Every year seems to have a narrative to it. Sometimes, it’s the games; other times, it’s the controversies or the emergence of something new that attempts to add new wrinkles to the medium. Call of Duty. DLC. Micro-transactions. These were some of the most influential game-changers of the last generation of consoles. With 2013 already becoming a hazy memory, the games industry is turning its eyes to what the future might hold. This is the year where next-generation consoles are the prime focus for the industry and with that, the biggest players will attempt new strategies to win big.
It looks like a console but this is in fact a third-party Steam box prototype from iBuyPower which is set to launch next year. The system … Read moreiBuyPower reveal their Steam box prototype
As teased before the weekend, Xi3 has announced more details about its ‘Piston’ project. You may recall this device being revealed at the CES 2013 … Read moreXi3’s Piston “not a Steam box,” branded as a $1,000 console
Peter Parrish: As PC users everywhere will no doubt be aware, Valve has been up to stuff this week. We’ve had three announcements: SteamOS, living … Read moreSteamOS, Steam Machines and Steam controllers: Valve innovation, or just hot air?
Beginning this Monday (23 September,) Valve will unveiling three announcements pertaining to their efforts to get Steam into the living room for more users. A … Read moreSteamy: Valve teases three “Steam in the living-room” announcements
Gabe Newell has been busy talking at LinuxCon discussing Valve and Linux’ role in the future of gaming. As part of his presentation he talked … Read moreGabe Newell reveals there will be Valve hardware news next week
There’s been a lot of confusion regarding Valve’s rumoured entry into the hardware market with the so-called ‘Steam Box.’ It began with comments from Valve … Read moreNone of the CES PC prototypes are the ‘Steam Box,’ according to Valve