We would say to Microsoft, we understand all these frustrations about the challenges to your business. But trying to copy Apple will accelerate, not slow, Microsoft’s decline
I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space.
Guess who? Well, you probably guessed wrong. The kid you see in the picture is High School freshman, Gabe Newell. The founder of Valve wasn’t voted Most Likely to Succeed, but success has come in abundance with Newell’s talent. The picture was posted by a Redditor who found out his father went to the same school as Newell. The joys of yearbooks!
We think that the twists and turns that we’re going through would probably drive people more crazy than just being silent about it.
Valve Calling for Linux Developers
Valve are actively searching for Linux developers, as suggested by an email that posted online.
Well, if we have to sell hardware we will.
Steam Accounts Hacked
Valve’s Gabe Newell has confirmed that the PC cloud based service, Steam, has been hacked. Vital information such as user information and credit card details have been compromised in the attack.
Portal 2 did better on the PC than it did on the consoles; Left 4 Dead did better on the consoles than it did on the PC. So you know we don’t try to guess, because we’re not sure what value there is to guessing. We’ve never had a situation where we said, ‘We really, really want to build something that is more popular for the console guys.’