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your wife is a hog

It's a plausible scenario. Generally I can play whatever I want, whenever I want.
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It's a plausible scenario. Generally I can play whatever I want, whenever I want.

i had to buy 2 gaming computers because of my wife.
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PC gaming is far more reasonable then Consoles. They still have you paying $200-$300 for a new console with 7 year old tech inside. You could build your 360 for less then $100 if you bought those parts and built it yourself. The Current consoles are a joke. I sold me PS3 a few weeks after I bought it, sold my Xbox 360 after a year because all I used it for was a glorified DVD player. PC is just better for me..haha
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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

Same.
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Steam and PC gaming in general have little to no influence on PC sales. The vast vast majority of PC's are sold for business and/or regular people use. Guild wars or Diablo or any of that stuff is not going to be causing a bump in prebuilt PC sales which is what this article is about. Now big titles I'm sure cause little bumps in GPU sales but the PC market is gigantic and we are just a tiny tiny sliver of it.

It's also ridiculous to think that PC's were dying. No doubt the market is slowing down and I wouldn't even be surprised if it does end up contracting in the next few years but there are things that a desktop or laptop can do that a tablet or smartphone can not. I know not one person or family that replaced their PC with a tablet they are simply complementary items.
    
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oh really?


I amn't anti-PC nor troll. but Let's Get The Facts Straight - Call of Duty series broke sales records on Console in less 24 hours than PC. Plus Play station KillZone's sale records to beat PC. it's not a propaganda! *Mmmm*
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oh really?
I amn't anti-PC nor troll. but Let's Get The Facts Straight - Call of Duty series broke sales records on Console in less 24 hours than PC. Plus Play station KillZone's sale records to beat PC. it's not a propaganda! *Mmmm*

I like to recall the last cross plateform competition EA tried. Bad Company 2 Nam expansion.

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I clearly remember PC winning this competition so badly they GAVE away the map to PS3 and Xbox 360 because PC dominated it...I call this pretty clear PC is far from dead.
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I clearly remember PC winning this competition so badly they GAVE away the map to PS3 and Xbox 360 because PC dominated it...I call this pretty clear PC is far from dead.

I'd like to take a third option by mentioning the viability of Wiimote+nunchuck.

Then again, Nintendo themselves has pretty much become the definition of "the third option" in relation to gaming. tongue.gif
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I'd to take a third option by mentioning the viability of Wiimote+nunchuck.
Then again, Nintendo themselves has pretty much become the definition of "the third option" in relation to gaming. tongue.gif

The Wii is more of a party game system. Or something you do with friends. Great little system and I enjoy them at parties. But I'd never own one myself..haha
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I always like to refer to this 2010 test Microsoft did.

There was a project that got killed at Microsoft. This project was designed to allow console gamers and PC gamers to interact and battle over a connected environment. Personally I wish it would have stayed the course. I've heard from reliable sources that during the development they brought together the best console gamers to play mediocre PC gamers at the same game... and guess what happened? They pitted console gamers with their "console" controller, against PC gamers with their keyboard and mouse.

The console players got destroyed every time. So much so that it would be embarrassing to the XBOX team in general had Microsoft launched this initiative.

Console gamers cannot beat PC gamers..lol
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