SteamOS

Steam Machines will feature AMD hardware next year


Commercially available systems will offer more choice
Oct 10
Valve has assured that the upcoming line of Steam Machines won't exclusively feature Nvidia GPUs. Considering that multiple hardware manufacturers are involved with the initiative, that seems fairly obvious, but the tech spec...
Steam Machines

Valve talks GPUs for its Steam Machines prototype


Nvidia is optimizing the GTX line for Linux
Oct 08
There's a lot of work left to be done before Valve's vision of a future where gaming moves away from Windows and thrives on Linux is fully realized. For the time being, however, we do have those high-end Steam Machine prototy...

Paradox

Paradox Development Studio is fully supporting SteamOS


'A great thing for PC gaming,' says Paradox CEO
Sep 27
I've really come to appreciate Paradox Interactive's willingness to be frank. And its work on games that, while niche and not really my scene, are a welcome addition to the industry at large. The company is no stranger to sup...






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