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not sure about all of that.
PC gaming is easy. changing a setting is easy.
all the pc does is give you more options. if valve remove options and lock down the system then its not technically a PC gaming platform anymore.

Well, the average user of the consoles wouldn't know any better that a PC can be plugged into a TV, or know that a controller works on it as well... What Valve needs is an Apple-style marketing, or something... But then again they can't always pick up the slack for the average user's general ignorance.
     
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This.

I agree. Unless I'm console gaming. There is no way I could use my TV.
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Just cause 2, wireless Xbox controller, couch= happy
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This is great, there is a big following of PC-TV entertainment system users these days.
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Your telling me, That I can play With a Xbox Controller? ON STEAM? Like Dirt, and NFS?!?!
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Well, the average user of the consoles wouldn't know any better that a PC can be plugged into a TV, or know that a controller works on it as well... What Valve needs is an Apple-style marketing, or something... But then again they can't always pick up the slack for the average user's general ignorance.

No I dont want valve to turn like apple... this is the last good company
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No I dont want valve to turn like apple... this is the last good company

i only said their marketing has to be more effective for the masses, not saying they have to be Apple-like themselves.
     
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I'd use it if the browser wouldn't crash all the time mad.gif


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after using it for a week I can say that it is pretty awesome. handy for people with Media PC's connected to a T.V i approve thumb.gif
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Know any games that benefit from a bigger distance?

Maybe not for you but for me personally, being able to purchase my sports games on PC and play them with friends in a comfortable manner is a good thing. Lounging on my couch while playing a platformer or RPG is also something I enjoy.
You can still have a monitor for FPS', RTS' and any other games that are better played with a keyboard and mouse, you arent locked into using your big screen only.
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