Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 16th Sep 2013 21:44 UTC
Games

Gabe Newell, the co-founder and managing director of Valve, said today that Linux is the future of gaming despite the minuscule share of the market it has today.

That seems hard to believe, given that Newell acknowledged Linux gaming generally accounts for less than one percent of the market by any measure including players, player minutes, and revenue. But Valve is going to do its best to make sure Linux becomes the future of gaming by extending its Steam distribution platform to hardware designed for living rooms.

"Half-Life 3 - SteamBox/Linux exclusive". There, chicken and egg problem solved.

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RE[2]: Only OS Left
by allanregistos on Wed 18th Sep 2013 04:35 UTC in reply to "RE: Only OS Left"
allanregistos
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De nieuwer Intel chips allow for more mobile devices to use Intel chips:

http://anandtech.com/show/7314/intel-baytrail-preview-intel-atom-z3...

They can run Windows or Linux/BSD. Intel is very much involved with Linux. For example open source Linux GPU drivers.

We'll see lots of new dual-purpose Intel-based mobile devices enter the market.

I have yet to see one. So far its all demos.

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