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If you missed Saturday’s live broadcast of Super Podcast Action Committee (Episode 111), you can watch the video replay onYouTube or download it below. On this week’s show hosts Andrew Eisen and E. Zachary Knight discuss the latest GamePolitics poll (20:12 mark), Xbox One’s possible 24-hour game trials, (33:10), Puppy Games referring to customers as “worthless” (42:29), whether Net Neutrality needs rebranding (55:20), rumors of Activision getting into the movie business (1:03:00), IGDA’s survey that said most developers want to work for Valve (1:12:19), and Delaware’s digital inheritance law (1:19:45)
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SuperPAC Episode 111 (1 hour, 31 minutes) 114 MB (the show was live so it is made available in its raw, unedited format).
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Credits: The Super Podcast Action Committee is hosted by E. Zachary Knight and Andrew Eisen, and produced by James Fudge. Music in the show includes “Albino” by Brian Boyko and “Barroom Ballet” by Kevin MacLeod. Both are in the public domain and free to use. ECA bumper created by Andrew Eisen. Read the rest of this entry »
Valve made the final of three reveals today. In this final announcement, Valve announced the design of a new controller they had been working on. This was one of the many rumors going around about what might come after the SteamOS and Steam Machine reveals from earlier in the week.
This controller moves beyond the dual analog sticks of modern console controllers. Instead, it focuses its inputs on dual trackpads. Valve touts these trackpads as having the fidelity of movement of a mouse and the ease of use as an analog stick. Read the rest of this entry »
In its second announcement teased this week, Valve has surprised pretty much no one when it revealed its plans for Steam Machines. Basically, dedicated Steam consoles that you plug into your TV. This is something they have been talking about for the past year and everyone knew was coming.
So Valve had been teasing a trio of announcements all weekend to be revealed this week. Pretty much everyone was sure the announcements would revolve around the SteamBox, a console powered by Steam, and boy are we not disappointed with the first announcement.
The first announcement was a doozy. Valve has announced its very own operating system, conveniently named SteamOS. This operating system is built on Linux, powered by Steam and is specifically designed to give you the most out of all your games. This has been the dream of many a PC gamer. An OS that cuts out all the crap your PC does to focus exclusively on the games you love playing. The best part? It’s completely free. Read the rest of this entry »