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56. Re: Valve Living Room PCs Next Year? Dec 10, 2012, 08:18 Fibrocyte
 
shihonage wrote on Dec 9, 2012, 18:21:
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Dec 9, 2012, 17:02:
Apparently one part of Windows 8 being a walled garden makes it a "catastrophe" but an entire box being a walled garden is A-OK if Valve does it. OK Gabe, sure. And yeah, he said "our hardware will be a very controlled environment,"

He wants to think Windows 8 is a "catastrophe" because of the completely optional Windows Store, that's his opinion and that's cool. But if Valve's going to do the same thing with the entirety of their living room box, I can't see how that's anything but hypocritical. I don't run Windows 8 and honestly, do kind of want to see Metro flop. But this seems a little two-faced to me.

Wrong.

A game console SHOULD be a walled garden. A desktop PC should NOT.

It's that simple.

Yea because nothing new should ever be invented or dreamed up and there's just no place for hybrids.

I think YOU'RE that simple.
 
 
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