• Steam Next Fest 2021 dates confirmed and Steam Deck casts a big shadow

    13 days ago - By SlashGear

    Even though it feels like the last Steam Next Fest just wrapped up, Valve has already confirmed the details for the autumn Next Fest. Valve today announced that the Steam Next Fest will be returning in October, serving up another collection of game demos that anyone can download and play. As with previous Next Fest events, this one in October...
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  • Steam Deck gets a spec update and it's good news for gamers

    Steam Deck gets a spec update and it's good news for gamers

    13 days ago - By TechRadar

    Valve updated the spec sheet for its upcoming Steam Deck handheld to reflect its quad-channel memory, rather than the initial dual-channel it originally listed.
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  • Steam Deck vs. Nintendo Switch OLED model: Which should you buy?

    Steam Deck vs. Nintendo Switch OLED model: Which should you buy?

    13 days ago - By Windows Central

    New hardware
    Steam Deck
    From $399 at Steam
    Pros
    Impressive handheld specs
    Optional SSD storage
    Leverages Steam
    Access to PC library on Steam
    Cons
    Higher-end models are expensive
    SteamOS means some games might not work
    Valve's new Steam Deck handheld is pitched as a portable gaming PC. It packs the hardware to accomplish that and in theory, gives players access to every game they own on Steam. There's even optional SSD storage, for a higher price.
    Tried and true
    Nintendo Switch OLED model
    $350 at Amazon
    Pros
    Nintendo Switch exclusive games
    Cheaper price
    Joy-cons provide alternate play...
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  • Valve's Steam Deck UI to replace Big Picture mode in Steam desktop app

    Valve's Steam Deck UI to replace Big Picture mode in Steam desktop app

    13 days ago - By MobileSyrup

    Steam's ‘Big Picture' mode isn't long for this world.
    Long-time users of Valve's Steam app on PC are likely familiar with Big Picture, a mode that turns the PC app interface into a more console-like experience better designed for use with controllers rather than keyboards and mice. However, Valve plans to replace Big Picture mode with the new user interface from its recently announced Steam Deck handheld .
    Spotted by The Verge , Valve employee ‘austinp valve' posted confirmation of the plan on the Steam community forums:
    “Yes, we are replacing Big Picture with the new UI from Deck. We...
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  • Valve Steam Deck UI will replace Steam's Big Picture mode

    Valve Steam Deck UI will replace Steam's Big Picture mode

    13 days ago - By Liliputing

    Valve's upcoming Steam Deck handheld gaming PC will ship with a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS with a user interface designed to put gaming front and center, making the little computer feel more like a game console. But that new UI isn't just for the Steam Deck. According to Valve, it will also be...
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  • Who is the Steam Deck for?

    Who is the Steam Deck for?

    13 days ago - By N4G

    Alex S. from Link Cable Gaming writes: "Valves announcement of the Steam Deck has been nothing short of controversial. While some are thrilled that the company whose name is synonymous with PC gaming is putting their R&D department to work with finally tackling the question of portable PC gaming others feel that the system is trying to cash in on the success of the Nintendo Switch."
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  • Valve Will Replace Big Picture Mode With Steam Deck UI | Handheld's GPU Expected Actually to Handle Any Game

    Valve Will Replace Big Picture Mode With Steam Deck UI | Handheld's GPU Expected Actually to Handle Any Game

    13 days ago - By Tech Times

    Valve will reportedly replace Steam Big Picture Mode with the Steam Deck's UI, and the handheld's graphics can actually handle anything in this latest Steam Deck news.
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