Gabe Newell says all his PC bits come from different manufacturers, and that’s why PC is best

Yesterday saw the star-festooned extravaganza that was the 40th annual Golden Joystick awards (opens in new tab). Unsurprisingly when it came to the software side, Elden Ring walked off with an armful of gongs, but the best hardware award went to Valve and the Steam Deck (opens in new tab). The award was accepted by Gabe Newell, and in doing so he made a point about something we all take for granted in our wonder machines.

“On behalf of everyone at Valve, I would like to say thank you for giving Steam Deck the Golden Joystick award for best gaming hardware,” said Newell. “So on my PC I have an AMD CPU, a Nvidia GPU, the PC’s from Falcon Northwest, I have a Corsair mouse, I have a Logitech keyboard, I have a Samsung monitor…

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