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This will be the end of high graphical PC games.
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post #142 of 327
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Originally Posted by Xristo View Post
Nowhere near ..

Plenty of machines out there capable of destroying that little thing .
you do realize that I was referring to most OEM machines that have intel integrated graphics yes, which is most OEM machines

could a modern intel GPU even run say... fear or prey @ 40+ FPS 1600 x1200 with 4x AA & 16x AF never mind an xbox 360 game, correct me if i'm wrong but I wouldn't think they could

right back @ ya lol
Edited by Dynomutt - 5/24/11 at 6:11pm
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post #143 of 327
If this ever happens it would only destroy pc gaming. As people wouldn't make PC exclusives but xbox games that just run on pc.
post #144 of 327
When this happens the 360 with probably be considered a "dead system" with the 720 or what ever their calling it being out. So it's probably a move to keep the 360 sales alive as long as possible.
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post #145 of 327
If microsoft does this i will love them forever.
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Originally Posted by SausageDawg View Post
Not news, hence the name "Rumorpedia"

OT: I'm not buying it, it wouldn't be too beneficial financially to do this.
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Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post
Never going to happen, Never say never you say? Well I am saying NEVER.

I would believe that each copy of windows 8 will come with a pre-installed VMware of a linux distro before this.
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Originally Posted by 98uk View Post
What a stupid rumour. Console gaming is profitable... if you can play it on your PC, then you make it PC gaming... which isn't as profitable.
Well there have been a few rumors about the replacement of the 360 showing up as well, keeping in mind that the original Xbox got dropped pretty hard and quick when the 360 arrived.

-360 support could entice a faster adoption rate for W8 as they are fighting against their own success with the popular W7.
-Microsoft wants to push cloud and I would guess the hardware they'll need for that needs to be in place ahead of time and needs a certain amount of users to justify the expense.
-Microsoft won't really be competing against themselves because they don't seem to push last gen consoles at all.

I hope it is true.
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I dont know are the xbox 360 dics hd dvd or not. ? if so u need a hd/dvd player. If not well dose not matter i dont like consoles, rotts the pc world.
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post #148 of 327
thats too good to be true although it is a bad move for them. piracy is easy enough on the Xbox as it is, imagine PC users with access to the .iso and .dvd files and the ability to edit and chop/change them.

no PC owner would buy a 360 game.

if this is true though...thats so awesome. i could play Dead Rising and Gears of War and the like as well as all my PC games while being portable on my notebook.

epic.
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I would think you would need a special dvd drive to even be able to read Xbox 360 games on the PC.
 
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post #150 of 327
does this mean i could play red dead redemption and la noire on windows 8....rather than wait for that selfish rockstar to release these game for pc...does this apply to gta5 too if it is also released for xbox360
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