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Valve News Archives

Valve Doing Their Own Linux/Hardware Conference

In promoting their Linux-based SteamOS and forthcoming Steam Machines and Steam controller/input devices, Valve will be running their own "Steam Developer Days" conference that will focus on game development around Steam, their hardware devices, and Linux / OpenGL.
11 October 2013 - Valve Steam Developer Days - 6 Comments

Valve Will Release Steam Machines With Radeon GPUs

While the Steam Machines prototype consoles are running with Intel CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs, Valve has said in 2014 they will release some Steam Machines that are powered by AMD Radeon graphics.
10 October 2013 - Steam Machines In 2014 - 37 Comments

Valve Works On Polishing Steam's Big Picture Mode

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

NVIDIA & Valve Work Together On SteamOS

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

Steam Machines Prototypes: Intel CPU, NVIDIA GPU

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

About 20% Of New Titles On Steam Support Linux

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 Announces Its Open Steam GamePad / Controller

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

Valve Announces "Steam Machines"

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

What's Your Hopes From Valve's SteamOS?

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 Launches Countdown For SteamBox News

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

Valve Linux-Based SteamBox Details Coming Next Week

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

Valve's Gabe Newell Talks Up Linux For Gaming

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

Steam Linux Usage Drops During August

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

Natural Selection 2 Appears On Steam For Linux

The Natural Selection 2 game has surfaced on the Steam for Linux library.
24 August 2013 - Natural Selection 2 - 22 Comments

Valve's Dota 2 Now Officially Available For Linux

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

Why Valve Is Working On LLDB Debugger For Linux

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 Is Coming Soon To Linux

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

Steam Adds Support For 64-bit Linux Games

Valve has added support for Steam to support 64-bit Linux game titles.
9 July 2013 - 64-bit Linux Gaming - 20 Comments

Valve's Source SDK 2013 Supports Linux For Mods

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

Valve's Portal Leaves Beta On Steam For Linux

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

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