All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Steambox’

Valve Announces Steam Machines, Will Ship Out 300 Prototypes This Year

On Monday, Valve announced the first step in its plan to take over the living room – SteamOS. Now an operating system is all well and good, but it needs hardware to run on. That’s where the next step comes in. Valve announced this afternoon that it intends to enter the hardware market with Steam Machines. The company says that …

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Valve’s SteamOS Gets The NMA Treatment

Yesterday afternoon, Valve announced SteamOS. It’s an open and free Linux-based operating system built specifically to play PC games. Valve reportedly has the support of many major industry players, and will be rolling it out this year. Before that, though, you must be wondering what everybody’s favorite Taiwanese animators think about Valve’s move into the standardized gaming market. Well, wonder …

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Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open

At CES, we got a look at the first “Steambox.” It was called the Xi3 Piston, and it was seen as a very real challenge to incumbent console manufacturers as it packed the power of a gaming PC into a small, affordable package. The affordable moniker may not apply anymore as Xi3 has revealed that the Piston will cost $1,000 …

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