I agree completely about the user generated content... CANNOT play Skyrim without all the genius mods... same for many other games... user content extends a games life 10x!
I don't care about next gen. My PC is 4 years old and can't handle anything more advanced than Source 1. Just gimme a conclusion to HL! NOW! ;)
Sounds like they're sticking it to the console crowd once and for all. Genius, GabeN. The combine & crowbars can wait a little longer, I don't mind ;)