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Valve’s Second Hardware Announcement Is The Futuristic Tactile Steam Controller

Nobody expected that, but Valve’s most exciting announcement of the week might be a game controller. The Steam controller is a futuristic touch-enabled gamepad with a small screen sitting right

Valve To Launch A Prototype Steam Box And Multiple Steam Machines In 2014

Following the announcement of SteamOS, Valve just unveiled the long-anticipated Steam Box — sort of. Instead of releasing a Valve-branded Steam Box, the company will actually work with multiple

Valve Introduces SteamOS, A Linux-Based Platform To Bring Steam To Your Living Room

Valve just announced the first part of its living room strategy with <a target="_blank" href="http://store.steampowered.com/livingroom/SteamOS/">SteamOS</a>, a free Linux-based operating system that t

Valve CEO Gabe Newell Says Linux Is The Future Of Gaming, Hints At SteamBox Announcement

In his keynote today at Linuxcon, <a target="_blank" href="http://valvesoftware.com">Valve</a> CEO and Founder Gabe Newell said Linux is the future of gaming and hinted about the announcement next wee

What Games Are: The March Of The Muggles

It's easy to consign tablet and mobile gaming to the lamestream and feel that there's a detente between that and the more core gaming platforms. However this is both shortsighted and naive. There's a

Steam Gauge Gauges The Size/Price Of Your Steam

The value of my Steam account is $492.65, and the sum of it requires 155.02 GB of space storage space. Awesome. And my Dad said I would never do anything worthwhile. <a target="_blank" href="http:/

Xi3 Says While Piston May Not Be An ‘Official’ Steam Box, It Could Be Better Than One

The Xi3 Piston opened for pre-orders on Monday, and seemed to be the first of many Steam Box type devices powered by Valve’s online gaming store and service. But Valve quickly came out and said

Age Of Empires II HD Is Coming To Steam, And We’re “Reeeaady”

Gaming isn’t quite cyclical, thought it would seem that the big trend this winter is to remake old-school games from the 90’s for newer platforms. EA just released a brand new version of a

Valve’s Steam Box Prototypes Are Being Prepped For Player Testing In “Three To Four Months”

As it turns out, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell gets awfully chatty when he attends award ceremonies. His appearance at the (generally awful) Spike TV Video Game Awards got him ruminating about the <a h

Gabe Newell Foresees A Slew Of Living Room Gaming PCs (Including One From Valve?) In 2013

I don’t normally expect much to come out of Spike TV’s annual Video Game Awards, but<a target="_blank" href="http://kotaku.com/5966860/gabe-newell-living-room-pcs-will-compete-with-next+gen-consol

Steam Starts Selling Windows Apps Just Before Windows Store Launch

As <a target="_blank" href="http://www.joystiq.com/2012/08/08/valve-launching-creativity-software-on-steam-this-september/">anticipated</a> in August, digital game seller Steam is now offering Windows

Steam Mobile Apps Graduate From Beta, Now Open To All Gamers

I know I say this a lot, but man that was fast. Valve's new pair of<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/26/steam-takes-first-steps-into-mobile-with-ios-and-android-apps/"> Steam mobile apps </

Steam Takes First Steps Into Mobile With iOS And Android Apps

As a gamer with admittedly poor impulse control, the <a href="http://store.steampowered.com/mobile">newly-released Steam app </a>for iOS and Android has me very worried. On the one hand, it seems like

PSA: Steam Hacked, User Info May Be Stolen, But Personal Data Safe

Valve CEO Gabe Newell has contacted all users of the Steam game distribution platform to let them know that the company has suffered a security breach. The hack was originally thought to be limited to

GameFly, Inc To Launch Windows/Mac Digital Distribution Gaming Storefront This Holiday Season

GameFly just made the first step towards a future void of physical media with the pre-announcement of an upcoming digital gaming distribution platform. The announcement is missing any real details, in

EA Begins To Pull Steam Availability, Push Origin Exclusives

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/c22.jpg" />If you were hoping to pick up a copy of <em>Crysis 2</em> on Steam, you're out of luck. The game is no longer available on Val

Say Hello To EA's New Online Direct-To-Consumer Gaming Platform 'Origin'

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/origin.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/electronicarts">Electronic Arts</a> is today <a href="http://w

Steam's The Real Deal For PS3 Portal 2

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/p2ps3valve.jpg" /><i>Attention!</i> <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/valve/">Valve</a> has announced exactly how <a HREF="http://ww

Video Recording En Route To Steam?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/steamvideo.jpg" />It looks like <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/steam/">Steam</a> users will soon be able to record in-game video

About Time: NPD Plans To Track Digital Game Sales Data

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/npdsteam.jpg" />The NPD Group, the organization that tracks sales data for the video game industry in North America, says that it plans t
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