TJark Hartmann From RaptgamersUnited.com expresses his opinion on the new Steam machine. In his own words: Ah, the Steam Machine. In case you aren’t in the loop, the steam machine is now the official name of Valve’s new product which was called ‘Steam Box’ before. I personally like the name Valve gave their new product. It’s got a nice ring to it. Now, when it comes to the actual Steam Machine.. not so much, and I’ll tell you about that later. But first, let’s get into what a Steam Machine is.