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Behold: Valve's updated Steam Controller

Valve offered up a clearer side-by-side image of its updated Steam Controller today. The second iteration of the SteamOS gamepad was revealed in January, and peeled away the center touchscreen in favor of more traditional face buttons. The new buttons consist of a directional pad and standard A, B,...

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Steam Box prototype from iBuyPower [Update]

Wow. This is a prototype Steam Machines box from iBuyPower, courtesy of our friends at Engadget. The box comes in two flavors (codenamed "Gordon" and "Freeman," of course), as the center strip is either clear or black when not illuminated with varying colors. Much glow. While iBuyPower wasn't...

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Pre-orders open for Xi3's 'Piston' PC, $100 off during SXSW

Xi3's Steam-focused PC "console," the Piston, is now available for pre-order, the company announced yesterday. The tiny, $999 box includes a 128 gig solid-state drive that can be upgraded to 512 gigs for an additional $750 (for real, SSDs aren't cheap, y'all), eight gigs of RAM and a 3.2 Ghz...

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Newell: Valve's own 'Steam Box' will use Linux

Valve is in attendance at this year's CES festivities in Las Vegas, and while its primary mission is to meet with hardware partners like Xi3, founder Gabe Newell is still able to find the time to leak details about Valve's own illusive, as-of-yet still unannounced gaming hardware solution. First...

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Valve 'jumping in' to hardware market

Valve currently has a job posting for an industrial engineer and, avoiding any definitive statements on what it means, declares it is getting into the hardware business. "OMG, STEAM BOX!!!!11!one!" may be your first conclusion, but let's take a breather. "We're frustrated by the lack of innovation...

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Valve job listing points to hardware plans for 'whole new gaming experiences'

Yes, there are employees at Valve right now who are working on some form of gaming hardware. What that gaming hardware is, however, remains to be seen. A job listing discovered by Engadget this week offers more clues as to what that hardware could be, specifically pointing to job skills like...

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Rumor: Valve working on 'Steam Box' console standard with customizable controller, biometrics

Valve has already revolutionized PC gaming distribution with its industry-leading Steam platform, and now it has its sights set on bringing that same level of innovation to your living room, according to a report from The Verge. Valve is said to be working on hardware and software specifications...

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