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Valve, creator of best-selling game franchises (such as Half-Life, Portal, Left 4 Dead, and Counter-Strike) and leading technologies (such as Steam and Source), today disclosed its plans for a new "big picture" mode of Steam which will offer controller support and navigation designed for television interaction. Big picture mode will enable gamers to enjoy Steam and their library of Steam games on more screens throughout the house.
"Our partners and customers have asked us to make Steam available in more places. With the introduction of Steam on the Mac, and soon in Portal 2 on the PS3™, we've done just that," said Doug Lombardi, VP of marketing for Valve. "With big picture mode, gaming opportunities for Steam partners and customers become possible via PCs and Macs on any TV or computer display in the house."

Source: http://store.steampowered.com/news/5063/
    
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I may just not like change, but I don't approve of this direction Valve is going.

Gabe does know what he's doing though, hopefully he doesn't muck it up.
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Wasn't Steam supposed to come to the PS3 wink.gif
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So does Steam send signals via wi-fi to a wi-fi HDTV?
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Why is it being ported to consoles?.. I couldn't care so long as the PC version remains good and free from console-pc mixing.
    
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Why is it being ported to consoles?..

Money? headscratch.gif
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Wasn't Steam supposed to come to the PS3 wink.gif


Funny! devil.gif
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Why is it being ported to consoles?.. I couldn't care so long as the PC version remains good and free from console-pc mixing.

At least they are porting it from pc to console, instead of the other way around.
     
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Originally Posted by LiLChris;12556964 
Money? headscratch.gif

Yea, I guess aside from that.. So long as all future games arent ports and stay loyal to PC, i'm happy. And release HL3 damnit, instead of working on this crap. mad.gif
    
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Money? headscratch.gif


We have SteamPlay though. Ultimately its for money, everything a business does is, but its more about expanding their target audience and providing a better experience.


If Valve makes it so you can play your Valve titles on the PS3 without the need to repurchase any of them, why complain?
    
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