The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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Why a Cozy Relationship Between Valve and Oculus VR Makes Perfect Sense

The two gaming companies have an incestuous history and chummy relationship, and they’re headed toward the same point in 2014.
Team Fortress 2's Soldier, Pyro and Heavy try the Oculus Rift.

AllThingsD Week in Review: Nokia’s Android Phone, Bitcoin Funding and Facebook the Newspaper

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe on Raising $75 Million, the “Oh My God” Demo and Working With Valve

Iribe discusses how a hardware breakthrough got the company its new mega round.
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Book Excerpt: How Minecraft Creator Markus Persson Almost Took a Job at Valve

An excerpt from Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson’s book about the creation of Minecraft, released in English this November.
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With Steam Machines on the Horizon, Valve Makes Its Linux Love Official

“People shouldn’t underestimate the Linux community’s desire to have gaming on the platform, and for it to be insanely good.”
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Is This “The Last Console Generation”? And Nine Other Questions for Sony’s Jack Tretton.

The CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America talks about the launch of the PlayStation 4 and how it stacks up to competitors — both in the living room and in gamers’ pockets.
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Valve’s Final Reveal: A Steam Controller With Dual Trackpads, Touchscreen

Valve unveils the last piece of its puzzle.
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Valve’s Steam Machines Won’t Be “Console Killers,” but Here’s How They Could Shake Up Gaming Anyway

If they work as promised, Steam Machines could be disruptive — just not in the way you think.
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Valve Bringing PC Gaming to the Living Room With Steam Machines

Valve is getting into the console business, but doesn’t believe that one size fits all.
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About that Starfox Cosplay Blog…