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Overwatch Alienware Monthly Melee gets big prize pool boost

Alienware has announced that the prize pool for its Overwatch Monthly Melee events will now be $10,000.  Previously the monthly competitions only offered up $5,000 per month, meaning top teams would often skip the competition. It is hoped that with the new amount of money all the top teams that …

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Valve opens pre-orders for Steam Machines, Steam Link a GAME exclusive in the UK

Valve’s long awaited answer to the living room PC, the Steam Machines, are now open for pre-orders. The Alienware Steam Machine will be available in the US at GameStop and through Steam itself, as well as the Steam Link streaming box and the Steam Controller. Those who opt to pre-purchase …

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Dell’s Steam Machine becomes Alienware Alpha ‘console’

What was initially meant to be one of the first Steam Machines will now be shipped with Windows installed and with an Xbox 360 controller. Dell’s Alienware Alpha will be released in the UK this November with prices starting at 429. Steam still features big in a device Alienware is …

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Alienware to launch Steam Box minus Valve OS

SteamOS has been dropped from Alienware’s upcoming mini gaming PC range in favour of Windows. The Steam Box will launch at the end of this year with a $550 price tag. But absent from the device are both the Steam OS and controller. Alienware will instead ship its offering with …

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Steam Machine business ‘will be challenging’ says Alienware

Valve’s Steam Machines will be the least profitable hardware Alienware has sold in its history, the gaming PC manufacturer has said. It’s going to be very challenging," general manager of Alienware Frank Azor toldWall Street Journal. "This will absolutely be the least profitable system we ever sell.” Some sellers are …

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The Steam age: Why Valve’s new computers matter

PC GAMING WEEK: Valve has been transforming the PC gaming marketplace. While the firm hasn’t been making – or at least releasing – third installments in its highly popular game franchises, it has been busy taking over PC retail with its Steam store. In October 2013 it was estimated that …

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Alienware Steam Machine CAN be upgraded, but it won’t be easy

There won’t be hardware or software lock preventing the upgrading of Alienware’s Steam Machine. That’s not to say, however, that doing so is going to be either easy or recommended. "Enabling customers the opportunity to upgrade components has been a core tenet for Alienware since the company was founded, and …

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Alienware Steam Machines are un-upgradable, will be released annually

Alienware has announced its plans to launch Steam Machines every year, in order to mimic the lifecycles of consoles. Alienware GM Frank Azor confirmed the plans toTrustedReviews, commenting that, like the consoles produced by Sony and Microsoft, the hardware of Alienware’s Steam Machines would be locked. Gamers wanting to play …

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Alienware to release new Steam Machines every year and they can’t be upgraded

If you thought buying a Steam Machine would take away the hassles of PC upgrades and quickly outdated hardware, Alienware has some news for you. One of the 14 manufacturers revealed by Valve at CES 2014 to be working on Steam Machines, Alienware has told Trusted Reviews that it plans …

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Alienware’s Steam Machine amongst 13 confirmed devices

13 of the upcoming Steam Machines have at last been detailed, including one from gaming PC specialist Alienware. Alienware’s device is apparently a result of a four-year collaboration with Valve and is designed to combine the ease of a console with the freedom of a PC”. "We have been working …

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