First steam box shown
is valve run by retards? fat neckbearded retards?
In a year in which microsoft and sony will release their next-gen popular consoles they expect to compete by having a mini pc? a htpc like thing?
Why does Nintendo survive then?
The customer does not interest himself for technical buff. He wants a lot of good titles seemless and cheap. This is covered by price.
xi3 is under legal DoS :)
Valve engineer: No plans to announce 'Steam Box' in 2013
Valve itself, meanwhile, tells Engadget that "Many PCs optimized for Steam and Big Picture will be shipping later this year," and that the company will brings some of these to its CES meetings, along with its own in-house prototypes. Indeed, smaller PCs designed for Steam and Big Picture mode are already being announced, specifically Xi3's diminutive "Piston" models revealed earlier this week. As if to drive the point home, Xi3's new PC was partially funded by Valve and will be featured in the company's booth at CES.