Scott from the D Pad D Bags is talking about talking Windows 8, and Gabe Newell’s opinion thereof. Valve’s beloved CEO had a few choice words for Microsoft’s next iteration of its flagship operating system at Casual Connect. “We want to make it as easy as possible for the 2,500 games on Steam to run on Linux as well. It’s a hedging strategy. I think Windows 8 is a catastrophe for everyone in the PC space. I think we’ll lose some of the top-tier PCs, and OEMs who will exit the market. I think margins will be destroyed for a bunch of people. If that’s true, then it will be good to have alternatives to hedge against that eventuality.” Gaben said. And then the Internet exploded, but not, sadly, in a fun way that would’ve lead to good fodder for a weekly best-of-Twitter article.