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More Powerful Steam Deck Competitor Announced

Nicek, 01 July 2022, 11:32

Chinese company AYANEO wants to stir up the portable gaming console market. Its new product has already made history before its launch.

Weaker Steam Deck; Valve Changes Specs

Przemyslaw Dygas, 30 June 2022, 12:32

Valve has changed the specifications of Steam Deck. The device may have a weaker SSD version than originally expected.

Steam Deck Spare Parts Price Leaked

Patryk Michas, 23 May 2022, 13:47

There has been a data leak at the iFixit online store. We learned how much we will have to pay for replacing Steam Deck components.

Wind Up Console Playdate Debuts on the Market

Adam Adamczyk, 19 April 2022, 11:28

Playdate is an unusual wind up console, having already sold about 20 thousand copies in pre-orders. What is behind such interest?

Steam Deck After Launch; Valve Summarizes Development

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 April 2022, 16:51

Steam Deck is now a month old, which has brought quite a few improvements for Valve's portable computer.

Waiting For Your Steam Deck? There's Good News About Shipping

Arkadiusz Strzala, 05 April 2022, 13:53

Prospective Steam Deck owners must prepare for a long wait. However, Valve promises to ramp up the production and send more frequent emails to those who have reserved the device.

Cyberpunk 2077 May Not Run Properly on Steam Deck

Michael Zegar, 24 March 2022, 22:21

It looks like the special set of graphic settings for Cyberpunk 2077 running on Steam Deck is not working properly. When it is selected, the game can run at just 20 frames per second.

Steam Deck Targeted by Scalpers Again, Prices Hit $2.5K

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2022, 14:46

Scalpers do not forgive gamers. In addition to PlayStation 5 and GPU, „ambitious” sellers are also buying up Steam Decks, which they then try to sell for absurdly high amounts of money.

Windows Drivers for Steam Deck Now Available

Arkadiusz Strzala, 11 March 2022, 13:22

Steam Deck can now install Windows 10. Valve has released the official drivers for Microsoft's system, unfortunately they have a few limitations.

New Steam Deck Buyers Won't Get Their Device Until October at the Earliest

Dawid Wanat, 08 March 2022, 14:04

Valve is pushing back the deadline for Steam Deck reservations. New reservers will receive the hardware after Q3 2022.

Valve Makes More Games; New Versions of Steam Deck Possible

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 March 2022, 12:16

Valve is thinking about more than just the next versions of Steam Deck. The company is also busy working on new games.

Some Steam Deck Owners Report Stick Drift [UPDATED]

Dawid Wanat, 02 March 2022, 10:10

Steam Deck has only been available for a short time, but some people are already reporting problems with drifting sticks.

Steam Deck and Its Prototypes in One Photo

Dawid Wanat, 01 March 2022, 11:59

Valve has revealed images of Steam Deck prototypes. Some of them apparently take inspiration from the Nintendo Switch.

Gabe Newell Delivers Some Steam Decks Personally

Hubert Sledziewski, 28 February 2022, 13:13

When you ordered a Steam Deck, you certainly didn't expect that it could be delivered to you by Valve's chief Gabe Newell - and with an autograph. Where's the catch? You have to be living in Australia.

Steam Deck 2 Confirmed; Valve Reveals Future Plans

Dawid Wanat, 25 February 2022, 14:09

Tonight, the first emails will be sent to people who have reserved a Steam Deck. As it also turns out, Valve is already drawing up plans for a successor to the portable PC.

Check Out Which Games Will Run on Steam Deck on Friday

Hubert Sledziewski, 23 February 2022, 16:51

Valve has released a tool that enables us to check which games from our collection on Steam are compatible with Steam Deck. This tool will easily let us find out what we can play on the device, which will debut the day after tomorrow.

GOG Without Official Steam Deck Support; Run Games by Installing Windows

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 February 2022, 13:49

GOG will not officially support Steam Deck. However, it does not mean that we won't be able to run games from the library of the aforementioned service on Valve's device.

Steam Deck Parts Will be Easy to Buy

Arkadiusz Strzala, 16 February 2022, 15:48

Steam Deck owners will be able to do many repairs on their own. Valve, through a partnership with iFixit, will make it easy to purchase parts and provide instructions.

Valve Released Files Enabling Us to Print Ourselves a Steam Deck

Miriam Moszczynska, 13 February 2022, 21:34

Steam Deck CAD files have appeared online, enabling us to personalize the device. The manufacturer of the device encourages us to experiment, but asks to stay safe.

Replacing Battery in Steam Deck Will be Tricky

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2022, 12:30

Valve is not going to make life easy for those who like to repair their devices themselves. This is because Steam Deck will have a non-replaceable battery, installed with a sizeable portion of glue.

Steam Deck's Batter Can Die Very Quickly

Adam Krolak, 08 February 2022, 14:52

The latest tests of Steam Deck's battery show that Valve has gone a bit overboard with promises. We also learned how essential the graphic settings are.

Steam Deck is Huge - Size Comparison With Other Portables

Milosz Szubert, 04 February 2022, 15:08

A Youtuber by the handle The Phawx has tweeted a series of interesting images showing how the size of Steam Deck compares to portable consoles throughout history.

Developers Delighted With Steam Deck: 'It Works Really Well'

Michal Ciezadlik, 03 February 2022, 16:02

Developers who have had hands-on experience with Steam Deck are impressed with the performance of Valve's portable platform.

Nintendo Switch With Great Results; Wii Sales Exceeded

Adrian Werner, 03 February 2022, 12:10

Nintendo Switch sales have surpassed 100 million copies. Thus, the console overtook the Wii and became the third biggest bestseller among the company's platforms.

Bannerlord Runs Great on Steam Deck; Dev Praises the Device

Adrian Werner, 31 January 2022, 12:59

The developer of Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord has praised Steam Deck and stated that the game run very well on this hardware even as it is now, and more dedicated improvements are on the way.

Steam's New Feature Makes Switching Between PC and Steam Deck Easier

Adrian Werner, 25 January 2022, 10:28

Steam has gained the feature of dynamic synchronization with the cloud. This will enable us to conveniently switch between instances on your PC and Steam Deck, without having to log out of the game first.

The Witcher 3 and Valheim Have Issues on Steam Deck; First Games Verified

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 January 2022, 11:11

Information about the first Steam Deck-verified games has been added to the Steam database. Unfortunately some high-profile productions experience some minor issues.

Steam Deck's February Launch Not Threatened

Adrian Werner, 14 January 2022, 15:31

Valve announced that work on Steam Deck is proceeding on schedule and shipping will begin in late February. In addition, the program for testing game compatibility with the device is developing well.

Steam Deck Will Last Up to 5 Hours on Battery

Adrian Werner, 11 January 2022, 12:43

We've learned that devkits of Steam Deck last between 2 and 5 hours on battery, depending on the game.

Steam Deck Will Launch 80% of Windows Games Thanks to Proton

Dawid Wanat, 22 December 2021, 15:17

Steam Deck will launch most windows games from Steam, all thanks to proton. See if your favorite games are on the list.

PC was the King Among Gaming Platforms in 2021

Miriam Moszczynska, 19 December 2021, 22:12

HowLongToBeat once again treated us with a summary. This time we received a ranking of the most popular gaming platforms of 2021.

Steam Deck Without Further Delays; CS:GO and Half-Life Will Get Updates

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 December 2021, 14:46

Steam Deck won't be experiencing another delay, despite continued issues with component availability. In the meantime, Valve is preparing updates for Half-Life, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and other games with the upcoming console in mind.

Steam Deck May Have a Competitor From Razer [UPDATED]

Dawid Wanat, 02 December 2021, 15:44

A leak has surfaced online regarding a portable console from Razer. The device is supposed to be designed for cloud gaming and could be a competitor to Steam Deck.

Steam Deck Without Exclusive Titles

ZieZie, 30 November 2021, 21:29

In the Steam Deck FAQ, Valve confirmed that the platform will not have any exclusive titles.

White Steam Deck and Risk of Throttling - Valve Reveals New Info

Hubert Sledziewski, 15 November 2021, 16:34

During Friday's Steam Deck Development Live Stream, we were able to see a white Steam Deck. Will it go on sale soon? We also learned that the portable PC from Valve may perform worse at high temperatures.

Steam Deck Launch Delayed

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 November 2021, 22:34

Steam Deck became another victim of supply issues in the PC component market.

Nintendo Not For Kids; Report Confirms

Miriam Moszczynska, 05 November 2021, 16:28

Nintendo published a report summarizing the second quarter of the fiscal year. In addition to revenue, a lot of interesting information was also revealed, including upcoming game releases.

Steam Deck - Valve Invites to Steamworks Conference

Adrian Werner, 02 November 2021, 13:31

Next week, Valve will hold a conference on Steamworks, aiming to help game developers make their games work on Steam Deck.

Valve Will Check Out Every Steam Game on Steam Deck

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2021, 13:46

Valve has announced that it will check out each of the more than 50,000 games available on Steam for compatibility with the Steam Deck console.

Analogue Pocket Will Not Only Run Games, but Also Tell Their History

Paul Musiolik, 17 October 2021, 16:56

The Analogue Pocket console system will not only enable you to play classic games (e.g. from Game Boy), but also to learn about their history. The creators announce serious development plans.

Nintendo Switch OLED with Better Joy-Con Mount and Smaller Cooling

Adrian Werner, 14 October 2021, 13:18

iFixit took apart the Nintendo Switch OLED console. Inside it we find a smaller cooling system and better speakers.

Inside the Steam Deck - Valve Showed the Console's Guts

Adrian Werner, 07 October 2021, 11:10

Valve recorded the process of opening the Steam Deck to replace parts and explained the risks of doing so.

Switch 4K May Never Happen; Confusion Surrounding Nintendo

Przemyslaw Dygas, 30 September 2021, 22:58

According to Bloomberg, some studios have received Switch devkits from Nintendo, which support 4K resolution. The company denies these claims.

Steam Deck is Strong, but Struggles With Cyberpunk 2077

Adrian Werner, 29 September 2021, 14:42

Thanks to a Chinese tester, we learned how Steam Deck handles Cyberpunk 2077, Dota 2, Doom, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider and several other games.

Steam Deck Gets an Official FAQ

GRG, 23 September 2021, 13:04

Valve has published an website with answers to frequently asked questions about Steam Deck. Check out the most interesting case here.

New Leak Reveals Steam Deck's Interface

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 September 2021, 20:32

The Steam Deck console will bring with it a completely new interface. Screenshots posted by Pavel Djundik (creator of SteamDB) show how it will look like on Windows devices.

SteamDeck Devkits Ready to be Shipped to Developers

Miriam Moszczynska, 15 September 2021, 15:41

Steam Deck will debut this December, but before gamers get their consoles, it will make its way into the hands of developers. As Valve has announced, that will happen soon.

Switch Gets Bluetooth Update; We'll Finally Connect Wireless Headphones

GRG, 15 September 2021, 13:47

Nintendo has added long-awaited support for wireless headphones in the latest Switch update.

Steam Deck Won't Run Every Game in Steam Library - Here's Why

GRG, 07 September 2021, 11:31

Despite assurances from Valve's designers, Steam Deck may have trouble running some games from the Steam library.

Steam Deck Patent Description Details Touchpad Capabilities

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 September 2021, 21:36

An online description of one of the patents used for the Steam Deck console reveals Valve's focus on touchpad functionality. This control method is intended to be customisable and pressure sensitive.