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Steam controller redesigned to include a thumbstick

New images show a re-designed Steam controller - which shifts back a gear from the radical design and adds a slightly more conventional thumbstick. We've known that Valve has been working on the Steam Machine for some time now - its the PC gaming Kings' attempt to break away from the desktop and enter the…

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James O'MalleySteam controller redesigned to include a thumbstick

Alienware X51 gaming PC now available with Ubuntu Linux OS: A third-party Steam Box?

Alienware, one of the world's leading gaming PC hardware manufacturers, has revealed a new variant of its Alienware X51 gaming PCs that comes complete with Canonical's Ubuntu Linux operating system. Designed for the living room through its small form-factor, with…

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Gerald LynchAlienware X51 gaming PC now available with Ubuntu Linux OS: A third-party Steam Box?

Third-party Xi3 Piston "Steam Box" console gets $1,000 price tag, but will it be worth it?

The Xi3 Piston console, first spotted at CES 2013 and supported by Valve as the first of many third-party "Steam Box" consoles, will start at $1,000 (roughly £670). Aiming for a delivery window of "2013 holiday season", those who pre-order…

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Gerald LynchThird-party Xi3 Piston "Steam Box" console gets $1,000 price tag, but will it be worth it?

CES 2013: Day two round-up – Razer Edge, ZTE Grand S and more!

Day two of the world's biggest technology show *in the world* is in full swing and while all the big boys have had their fun with giant press conferences, our attentions turn to the smaller guys in town. Today's most…

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Gerald LynchCES 2013: Day two round-up – Razer Edge, ZTE Grand S and more!

CES 2013: Day one round-up – Valve's Steam Box, Samsung's UN85S9 4K TV and more!

CES 2013 has officially opened its doors! Things got off to a good start with the exciting announcement of Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 800 mobile processors, looking set to herald in a new age of smartphone greatness, while both Sony and…

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Gerald LynchCES 2013: Day one round-up – Valve's Steam Box, Samsung's UN85S9 4K TV and more!

CES 2013: Is Valve's Steam Box hiding in plain view as the Xi3 "Piston"?

Valve, the brains behind the Hal-Life and Portal gaming series and the Steam PC game download store, have long been rumoured to be preparing to enter gaming hardware market, with the whispers growing much louder by the end of 2012….

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Gerald LynchCES 2013: Is Valve's Steam Box hiding in plain view as the Xi3 "Piston"?