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A Massive SteamOS Graphics Card Comparison Is Coming

With Steam Machines shipping next month and more gamers potentially giving SteamOS a shot on their system or custom-built living room PC, a large AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics comparison with SteamOS 2.0 "Brewmaster" is in the works. Here's the details.

21 October 2015 - SteamOS Drivers+GPUs - 13 Comments
Using Valve's Steam Controller On Ubuntu Linux

Valve's Steam Controller has begun shipping to those who pre-ordered the device earlier this year. Phoronix reader Thomas Frech (a.k.a. Qaridarium) has shared some of his thoughts about using the controller for some Linux gaming on Ubuntu.

18 October 2015 - Valve Steam Controller - 33 Comments
Some Steam Controller Pre-Orders Started Shipping

While Valve's Steam Controller isn't expected to formally launch until 10 November, at least some of those who pre-ordered this gaming controller early are now reportedly set to receive their device any day now.

2 October 2015 - Steam Controllers - 11 Comments
Dota 2 Reborn Powered By Source 2 Is Now Available!

Since last week we've been eagerly looking forward to Valve releasing Dota 2 Reborn in beta as their first Source 2 Engine game. Today that's become a reality! The first Source 2 Engine title is out and available for Steam Linux gamers.

17 June 2015 - Dota 2 Reborn - 39 Comments
Steam Linux Usage Drops Lower... Below 0.9%

Last month Steam Linux usage dropped below 1.0% during April, which was the lowest point we've seen it in some time with the monthly OS average attributing Linux to a 1.0~1.6% average. However, the May numbers are out and the Steam Linux usage has declined even further.

2 June 2015 - 0.88% - 65 Comments

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