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Steam Machine prototype teardown reveals a tinkerer's delight

IFixit got its grubby paws on one of Valve's Steam machine prototypes, and liked what they found inside.

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Valve's Steam Machine prototype PC unboxed, pictured, and prodded

Valve has shipped Steam Machine prototypes to 300 lucky Steam users, and one was nice enough to put pics of the 'PC console' up on imgur.

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Valve SteamOS beta now available for the brave

Valve released the first public beta of its new SteamOS operating system Friday. You can download it now, but don't be surprised if you run into some roadblocks.

First look at a Steam Machine: iBuyPower's PC has solid specs, Xbox-like price tag

The first Steam Machine to come from a third-party PC maker looks pretty competitive, running all Steam games at 60fps for the same price as Microsoft's Xbox One console.

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Microsoft admits disk drive glitch is killing some Xbox One consoles

Only a "very small number" of consoles are affected by the issue, Microsoft says. It's working on getting replacement models to anyone reporting the issue.

Microsoft sells 1 million Xbox One consoles on launch day

The new console's launch mirrors that of Sony's PlayStation 4 last week.

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Microsoft's Xbox One launch: Everything you need to know

The next generation of gaming is here, and beyond the games, the Xbox One is intertwined with the greater Windows universe. Here's everything you need to know.

Xbox One: Exploring its synergies in the Microsoft ecosystem

So you've got a game console. Now what?

PlayStation 4 review: Sony's best console yet is off to a shaky start

Sony's latest console is poised to perform well over the coming years, but right now it’s mostly a black box of potential.

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Our favorite launch titles for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Bought a new console? These are the only launch games worth paying attention to.

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