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Is Windows 8 the Biggest Threat to the Future of PC Gaming?

The answer to that is no, Windows 8 is the biggest threat to Microsoft staying in business. tongue.gif
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Is Windows 8 the Biggest Threat to the Future of PC Gaming?
The answer to that is no, Windows 8 is the biggest threat to Microsoft staying in business. tongue.gif

I wouldn't go that far...I'm actually seeing more of the general users (IE not us) lean towards these dumbed down GUIs. So the general users out number us significantly thus MS could survive without us like Apple has.

On the flip side...there may be some actual potential to MS with business use of Metro if they do things right: http://www.tech-stew.com/post/2012/03/21/Worlds-first-2-megajoule-ultraviolet-laser-fired-one-step-close-to-fusion.aspx

Ultimately, I think Metro shouldn't be used without a touch screen though.
     
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I don't understand all the hate for windows 8.

Haha that rhymed... Anyway,

The metro UI is pretty fugly, but I also have a friend with a three monitor setup. (One of which is a touch-screen) On that setup it works pretty well. He's able to use the interface like a tablet on the touchscreen, and runs everything else fine on the other two monitors.

I will say what puzzles me the most is that the new UI is the biggest improvement, and that's disappointing. Granted I don't know too much about the core changes, but it's certainly not enough to relinquish the pleasant comfort in knowing 99.9999999% of my stuff works great on 7.


Pretty sure this was just another attempt by msoft to try and grab more market share, especially with tablets becoming so popular.
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Its' ok some guy out there will take the Win7 interface and mod it over the enhanced win8 file and memory system. Or just wait for 9. I skipped Vista, didn't hurt me in any fashion.

Corporations are just now migrating to Win7. They are not going to suddenly change to Win8. Win7 will be here for a while.
Win8 is just for the tablets. Should be Windows 7 Tablet.
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Why does everyone hate Windows 8? I like mine just as much as I liked my Windows 7 before I formatted to make space. The only part I don't like about it is the massive space hog it is...
     
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How can people write such kind of crap?When windows 8 will run Xbox games?I don't understand why people keep digging the dirt from the hole,Windows 8 that,windows 8 this,shut the hell up and get a life windows 8 will be better as windows vista was better than that windows xp crap and how windows 7 is better than that windows vista crap.
Shut the hell up.
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How can people write such kind of crap?When windows 8 will run Xbox games?I don't understand why people keep digging the dirt from the hole,Windows 8 that,windows 8 this,shut the hell up and get a life windows 8 will be better as windows vista was better than that windows xp crap and how windows 7 is better than that windows vista crap.
Shut the hell up.

this could be the intresting part pc gamers vs console gamers if it works without having to have to use a pad/pay for live.
http://www.winrumors.com/xbox-live-windows-8-gamers-can-play-against-pc-win-phone-and-xbox-video/
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I still don't see what's bad about Windows 8 can someone please explain to me why Windows 8 might be another fail?
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Originally Posted by fonzye View Post

How can people write such kind of crap?When windows 8 will run Xbox games?I don't understand why people keep digging the dirt from the hole,Windows 8 that,windows 8 this,shut the hell up and get a life windows 8 will be better as windows vista was better than that windows xp crap and how windows 7 is better than that windows vista crap.
Shut the hell up.


And.... There goes your opinions weight. You claimed Vista was better than anything. Pretty sure 90% of people would disagree, but hey maybe if you tell everyone to get a life they'll suddenly agree with you.

Back OT: Didn't the whole Console gamers Vs Pc gamers sort of fail the last time it was tried? I mean I'm all for making the gaming community larger (And what better way then by combining two parts of it....)

But I'd rather see them successfully make cross-system multiplayer prior to them even considering putting console players in line to compete with pc gamers.
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many of you thinking WIN 8 wont surely flop nor threat PC gaming, Hey you better askin the Magic Eight Ball affecting by the human mind! the Magic 8 ball is a predictable answer!


Magic 8 Ball is your best friend!
Edited by GAMERIG - 3/22/12 at 4:31pm
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