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I have nothing against console users i just prefer playing stuff with a keyboard and mouse while chatting to friends online, i know some console can do that as well but it is not my point i PREFER pcs personal opinon, it does annoy the living daylights out of me when you can only buy a certen game on a console and not a pc though...makes me wanna go shoot somone
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I have nothing against console users i just prefer playing stuff with a keyboard and mouse while chatting to friends online, i know some console can do that as well but it is not my point i PREFER pcs personal opinon, it does annoy the living daylights out of me when you can only buy a certen game on a console and not a pc though...makes me wanna go shoot somone
then go buy the game on the console. if you can't beat them then join them.
    
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More then anything the article's bashing of Intel integrated graphics is the most important. That is the single largest issue PC gaming has, Intel killed it : literally. People either seam to think any PC can game like a beast or think it costs thousands to build/upgrade a rig up to the code. Both are deadly lines of thought. Education may be the key here.
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Really now, is consolidation of game developers(IE through buyouts or bankruptcy) a godsend for the industry? Or perhaps the ever increasing barrier to entry is another source assurance?
Seriously though, why wouldn't a business want to increase the barriers to entry on their industry? If you do a porter's five forces analysis, increased barrier to entry is great for the business. Plus, if they were profitable, increasing the barrier to entry could only make it easier for the business to turn into a cash cow in this growing industry. Either way you look at it, it would be a smart move for the developers.
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it's fine to like PCs and consoles.
Spare me. Anyone who buys a console is directly contributing to the companies who wish to kill off PC gaming or turn every PC game into a pay-to-play fare they can milk to fund their console businesses.

I'm not going to defend the PC like a religion, if PC gaming dies I'll just get another hobby. One thing is for sure though, they can keep their consoles.
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Seriously though, why wouldn't a business want to increase the barriers to entry on their industry? If you do a porter's five forces analysis, increased barrier to entry is great for the business. Plus, if they were profitable, increasing the barrier to entry could only make it easier for the business to turn into a cash cow in this growing industry. Either way you look at it, it would be a smart move for the developers.
But no one is increasing beariers... There is no way for them to do so, as it's not like you have to be a part of some union to make a game.
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-EDIT- Clarification

Yeah this particular analogy isn't actually that bad... It's just I do a lot of reading, both printed and online, this article contained the 12th analogy I've read thus far today. I dunno I just view the use of analogies as lazy and at times patronizing... Still this one wasn't that bad simply the straw that broke the camels back. *side note* I dislike idioms too.
Heh.. sounds like it's time to take a break from the computer and go outside and get some fresh air.

It'll be ok... I promise.
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More then anything the article's bashing of Intel integrated graphics is the most important. That is the single largest issue PC gaming has, Intel killed it : literally. People either seam to think any PC can game like a beast or think it costs thousands to build/upgrade a rig up to the code. Both are deadly lines of thought. Education may be the key here.
Well there is a conundrum here...

The Average computer consumer LOVES a "cheap PC"...

Many "Gaming video cards" cost MORE than your average cheap PC (even a low line video card would cost almost half of the total PC cost to these folks).

Average computer consumers are "too cheap" to spend the extra cash to get a decent video card and are quite happy with "integrated Intel graphics". They didn't buy the computer to game with in the first place obviously.

As a side note... if they do want to game, most "cheap PCs" still come with either an AGP or a PCI Express slot so that they can add a gaming video card, however since they are too cheap to buy said card, the point is moot.
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i personally think game developers need to cut the crap and actually make a good storyline, dialogue, and gameplay. rather than ooooooo!! look at the all the stupid useless features we packed into one game.
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