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Newell: Gamers are smarter than publishers


Gabe Newell thinks gamer are more astute than publishers when it comes to knowing what makes a good game. Gabe Newell knows what he's talking about, so he's worth listening to.

"It seems by and large that gamers are incredibly smart; the average gamer seems to know more about what makes a good game than the average person at a publisher," said the Valve boss, talking in the new Game Informer.

That's it. Thanks, Ripten.

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