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Planned for release next week, on 23 January, is "The Cave" game and there will be a native Linux port when it debuts on Valve's Steam platform.
16 January 2013 - The Cave - 11 Comments
Valve's Gabe Newell has confirmed their Steam Box will be Linux-based and will be open for its users and not a locked-down piece of hardware.
8 January 2013 - Valve Confirmation - 68 Comments
Making the rounds today is word that Xi3 and Valve have partnered up. Xi3 is a computer hardware manufacturer known for making small PCs and now in conjunction with Valve they are working on a "Steam Box" that's codenamed Piston.
8 January 2013 - Valve Linux - 35 Comments
Valve has released their December Steam statistics that show initial data on Linux client usage.
5 January 2013 - Valve - 70 Comments
As said a few times already, this year will be marked by the release of a Linux-based Steam hardware gaming console out of Valve.
1 January 2013 - Valve Linux Steam - 58 Comments
With the initial roll-out of the Steam Linux client being a success while primarily focusing upon supporting the Ubuntu distribution, Valve is now looking at improving the Steam support on non-Ubuntu Linux distributions.
28 December 2012 - Valve - 36 Comments
Valve has announced that their Steam Linux client is now available to all Linux gamers. It's open beta period now and just in time for the holidays.
19 December 2012 - Steam Linux - 31 Comments
Valve will allow many more Linux gamers to participate in the Steam Linux client beta testing at the start of next week.
13 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 29 Comments
The Video Game Awards happened on Friday night in California. During the event, Gabe Newell of Valve commented a bit more on their next-generation console / living room PC plans. To no surprise, Linux plays a big role.
9 December 2012 - Valve Console - 75 Comments
I am now cleared to begin publishing Linux graphics benchmarks of Valve's Source Engine games on Linux plus other performance-related information from the Steam Linux client.
8 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 9 Comments
In time for those who plan to spend their weekend playing games natively on Linux, Valve Software has expanded their Linux beta program.
7 December 2012 - Valve Linux - 29 Comments
Here's some interesting comments from Ryan "Icculus" Gordon about the latest state of Linux gaming and what's ahead.
1 December 2012 - Interview - 10 Comments
With November coming to a close, here's some statistics on the most popular content on Phoronix this month.
30 November 2012 - Phoronix Statistics - 11 Comments
Intel has tagged their quarterly driver package for their customers looking towards the best open-source Intel graphics experience on the Linux desktop.
27 November 2012 - New Package - 4 Comments
Prior to going on their Thanksgiving holiday, Valve's Linux cabal opened up the Steam Linux Beta program to an additional five-thousand applicants.
22 November 2012 - Steam Linux Beta - 32 Comments
In part due to Steam now being available on Linux, Egosoft wants to hire a Linux game developer to continue bringing their X3 games to the penguin platform.
18 November 2012 - Egosoft - 62 Comments
Valve is adding more individuals to its select group of beta participants on a regular basis. So far things are going well for the Valve Linux beta.
17 November 2012 - Valve Linux - 8 Comments
Valve's initial roll-out of their Steam client for Linux is all centered around Ubuntu. With Ubuntu having the largest market-share on the Linux desktop, Valve is focusing upon proper Ubuntu support as their first priority. In the days that the Ubuntu/Debian package has been available of the Steam Linux Beta, it's already been reported to work on other Linux distributions. Some Linux distributions have also begun to package the Steam Linux binary for their own platforms, but now there's some concerns about doing this, at least from the Arch Linux camp.
15 November 2012 - Concerns - 37 Comments
Valve is working on a new game engine following in the success of their widely-popular Source Engine that is now running nicely on Linux.
12 November 2012 - Confirmation - 14 Comments
Finally... After talking much about Steam on Linux at Phoronix over the years and many people that have doubted the earlier Phoronix exclusives, Valve is rolling out the Steam Linux Beta today!
6 November 2012 - Valve - 144 Comments
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