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Gabe Newell Describes A Gaming Future Where Your Virtual Investment Follows You Everywhere And Plugs Into A Broad Economy

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Gabe Newell, co-founder and managing director of Valve, took the stage today at the DICE gaming conference to deliver a keynote, and while he said upfront he wasn’t going to be announcing any products, he did give some hints about Valve’s future. In his keynote, he outlined in a fair...
Gabe Newell Describes A Gaming Future Where Your Virtual Investment Follows You Everywhere And Plugs Into A Broad Economy

Valve says it is 'frustrated by the lack of innovation' in PC hardware so it's 'jumping in'

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Do you remember the rumor back in March 2012 suggesting Valve was working on a ‘Steam Box’ gaming console with partners and the subsequent denial from the company? Well, consider the rumor renewed. Valve has declared it is jumping into the computer hardware space, according to one of its own...
Valve says it is 'frustrated by the lack of innovation' in PC hardware so it's 'jumping in'
Valve hiring an engineer to help with 'hardware design' in its R&D labs
Valve's Steam Box gets big push at CES as Gabe Newell meets with major hardware partners
Valve reportedly fires more employees as part of 'great cleansing'

Gabe Newell: Steam Box's biggest threat isn't consoles, it's Apple

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The biggest danger facing the success of Steam Box or any other PC ecosystem hoping to find space in the living room is Apple, according to a lecture given by Valve co-founder Gabe Newell to a class at the University of Texas' LBJ School of Public Affairs. "The threat...
Gabe Newell: Steam Box's biggest threat isn't consoles, it's Apple

Newell: Valve planning Steam-based living room PC for 2013

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While rumors about a planned Valve-powered PC/console hybrid "Steam Box" have been swirling for months, the company has been pretty coy about confirming anything. In the past, Valve has said it might release gaming hardware "some day," and the company was hiring hardware engineers and industrial designers to fill a "void...
Newell: Valve planning Steam-based living room PC for 2013

Gabe Newell: Steam Box to run Linux, Windows installable

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Gabe Newell has confirmed that Valve Software will release its "Steam Box" in the future, and it will run on Linux. The Valve CEO spoke about how, in working with multiple technology partners, creating Steam-powered hardware was like herding cats, that the company's own hardware offering would be based on...
Gabe Newell: Steam Box to run Linux, Windows installable
Valve fires Jeri Ellsworth, who was developing Steam Box game controllers

Steam lands on Linux, revving up for a living room battle

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The popular PC gaming service Steam is now available for Linux, with 60 supported games in tow. Steam allows users to purchase games, and provides features such as online play, achievements, and friend lists. Valve, the company behind Steam, released a closed beta for Linux in November, then launched...
Steam lands on Linux, revving up for a living room battle
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Gabe Newell, J.J. Abrams discussing plans for 'Half-Life' and 'Portal' movie

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Get excited, people: Gabe Newell and J.J. Abrams have plans to work together both on a movie and game. The pair just revealed on stage at the DICE 2013 Summit that there are certainly plans in the works. Newell, the Valve co-founder, said that he wants to do a ‘Half-Life’ or ‘Portal’...
Gabe Newell, J.J. Abrams discussing plans for 'Half-Life' and 'Portal' movie

Hardware manufacturer Xi3 and Valve show 'Steam Box'

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At least partially confirming the rumors from last year, game developer and digital distribution house Valve and hardware manufacturer Xi3 have teamed up to announce a de facto Steam Box. The hardware, codenamed "Piston" is being previewed at the Consumer Electronics Show in both Xi3's booth and the Valve presence...
Hardware manufacturer Xi3 and Valve show 'Steam Box'

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says Apple is the biggest threat to Steam Box

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Gabe Newell, the co-founder of gaming company Valve, has revealed that he views Apple, rather than traditional gaming consoles, as the biggest competitive threat to the Steam Box and other PC-based entertainment solutions looking to enter the living room, according to Polygon. Newell made the remarks during a lecture at...
Valve co-founder Gabe Newell says Apple is the biggest threat to Steam Box
'Star Wars' director J.J. Abrams and game maker Gabe Newell spar about storytelling across media

Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?

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In the 21 years or so since its inception, Linux has gained some amazing enthusiast street cred, but failed time and again to enter the mainstream. This year, however, may afford it an opportunity it’s never had before: to gain the momentum necessary to join the big boys in the...
Could this be the year of the Linux desktop?
Valve says it's 'jumping in' to computer hardware business
Valve confirms Linux Steam Box for 2013, but can it really disrupt PC and console gaming?
The Xi3 Piston: Is this Valve's fabled Steam Box game console? (hands-on video)

Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

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Valve cofounder and software engineer Gabe Newell, who is attempting to create a new era of open-source gaming with the Steam Box project, sees the proliferation of the Apple TV as more of a threat than console giants Sony and Microsoft....
Gabe Newell says Apple is biggest threat in future of living room gaming

GamesBeat weekly roundup: Luigi turns 30, and Obama says we need more gamers

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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. This week, World of Warplanes developer Wargaming bought Gas Powered Games, Nintendo announced a bunch of new content...
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Luigi turns 30, and Obama says we need more gamers
Steam Early Access: Here's your chance to test games still in development

Valve distances itself from Piston, Xi3 counters claim

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Valve Software has publicly disassociated itself with the Xi3 Piston, a device shown at CES as an example of the Steam Box game console concept. Comments by the game producer removing its involvement in the project were followed by a statement from Xi3 explaining how the Piston was initially made...
Valve distances itself from Piston, Xi3 counters claim

Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'

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Valve's Gabe Newell said his company wasn't canceling any projects after a recent spate of layoffs, and it certainly sounds like the company's Steam Box initiative is still on track. The co-founder told the BBC that his company plans to hand out prototype units of the TV-friendly gaming PC...
Valve will hand out Steam Box prototypes 'in the next three to four months'
Valve urges users to get Ubuntu and join Linux beta for Steam

Steam Box: Is Valve Working on a Console?

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The rumor mill says Valve Software could launch their own gaming console with biometrics and more....
Steam Box: Is Valve Working on a Console?

Why PC hardware needs a company like Valve to truly innovate

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It looks like Valve really does want to start producing PC hardware, in some form or another. The company posted an opening for an industrial designer on their website recently, re-igniting rumors of a ‘Steam Box‘ gaming console. The most interesting part of the job description, highlighted by TNW’s own...
Why PC hardware needs a company like Valve to truly innovate

Portal's Valve to release 'Steam Box' console, says report

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Company behind hit computer game Portal and popular online game-downloading system Steam is set to shake up industry with hardware-software system rivaling Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and even Apple TV, report says. [Read more]...
Portal's Valve to release 'Steam Box' console, says report

Valve looking to hire hardware engineers for unknown project

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Those of you who reload the Valve job postings page every morning hoping to find a way out of your meaningless, dead-end career may have noticed that the esteemed game developer is now looking for a couple of hardware engineers to "conceive, design, evaluate, and produce new types of...
Valve looking to hire hardware engineers for unknown project
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