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It's another step towards Xbox assuming Microsoft's all-encompassing entertainment brand, but don't expect this to open the achievement point floodgates if you're on non-Windows systems.
Valve Software has revealed that 300 lucky beta testers will receive Steam Machines in a variety of configurations -- all based upon Nvidia graphics hardware.
The game Hover! was originally bundled with Windows 95, and puts players in the seat of a hovercraft on a 3D map.
Nvidia's Battleboxes are the polar opposites of Valve's Steam Machines: big, bulky, and unabashedly high-end.
If you've let your Xbox Live Gold subscription lapse, Microsoft would like to re-introduce you to the service.
Storage limitations could be an issue for early adopters, just as it was for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
On Friday, Valve made its third and final Steam Box announcement for the week. The big reveal? A gamepad that works with all current and future Steam games, featuring dual trackpads and a touchscreen.
On deck: Faster games and easier cross-platform portability—if developers use it.
China's 13-year ban on video game consoles is ending with the creation of a new free trade zone in Shanghai that will allow foreign-funded companies to sell game systems nationwide.
Valve's Steam Box endeavor is ostensibly designed for the living room, but make no mistake: SteamOS is a serious threat to Windows.
The Linux-based SteamOS isn't even available yet but it's already making waves.
Microsoft is entering China's gaming market with a new joint venture, the latest sign that its Xbox console soon arrive in the country.