Details of Valve's Linux game console imminent

Valve runs Steam, the largest and most successful online game-subscription service. And soon, it'll be the producer of a Linux-based game console to connect to it with. Here's Nathan Grayson, at RPS:
It’s time for PCs to supplant walled garden living room boxes, but via a form factor that’s maybe a bit less, er, monolithic than the towering monster machines we’re used to. “The next step in our contribution to this is to release some work we’ve done on the hardware side,” said Newell. “Next week we’re going to be rolling out more information about how we get there and what are the hardware opportunities that we see for bringing Linux into the living room and getting it even more unified with [other devices].”