Most influential on games industry

Matt Brian for The Next Web on Apple and Steve Jobs being voted as most influential on the games industry:

As part of a a study that precedes the London Games Conference, 1000 industry executives put Apple’s iPhone and its former CEO Steve Jobs to be the most influential product and person on today’s video game industry.

Steve Jobs beat Valve’s Gabe Newell, the man behind popular games Half Life, Portal and the company’s Steam digital distribution platform and Shigeru Miyamoto, developer of Mario, Donkey Kong and Zelda. Interestingly, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg came fifth in the ranking, having been edged out by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners Lee.