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Valve reveals Steam Box prototype specs

Since Valve’s latest round of announcements, the biggest questions left unanswered involved the prototype Steam Box itself. Fortunately, earlier today the company revealed detailsĀ for the machine that 300 lucky testers will receive later this year. GPU: some units with NVidia Titan, some GTX780, some GTX760, and some GTX660 CPU: some boxes with Intel i7-4770, some […]Read More


Xi3’s Piston releases November 29

Back in January, a little company called Xi3 announced a partnership with Valve for this small-form Piston PC. It was the original Steam Box, way back before all this Steam OS and Steam Machines hullabaloo. Since Valve severed ties with the company back in March, Xi3’s Piston has been the subject of much scrutiny. Well, […]Read More


Valve severs ties with Xi3

Yesterday, I took to this site to write about Xi3’s Piston, that almost Steam Box everyone is hyped (or not hyped) about. Well, it looks like Valve has severed ties with the company. In a statement issued to Eurogamer by Doug Lombardi, Valve had at one time been in cahoots with Xi3, the extent of […]Read More


Steam Big Picture Mode released to the masses

Remember all the talk of a so-called Steam Box that would be Valve’s answer to the game console? Well, don’t hold your breath for that. But in the meantime, Big Picture Mode just got a public release, and thatĀ kinda turns your PC into a console! For those that don’t recall, Big Picture Mode gives Steam […]Read More