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Who Won E3? Get Back To Me In A Few Months For The Answer!

98d ago ... It’s been a very big selling point in discussing E3 press conferences. “Who won E3? Who lost it? Who didn’t move the needle from it?” It gets to the point where you are asking it a month in advance. What does one have to do to win at E3? Most of the time, people get sick of asking the question because it gets asked by everyone, and everyone has their own opinions based on what THEY want. Some b...

Clarification: What the Valve, and Sony partnership mean.

1333d ago ... On June 15, 2010 Gabe Newell announced Portal 2 for the PS3, and said "Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3, would be the best CONSOLE* version."*(Note the word console meaning the best way to play Portal 2 if you have no way to play on PC.) I've seen alot of people take this to make it to use it for the stupid imaginary console war, because they think he said "Portal 2 on the PlayStation 3 will be th...

"Portal 2 on PS3 will be the best console version of the game" - How exactly?

1533d ago ... To quote big-time Valve honcho Gabe Newell, "We are delighted to announce Portal 2 for the PlayStation 3 and believe the Steamworks support included will make it the best console version of the game." In layman's terms, this means that arriving with Portal 2 on the PS3 will come Steam. Well, perhaps not "with", but you get the drift of his statement. After all, it isn't everyday that Valve hand...

What does Valve's partnership with Sony mean for the PS3?

1534d ago ... If you haven't been living under a rock for the past year, you would know that Valve and Sony weren't exactly on "speaking terms". This is mainly because Valve found themselves unable to create ports of their games to the PS3 system, and were rather outspoken about the console's "faults". Quoting from Gabe Newell, he stated that the PS3 was: "A waste of time", and "A disaster on many levels". H...

The Message Sent By Gabe and Sony's E3 Shocker

1552d ago ... There is an underlining message with what we saw out of what could be the most talked about happenings at this year's E3. I am talking about the appearance of Gabe Newell at Sony's presser to announce that Portal 2 would be headed to the PS3. It was something that shocked all of us, given what Gabe has said in the past about the system, but in truth, should we be surprised? We all knew that, at...
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