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Steam adds in-home streaming for Windows, Mac/Linux coming soon

Valve brings in-home game streaming to its Steam PC gaming service, allowing users to beam their gameplay from a Windows-based host to any other PC on the same network.

Gaming

Steam Controller gets a slight redesign for its GDC 2014 appearance

Digital Trends takes a closer look at Valve's newly redesigned Steam Controller, which loses the earlier touch-sensitive pads in favor of a standard layout.

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Classic hack-and-slash game, Gauntlet, returns for Steam Machines

The classic arcade game is getting a reboot from publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and is coming to Steam, and especially Steam Machines, later this year. Read on to learn more.

Gaming

Steam introduces a new way to browse games

A recent update adds the ability for Steam users to tag any game with a genre, theme, attribute, and more, in order to find other, similar games that the user may be interested in.

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Crowdfunding, VR and more trends that will revolutionize gaming in 2014

We take a look at some of the big themes that carried across gaming in 2013 and consider what's to come in 2014.

Gaming

Steam hits 75 million users

Valve hits a new high with 75 million registered users, a 15-percent jump from its previous high of 65 million, recorded in October 2013. Valve also broke down where it is most successful globally.

Gaming

Ghost Recon Online coming soon to Steam Early Access

Ubisoft's free-to-play third-person shooter Ghost Recon Online is bound for an Early Access release on Steam. The game is out now in Canada, with the rest of the world to follow "this spring."

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Valve offers new VR beta mode in preparation for Steam Dev Days

Valve launches the SteamVR beta, allowing those that own a VR headset like the Oculus Rift to explore the Steam Big Picture Mode user interface in virtual reality.

Gaming

Best gaming product of 2013: Steam

After looking back in one of the most important and pivotal year’s in gaming history, there was one product that made the biggest waves and helped to shape things for years to come: Valve’s Steam.

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SteamOS is now available to download

With prototype Steam Machines making their way to beta testers in the US, Valve has made an early version of its SteamOS software available for anyone to download. If you know your way around Linux, you can give it a whirl.

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Steam Machine prototypes ship this week, but only in the US

Valve is preparing to notify the lucky 300 participants it has chosen to receive Steam Machines, Steam Controllers, and a handful of games running on SteamOS. Due to legalities, they will all be US residents.

Gaming

Valve joins forces with the Linux Foundation

Steam gatekeeper Valve is officially a member of the Linux Foundation, a non-profit group devoted to spreading awareness of the open source operating system and pushing for its growth in all sectors.

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Steam tops 7 million concurrent users

According to Steam’s official stat tracker, more than 7 million users were logged on to Steam at the same time. Part of that is due to the Steam Autumn Sale, which continues through December 3.

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Valve confirms it won’t release any SteamOS exclusives

Valve confirms that the Linux-based SteamOS built into its upcoming Steam Machines won't offer any exclusive games or killer apps, either first-party or third-party.

Gaming

SteamOS and Steam Box: Streaming Towards The Future

Valve's SteamOS and Steam Box have made big splashes in the gaming community, but their streaming features hint at the future of computing for everyone - not just gamers. The computer of tomorrow may not be a PC of all, but rather a server designed to host an…

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