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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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One of the Steam Machines is already 40 percent off

Less than two weeks after it hit the market, Syber is already discounting one of its Steam Machines by 40 percent. As part of a "one day only!" event, the Steam Machine I has a reduced price of $299 from $499. Syber has also discounted its ...   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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Rocket League free for Steam Hardware preorders

Rocket League has been an out-of-nowhere phenomenon. I had assumed its large player base was made up mostly of users who downloaded it for free through PlayStation Plus. As it turns out, it has sold more than a million copies on Steam to da...   read

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Portable 'Steamboy' Steam machine coming late 2016

Do you have $300 and less cents? Want to replace that Nvidia Shield that catches fire and is basically a big 'ol Ouya? The first batch of "Steam machines" -- computers with living room form factors meant to rival traditional game consoles -...   read

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Steam Hardware's early stock is sold out

Were you hoping to get your hands on one of those early release versions of the Steam Controller, the Steam Link, or a Steam Machine when they come out in October? Well bad news, they’re all sold out. If you pre-order them through Ste...   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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Steam Machines finally release soon, and pre-orders get them even earlier

In true Valve fashion, we've waited years to see if Steam Machines will ever actually see the light of day. They were revealed a long time ago, but then they just sort of never came out. Well, the first batch is definitely set to hit store...   read

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Steam Controller and FPS: PAX East 2015 impressions

One of what was seemingly the better-kept secrets at PAX East 2015, the Steam Controller, was available for hands on at the Alienware booth connected to the company's Steam Machines. I was able to test the previous iteration of the control...   read

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Skyworld takes unique advantage of Valve's new virtual reality tech

We got a big shock at the beginning of the week when Valve announced its partnership with HTC to produce a new virtual reality headset. We all knew the company had ambitions to enter the console market with Steam Machines, but the inclusion...   read


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Valve: Steam Link game-streaming device, controller, free Source 2, and VR in 2015

Valve just announced a number of new products for 2015 along with some pricing details. (Leave it to Valve to reveal hardware with dates and pricing at the same time.) This year, the company will release: Steam Link, Steam Machines, a virtu...   read

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Alienware Alpha receives $50 coupon plus gift card

Dell's Alienware Alpha - also known as the sorta, maybe, not really Steam Machine - gets an official $50 discount today via a limited time coupon on Dell. The incentives don't stop there though, as Dell is also throwing in an additional $50...   read

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28 talks from Steam Dev Days are now online

Valve held a conference for developers last month called Steam Dev Days and, as promised, a number of sessions have since been uploaded to YouTube. In some cases, presentation slides are also available. While there's certainly a fair bit o...   read

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Nintendo Fusion, Machinima Xbox Scandal & 'Candy' Crush

Welp, here's your exciting video game news! Lots and lots of fun things, like Nintendo's financial problems, [obvious] lack of plans to move into mobile games, a single Super Smash Bros. screen, and the rumored new console,"Fusion." Micros...   read

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Alienware Steam Machines won't be upgradable

Alienware is coming out with a Steam Machine of its own, or should I say Steam Machines -- the company intends to put out a new model "every year." Speaking to TrustedReviews, general manager Frank Azor said "There will be no customization ...   read

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Here's what Steam Machines look like on the inside

The folks at iFixit have taken one of Valve's 300 prototype Steam Machines apart and the results, while about what you'd expect, are still pretty cool nonetheless. It's remarkable just how much they're able to fit in such a small box. The s...   read

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Here are some videos of Steam Machines in action

Thanks to the magic of YouTube, some of the people lucky enough to receive one of the 300 beta Steam Machines have been able to share their impressions of the system. The OS looks like exactly like Steam's Big Picture Mode, with the option...   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


Digital Storm's Valve-approved Steam Machine teased

Digital Storm says that they have the first liquid-cooled Valve-approved Steam Machine ready to show at CES next month. The PC maker says that they're not trying to compete with console pricing at all, and are going after graphical power in...   read

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