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No it will end when Valve dies, which will be never.
Well unless Valve gets as big as EA, it will be the end of PC gaming for FPS games long before then.
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All they need to do is start bagging deals to get games a rolling onto the PC, not ported, with extremely good optimization so its cheaper to build extreme gaming machines. Maybe i made it sound easier then it really is...
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post #23 of 33
i knew Microsoft wasn't into this PC gaming alliance when they made Halo Wars exclusively for Xbox 360...and RTS which rightfully belong to PC. If microsoft was smart they would've put it on the PC too.
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Wow I see a lot of dumb posts in this thread...

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i knew Microsoft wasn't into this PC gaming alliance when they made Halo Wars exclusively for Xbox 360...and RTS which rightfully belong to PC. If microsoft was smart they would've put it on the PC too.
It'll come to PC a year after. I guarantee you that.
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Here's the deal folks. Half the world, and all of their mothers, have a PC. Those PCs have video processors in them, and they always will. That means there will always be a market for PC games, period. It just may be eclipsed by consoles.

That being said, I do agree that there may be many less PC games down the road, as a possibility. But who knows, games like WoW and The Sims can come around at any time (like the article states).
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Since I can't quite tell if you agree with me or not based upon that post...
i wasn't disagreeing with you entirely; just highlighting the potential reality of what you said.

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I don't care about the PGCA forums nor do I think PC gaming is dying - I just think PC gaming is getting a much smaller slice of the cake.
I agree with this ^.^. especially if the console market continues with its current trend.

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Wow I see a lot of dumb posts in this thread...
I disagree with this....

Calling people dumb certainly doesn't make you look any better. the least you could've done was explain why you think so. or don't you think we are able to comprehend that?

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Well unless Valve gets as big as EA, it will be the end of PC gaming for FPS games long before then.
probably worth pointing out that Valve did make The Orange Box multi-platform...
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You serious?.

Tell you what, if this is true then the blame lies firmly on those who purchase a PS3 and/or a 360..

Why?, Its only these two overrated, overpriced paperweights that are getting the ported games. they are media hubs - ironically like a computer - and what do they suffer with?. PS3 - lockups, 360 with its common hardware issues....

A P.C is only as good as its user. and in the right hands it beats both of these console hybrids hands down, there is just no competition here. i'd like to see you mod oblivion on the PS3 platform like you can do on the PC.

If the corporate bastards get there way though, then i imagine what you say is justified.This is precisely why these two "consoles" suck. you buy either one of these, then you are funding the death of gaming as we know it. keep things free, keep things P.C.

Serious gaming - P.C FTW.

Console - Nintendo FTW.
Instant fail.
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How many of you did visit in PCGA forums?
That old VBulletin Lite reminded me too much from year 2000. And some kids fighting over what to be added to their upcoming pc games list.
It was a cold welcome.

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Since when is the Xbox cheaper than the Wii?
Since the last price cut. Box is about 200€ and Wii is around 250€.
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Wow even thinking about not being able to play video games on my pc makes me sick. To have to buy a pos 360/ps3 to play games pisses me off. Hopefully this will never happen.
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How many of you did visit in PCGA forums?
That old VBulletin Lite reminded me too much from year 2000. And some kids fighting over what to be added to their upcoming pc games list.
It was a cold welcome.


Since the last price cut. Box is about 200€ and Wii is around 250€.
That's for you silly Europeans. The Wii is still $100 less than the Xbox Premium here.
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