Valve Steam Machine Consoles CES 2014

Meet Valve’s lucky 13 Steam Machine consoles

By on January 7, 2014 at 6:10 AM.

Meet Valve’s lucky 13 Steam Machine consoles

Valve on Monday announced its Steam Machine partners at CES 2014, and the list includes thirteen companies that want to build Steam Machine consoles based on the company’s platform, Engadget reports. Alienware, Alternate, CyberPower, Digital Storm, Gigabyte, iBuyPower, Falcon Northwest, Materiel.net, Next, Origin, Scan Computers, Webhallen and Zotac have all Steam Machine prototypes priced anywhere between $500 to $6,000, offering specs that can rival and even surpass the newly released Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (details after the break). More →

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Steam Machine Specs

Video: Steam Machine beta unboxing, gameplay, teardown and specs

By on December 16, 2013 at 7:43 AM.

Video: Steam Machine beta unboxing, gameplay, teardown and specs

Valve on Friday shipped Steam Machine beta units to 300 lucky developers, with some of them already posting details – including image galleries and hands-on videos – about the new console in town. In addition to listing specs for the test console, some developers posted on YouTube unboxing, gameplay and teardown videos for the first Steam Machine unit. More →

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Steam Machines Release Date Beta

Steam Machine betas to start shipping December 13th

By on December 11, 2013 at 6:15 PM.

Steam Machine betas to start shipping December 13th

This Friday, Valve will begin shipping its official Steam Machines and Steam Controllers to the 300 lucky people who made it into the beta. The Linux-based game console was first announced in September along with SteamOS, an operating system tailor-made for the device, and the Steam Controller, a brand new input method that could close the divide between a console controller and a keyboard. More →

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iBuyPower Steam Machine

iBuyPower kicks off first wave of third-party Steam Machine consoles

By on November 26, 2013 at 11:00 PM.

iBuyPower kicks off first wave of third-party Steam Machine consoles

Valve is not going to be the only maker of Steam Machines and iBuyPower has become the first company to come up with Steam Machines prototypes of its own. The company told Engadget it plans to launch its Steam Machines at some point in 2014, although an actual roll out plan has not been shared with the publication. More →

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