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%.
Statistics published by Valve show Steam's Linux usage still at under 1%.
Valve engineers have decided that they will not support system suspend/resume on SteamOS... Why? Because it's poor under Linux.
While all of the initial Steam Machines use Intel CPUs with NVIDIA graphics, a portable Steam Machine gaming device that hopes to ship next year and run SteamOS will be using AMD graphics.
In the comments to this morning's article about the Steam Linux survey numbers for last month it was pointed out that as of last week there is a Linux-exclusive title currently on Steam.
The July 2015 Steam Survey results are now available! Back in June the Steam Linux usage was falling further but how did Linux gaming perform in July?
Earlier today Valve announced a weekend sale for SteamOS games.
With new games seeming to come over to Linux every day courtesy of Steam -- such as this week's Star Wars port -- we're now well past 1,300 games available for SteamOS/Linux.
Brewmaster is Valve's codename for the next version of SteamOS currently available in a preview state. SteamOS Brewmaster is based on Debian 8.1 stable.
It's been revealed that for Alienware's Windows-based SteamMachine-like boxes that their default UI will be a customized user experience built atop the Kodi (formerly XBMC) multimedia software.
Just days after pushing out Dota 2 Reborn for Linux gamers, Valve has released a massive update to this Source Engine 2 game and it includes some driver/rendering fixes.
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.
By this time next week, Valve's first Source 2 Engine game should be available in open beta.
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