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More on Steam Hardware

Engadget has follow-ups to comments recently attributed to Ben Krasnow about plans for Steam hardware. Ben says he was misquoted (or mistranslated) and that he did not confirm Linux support and he does not think they will be showing off anything of the sort this year as reported (thanks HARDOCP). Meanwhile, there's an interview with Valve's Gabe Newell on The Verge where the Valve honcho talks of how they are working with many hardware partners on "Good, Better," or "Best" boxes for playing Steam games, and also goes ahead and says they will be releasing Linux-based "Steam boxes," among other things, also discussing their interest in low-latency controllers, biometric controllers, and other cutting edge-ness. This includes much discussion of open versus closed systems.

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13. Re: More on Steam Hardware Jan 9, 2013, 09:02 Verno
 
Speak for yourself Thunder, I know quite a few PC gamers who play stuff from the couch. There are a ton of great games I prefer to kick back with a controller for and many I prefer sitting at the desk. I'd be quite happy with something like this, depending on the price.  
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