Today’s Tech Round-up
There were a ton of stories that came out overnight but few of them actually deserve their own individual post here on WPR, so instead you get a lovely digest of the news.
All Hail the GabeCube
Gabe Newell, the plush faced head of Valve and personal lord and savior for many of the WPR staff has announced that the once thought vaporware Steambox is reality and has given some details.
Console vs PC Wars Nearing an End?
Gabe Newell (aka our saviour Gaben) has decided to eat up some of the competition from consoles by releasing “Big Picture Mode” for Steam recently that allows you to play games on your HDTV instead of your monitor, but there’s also talk of a Steam Box headed our way.
This Week in News: Week of 3/4-3/10
Here is all the news you might have missed this week.
Valve Says NO To New Source Engine
Valve’s Gabe “Butterbeard” Newell laughs at your assertion that they need to make a new graphics engine!
Did Portal 2 sell out metaphorically already?
The story’s are spreading around the net, that an interactive trailer for Super-8 (jj abrams) is included in the game play for Portal 2. Has Portal 2 sold out its ethics and become a platform for advertising?
Exactly Why Half Life 3 Hasn’t Been Announced
Oh Gabe Newell, when is it NOT funny to make a fat joke at your expense?
Gabe Newell Puts Trust in Steam Guard
I use Steam quite often, if for nothing than to pick up games at extremely reasonable prices in the hopes my PC will one day be able to play them. I’m just a nobody and don’t really need to worry about people trying to hack my computer to gain access to my account, but after […]
[Update] Portal 2 gets [no] Move support and Valve apologizes for crappy PS3 support
Valve announces “complete” Move support for the PS3 version of Portal 2 and also had some nice things to say about their commitment to the PS3 in the past. [Update] Portal 2 is NOT getting full Move support for the time being.
Gabe Newell Wants Your Money
Gabe Newell is another one of these game developers who really shouldn’t be spending time in front of a camera. You guys are better suited at making games than talking about them in interviews, get over it already. My case in point is the latest interview he did with Good Game, where he expounds the […]