Steamboy – portable console with support for steam games library

Steamboy – portable console with support for steam games library

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Recently announced portable console SteamBoy combines the most important functions for any gamer who prefers not to stop the game at any place your home or even on the road: the ability to access their library of games when Steam, comfortable controller designed Valve, as well as qualitative screen.

SteamBoy console was presented to the public within the E3 game show in 2014 a group of independent developers from Valve. Of course, this tiny steel stuffing box do not go to any comparison with what we have shown in a whole string of Steam Machines , however players can play their favorite games at maximum settings using streaming technologies, when the game starts on the host computer and broadcast on screen SteamBoy.

Something like we saw with consoles PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 when the game with an older console can be broadcast on a portable, while the player could be in the tens of kilometers from home, and he came to the aid of 3G or LTE-bond. SteamBoy will also support Wi-Fi and 3G.

Inside SteamBoy are quad-core processor, 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB of internal memory, and the gameplay is displayed on a 5-inch touch screen 16:9 format. Prefix is ​​positioning itself not only as a standalone gaming device, but can also act as a companion for devaysa full Steam Machine or gaming PC. Developers, however, argue that the console will be able to run most of the Steam games on their own, though yet believe in it with difficulty. Need to wait for more information on this from its creators.

Have not yet gone on sale, SteamBoy already facing a serious problem: the name duplicates an existing consoles on the market product – a device for steam cleaning the floor of Reliable Corporation called the same way. How will resolve this problem, developers handhelda – remains a mystery. SteamBoy to go on sale in 2015.

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