Valve Not Bothering With PS3, Newell Apologizes to PS3 Owners
Valve boss Gabe Newell recently had a little chit-chat with host Geoff Keighley on tonight's episode of GTTV, where he stated:
Keighley: Are you guys working on PlayStation 3 here now, trying to understand it, trying to get better at it?
Gabe: Uh, no. Not in any real way.
Newell then followed up by apologizing to PlayStation 3 fans, stating he's "sorry" to PS3 owners, who have a "legitimate beef with" Valve.
Newell is noted for his openly negative view of PS3, but when asked about it he said, to quote:
"If you look at the customers that I feel we've done the worst job at taking care of is the people who bought our product on the PS3 - Orange Box on PS3. Those are the people who I have trouble saying anything to other than 'Yeah, I'm sorry. You have legitimate beef with us."
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valve pffft... their only good game (which they bought out) was counter strike.
they make NO good games today so who really cares... ps3 is missing out on nothing!!
I still see a big fat guy who like doing sexual favours for bill gates.
yeah the first half life was ok because it ran on quake2 tech.
and you could write mod's for it ala counterstrike.. but thats the way the cake cuts.
Haha, sure those other games they've made Half-life, Team Fortress, Portal, and Left 4 Dead are not as popular as Counter Strike, hell you probably never even heard of them. So no big loss to the PS3 boys.
PS3 owners aren't outraged that they don't have all the valve games. Developers go where the money goes. Unless they are truly so lazy and don't want to put the effort into reaching out to another market. With the fact that piracy is rampant on the xbox 360 why not offer games to a customer base willing to buy games.
To the hell with Valve and the fatso over there. He donīt have to apologize to me, īcause I hate valve games (specially Half Life) and Iīve never bought one and never will.
I really don't like it when developers ignore something. I've heard him say they don't develop on the ps3 because it's too complicated. That makes no sense to me because right now I'm playing Uncharted, GTAIV, Skate 2 and will in the future be playing gran turismo 5 and god of war 3. How is it that all these developers can work with it just fine but the people who made the FPS genre their b!tch with Half-Life 1 & 2 can't cut it?
Orange Box was the best value-price game i ever bought for ps3. (and i have a lot of games)
I grew up with HL1 and CS, so HL2 was a musthave.
Like CyanCaze mentioned, Portal is the most amazing puzzle game ever made.
I could play team fortress for days. Amazing teamwork experience, 5 uniques class specialties. Brilliant game
Left for dead has amazing atmosphere
But that like all they did in those 3 years. Port games