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Valve shows why you shouldn’t tear down a Steam Deck by tearing down a Steam Deck

Valve has taken a novel approach to discouraging gamers from opening up their Steam Deck hardware, by demonstrating how incredibly wrong it’s likely to go.

Will the Valve Index 2 be the ultimate VR headset, or another Half-Life 3?

Evidence for a wireless Valve Index VR headset is mounting. While Valve has yet to officially comment on the existence of a standalone VR headset

Valve FAQ confirms Steam Deck can be used as a giant controller

Valve has revealed a bunch of new details about its Steam Deck gaming machine, including the fact that you can use it as a chunky

Audio Research reveals all-new I/50 integrated valve amplifier

A modular amp with an entry-level (by Audio Research’s standards) price tag Audio Research has unveiled the I/50 integrated valve amplifier, the first product in

Exclusive: How Nikon designed the Nikon Z fc – and why it thinks the future is retro

Touchscreens might have taken over the world, but tactile tech isn’t going away quietly. Turntables, valve amps and mechanical watches have all carved out defiant

Nintendo Switch and Steam Deck have yet another competitor on the way

If you didn’t think any more high-profile handheld console releases could happen in the wake of the Nintendo Switch OLED and Valve’s Steam Deck, Chinese

GPD-XP Android gaming handheld is another take on the Nintendo Switch

GPD, which is short for GamePad Digital, has been making gaming-oriented PC handhelds and mini laptops long before Valve announced the Steam Deck. The company,

Hands on: Back 4 Blood Review

First Impressions Back 4 Blood is a promising co-op zombie shooter, with a card-based perk system and wonderfully satisfying gunplay building upon the fantastic foundations

Sorry gamers, the Steam Deck won’t get a power boost when it’s docked

The only real benefit to a docked Steam Deck is a bigger screen The handheld Valve Steam Deck may be getting a specialized dock for

Windows 11 will soon be supported by the Steam Deck

Valve is reportedly working with AMD to ensure that the handheld gaming PC will support Windows 11. We have known for a while that the

Steam Deck Dock will not bring a power boost, Valve says

The exciting forthcoming Steam Deck handheld gaming PC won’t glean extra power when docked, Valve has revealed. The word comes from Valve designer Greg Coomer

Steam Deck Windows 11 update possible, SteamOS should hold tight

Valve revealed the Steam Deck a play-anything portable console with AMD hardware inside. Steam Deck comes with SteamOS 3.0, made specifically to run software available

Back 4 Blood preview: Is this the new Left 4 Dead?

It’s easy to forget that when Valve followed up the hit shooter Left 4 Dead with a sequel after just a year, many people were

Unlike the Nintendo Switch, Valve’s Steam Deck won’t get boosted performance when docked

We may have been so concerned about the Stream Deck’s ability to play games at higher framerates that we didn’t stop to consider how docking

Steam Deck just the beginning for handheld gaming PC category, says Valve

“We intend to continue making devices in this product line” says Steam Deck designer. Will Steam Deck be a one off? While that question is

Steam Deck game streaming offers 8 hours of battery life – and loads of flexibility

Valve’s Steam Deck will offer the ability to last for around eight hours of battery longevity when playing a demanding game and streaming it from

Why does the Steam Deck run Linux? Blame Windows

Gabe Newell in 2012: “We’re trying to make sure that Linux thrives.” Valve’s “Steam Deck” handheld PC has caused quite a stir among PC gaming

Back 4 Blood might miss out on one of Left 4 Dead 2’s best features

Back 4 Blood is shaping up to be a worthy successor to Left 4 Dead 2, but one key feature of Valve’s decade-old series might

Back 4 Blood doubles down on coordination and customization

Over the next year, we’re going to see a surprising wave of cooperative shooters filled with horror movie monsters. Both Aliens: Fireteam Elite and Rainbow

Steam Deck’s popularity could be getting more gamers to try Linux

Linux usage is spiking upwards according to the latest stats from Steam, and it seems likely that this is down to the Steam Deck driving

What is Valve Proton? The Steam Deck’s live-or-die Linux software, explained

The Steam Deck’s success will hinge on Proton, a Valve technology that lets Windows games run on Linux. Here’s what you need to know. Looking

5 games I can’t wait to play on Steam Deck

Like countless individuals across the globe, I put my hard-earned money down for a Steam Deck as soon as preorders went live for Valve’s portable

Steam Deck availability looks bad — Valve pushes back date again

Base model Steam Deck buyers will need to wait until ‘after Q2 2022’ Apart from a chosen few that were able to get their reservations

Steam Deck: eMMC or SSD, which one to get?

With the recent announcement of the Steam Deck by Valve, people have wondered which model they should choose? The biggest difference between the cheaper and

No, Steam Deck won’t be limited to 30Hz – that’s just a targeted minimum

A few days ago, Valve claimed its upcoming Steam Deck console could handle any game you could throw at it, with the info coming via

Valve Steam Deck looks awesome, but I’m waiting until Razer makes one

Companies other than Steam can likely elevate the Steam Deck concept Valve’s surprise Steam Deck announcement made gamers’ eyes gleam with anticipation, creating what many

Steam Deck optional FPS limiter to offer better battery life

Valve’s Steam Deck, just like many of the company’s hardware endeavors, has stirred up mixed responses to the portable PC gaming handheld. The device itself

Valve claims the Steam Deck can handle any game you throw at it, including AAAs

If you assumed that the Steam Deck’s hardware was going to restrict it to less demanding games like older releases and indie titles, Valve has

Weekly poll results: Valve’s Steam Deck beats the Nintendo Switch OLED

Valve stole Nintendo’s thunder – people were already lukewarm on the minimal upgrades brought on by the Switch OLED, but then Valve’s own portable console

Steam Deck shouldn’t suffer from Nintendo Switch’s biggest problem, says Valve

Valve’s Steam Deck is set to go head-to-head against the Nintendo Switch in the handheld space when it launches in December 2021. And while we’ll