Steam News and Bargains thread

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Sam Posten, Dec 19, 2011.

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  1. Sam Posten

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    How much would all those games have cost without the sale but on with their typical common discount? Now that would have been an interesting number.
     
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    It was a great sale! Too bad I don't have the time to play everything I bought!
     
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    Interestin'.
     
  7. Morgan Jolley

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    My prediction:
    1 - SteamOS for people to build their own SteamBox.
    2 - Retail release of Valve brand SteamBox. (Probably announce other partnerships, too)
    3 - Some sort of streaming service to compete with OnLive SteamStream? Pipeline?

    Bonus wishful thinking - SteamStreaming on PS4 using Gaikai tech, allowing PS4 to play all of your Steam PC game library over the internets!
     
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    You forgot: Halflife 3!
     
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    I'd like that wishful thinking one. I really do not like playing games on a laptop or PC. I like to sit on a couch and play games, not at a desk.
     
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    The SteamOS announcement hinted at my #3 above (streaming service) but I imagine it's going to be a nVidia Shield, Wii U, or PS4/Vita kind of local streaming. Even so, neat.
     
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    Next: Partnerships?
     
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    Maybe a tablet =p
     
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    I like your wishful thinking!
     
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    Sounds like we will see a dedicated controller Friday!
     
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    3 minutes to go, many holding out hope for HL3. Are you ready for a miracle?
    http://gaben.tv/
     
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    Eh. I think modern controllers are what I think of as 95% solutions. They're not 100% perfect but they're more than good enough so that each new iteration just makes minor incremental improvements while the core design philosophy stays the same. So I think this new controller is kind of pointless. I also am really skeptical of no buttons or sticks, even if the early hype (and let's be honest, right now its only hype) is positive.
     
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    Good article:
    http://techcrunch.com/2013/09/29/what-games-are-steams-big-bet/
     

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