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[RPS] Peter Moore Hates Your PC

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He clearly doesn’t, and that’s just the sort of reactionary nonsense he’s clearly hoping to avoid. But a recent post on his blog, regarding EA’s decision to stop making their Sports franchises for PC, isn’t quite as heartwarming as he might wish. It seems the reaction to EA Sports’ games becoming console only has been pretty vocal, so Moore has responded by laying out exactly why the PC is to be abandoned. So let’s take a look at his argument.
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Sports games, who cares, and yeah they've always been better on consoles.

I'd like to see his arguments for, well, all the rest. Especially the ones that started out on the PC and made it big on the PC. (Lucasarts Star Wars games, GTA, etc)
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post #3 of 19
Says an employee of the company which published Crysis and according to EA has sold "Above expectations.".
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EA PC Sports games were ALWAYS sub par AT BEST. Whatever, there are substitutes.
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ok keep talking lets watch the PC gaming industry keep raking in $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

so the types of games for PC have CHANGED (somewhat). RTS, MMORPG, Action-basedRPG, adventure, FPS will ALWAYS BE ON PC (although FPS is ok on consoles as well)
    
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EA PC Sports games were ALWAYS sub par AT BEST. Whatever, there are substitutes.
Are there substitutes? EA has exclusive licenses with most sports and other companies aren't making sports PC games. This sucks.
    
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Well I hate Peter Moore's PC, so there!
    
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post #8 of 19
I was wondering why they didn't do this a long time ago.
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post #9 of 19
My PC hates Peter Moore, so all is well.
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Sorry, but I don't see this affecting PC gaming at all. If you're the type that likes sports games, I would have assumed that you'd already be playing them on a console system, because as near as I can tell consoles have ALWAYS done them better. The mouse & keyboard crowd generally doesn't bother.

Maybe my generally disinterest in organized sports activities is coloring my judgment, but I don't know why EA didn't do this years ago.
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