Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Apr 2012 20:34 UTC
Games When I ask you to name the technology world's most secretive company, you'd most likely respond with 'Apple'. However, there's one other technology company that, while substantially smaller than the Cupertino giant, is quite possibly even more secretive: Valve.
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RE[2]: Comment by RichterKuato
by dsmogor on Sun 15th Apr 2012 09:31 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by RichterKuato"
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They would have to offer something substantially better than DX to both GFX and Game companies.
It is possible and the time is right. GFX companies market has never been as consolidated as it is now making MS unification under common api less critical, while the companies are honestly expressing their concern with DX overhead. Their steam platform could be dualbooted with windows for the time being, supporting number of dedicated HW configurations. This way they could disrupt console market the same way Android disrupted incumbent smartphone companies.

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