Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 29th Oct 2012 23:34 UTC
Games I'm not 100% sure this is actually word-for-word, but alas. "In a presentation at Ubuntu Developer Summit currently going on in Denmark, Drew Bliss from Valve said that Linux is more viable than Windows 8 for gaming. Windows 8 ships with its own app store and it is moving away from an open platform model." I feel like a broken record by now but here we go again: keep an eye on Valve, even if you're not into games. This is the company pushing NVIDIA and AMD to improve their Linux support, with enough clout and name to actually get stuff done. Valve doesn't mess around.
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RE[7]: It's a Valve's game
by tomcat on Tue 30th Oct 2012 19:53 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: It's a Valve's game"
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Why so hostile? Did I insult you?


If you find my comment that you don't know what you're talking about to be hostile, perhaps you should redefine your notion of the term hostility to be less egocentric.

In any case, let's see how many serious games will be available through Metro one year from now. Hint: it'll be very little.


Only developers who hate money will stay away from Windows 8. If Steam isn't on board, it's going to get steamrolled, and Newell knows it. Which is why he's whining. He doesn't want to share any cash with the ecosystem. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!!

Edited 2012-10-30 19:54 UTC

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