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Eurogamer have a brief and mysterious news story sourced from Mike Capps of Epic Games who was speaking at Gamescom/GDCE today. Epic are apparently working on five new games, none of them Gears Of War related. Could one of them be Samaritan? Probably not, as it sounds like these are small-scale projects. Anyway, here’s the important bit:

“It’s nice to target the PC as a primary platform again,” teased Capps, “not just for ports.”
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Cliff on GOW2 for PC: WE WONT RELEASE IT BECAUSE PIRACY WILL KILL SALES.
    
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Somewhere there has to be a limit to the number of times a person can fall for this kind of talk.
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When he said that i can imagine a trollface poping up

Huhheeh

I wont believe it till we have some proper info on the titles
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Originally Posted by Giac View Post
Cliff on GOW2 for PC: WE WONT RELEASE IT BECAUSE PIRACY WILL KILL SALES.

That guy bugs the crap out of me , i remember reading somewhere he stated " another gears game makes sense , its good business " . Games should have sequels if they need them , not just so they can make another crappy game and cash in on a franchise.
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meh, if its true, which i hope it is beacuse i like Epic, cool. If not, its nothing new.
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Nobody is targeting the PC as a primary platform--they're just saying that because of all the hooplah PC gamers made regarding getting crappy port leftovers rather than proper games (which is true as of late). The PC gaming market is dwindling, sadly, and from a financial perspective, a gaming company is stupid if they don't pursue consoles first, with PC's as a distant second (or third). People love to make money and post gains--that's really not going to happen if you emphasize PC's. I hate to say it.
    
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So, they finally fired Cliffy B and put someone decent in charge?

PC should always be the first priority. Seeing as they, you know, make all games on PC's.
    
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post
Nobody is targeting the PC as a primary platform--they're just saying that because of all the hooplah PC gamers made regarding getting crappy port leftovers rather than proper games (which is true as of late). The PC gaming market is dwindling, sadly, and from a financial perspective, a gaming company is stupid if they don't pursue consoles first, with PC's as a distant second (or third). People love to make money and post gains--that's really not going to happen if you emphasize PC's. I hate to say it.
Plenty of companys focus on PC games and make plenty of money. You speak of rubbish.
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post #10 of 23
I think what's going on now is that now they realize that APU's will bring a massive amount of people into PC gaming since llano is relatively inexpensive and will handle most games on decent settings. I bet they're thinking "PC is going to be the next mainstream".
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