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Valve's Gabe Newell skeptical of cloud gaming potential

By John Keefer, Feb 07, 2013 1:30pm PST

If anyone was holding out hope for a cloud gaming initiative within Steam, don't bet on it. Valve managing director Gabe Newell is not a fan of the service, saying during his DICE 2013 keynote today that it is "more of a feature for demos and spectation. and not as a core ar...

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"Most people believe this is an aspect of technology that will be improved. Because most people ..."

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J.J. Abrams joining Newell to keynote DICE

By Steve Watts, Jan 28, 2013 9:00am PST

Gabe Newell will be joined on-stage by Hollywood producer J.J. Abrams, as the two talk about storytelling. Newell will also have his own keynote on the 'next steps' for the industry and Valve.

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"JJ wouldn't be able to appreciate it unless every knife gleams with a strong lens flare effect."

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Gabe Newell joining AIAS Hall of Fame, giving DICE keynote

By Steve Watts, Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST

Valve president and co-founder Gabe Newell is joining the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame. He'll be inducted at the DICE conference in February, and is set to give the keynote address.

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"So is Steam going to undermine Windows and Mac with this whole Linux push? I hope so."

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'Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe,' Valve boss says

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 25, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Valve head Gabe Newell is not a fan of Windows 8. "I think that Windows 8 is kind of a catastrophe for everybody in the PC space."

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"You should try Linux Mint. It's Ubuntu with an interface designed to be as similar to Windows as ..."

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Gabe Newell laments move from open platforms

By Steve Watts, Oct 12, 2011 4:30pm PDT

Valve's Gabe Newell says the video game industry is moving away from open platforms, and thinks Apple could shake up the industry with a living room console device.

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""He doesn't support an "open" platform, he supports whatever he can do to put Steam on more ..."

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