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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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Paradox pledges support for PS4, Xbox One

Notable strategy and RPG publisher Paradox Interactive aims to branch out from its PC roots, pledging to bring games based on existing and new brands” to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Shacknews reports on company CEO Fred Wester’s declaration of support for the recently launched next-gen consoles. "You can be …

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Valve to ship beta Steam Machines this week, SteamOS also available

300 beta testers will get their hands on the Valve-produced Steam Box and its new touch-based controller. Valve has announced up to 300 selected Steam Machine beta testers will be notified at 2pm PDT today and will receive the devices later this week. The living room PCs will ship this …

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iBuyPower releases pictures of its first Steam Box

The picture to your right shows what will soon become one of the first commercially available Steam Boxes. It’s made by iBuyPower, which has told The Verge that it hopes to have the device on the market in 2014. It currently runs an early version of Steam OS and, to …

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No killer app for SteamOS, says Valve

Studio says it will not be making SteamOS exclusive games. Valve’s designer Greg Coomer confirmed in an interview with IGN that the developer would not be making an exclusive killer app for SteamOS”. Coomer went on to state that such a practice would be against Valve’s philosophy and the studio …

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Valve’s plans for living room domination: Do we really need another box?

Valve has become used to suceeding at pretty much every endeavour it undertakes. From trading cards to Steam workshop to Big Picture, we’ve lapped up everything they’ve thrown at us. Over the past month, however, Valve made three announcements regarding its move into the realm of game consoles – the …

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Piston Console launches next month

Hardware maker Xi3’s Piston Console will launch next month on Black Friday. The gaming PC will cost $999 and is described as the "first step” in what Xi3 believes will be a transformative technology revolution for the Living Room." That said, Xi3 founder Jason Sullivan has refused to spill the …

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