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Consoles cant beat even pc's from a couple years ago for gaming imo, a lot of their biggest titles have been coming to pc and look better too boot I think atm its just a slow time for pc games as no huge blockbuster has hit lately that is pc exclusive...and of course I kinda doubt the big companies want pc gaming to die since thats a nice part of their income
    
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No, but outside of MMOs, they are getting incredibly lazy lately and seem to be just making crappy ports of console games instead of putting extra time and effort into PC versions.
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Nope. But it's not for a lack of trying. Ubisoft, Activision and EA are all doing their parts(Obnoxious DRM, piss-poor games and overmilking franchises, respectively).
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You only have to look at the rise and rise of Steam and other digital distrubution methods for PC gaming to see that it most certainly is not dying out. Steam hit 15 million users in early 2008 and has now hit 25 million users in early 2010. That doesn't seem like it's dying out to me.
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post #15 of 52
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Nope. But it's not for a lack of trying. Ubisoft, Activision and EA are all doing their parts(Obnoxious DRM, piss-poor games and overmilking franchises, respectively).
except for mass effect. EA got that right
 
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except for mass effect. EA got that right
And Bad Company 2.
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Nope. But it's not for a lack of trying. Ubisoft, Activision and EA are all doing their parts(Obnoxious DRM, piss-poor games and overmilking franchises, respectively).
Lol, Ubisoft did a wonderfull job, Did you even try ACII, Splinter Cell Conviction. EA with Bad Company 2 and Activision Blizzard is coming with Star Craft 2 in the near future.
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Lol, Ubisoft did a wonderfull job, Did you even try ACII, Splinter Cell Conviction.
I was going to but then I noticed that their DRM required the electronic equivalent of sacrificing a virgin to play, so I said no.


I'm not going to bend over for DRM that bad. I won't even give them the satisfaction of knowing I played a pirated copy, all because of that atrocity they call DRM.


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EA with Bad Company 2
Played it. It was okay. But it's not stellar, and a prime example of overmilking a franchise. Also look at Need for Speed. Or Command and Conquer.

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and Activision Blizzard is coming with Star Craft 2 in the near future.
No lan play? No want. The only time I ever played SC1 was over lan with a friend.
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post #19 of 52
Let just say it would be bad for console gamers and PC gamers alike if PC gaming died off.
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Stracraft 2 is pc exlcusive
**** console noobs
With their auto-aim^^
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