quote:As Valve sees things, however, the era of pretty visuals is coming to an end. We have now reached the point where in terms of graphics most people are more than satisfied with what they see.
quote:With cards like the GeForce 8800, they should be able to do just about anything they want on the graphics side of things
quote: We will take a look at how CPU cache and memory bandwidth affects performance in the future, but at present it pretty clear that Core 2 once again holds a commanding performance lead over AMD's Athlon 64/X2 processors.
quote:If you think about the way people move through the real world, they are constantly bumping into other objects or touching other objects and people. While this would be largely a visual effect, ... Two characters running past each other could even bump and react realistically, with arms and bodies being nudged to the side instead of mysteriously gliding past each other.
quote:Valve is one of the most respected gaming software companies around, with a little gaming property called Half-Life that you may have heard of.
quote:As developer of the Half-Life games, Valve is one of the most respected gaming software companies around.
quote:What a worthless attempt at sarcasm:
quote:The sarcasm was a bit flat, and you ended with a preposition.
quote: place it into a pan and start beating the oven