Articles Tagged with Steam

Steam Machine Sales Could Drive Prices To $0 Free Gaming?

Steam Machine Sales Could Drive Prices To $0 Free Gaming?

Could Steam machine sales drive the price of video games down all the way to $0 based upon free to play games? In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Steam machine is essentially a Linux-powered gaming PC intended to compete in the console gaming market against the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Nvidia claims… Read more »

SteamOS, Steam Box Compared With Xbox One, PlayStation 4 For PC Gaming

SteamOS, Steam Box Compared With Xbox One, PlayStation 4 For PC Gaming

SteamBox and SteamOS by Valve software are being prepped to compete with the Xbox One and PlayStation by revitalizing PC gaming. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U hardware design by AMD should make porting games to the PC platform a snap in comparison to previous years. Even… Read more »

PlayStation 4, Xbox One Game Sharing To Follow Steam Family Sharing?

PlayStation 4, Xbox One Game Sharing To Follow Steam Family Sharing

Will PlayStation 4 and Xbox One game sharing follow the lead of Steam Family Sharing? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Microsoft is marketing the Xbox One with Major Nelson hitting the road. Marketing for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 has had the two consoles duking it out all summer. Some people have taken… Read more »

Razer Edge Gaming Tablet Comes Equipped With Steam

Razer Edge Gaming Tablet Comes Equipped With Steam [Razer Edge]

The Razer Edge gaming tablet is coming with Valve’s steam software already loaded. The tablet that has already been billed as a full fledged gaming computer took a big step towards legitimacy with this particular detail. This gaming tablet was first introduced at the 2013 CES, and, since that introduction, people have been trying to… Read more »

Xi3 Reponds To Valve Comments About Piston

Xi3 responds to Valve

Xi3 has responded to comments about their new Piston PC gaming device that Valve made yesterday. Valve, the company that owns and operates Steam, issued a statement on Tuesday which made it clear that they no longer had any involvement with the Piston. Whether the leaders at Xi3 felt that their company was being unfairly… Read more »

Piston Steam Box Launching This Holiday Season

Piston steam box launching wiht $1,000 price tag

The Piston Steam Box is now officially available for order. Xi3′s answer to the gaming console was officially announced back in January, but now the device has a price tag and a launch date. The Piston is the first PC that is specially engineered to allow you to play video games on your television. Valve,… Read more »

Piston Steam Box From Valve And Xi3 Brings PC Gaming To The Living Room

Piston Steam Box From Valve And Xi3 Brings PC Gaming To The Living Room

The “Piston” Steam Box from Valve Software and hardware manufacturer intends to bring PC gaming to the living room. Valve’s Steam software is the largest digital distribution platform for gaming in the world, boasting over 50 million users. The idea that Valve would create their own gaming console platform has long been rumored, and now… Read more »

‘BioShock Infinite’ Won’t Use Games For Windows Live, SecuROM

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The first two BioShock games received PC ports that were, at best, unremarkable. At their worst, they were downright broken and/or lacking in essential features. Fortunately, 2K and developer Irrational Games don’t plan on allowing that to happen again with BioShock Infinite. In a recent “Ask Me Anything” thread on Reddit, lead developer Ken Levine… Read more »

‘The War Z’ Steam Launch Met With Controversy

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The War Z managed to climb atop the Steam sales charts after it was released on the platform yesterday, but it wasn’t before long that developer Hammerpoint Interactive was on the receiving end of accusations of fraud, false advertising, and blatant money-grabbing. In a post on Reddit, one gamer called Hammerpoint out on the list… Read more »

Steam Kicks Off Halloween Sale, Lasts Until October 31

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Valve has been known to put together a sale or two around the holiday season, and this year is no different. This week, the company kicked off a Halloween-themed sale over on Steam with a selection of titles intended to give you a scare — or at least remind you that Halloween is upon us…. Read more »

Valve Job Listing Hints At Hardware Development

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Earlier on in the year, there was talk that Valve was considering getting into the console business with a sort of “Steam Box.” Unfortunately, that turned out to be false, but, going by a new job listing, it looks like Valve is up to something. In the listing, Valve flat-out says that it’s looking into… Read more »

Release Of Hero Academy Delayed On Steam

Popular Strategy Game Hero Academy Delayed

The release of the popular strategy game, Hero Academy, has been delayed on Steam. The game, which was originally scheduled for an August 8, 2012 debut, will be relaunched on August 16, 2012. The delay was caused by a last minute bug that was only affecting a small percentage of players but the developer, Robot… Read more »