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The PC Gaming Alliance (the scraps of it that remain, anyway) has published a “Horizons†report. Ahhhhhh, horizons. I feel like having a little weep of contentedness. In it they reveal that the PC market scored $16.2 billion in revenue in 2010. Sell your PS3, it is OUR DAY.
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“The spotlight has definitely shifted back to the PC game market,†says the PCGA president, Matt Ployhar, going on to cite digital distribution and free to play models. He then added, “along with game formats embracing the shifts occurring in the evolution of the PC ecosystem to remain more profitableâ€, which made me do a bit of sick.
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B-b-b-but PC gaming is dying
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Biased News Source 1: The Earth has been proven to be FLAT!

Biased News Source 2: The Earth has been proven to be ROUND!
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Lol I love the two threads on PC is dying, and PC is striving lol.

[CB] It's Official: Retail PC Gaming Is Dying

You are wrong RPS!
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Biased News Source 1: The Earth has been proven to be FLAT!

Biased News Source 2: The Earth has been proven to be ROUND!
Hold up, the Earth is ROUND?!
    
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Lol I love the two threads on PC is dying, and PC is striving lol.

[CB] It's Official: Retail PC Gaming Is Dying

You are wrong RPS!

Notice what i bolded there for you. Digital downloads are where it is at. People don't go to the store and buy games anymore for the pc. With steam, ea downloader, ect... there is no need to have a physical copy of a game. That means less cost, companies no longer have to get discs, packaging, ect...

Retail =/= Total sales in this day and age.
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Biased News Source 1: The Earth has been proven to be FLAT!

Biased News Source 2: The Earth has been proven to be ROUND!
one of them has to be right...
ninja edit: and unless you've been into space, how do you really know the earth isn't flat

dose this mean PC gaming is going to pick back up again? I expect crysis 2 and BF3 to be some good titles
Edited by steven937595 - 3/1/11 at 4:52pm
    
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Notice what i bolded there for you. Digital downloads are where it is at. People don't go to the store and buy games anymore for the pc. With steam, ea downloader, ect... there is no need to have a physical copy of a game. That means less cost, companies no longer have to get discs, packaging, ect...

Retail =/= Total sales in this day and age.
This. Come on guys, you should've seen this instead of having it pointed out to you...
 
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Hold up, the Earth is ROUND?!
I know that the Earth is round, I was just making an example.
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Hold up, the Earth is ROUND?!
No, they are both wrong. The Earth is a triangle.
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That report is highly deceptive, it doesn't really go into the detail what games were sold. Most like the only driving force is World of warcraft and the Sims series. Mostly casual games not hardcore games.
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