Valve has introduced a new feature recently called Big Picture Mode, that will allow you to use Steam with your TV and game controller. You will be able to enjoy your Steam games from the comfort of your couch.
Big Picture Mode has an optimized user interface, suitable for browsing games and apps on TV screens.
Valve Software has a presence at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show, during which founder Gabe Newell gave an extensive interview to The Verge about Steam, Steam Box (the term being given to Valve’s living room PC project), and more. Money quote: So are most of these going to be Linux-based Steam Boxes? We’ll come [...]
The Steam Box was just a rumor and people have dismissed it a while ago, but it seems that Valve intentions were serious and they are planning to launch their own console, at least according to one of its engineers.
This is not the first time that a rumor about a Steam console has surfaced, but we were led to believe that it'... (read more)
Finally, Valve has the pleasure of releasing the Portal game for all Linux operating systems, through the Steam platform. Valve officially released the Portal game back in 2007, along with Team Fortress 2 and Half-Life 2.
Linux platform has made its first appearance on Steam website. Few days back, Valve added a zombie Tux to Left4Dead 2 website announcing that it well head to Linux soon and now a Linux platform filter has been added to Steam Greenlight.
Steam Greenlight is a new initiative by Valve where community votes for games submitted by developers.
Valve's Deathmatch Classic, a multiplayer game developed 12 years ago on the Source engine, will arrive on Linux.When Valve said that they are going to port their catalog on Steam for Linux, user were thinking more in the lines of Half-Life 2.Deathmatch Classic, a multiplayer game developed by Valve as a tribute to Quake, that mimics its gameplay and style, will be launched on Steam for Linux, acc
Back in July, Valve started a blog and gave exciting news of Steam being ported over to Linux. This involved porting of Valve’s Steam client and some game titles over to Ubuntu Linux. On making the port, it was seen that Left4Dead 2 runs faster on Linux at a higher FPS, than on Windows.