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My faith in humanity is gone
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Seriously gabe newell only 16%? Can you count how many css clones there are? Cod never would have taken off without css. Think about it folks. The gamemodes. The playstyle (to an extent)
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ahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

i'm sure if steve were alive today he'd love this
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This...this is some kind of a joke right?
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My heart literally skipped a beat.
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There could be an argument made that the iPhone really kicked the mobile gaming industry into high gear. Cell phone games are definitely the biggest development going on in the larger industry today.
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post #17 of 176
Quote:
Originally Posted by Starbomba;15563867 
MacOS has been the least game-friendly platform i've used (i used to have a hackintosh) and, unless you ignore the little Zynga games (with nothing to do with Mark Zuckerberg), those results do not hold any sense at all.

I'd say whoever has not taken the time (~5 minutes) to google up who made Mario, does not deserve to be called a gamer, regardless of platform. Hell, one could even link Bill Gates as an "influence" to gaming as Microsoft made the Xbox, but to associate Facebook and Apple on gaming?

and to be fair, AoE (Microsoft Game Studios) is one of the big "founding" RTSes (in my mind, along with SC, WC (to a lesser extent) and C&C). oh, and Halo
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But it was Eurogamer reader Skirlasvoud who said it best.

“I can [imagine] how this survey went,” he wrote, describing a scenario in which a reporter interviews an iPhone game designer.

“Reporter: ‘You there, sir, contemporary game designer glued to his iPhone. Do you have time for a [questionnaire]?’

“Panel member: ‘Yeah, sorry. Was just reading about Steve [Jobs'] death. That makes me so sad… I wouldn’t be able to live without my [iPhone]. I wish there was some way I could express my fondness for Apple right now… Can I help you though?’

“Reporter: ‘Yes, thank you. Could you give me your unbiased opinion on something?’”

Skirlasvoud concluded by saying, “I see this survey more as [proof] of Apple’s influence on contemporary society than an honest reflection on history.”

Lol
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The majority of those people surveyed are very uniformed.
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Goes to show that people who have recently been making major headlines (dead or alive), when their names are included into a survey, chances are they'll top the polls. This is, even if it has nothing to do with them.

Kind of like how Obama got the Nobel Peace prize a couple years ago, right after his massive and successful election campaign. 'OBAMA', and 'CHANGE' and so on were the buzzwords of the day, and that influenced the Nobel Committee's nominations.
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