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See Indie games like platformers and shmups.
Big market games: yes. Publishers like EA and Activision want the lowest common denominator type of easy games to sell more products. CoD is easier to play than Hello Kitty Island Adventure.

The issue is, and this is entirely personal taste, no small indie games interest me - it needs a wide audience to bring in the high-level competition and has to be strictly versus other players. No time-attack garbage.
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Gaming was commonplace in the late eighties/early nineties. Practically everybody owned a nintendo.

I'm talking PC-gaming only, and more specifically than that - FPS competition. It 'died' (lost all large events/sponsorships) with Quake 3.
    
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I'm talking PC-gaming only, and more specifically than that - FPS competition. It 'died' (lost all large events/sponsorships) with Quake 3.



Only id can make another Quake and they were too busy making that pile of trash, Rage.

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How funny thousands thousands of OCN members bashed and cursed on alienware x51 RIG. They didnt realize X51 itself is an actual PC and offering WASD keys and mouse since console refused to offers wasd keyboard and mouse for the cross-platform games. Unfortunately they still rejecting their offers & bash on x51 big times.

Plus OCN members who refused to buy PC games as COD MW / ops series, others. so Console games sold millions/ or billions than PC games.

How can you makes a PC GAMING come back a title king ?

for record - PC never will be a gaming king, never will till the end of world. You must be delusional!

Sorry harshly say that...


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Only id can make another Quake and they were too busy making that pile of trash, Rage.

...exactly my point. They made what people want to buy. People (the masses) won't play an excruciatingly difficult unforgiving game any more, the days of skill-based arena shooters are gone.
    
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It's games like Skyrim that have been enticing people back to the PC platform (Or introducing them to it) With the popularity of community made modifications recorded and uploaded to Youtube. Plus simple word of mouth.
PC Gaming was never dying, consoles just took the spotlight for a short period, people got bored, now are going back. It's the better platform, period.

You should refrain from stating your opinion like it's fact.

Consoles are just fine for most people.
PC is just too much for some people to deal with, it's those people that would disagree that a PC is a better platform, and it is that reason that you stating that PC is a better platform is purely opinion, not fact.
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I dont think its just the hardware specs between consoles vs PC, its the devs that are putting more effort info consoles and porting to PC to make an extra bucks.

consoles have a lot of appeal through of ease and overall cost. I think that's a competitive edge that has been growing along with the resources and focus from the devs onto the console platform. At the same time, as long as there's a market such as the PC to be capitalisze on then it shouldnt be ignored depsite the costs. Its great that there some devs that are putting a lot resources in to the PC platform in trying to appeal the market share, but i think its a constant struggle in weighing how much focus they need to put onto the PC and console platforms.
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How funny thousands thousands of OCN members bashed and cursed on alienware x51 RIG. They didnt realize X51 itself is an actual PC and offering WASD keys and mouse since console refused to offers wasd keyboard and mouse for the cross-platform games. Unfortunately they still rejecting their offers & bash on x51 big times.
Plus OCN members who refused to buy PC games as COD MW / ops series, others. so Console games sold millions/ or billions than PC games.
How can you makes a PC GAMING come back a title king ?
for record - PC never will be a gaming king, never will till the end of world. You must be delusional!
Sorry harshly say that...
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Ive already recommended the x51 to several people so I have no idea what you're going on about.


and fyi.. I haven't bought a COD game since World at War... So I have no idea what you're going on about there either.
 
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