Dell not given up yet
Dell has not given up on its Alienware Steam Machine which suffered delays and was not as popular as its Alienware Alpha, a Windows-based PC gaming console.
But things are not what they seem
Valve’s Steam Hardware Survey appears to show Linux use declining and its survey has raised a few eyebrows in the Linux community.
NLinux is similar to Valve's OS
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Nvidia is working on its own Linux OS for gamers.
And Nvidia VXAO technology
Rise of the Tomb Raider has received a new patch which brings both DirectX 12 support, Nvidia's VXAO Ambient Occlusion technology and some other optimization, fixes and tweaks.
At the Game Developers Conference next week
Valve has sent a brief notification that it plans to unveil a series of free virtual reality “experiments", called The Lab at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, GDC16 that starts next week in San Francisco..
Shipping in May 2016
Steam store has a €899 starter offer for Vive glasses with an additional €61.20 shipping and tax.
Test if your PC is VR-ready
Valve has released a free benchmark on Steam that is not meant for virtual reality headsets but rather tests the performance of your system and check if it can handle SteamVR and virtual reality, the SteamVR Performance Test benchmark.
More consumer ready
HTC Vive is going through the last set of chances and controllers are one of the final pieces of the puzzle.
HTC has been working with Valve in order to get its VR glasses to market for a while now, and it looks like the new launch date has been delayed until April 2016.