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The PC Gaming Alliance is real. It was just announced at GDC, and comprises not only the rumoured Intel, Nvidia, AMD/ATi and Microsoft, but publishing giants Epic and Activision as well. Intel's Randy Stude will be heading up the group, which rather than making things like official stickers, box labels and slogans will instead be working to provide the platform with a unified "voice":

"One of our main major objectives is to provide one voice on PC gaming market. There's no one source that says 'hey this is where the PC market is going'. Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft are always calling their market share - we're going to call our market through this group."

Sounds like a truly-grass-roots move. And it's got all the big names onboard. Seems reports of the death of PC gaming have been greatly exaggerated!
Source: http://kotaku.com/358436/pc-gaming-a...o-save-the-day
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post #2 of 11
Yes! This can only be good for PC gaming.
    
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Sweeeeeet
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lol epic comeback.. cheaper parts and games on the way. Alliance ftw,horde and axis ftlL
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US THE PC GAMERS WILL RISE TO VICROTY!!!!!!!!! i felt the need to say that.
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post #6 of 11
i wonder what they have in store for us
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I wonder how well Intel and AMD will cope in this alliance
You have the OS company (MS), game Developers (EPIC, Activision Blizzard) and TWO GPU and TWO CPU providers.
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post #8 of 11
Randy Stude = Geek with a pron star name lmao

PC gaming was never going to die in the first place. Not sure what this 'alliance' will achieve mind, but will be interesting to see what happens
    
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post #9 of 11
Aw jeez. So instead of the defunct "Games for Windows," we're going to have "Games Powered by Intel?" These "initiatives" just don't do it for me. Sure, it's easy to get excited about this news since all the frickin devs out there are actively BURYING the pc gaming industry and calling it all but dead.

So stores like Gamestop and Best Buy will put up shelves and label them with the tagline like GFW and then let it fall into dissarray like GFW?

Sorry, it's easy to get a little depressed when it comes to pc gaming. I remember just a few years ago you couldn't buy the best games on :turd:consoles:turd: until the pc gamers got a hold of them 6 months beforehand.
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