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Well look at it this way. Most people will Download SteamOS for current machines or build their own machine. Valve will not sell a lot Steam Machines. Whats the only other way to make money? Make a controller.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Well look at it this way. Most people will Download SteamOS for current machines or build their own machine. Valve will not sell a lot Steam Machines. Whats the only other way to make money? Make a controller.

I think they're mainly looking to reach a larger audience by branching outside of the strictly PC environment. This is just an innovative conduit to help their massive distribution platform reach more people. A few games sold will recoup whatever they lose, if anything. The market share gained if this remotely takes off will easily be worth the investment, even at a loss.
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Do want. This and Dualshock 4.
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post #114 of 169
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Not just Dota 2 but Titanfall as well.

Wait are you telling me that Titanfall is a Source Engine game?

God i hope that's true Soure games run like absolute butter on my machine -- and almost all of them are STELLAR in 3D vision
    
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Overall I think it looks pretty interesting and I am really looking forward to trying it out. Props to Valve for trying to add a bit more precision there as they could of just as easily went with thumbsticks.

I am curious though how well a controller like this will work for fighting, racing and platforming games... seems this type of design is more suited for RTS/FPS/RPG type games.
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post #116 of 169
I was hoping source 2 or half life 3.

I knew it was just a wet dream (get it wet, valve, steam... oh well I tried)
I don't care anything valve has to say unless it concern a new half life game or a new engine at this point.
post #117 of 169
my initial concern was the split location of the ABXY buttons, but as was pointed out, that concern is presuming they are used in the traditional manner. the system it is designed for is different enough that we'll have to wait and see how it plays out with it.
    
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Not just Dota 2 but Titanfall as well.

Wait are you telling me that Titanfall is a Source Engine game?

God i hope that's true Soure games run like absolute butter on my machine -- and almost all of them are STELLAR in 3D vision

Just checked it out, and yep. Looks like since they wanted a smooth gameplay experience and had experience using the source engine, they decide to use it for Titanfall. Boy oh boy is it pretty too. Another example of why the Source Engine is truly the best out there. (fangirl moment there fellas biggrin.gif)
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post #119 of 169
Turbo Touch 360 incarnate.

Not all that unique in all honesty but we'll see how it turns out. Turbo Touch 360 was a complete disaster.
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I can see this being good or bad. I really want to get hands on with it. I also want to see it in action. Exciting times are coming.
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