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1000 people surveyed... Need to do a wider scale survey.
The sad part is the 1000 people interviewed worked in the video game industry. These were not random people off the street. They made video games, yet they voted for Steve Jobs. Mind blasting.
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wait....what? I just cant even begin to think how this even makes any sense, the guy dies and now he pretty much influenced everything, how did he make gaming better on my "Windows" based PC? something tells me Gabe Newell, Shigeru Miyamoto, or John Carmack had a bigger influence than he did...
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There really needs to be a distinction between "gamers". It really distorts things when they all get lumped together, including phone games, facebook games, and bigger console/pc games. Even console/pc gamers could be split up into multiple groups. I mean you wouldn't lump professional athletes and the family at the park together into a category, or race car drivers with everyday drivers.
    
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Steve Jobs invented the world as we know it, wait and see

DOH

http://www.slate.com/articles/techno...he_world_.html

So Apple Officially has replaced God in the public Mind.

God Help THE PEOPLE.

Jobs is laughing in Hell.
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Steve Jobs invented the world as we know it, wait and see

DOH

http://www.slate.com/articles/techno...he_world_.html

So Apple Officially has replaced God in the public Mind.

God Help THE PEOPLE.

Jobs is laughing in Hell.
Gosh, they're already worshipping him!
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The creaters of gaming, as i know it, has always been and will always be: nintendo

But, then the 90's took over and hurray! for quake, doom and half-life!
screw steve jobs (as in, the gaming stuff, what has he ever done that involves gaming)?
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Oh whatever.

There is nothing even worthy to say about this idiotic survey.

In other news, Ronald McDonald voted most influential man in fine dining.
I lol'd.
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Surprise surprise. Somebody needs some action jackson juice because they are stalled.
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Not including Nintendo, I'd say Valve/Gabe Newell by a country mile. Steve Jobs belongs on an entirely different list with Billy Mays and Vince Offer.
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If anything he hurt gaming more than helped it.
    
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