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With Steam Machines and SteamOS just around the corner, Valve released a big update this week to their Steam client.
8 October 2013 - SteamOS - 5 Comments
Last week it was made public that the Linux-based SteamOS-powered Steam Machines console will use Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs in the living room prototypes shipping this calendar year. Now there's a bit more on Valve's relationship with NVIDIA.
7 October 2013 - SteamOS - 39 Comments
After last week announcing Steam Machines as the Valve-backed Steam "living room consoles" (a.k.a. Steam Box) powered by the Linux SteamOS, today Valve has released the prototype hardware details that they will be shipping to 300 beta testers.
4 October 2013 - Steam Machines - 116 Comments
Of the newest game releases on Steam, around 20% of them are supporting Linux from the start, but that will certainly rise.
4 October 2013 - To Increase - 25 Comments
Valve just revealed its third announcement of the week! After announcing the Linux-based SteamOS, then the SteamOS-powered Steam Machines game console, the Bellevue-based company just unveiled their own controller / gamepad!
27 September 2013 - Valve Announcement - 58 Comments
After Valve announced SteamOS on Monday as their highly-optimized Linux distribution for gaming, today they announced the first "Steam Machine", a.k.a. their SteamOS-powered console for the living room.
25 September 2013 - Steam Machines - 60 Comments
As most Phoronix readers are now aware, the first countdown timer is now complete for Valve's SteamBox-related news. The first drop was about SteamOS, their own Linux distribution that's highly optimized for gaming.
24 September 2013 - SteamOS Linux - 101 Comments
Valve has launched a new part of the website where they have initiated a countdown timer for "The Steam Universe is Expanding in 2014."
20 September 2013 - Valve Site - 47 Comments
For those that didn't yet watch Gabe Newell's talk about Linux gaming, at the end of the presentation he notes next week will be more information from Valve about their plans to bring Linux into the living room.
16 September 2013 - SteamBox - 16 Comments
Gabe Newell was one of the prominent speakers today during the first day of LinuxCon in New Orleans. Here's an upload of his presentation where he's trumpeting the benefits of Linux for servers and gaming. Gabe believes, "Linux is the future of gaming."
16 September 2013 - Gabe Newell Keynote - 26 Comments
Valve has updated their Steam Hardware Survey that also provides statistics on used Windows/OSX/Linux versions for this digital game distribution client. It appears that the Steam Linux usage during August dropped and the overall Linux count is below 1%.
3 September 2013 - Linux Steam Usage - 123 Comments
The Natural Selection 2 game has surfaced on the Steam for Linux library.
24 August 2013 - Natural Selection 2 - 22 Comments
Just over a week since Dota 2 test builds for Linux were available in beta form, Valve has officially released Dota 2 for Linux in time for any weekend gameplay.
19 July 2013 - Dota 2 On Linux - 10 Comments
Recently I wrote about RAD Game Tools looking for Linux developers with experience working on debuggers. In particular, RAD has been eyeing LLVM's LLDB debugger. Mike Sartain of Valve Software has now written about why LLDB currently comes up short on Linux.
10 July 2013 - Plus RAD Game Tools
Valve's Dota 2 game will soon be released for Linux gamers. Dota 2 is the sequel to Defense of the Ancients and under Windows has proven to be a highly popular title, which is now being tested on Linux.
10 July 2013 - Dota 2 - 42 Comments
Valve has added support for Steam to support 64-bit Linux game titles.
9 July 2013 - 64-bit Linux Gaming - 20 Comments
Since Valve's Linux gaming announcements last year, many game modders have been looking for Source SDK to be supported under Linux. Valve today released Source SDK 2013 and it now supports Linux as well as OS X.
26 June 2013 - Source SDK - 17 Comments
Portal's been in beta on Linux since early May, but today Valve Software has finally moved this popular Source Engine game out of beta on Steam for Linux.
25 June 2013 - Portal - 9 Comments
Valve has updated their Steam Hardware Survey results to reflect usage statistics by their gamer customer base as of May.
1 June 2013 - Valve Hardware Survey - 66 Comments
Gabe Newell, the well-known leader of Valve Software, will be keynoting this year's Linux Foundation LinuxCon event.
9 May 2013 - LinuxCon
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