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Alienware Steam Machine shows up for $375 after coupon

Getting a gaming PC down to the size and price of an eighth-gen console has been Valve's goal for awhile. Cue the Steam Machine, and while current ones on the market won't ever parallel the performance of a well-thought-out custom build, th...   read

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Street Fighter V is coming to Linux and SteamOS this Spring

Are you one of the less than one percent of Steam users who play on a Linux-based system? Are you part of the even smaller percentage of people who play on Linux and are excited for Street Fighter V? Well, I’ve got some good news...   read

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Alienware's Steam Machine specs aren't good enough for this year's big titles

Alienware's Steam Machines are now available for pre-order, and come in tow with a Steam Controller, Steam OS, and a fourth-generation Intel Core processor. Unfortunately, the other specs aren't that great, at least when compared to most re...   read

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Knights of the Old Republic II is now even better on Steam

Aspyr has a real pleasant surprise for Star Wars fans today. The company released an update for Knights of the Old Republic II on Steam that helps ensure the Obsidian Entertainment-developed RPG will live on for another decade, and there's ...   read

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New SteamOS 'brewmaster' now available to download

SteamOS, Valve's answer to Linux gaming, has been rather quiet recently. SteamOS is releasing later this year, and it looks like Valve just took the next big step towards achieving that goal. A brand new version of SteamOS, codenamed "brewm...   read

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How the Steam Controller works as a keyboard

So, Valve has been singing the praises of its upcoming Steam Controller for a while now as the herald of a new golden age of couch friendly PC gaming. Outside of issues like precise mouse controls and button layouts, one of the big question...   read

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Crookz brings 1970s style and swagger to heist gameplay

What happened to the style and cleverness that came from heist thrillers? I remember watching films like Ocean's Eleven and Thief, that had little to no action or shooting. But now, these high-pressure and tense moments just seem like over ...   read


That new Gauntlet game is coming out on September 3

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 online/local fo...   read

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Steam In-Home Streaming is open for everyone

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 desktop to anothe...   read

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Defense Grid 2 will welcome user-created content

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 II HD. They're c...   read


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A new Gauntlet game is coming from the makers of Magicka

Warner Bros. Interactive has announced a brand new entry in the Gauntlet franchise, set to arrive on Steam later this year -- SteamOS and Steam Machines were specifically mentioned. Local and online play will be supported for up to four pe...   read

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Steam Music

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

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 Picture and Ste...   read

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Steam Machines

Valve wants video and music services for SteamOS launch

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 Days conference...   read

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Build your Steam Box today; Steam OS Beta now available

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 consumption.  ...   read

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Steam Machines shipping to beta testers on Friday

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. Valve will notify ...   read

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Valve joins the Linux Foundation

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 ways Valve is i...   read

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Steam Machine price

First Steam Machine from iBuyPower will be $499

iBuyPower showed off a prototype for its first Steam Machine, which will be out next year for $499. The sexy white box will have a multicore AMD CPU, an AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card, a 500GB hard drive, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SteamOS, and a S...   read

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Valve explains how its in-home streaming will work

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 can be used to ...   read

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Steam Streaming

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

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 to test it out...   read

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SteamOS games

Total War: Rome II coming out for SteamOS early 2014

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 director at Creative ...   read

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Last Light

Steam Machine prototypes will include Metro: Last Light

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 lot of sense wh...   read

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Valve promises it won't do SteamOS exclusives

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 way. But don't ...   read

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

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, a Steam Machine...   read

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Portal 2 and Civ V demoed with the Steam Controller

As predicted, my brain can't handle this demonstration of the Steam Controller. I'm so used to the current twin-stick form factor that imagining what it must feel like to have a mouse and keyboard emulated on a gamepad using dual trackpads...   read

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Steam Machines will feature AMD hardware next year

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 specs for the compa...   read

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