Pics from the show floor,
PAX East 2016
Everything in the console space is coming from the PC now, and I think that we really need to see the same thing in terms of just general attitudes about platforms. I would push [console manufacturers] very hard to stop thinking of themselves as being a platform for everything that already exists and start betting on the inventiveness and the benefits that you would get by embracing a more open approach to the internet and game delivery and game business models and things like that.
Gabe Newell, Valve’s co-founder and head honcho, speaking to Penny Arcade on all matters Valve and the gaming industry. Newell comments that while his company may have next to no proficiency at it, Valve would deliver their own take on hardware if there was ever a stop-gate between innovative projects and delivering those projects to you, the consumer.
Penny Arcade’s “What If” comic starring Asura and his undying wrath. Pre-order bonus available at – surprise! – these guys.
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