At this year's LinuxCon, Valve software co-founder Gabe Newell reiterated his stance that Linux is the future of PC gaming, and elaborated on Valves continuing plans to bolster gaming on the open-source operating system. Steam for Linux was released early this year, and current supports almost 200 games. But it's not just about getting on the platform; Valve is contributing to Linux debugger projects and porting its games over to guide other developers into the transition. This is all building up to Vavle's Steam Box hardware project, and Newell specifically mentioned that Valve would be talking more hardware as early as next week. The hate for Windows 8 is strong with this one. Watch the entirety of Newell's talk at LinuxCon right here.