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Submitted by Gioteck 750d ago | article

Do We Need A Steam Box?

Gioteck asks do we need a Steam Box and what impact will it have on the market in general? Plus we end our article with a cheesy pun. What more could you want? (Dev, Industry, Next-Gen, PS4, Steam, Tech, Wii U, Xbox One)

MultiConsoleGamer  +   751d ago
Yes.

More competition is always good.
Gamer1982  +   750d ago
Disagree the steambox like pc will need constant upgrades and at the prices they want? It won't be competition for consoles. They just want to industrialize pcs and its not gonna work.
PopRocks359  +   751d ago
Is the Steam Box really reaching to the console crowd though? Is it upgradeable? In which case is it just a funky little machine for the sole purpose of playing Steam games? Will it support the entire Steam library?

Those are some of the concerns I have for it at least.
kamikazepikmin  +   750d ago
not really, just like wii dont need a ps4 and vita
TruthbeTold  +   750d ago
I'm not very interested, but if Valve can leverage their top notch IP's well, giving them a sweet looking new coat of paint and some new gameplay elements. Portal, Left 4 Dead, Half-Life, then any serious gamer will have to at least think about taking the plunge. I've already got my Wii U. Plan to get a PS4 - not sure when yet, waiting on price. After that MS has my ear since I enjoy my 360 'enough'. Valve can do it, possibly, but they are going to have a challenge.
profgerbik  +   750d ago
Honestly no.. I get tired of repeating myself about this damn box so I will just keep it short and let it speak for itself when it digs it's own grave. I see no reason for PC enthusiast to want to even pay attention to this and the casual are playing consoles and handhelds or are on their smart phones and tablets.

The time to release this thing was years ago but now?.. They are just asking for it.. Mark my words.

I lost total respect for Valve also when they just dropped Half Life.. I know many PC users did. If they made a new Half Life exclusive or some crap like that to the Steam Box I will stab a bitch. If they did that it would be a huge insult to all the PC enthusiast that even built them up to be able to make this box in the first place.
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IIIxLEADERxIII  +   750d ago
Ha Ha Ha is this steam box a joke or what.And half life sucked the one following that sucked.VALVE you are garbage and I will never give you a dime of my money.All praise to the PS4.Yes sony you will be getting my hard earn dollar.Steambox hmph let me give you a shot of cold water to cool you down trash.
IIIxLEADERxIII  +   750d ago
No one wants to buy digital games morons if I pay $60 I want a game case and a freakin disc what the hell is wrong with these people are they out there flippin mind.And OUYA OMG what the hell is this another piece of garbage wii.Lord have mery I have never in all my life seen con artits like these guys.America if you give your money to these two piece of crap companies you might as well dig your own grave.They are trying to get rich quick with our money.Those poor bastards!
Gamer1982  +   750d ago
Erm really? You are aware games on steam are at the most $40 right? PC games are $20/£15 cheaper than console versions minimum. Resident Evil 6 PC is out this month and its $25/£16.. Yet console version was $70/£40 at launch.
IIIxLEADERxIII  +   750d ago
Sony will be top dog this coming 5 years its already for seen.Its enevitable!
cedaridge  +   750d ago
PS4 is what's needed!
t0mmyb0y  +   750d ago
Where is the Steam Box??

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