Sponsored Links

Open Source Game Consoles: Defiinitely Coming Soon

As we’ve been reporting, hardware devices running gaming platforms built on open source are quickly heading our way. Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve, which makes Steam for Linux and very popular game platforms and bundles for Windows and the Mac, has recently confirmed rumors that Valve will release its own Linux-based gaming hardware, and an early prototype was displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Steam is already being used by thousands of gamers with Linux, thanks to Valve’s extended beta test. And, as Geek.com reports, Valve is urging users to get Ubuntu and test Steam for Linux. Meanwhile, there are signs that the Ouya open source game console (shown here) is also coming to fruition. There are already good photos and interviews appearing with Valve’s Gabe Newell about hardware plans and games for Steam for Linux.  In the past few days, several sites around the web have begun to show photographic- and video-based shots of Ouya. They’re coming from the early developers who have consoles.  You can get a close look at the console and the Developer Kit for Ouya in these videos.  In an interesting turn of events, The Verge reports that Steam Box

Read more at OSTATIC

Comments are closed.