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Dont forget that kinect is supported on pc now by microsoft .
So this move isnt that surprising. I still stand to my opinion, i wanna play MK .
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Dont forget that kinect is supported on pc now by microsoft .
So this move isnt that surprising. I still stand to my opinion, i wanna play MK .
haha dude depending on how much you really like Mortal Kombat... imo its a game worth buying a console for.

im actually pissed for all the PC only gamers out there that you dont get a chance to experience it. its epic. to me anyway.

and theres some awesome nostalgic DLC coming out for it.
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Gears of war 3 : D
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^^^ LOL been wanting to say this for the longest but didn't pay this thread enough mind. What MS is doing if true is genius. By allowing PC to play Xbox games the hope to penetrate another market segment. PC gamers who never bought a xbox and want to try some xbox exclusive games. Games like GW2 and GW3 will now be able to be played.

There is no way for MS to lose money. Xbox 360 is on the way to being obsolete. Might as well wring out some more cash from this niche market.
This. By the time this comes reality, will be couple more generations into Intel's. Base PC's even without standalone GPU's will likely be able to handle most of the 360 lineup. Anyone with a newer PC will be a potential 360 game customer.
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@gtarman: Its not that i like MK that much, i do like it but am not crazy to buy a console for it. My top game is mgs series and i didnt buy a ps3 or a psp to follow up with the story.
Its just that i really dont have a big lists of games that are exclusive to 360 that pulls me thats all.
Gona try alan wake gears... i think thats it so yea 4 extra games on my pc .
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If this really happens...Forza 4...
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If this really happens...Forza 4...
precisely what I was thinking
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Now you think emulating the entire 360 platform on PCs will be feasible? The 360 may be old but with 3 PowerPC based cores with SMT the CPU is still hefty.
And if they code the emulator with C++AMP so the GPU does the work? you have hundreds times more power than the CPU based emulators that we have currently, couple that with the fact its microsoft who will actually have all the knowledge of what is needed in the emulator and not have to try trial and error/reverse engineering things.

C++AMP + working with the thing to be emulated = massive performance increase over what has been done by a hobbyist.

Mark my words, windows 8 will have a lot of stuff coded in C++AMP and the emulator will be one of them.
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That would totally rock if this was true.

I'd buy Windows 8 in a heartbeat and sell my 360 XD
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Sweet.. Now I can play some Halo.
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