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Published by wrathofgod 16 years ago , last updated 5 years ago
[url="http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=156758"]CVG[/url] have a new interview with Valve's Doug Lombardi about Steam and it's future. Check out a bit of it below. [quote]What was your vision for Steam when it was originally created? Doug Lombardi: Way back in 1999, we started seeing our multiplayer games (Team Fortress Classic, Counter-Strike) surge in terms of simultaneous player numbers... Do you have an ultimate vision for Steam and how far down the road are you to achieving it? Doug Lombardi: Our goal is to provide value to gamers and tools to game developers and publishers. With new types of content and technology debuting constantly, it's unclear that a final "ultimate vision" will present itself as we tend to continually iterate on our products as new capabilities are enabled... Has there actually been any backlash from retail? Doug Lombardi: Initially, I think they saw it as a direct threat. Now, as Steam and online distribution have matured, more and more of the myths about online versus retail are falling away...[/quote]Read the entire interview at [url="http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=156758"]CVG[/url].
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