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Valve has issued a call for help to OpenGL game developers, or really anyone who can provide some interesting OpenGL traces, to help test their new tracer/debugger software for Linux.
17 January 2014 - OpenGL Traces - 1 Comment
As a follow-up to Steam Dev Days Is Off To A Great Start, Valve's new OpenGL debugger is looking great! Here's some more details.
16 January 2014 - VOGL Debugger - 18 Comments
Kicked off this morning in Seattle was Valve's first Steam Dev Days conference where they were pushing their Steam Machines and Linux-based SteamOS agenda, OpenGL/Linux gaming, VR, and other hot topics.
15 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 25 Comments
Valve released an updated version of SteamOS yesterday with various improvements including but not limited to reduced GPU/CPU usage and Debian updates.
14 January 2014 - Valve SteamOS 01/13/2014 - 2 Comments
Built into the latest version of the Steam client is Valve's beta support for VR devices like the Oculus Rift.
14 January 2014 - Steam VR - 1 Comment
Valve's first Steam/gaming development conference that will also push along Linux gaming and SteamOS / Steam Machines is in just a few days time.
12 January 2014 - Steam Dev Days - 14 Comments
For those AMD Radeon customers disappointed by the buggy and poor performance of the Catalyst Linux graphics driver with Steam games, Valve has released a preview driver via their SteamOS repository. This AMD Catalyst preview driver for Linux hasn't been made available elsewhere.
8 January 2014 - SteamOS - 64 Comments
Valve has announced their first 12 partners that intend to bring Steam Machines to the marketplace this year.
6 January 2014 - Valve Steam Machines - 8 Comments
At the start of every month one of our rituals is always checking in on Valve's Steam Software/Hardware Survey to see their Linux statistics for the month prior. Let's see how Steam Linux usage was in December with the arrival of SteamOS...
1 January 2014 - Steam Linux Usage - 64 Comments
While ardent Linux gamers have likely already heard and own a copy, for those that didn't hear yet Valve's latest kindness, the Linux-friendly entertainment company is giving away their very popular Left 4 Dead 2 game today and tomorrow as a Christmas present to gamers.
25 December 2013 - Left 4 Dead 2 - 25 Comments
Just one week after doing the first public beta release of SteamOS, Valve Software has released the second beta public ISO image. This new release has various package updates and fixes, including graphics driver work.
21 December 2013 - SteamOS Update - 12 Comments
The Gentoo-based Sabayon Linux distribution is out with a new release, 14.01. This Sabayon release makes it easier to use Steam Big Picture Mode for Linux gaming if you're not after SteamOS.
21 December 2013 - Sabayon Linux - 5 Comments
Valve added the Steamworks API support yesterday for handling their new Steam Machines controller inside new games.
18 December 2013 - API Support - 9 Comments
Valve's initial Steam Controller prototype for use with the Steam Machines Linux-based game console will also work "out of the box" on other Linux distributions.
14 December 2013 - Steam Controller - 17 Comments
If all goes according to plan, Valve will be making publicly available their Linux-based SteamOS platform in a matter of hours.
13 December 2013 - SteamOS - 15 Comments
Valve has just revealed their first 300 beta units of Steam Machines and their Steam Controllers are shipping this week, Friday the 13th. Also available at this time will be the first public SteamOS images!
11 December 2013 - SteamOS, Steam Machines - 24 Comments
Another open-source game has been "Greenlit" via Steam that does support Linux and seems to have quite a following in the Japanese community.
4 December 2013 - Narcissu - 10 Comments
Valve's love for Linux continues... Their latest sign of the game company's compassion for the open-source operating system is by joining the Linux Foundation.
4 December 2013 - Valve On Linux - 47 Comments
Valve pushed out a Steam client update for all platforms this week and includes a number of Linux improvements and more work on their Big Picture mode ahead of the public SteamOS debut next month.
4 December 2013 - Valve Steam Linux - 13 Comments
With the start of a new month comes some new numbers out of Valve as part of their Steam hardware/software survey.
2 December 2013 - Steam Linux Use - 66 Comments
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