​The Newest Steam Controller, Detailed

Seems like Valve's Steam Controller has been evolving since the minute they first showed it to us. The latest version adds more conventional face buttons along with the big, already-iconic touchpads. It's being put through its paces at GDC this week. Let's see how this puppy performs, shall we? » 3/20/14 5:00pm 3/20/14 5:00pm

Steam Controller Ditches Touchscreen For Real Buttons

The strange-looking Stream Controller Valve introduced to us in September was innovative, ambitious, and unworkable from a backwards compatibility standpoint. Today Valve announced the release version of the controller will drop the screen in favor of a d-pad and standard controller buttons. » 1/15/14 5:21pm 1/15/14 5:21pm

How Valve Is Building A New Way To Play Games

Valve has been in the software business for a long time, and they've gotten pretty good at it. In 2014, the PC gaming giant will be launching their first official piece of hardware: The decidedly odd, innovative Steam Controller. What will happen when a company steeped in software releases their first piece of… » 1/08/14 6:00pm 1/08/14 6:00pm

Eight Fun Facts About Valve's Steam Machines

Steam Machines will start launching next year. One of Valve's proprietary Steam Controllers will ship with each one. And you shouldn't expect to get your hands on any of Valve's prototypes... unless you're one of the 300 lucky people selected for the beta this year. » 11/04/13 4:00pm 11/04/13 4:00pm

Valve's Controller Has Been Tested. Here Are Some Impressions. [UPDATE]

Game creators who have tried Valve's unusual new game controller tell Kotaku that the device holds a lot of promise. But make no mistake, they also say it feels pretty different from what we're used to. » 9/28/13 12:30am 9/28/13 12:30am