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Steam Announces New Living Room Gaming Rigs – Steam Machines

Steam Announces New Living Room Gaming Rigs – Steam Machines

The guys over at Steam HQ are really on a roll, with announcements that just keep on coming. A couple of days ago, it was the announcement of SteamOS, and yesterday we saw the announce of official hardware to accompany SteamOS – Steam Machines. What Are Steam Machines? Steam Machines are a collection of high-powered gaming machines, built my multiple manufacturers, that are designed for use ... »

SteamOS Is Coming!

SteamOS Is Coming!

Yes, you heard me right people, the gaming giant Steam is bringing out their very own operating system – SteamOS, which will be totally free, and based on Linux. Now if this isn’t awesome news, then I don’t know what is! What Is SteamOS? SteamOS is basically an official Linux distribution that is being produced in-house by the Steam developers. The whole OS has a focus on gaming... »

Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition Coming To Linux

Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition Coming To Linux

Classic FPS (First Person Shooter) Duke Nukem is set to come to Linux via Steam in the very near future. Anyone who is a fan of FPS games, like myself will be familiar with the awesome Duke Nukem series of games. In particular, the version that is being released is Duke Nukem 3D Megatron Edition. Which includes the basic Duke Nukem 3D game and three expansion packs – Duke Caribbean: Life̵... »

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale

Steam For Linux Celebration Sale

Following the Steam for Linux official release back in December, they have now announced a huge sale on all Steam for Linux games where you can get anything up to 80% off any Linux games you purchase! So not only does your favourite operating system cost you nothing, you will now get a large discount off your favourite Steam for Linux games as well. If you want to take a look at the games that ar... »

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Source Now Available For Linux

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Source Now Available For Linux

A couple of weeks ago we reported that Half-Life & Counter-Strike source have come to Linux via Steam. At that time they were merely beta games and not officially listed as Linux supported within the Steam client. However, yesterday I noticed that they are now both officially listed as available for Linux as well as Windows and OSX. Unfortunately the games are little bit more expensive than w... »

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Now Available On Linux [Beta]

Half-Life & Counter-Strike Now Available On Linux [Beta]

So who likes First Person Shooters (FPS)? I know I do! Call Of Duty, Battlefield and the classic Doom are regulars on my gaming list. So when I heard that the daddy’s of FPS in the forms of Half-Life & Counter-Strike were now available for Linux/Ubuntu through Steam I had to check it out! The original Half-Life and Counter-Strike 1.6 have just gone beta. So that means that whilst they ... »

Ubuntu Gets A 1% Share In Steam Client Usage

Ubuntu Gets A 1% Share In Steam Client Usage

We recently reported that Steam’s Ubuntu beta has now gone open and all Ubuntu users can now install and enjoy Steam on their favourite open source OS (providing it’s based on Ubuntu). Well, things are looking really good for us Ubuntu users, as Steam recently published their hardware & software survey results and they look great. The results (shown below) show great adoption in th... »

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Steam For Linux Is Now Open For Everyone

Here on RefuGeeks we have not written anything about the exciting news of Steam coming over to Linux (well, more specifically Ubuntu). This has been a deliberate decision as we didn’t want to dangle a carrot in front of our gaming readers only to tell them that the beta was closed to just a lucky few. Well today is a great day for all you Linux gamers because the Steam beta for Ubuntu is now... »