This Soviet truck was propelled by wood and water

There is currently a global effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and foreign oil, particularly in the United States and European Union.

Razer gaming tablet garners mixed reviews

The review embargo has lifted on Razer's long-awaited ($1,000-$1,500) gaming tablet, and the reception has been somewhat less-than-stellar.

Valve's Steam offers early access to beta games

Valve has rolled out a new Steam program that allows users to play games in beta status.

Valve no longer associated with Xi3? Not so fast.

The uber-mini Xi3 Piston small form factor gaming computer first debuted at CES 2013 in January, where Xi3 also confirmed it had received an investment from Valve for the device.

Xi3 Piston pre-orders kick off at $900

Xi3 Corporation has officially kicked off pre-orders for its slick little Piston compact gaming PC at a $1,000 price point.

Valve's Steambox prototype may be imminent

We've been hearing rumblings about a Linux-powered gaming machine from Valve for some time now.

Steam lands ArmA 3 exclusive

Bohemia Interactive's ArmA (2) FPS is typically associated with the incredibly popular DayZ  mod that brings zombie killing to the max.

Is Apple the biggest threat to Valve's Steam Box?

You might think a company looking to bring its video game console to market would be most concerned with competing systems.

Xi3 and Valve design a Steam-optimized PC

Xi3 and Valve have teamed up to design a Steam-optimized PC for use with large high-definition televisions in Big Picture mode.

Steam for Linux is now in public beta

Valve has rolled out a public beta of Steam for the open-source Linux operating system.

Yes, Valve is prepping a Steam Box

Gamers have drawn lines in the sand over platforms for years. It's always been PC gamers versus console gamers and even in the console market you have Xbox versus PS3 fans.

Valve's Big Picture for Steam is now live

Valve's Big Picture feature for Steam went live today, along with a sale on 30 controller-enabled games.

Scientists use sunlight to produce steam without boiling water

Steam can be used to power all sorts of things, and has for centuries. While using steam as a power source is relatively benign for the planet, the process of making steam it quite energy intensive.

Steam Linux beta begins next week

The much anticipated Linux version of Valve's digital download platform Steam will reach beta mode next week.

Valve eyes 2013 for hardware beta

Valve's hardware division tentatively eyes 2013 for the first beta test of unspecified system.

Valve's Big Picture is going live on Steam

Valve has released a trailer teasing the imminent roll-out of its Big Picture beta on Steam. 



Valve's indie Steam Greenlight gets a $100 submission fee

With the raging success of indie video game devs raising cash on Kickstarter, it was expected that Valve would move quickly to fire up its crowd-sourced Steam Greenlight platform.

Total number of US gamers has declined

Although it seems impossible, the number of Americans playing video games has declined from last year.

Valve wants to hire hardware experts

Software company Valve wants to get into the hardware game.

Steam Big Picture mode hits beta next month

The digital delivery of video games via platforms like Steam is certainly popular and may very well be the future of the industry.