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I can't see the argument from the console side because it's only going to take one or two more iterations and they will end up with full blown OS'es. The fact that Sony and MS are focusing on media consumption and low powered companion GPU's enforces that. x64 CPU's and even less proprietary GPU's than this generation, an operating system and GUI and you have PC, just not a Windows PC.
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I seriously doubt it, I don't know anyone who is overly excited about the next gen of consoles. Having a custom built gaming PC is far more exciting to everyone I meet and not anywhere near as out of reach as it used to be.

Preaching to the choir. smile.gif I've never purchased or owned a console in my life, but regardless of how people claim to feel about the potential for the next gen of consoles, developers will flock to them. And hence so will consumers.

You'll see. smile.gif
    
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I agree. IMO the only company still providing a raw console experience is Nintendo. I don't see this changing with their Next Gen either.

I'd gladly sell my wife and pinky toe for a Dreamcast 2.
Should be coming any day now... whistle.gif
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I'd gladly sell my wife and pinky toe for a Dreamcast 2.
Should be coming any day now... whistle.gif

You and me both lachen.gif
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Yep happens every time
I agree. IMO the only company still providing a raw console experience is Nintendo. I don't see this changing with their Next Gen either.

THIS. The console was originally designed to be the "arcade experience at home", not "dumbed-down PCs for the masses" (especially since the latter sounds like it applies more to tablets and smartphones, no?)

It's my belief that PC-esque consoles will eventually be cannibalized by other computer devices (PCs, smartphones & tablets, etc.)
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I'd gladly sell my wife and pinky toe for a Dreamcast 2.
Should be coming any day now... whistle.gif

More proof to the pudding - SEGA was the only other big-name arcade company that made consoles.
Edited by Nintendo Maniac 64 - 4/19/12 at 11:36am
 
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PC gaming isn't really dead, it's just not what it used to be :/. Need more exclusives like back in the good old days
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doh.gif idiots. They're simply afraid to admit truth.
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Please let thoes nutjobs stay on their consoles.
Not to sound like a pc elitist or something but i don't miss thoes screaming kids which i see alot more on consoles then on PC.

 

Exactly, since when and who claim PC Gaming is dead ... lol that's just absurd.

 
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"PC gaming is dead" Sexy.

Fixed.

Too bad Mod teams can't be a metric for PC gaming. Numbers would be off the charts.
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I just love getting permabanned from all online gaming for replacing the DVD drive in my PC...oh wait. cool.gif

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