Valve today announced the release of a free program for measuring the performance potential of your system for SteamVR to see if your system can handle the number of emerging VR products. Unfortunately, for now at least, the test is Windows-only.
Alongside today's SteamOS Brewmaster update adding the NVIDIA Vulkan driver, Valve has put out an interesting Steam client beta update.
SteamOS 2.0 "Brewmaster" saw a new update today.
Valve released a rather interesting Steam client beta update yesterday with a number of improvements.
The Steam Survey has been updated with results for January 2016.
It was just one week ago writing about Steam on Linux having 1,800 native games available and today the 1,900 threshold was crossed! As of writing this article there's been 1,913 native Linux games available.
Earlier this month Valve released the Steam Link SDK for opening up this Linux-powered $50 device with Qt, SDL, and OpenGL ES support.While the Steam Link is a device intended for streaming Steam games to your television, one of the interesting ports so far with this SDK is aiming to get the Kodi HTPC software running on the Link.
This morning marks 1,800 Linux-native games being available via Valve's Steam service.
Two years ago at this time all of the excitement was building up around Valve's VOGL OpenGL debugger. While the VOGL source code hasn't even been public for two years yet, there hasn't been any new public activity to report on with the debugger in over a half-year.
For those that haven't been following the SteamOS 2.0 "Brewmaster" updates, it's been a rather exciting 2016 so far.
Valve has finally released the SDK for their Steam Link device that began shipping late last year for playing Steam games on any TV in a house as long as there is a computer running Steam on your network.
Valve today rolled out some nice updates for gamers of Team Fortress 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, including Linux-specific improvements.
The Steam Survey results for December 2015 are now available and the reported Linux use remains below 1%.
Steam has had a very rough day with first being hit by a DDoS attack and then a major security hole.
Now through 4 January is the "Steam Winter Sale" with discounts on thousands of games.
Just in time for those planning to do some holiday gaming next week, Valve has released a major update to the popular free-to-play Team Fortress 2 game.
While many gamers have been looking forward to the HTC Vive as the VR device developed in cooperation with Valve, there still is more time to go until the retail units ship.
While Steam Machines began shipping a few weeks ago, so far it hasn't made much of a dent into Steam's Windows market-share.
If you missed out on the massive Steam Machine game sale earlier this month, Valve is running some more sales this week in time for some holiday shopping.
High-end PC maker Falcon Northwest has decided against rolling out any Steam Machines this year powered by Valve's Debian-based SteamOS, due to problems with the operating system.
With today being the date of the Steam Machines official launch along with the Steam Controller and Steam Link, Valve is running a big promotion of Steam Machines capable games.
60% of the Phoronix readers that participated in our weekend survey feel that SteamOS / Steam Machines will lead to a significantly greater market-share for Linux.
It's now been three years since Valve rolled out the Steam Linux beta.
Valve has pushed out a very exciting update to SteamOS 2 "Brewmaster" that provides some significant updates!
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.
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.
SteamDB has revealed some new references to Half-Life 3 content within today's Dota 2 game update.
Valve has updated SteamOS Brewmaster to use Debian 8.2 and with that also comes a Linux kernel update.
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.
While more games continue to be ported over to Linux and offered on Steam, the overall Linux gaming market-share remains under 1%.
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