- News tagged "valve"
Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013
John Carmack, co-founder of iD software and CTO of Oculus VR, has raised doubts about the success of Valve's upcoming Steam Machines. He expressed his concerns on the viability of the Linux-based gaming console, running on Steam OS.
Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013
With the 300 Steam Machine prototypes set to head out to selected testers by the end of October 2013, Valve has revealed more details regarding the specifications of the devices.
Friday, 4 Oct 2013
Xi3 has announced that its Piston Console will go on sale on Black Friday, 29 November 2013. Housed in a grapefruit-sized, matte black aluminum chassis, it is also up for pre-order now. Details inside.
Monday, 30 Sep 2013
Finishing of their trio of announcements, Valve has introduced a new handheld controller. The Steam Controller does away with thumbsticks and replaces them with trackpads and a touchpad to boot.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2013
After the announcement of SteamOS, Valve has revealed their plans for hardware. Partnering up with different manufacturers, Valve plans on releasing multiple machines running SteamOS in early 2014.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013
Valve has announced their new SteamOS, an operating system based on Linux and designed for the living room gaming PC.
Friday, 15 Feb 2013
Valve has officially launch its Steam client for Linux and the company has announced a week-long sale for Linux games with discounts up to 75% off the listed prices.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Rumors of Valve's 'Steam Box' came one step closer to reality at CES 2013 with Valve CEO Gabe Newell and third party partner Xi3 joint unveiling the Xi3 Piston modular PC, a small form factor PC with an upgradeable modular design.
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013
Enveloped in the grapefuit-size Xi3 Modular computer chassis, Xi3's new development stage product is designed specifically to support both Steam and its Big Picture mode for residential and LAN party computer gaming on larger, high-definition screens.
Tuesday, 4 Sep 2012
Frustrated by the lack of innovation in the PC hardware, Valve is taking matters into its own hands and is jumping into the computer hardware space.