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Valve's Gabe Newell is predicting that companies could sell PCs designed to be hooked up to a living room TV with Steam pre-installed sometime in 2013, perhaps running under Linux.
Valve is celebrating the official non-beta launch of the Big Picture mode on Steam with price cuts on a number of the games that are gamepad "controller friendly" on the service.
Valve has finally launched the beta test of its Big Picture mode for the Steam PC game download service, with a new user interface made for large screen televisions.
Valve has revealed that it will finally start beta testing its long awaited "Big Picture" mode for its Steam service, designed for large screen TVs, in early September.
Speaking at this week's Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, Valve announced plans for a "big picture" mode for its Steam digital distribution platform. Speaking briefly about the forthcoming feature, the Seattle firm said that it...