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Monday, 30 Sep 2013

New Steam Controller from Valve

New Steam Controller from Valve

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

Valve's Second Salvo is Steam Machines

Valve's Second Salvo is Steam Machines

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 Announces SteamOS

Valve Announces SteamOS

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 Officially Releases Steam for Linux Client

Valve Officially Releases Steam for Linux Client

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

First Valve Steam Box Prototype Revealed

First Valve Steam Box Prototype Revealed

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

Xi3 and Valve Unveils a Development Stage System Optimized for Steam Gameplay in Big Picture Mode

Xi3 and Valve Unveils a Development Stage System Optimized for Steam Gameplay in Big Picture Mode

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

Valve is Going to Make Computer Hardware

Valve is Going to Make Computer Hardware

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.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

Valve's Gabe Newell Says

Valve's Gabe Newell Says "Windows 8 is a Catastrophe"

Gabe Newell, former Microsoft employee, and now co-founder and managing director of video game developer Valve, has condemned Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS as "a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space."

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012

Steam to Sell More than Just Games?

Steam to Sell More than Just Games?

A slight slip up from Valve revealed extra categories and genres for the smartphone version of Steam that had nothing to do with their usual gaming fare. Could it be that we have another online store on our hands?

Friday, 27 Apr 2012

Steam Heading to Linux, Valve Plans New Hardware

Steam Heading to Linux, Valve Plans New Hardware

Work has started on bringing the popular game distribution channel Steam onto the open source Linux OS.

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