Big Picture/ Steam OS

Big Picture/ Steam OS

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"Why give up your games, your friends, and all that you love about Steam when you play games in the living room? With Big Picture, we’ve reformatted Steam for use with your TV and game controller, so you can enjoy your Steam games from the comfort of your couch."

Steam is coming to a new operating system

"As we’ve been working on bringing Steam to the living room, we’ve come to the conclusion that the
environment best suited to delivering value to customers is an operating system built around Steam itself.
SteamOS combines the rock-solid architecture of Linux with a gaming experience built for the big screen.
It will be available soon as a free stand-alone operating system for living room machines."

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Steam OS, the product of Big Picture

So, you've probably been hearing the hype about Valve's new operating system. This is the next iteration of Big Picture mode, allowing you to completely turn your PC into a gaming machine. What are your thoughts?

New Console Lineup

So now that Microsoft and Sony have released information about their new consoles. Do you think people will start seeing the connection between console gaming and pc gaming?   They're more open about specs, and performance- comparing it to modern gaming pcs. Now with all of these anti-piracy controls i bet you steam is looking.. pretty good!

This Weekend on Steam!

Tomb Raider is 50% off! It's a great game to add to your collection. It has full controller support, which makes it perfect to link up to your tv and spend a day gaming.    I've picked it up, and I really enjoy it. Graphics are stunning as well.    

New Organizer

Hey everybody! Just thought I'd let everyone know that I'm(fortysixty) the new organizer of this group. I use big picture almost every day when I game.  If anybody wants to see anything just let me know!

This Group is Available to Own!

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Tomb Raider Review

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How Valve's Steam Box will reinvent the game console as you know it

"...That’s where Big Picture Mode comes in. Big Picture Mode was released for all Steam users in December, and it’s a feature that quickly turns Steam into a TV-friendly interface with text that’s easier to read, and a tile-based interface that you could almost confuse for the Xbox 360. And if you want to, you can already control Big Picture Mode with a wireless gamepad."   "Newell told us that Valve plans on letting Steam run the show, and that even though the core operating system will be Linux, its Steam


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