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The !nverse case brings high-end PC gaming to console sizes

Back last year, Valve began trying to bring PC gaming to the masses with the launch of Steam Machines, tiny console-sized Linux-based gaming systems. However, a lot of PC gamers still prefer to build their own systems though there can be a lack of truly console-sized cases with the features …

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Handheld Steam Machine Kickstarter to return

Back in 2014, the Steam Boy was revealed and was set to be the first handheld Steam Machine, allowing PC gamers to play some of their games on the go or stream more demanding titles from a desktop. Then last year, the project was renamed the ‘Smach Z’ and put …

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Portable Steam Machine Kickstarter cancelled

Earlier this year, plenty of people got excited about the Steamboy, the first handheld portable Steam Machine, which would be capable of both running some titles natively and streaming games from a more powerful gaming PC. Things picked up a bit more this month, as the portable Steam Machine had …

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Asus ROG G20AJ Review

Asus aims to pull off a neat trick with the Republic Of Gamers G20AJ. They have taken a desktop Core i7 CPU and a desktop GTX 970 graphics card and crammed the two of them into a tiny 12.5-litre chassis that appears to be a similar size as a Sony …

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Cyberpower launches Syber range of Steam Machines

With the launch of the XBox 360, Wii and PlayStation 3, console gaming entered a golden era. At launch, the graphics were comparable with desktop PCs and the improved revenue streams associated with console games attracted plenty of titles to choose exclusive launches with one or other platform. Unfortunately, the …

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New Steam controller mockup revealed in client update

Valve’s Steam controller has gone through several changes since its reveal last year and it looks like the company hasn’t quite settled on a final design just yet as a brand new mockup was found in the latest Steam beta client update. While the track pads still remain, the left …

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Alienware begins to ship its Alpha PC gaming console

Alienware has started shipments of its Alpha system, which was once supposed to become the first Steam Machine. The Alienware Alpha small form-factor PC gaming console is designed as an ultimate gaming solution for the living room. The system’s price starts at $549. Alienware Alpha is based on dual-core /quad-core …

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Valve won’t be appearing at CES next year

Earlier this year, Valve showed up at CES with a bunch of Steam Machines to talk a little more about its plans and show off the controller. The controller and OS have since been delayed but it doesn’t look like we will be hearing anything new in January as Valve …

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Asus ROG GR8 Steam Machine to launch this December

Asus officially announced its Republic of Gamers GR8 mini PC/ Steam Machine some time ago and now we finally know when its coming. The mini PC will release sometime in December here in the UK, featuring an Intel Core i7 CPU and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card. The machine …

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Valve’s Steam controller now has an analogue stick

Valve originally revealed the Steam controller last year but since then, it has gone through a lot of changes. In-fact, Valve has delayed its entire Steam Machine initiative until next year in order to tighten up its gamepad. Now Valve has shown off the latest change to its pad, it …

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Steamboy project aims to release a handheld Steam Machine

The Steam Machine initiative is all about making PC gaming more accessible on smaller screens, smaller devices and lesser hardware. The Steamboy project is combining all of these elements by creating a handheld Steam Machine, which would be perfect for in-home streaming. Final specifications are being kept under wraps for …

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Alienware Steam Machine won’t even ship with Steam OS

Valve’s Steam controller and Operating System won’t be ready until sometime in 2015 but that isn’t stopping Alienware from releasing what was going to be its Steam Machine. The Alienware Alpha is a very low end PC, it will ship with Windows 8.1 installed and an Xbox 360 controller, which …

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Alienware reveals the specs of its Steam Machine

E3 isn’t just about the game announcements, it’s also about the hardware we play those games on so it’s fitting that Alienware has finally revealed the specification for its Steam Machine, despite Valve delaying its controller until next year. The Steam box will be called the Alienware Alpha and it …

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Steam in-home streaming enters open beta

Steam in-home streaming has been around for about six months now and is set to be one of the main selling points for Valve’s upcoming Steam Machines. Up to this point, in-home streaming has been in closed beta but now the flood gates have opened and anyone who opts-in the …

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Alienware’s Steam Machine to cost as much as an Xbox One

Alienware’s Steam Machine has probably been the most exciting one so far, according to Gabe Newell himself, it’s the one to watch and could be considered the flagship Steam Machine. Since its announcement people have been sceptical on the price and with good reason, Alienware PC’s don’t come cheap but …

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Alienware’s Steam Machine could be the one to watch

Yesterday Valve began showing off the first wave of Steam Machines due to release throughout the year but out of the lengthy list of manufacturers, it seems that Alienware could be the one to watch. Alienware has always been known for its stylish but arguably overpriced gaming PC’s and laptops …

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12 partners of Valve set to make Steam Machine PCs

At the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, Valve Software announced 12 partners who will release Steam Machine personal computers with different specifications in the foreseeable future. Thanks to the fact that Valve’s SteamOS operating system is free, expect numerous white-box PC makers to also jump on the bandwagon. The list of …

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Steam hardware beta will now be US only

If you’ve been waiting around to find out when the Steam Machine hardware beta would start then you’re in luck, it starts this Friday. However, if you’re living outside of the US and were hoping to get in on it, then get ready to make a sad face. Valve’s original …

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Valve announces hardware beta testing

Earlier this week Valve announced the Steam OS. That however, was just the beginning. Today beta testing for Valve’s ‘Steam Machines’ was announced and you can be a part of it. To become eligible for beta participation you must follow these steps: Join the Steam Universe community group Agree to …

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