A hands-on look at Valve's new Steam Box prototype

Valve has come to dominate the PC gaming world since it’s inception but will it be able to successfully combine the benefits of a PC and a console in one device?

Take a good hard look at Valve’s Steam Machine, because it’s the last time you’ll see it. Er, something like that. Only 300 of the metal beast above will ship to beta testers, and then Valve says it’s cutting off its own supply of Steam Machines. “We’re really building this as a test platform, and there are many machines that are gonna be made by third-parties. They’re the ones that will be available commercially in 2014,” Valve designer Greg Coomer told Engadget.

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