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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.

Monday, 23 Apr 2012

Valve Handbook Teaches Employees How to Work with a Flat Management Structure

Valve Handbook Teaches Employees How to Work with a Flat Management Structure

A leaked copy of the handbook that Valve distributes to its employees on how to work with a flat management structure has surfaced on the web.

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011

Steam-Powered Holiday Sale

Steam-Powered Holiday Sale

With Christmas and the New Year just around the corner, games distribution giant Steam is joining the festivities with a holiday sale and giveaway.

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve has announced that free-to-play games can be downloaded via Steam. There are five titles available and users just need a Steam account.

Tuesday, 9 Mar 2010

Valve Games Heading to Macs

Valve Games Heading to Macs

Macs will soon have access to Valve's entire library of games, including Left 4 Dead 2, Team Fortress and Counterstrike, as the Steam distribution platform makes its way onto Macs.

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