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Dell has announced the official launch of its new Steam Machine in the UK, priced from £449. The device promises to "extend a traditional PC gaming environment into a console-like experience".
In a recent interview, Alienware's product manager, has expressed that Linux gaming would increase by as much as 30 fold with the introduction of Steam Machines which run on the Linux-based SteamOS.
CyberPower PC has announced their new "Syber" Steam-centric gaming PC that will compete with Valve's recently delayed "Steam Machine." It will start at $599.99, and offer a higher end model.
Alienware will release its Steam Machine console, called Alpha, this year for $549 with Windows 8.1 instead of Valve's SteamOS. The console will feature a custom interface that integrates with Steam.
Valve has announced it has pushed back the launch of its Steam Machines efforts from the fall of 2014 to sometime in 2015, stating the need to make improvements to the Steam Controller.
Valve has officially launched Steam In-Home Streaming, allowing users of its Steam service to stream games to other computers on a home network - even to low-end and home theater PCs.
In a new article on plans to launch Steam Machine PCs based on Valve's SteamOS, an executive at Dell's Alienware unit claims its product will be the "least profitable system we ever sell."
Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4.1 to its $19 a month subscribers. It adds support for making games for the Xbox One and PS4 consoles, along with support for Linux and Valve's SteamOS.
A new report says that Valve will officially launch its Steam Controller product sometime in October or November, which if true means the first Steam Machines could be out soon afterward.
Valve has officially revealed the new design for its Steam Controller, which ditches the original's touchscreen in favor of two oval buttons that surround a Steam logo button in the middle.
Valve has sent out the first invites for people to try out the closed beta of Steam Music, which will add a local MP3 music player to the Steam client as well as Valve's SteamOS.
Alienware has now said its upcoming Steam Machine PC can in fact be upgraded by their owners, but adds that it won't be as easy to do so, compared to its normal Windows desktops.
Valve has released a new version of its SteamOS beta ISO that adds support for older BIOS-based PCs, along with better dual-booting features, custom partitioning and more.
Alienware plans to launch new versions of its Steam Machine PC each year, but their model won't be able to be upgraded like most of the other third party Steam Machines.
Valve demoed its virtual reality technology today and company reps said that VR hardware for consumers could be ready within two years. Valve has no VR device plans of its own at the moment.
A report from Valve's Steam Dev Days event claims the company has decided not to put a touchscreen in the middle of its final retail Steam Controller after all in favor of a D-pad and ABXY buttons.
Valve announced today that the number of accounts on Steam went up by 10 million in just three months to reach 75 million. Alienware also announced plans to launch its Steam Machine in September.
Valve's reveal last week at CES of the first wave of Steam Machines that will run SteamOS was a major letdown. The company should start small instead of allowing third parties to flood the market.
Microsoft's Xbox chief product officer Marc Whitten said in a new interview he is "not sweating it" when it comes to Valve's push to put Steam Machines in the living room to compete with the Xbox One.
The CEOs of ORIGIN PC and Falcon Northwest talk to Neowin about their plans to launch Steam Machine PCs that will have Valve's SteamOS installed and why they think it will be good for PC gamers.
Valve has announced that 14 companies have plans to release Steam Machines in 2014, using SteamOS. However, many of these PCs will offer options for dual booting with a Windows OS.
The team at the iFixit website has torn down one of Valve's prototype Steam Machines and said that the parts in this unit cost about $1,300. It also gave the prototype a high repairability score.
One of the 300 people who got Valve's prototype Steam Machine this weekend has been busy posting a series of videos showing the unboxing of the device, along with a tear down and running benchmarks.
As promised, Valve has released the first public version of its Linux-based SteamOS, which will be installed a number of third party Steam Machines that go on sale in 2014.
Valve has announced that it has selected the 300 beta testers that will be getting prototype Steam Machines, with those units shipping to the lucky recipients on Friday.,
A UK company called PiixL has announced plans to release a PC called Jetpack that's designed to be mounted behind a big flat screen TV and use Windows or SteamOS.
The Linux Foundation has announced that Valve has officially joined its organization as part of Valve's push for its Linux based SteamOS and its Steam Machines launch in 2014.
iBuyPower has confirmed that it will be one of the companies that will release a Steam Machine, using Valve's SteamOS, and has shown off images of one of their prototypes.
The first images showing off the prototype Steam Machine that Valve is sending to 300 beta testers have been revealed and Valve will have more Steam Machine announcements at CES 2014 in January.
Valve has announced that its Steam PC game download service now has over 65 million accounts and over 3,000 games just over 10 years after it officially launched in September 2003
Some independent game developers have gotten a chance to play with prototypes of Valve's newly revealed Steam Controller and have offered their opinions on the trackpad-based device.
NVIDIA has announced it is assisting Valve in the development of SteamOS, such as improving driver performance in OpenGL and porting games over to Valve's Linux-based OS.
Valve has officially announced plans to allow up to 300 outside beta testers to get their hands on a free prototype of what Valve calls a Steam Machine, which will be made by several companies in 2014