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Valve Announces Steam Developer Conference

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October 11, 2013 7:39:53 AM

Valve is making serious moves. I still have alittle believe in them. For now the whole idea with consoles that are infact PCs in alot of different configurations looks strange.
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October 11, 2013 7:43:09 AM

If they can pull this off - getting AAA titles on the platform and actually selling units - it will be good for every gamer out there.

This paradigm of having only two choices (CPUs, GPUs, Consoles, Cable companies, Political affiliations, etc...) has to end for real competition to proceed.
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October 11, 2013 7:44:41 AM

Half Life-3 confirmed?
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October 11, 2013 9:15:10 AM

stfu about hl3. i know people want it, but god damn valve is doing something else that's great, can't they get any credit for that?
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October 11, 2013 10:33:29 AM

Bill Reinhardt said:
chimera201 said:
Bill Reinhardt said:
The developers coference takes place in Seattle...

Seattle is the THIRD most miserable city in the country.
http://mynorthwest.com/11/454392/Seattle-third-most-mis...

Coincidence?


Isn't VALVe's office in Seattle?



...the plot thickens


Well that explains Gabe's attitude lately. He does seem like a bit of a (massive) grumpster.

Id like to see Steam OS take off but I don't see it offering any bonus for anyone other than die hard Valve fans and Valve themselves. Yes it will add another option for consumers but that will only be a good thing if it takes off in a major way and that is a tall order with a new gen of consles and the fact it won't play all steam games. Add to that the fact that the machines will be as almost expensive as full blown PCs without the choice of software, will be crippled by a one of a kind controller that no other device uses and there is little upside to this.

Options are great but we have seen these kind of things tried in the past and it never seems to end well for anyone.
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October 11, 2013 10:50:50 AM

Get the AAA titles on board and I will be interested, because I already paid a lot for them, without the games no amount of Apps will make me use it - but on a HTPC makes sense streaming from a more capable Windows collection
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