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Developers Respond To Epic Store Announcement
Today saw the announcement of the Epic Games Store. With higher percentages for developers who place their games on the new service, Epic is clearly attempting to position itself as a competitor to Valve’s Steam service. Tim Sweeney also answered more of our questions in an interview.
In the wake of the announcement, developers have taken to Twitter to voice their thoughts. Here’s a collection of some of the most interesting things we’ve seen said.
Barry Meade, co-founder and director at Fireproof Games, makers of The Room games:
Rami Ismail, Vlambeer, makers of Nuclear Throne and Luftrausers:
Garry Newman, creator of Garry's Mod:
Forrest Dowling, co-founder of Molasses Flood, makers of The Flame in the Flood:
George Broussard, co-founder of 3D Realms, makers of Duke Nukem 3D:
Mike Rose, founder of No More Robots:
Philip Tibitoski, co-founder and president of Young Horses, creators of Octodad:
Davey Wreden, Everything Unlimited, creator of The Stanley Parable and The Beginner's Guide:
What's your current take on the Epic Games Store? Can it compete with Steam? What do you think about its benefits to developers? Can it bring in consumers? Share your thoughts in the comments below.