“Boy, was there an outrage over Valve’s decision to port its popular games and offer its Steam distribution for the Mac. Since Steam is estimated to account for 70% of online game purchases, this is one major announcement. But if you think about it, such news was just a matter of when, not if. As much as you may be a PC game enthusiast, you will have to live with the fact that Macs are running more and more games,” Gruener writes. “But it does not take much to predict that Macs will never become enthusiast gaming machines. Valve and Apple are working on the bigger piece of the pie.”
“Slow down. Before leaving an angry comment without reading further, hear me out,” Gruener writes. “Valve’s announcement makes sense and is good news for the gaming community and I am sure that other distributors will follow soon.”
Full article, in which Gruener explains that Apple is after mass-market gaming, not after the enthusiast, here.