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No, they are both wrong. The Earth is a triangle.
Give this man a raise!
    
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so now that everything is available online and they save tons of hassle with package, shipping etc they bump the price of games from 50 to 60 dollars? makes total sense!!

BRB torrenting...
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Simple solution to the raise in some games, don't buy them.
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I can't remember the last time i bought a PC game from a brick and mortar, but i will be buying a physical copy of Battlefield 3 for novelties sake.
    
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Yeah I am buying Duke Dukem Forever Balls of Steel Edition at a store since that's the only way possible xD
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But how much of that revenue come form microtransactions for games like Farmville ? I'll quote a comment from the source to illustrate my point :

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Surely the important thing is what games are making money, not just that PC games are? Farmville can make trillions, but if the quality games – your Deux Ex or whathaveyou – don’t, then you end up with the same thing as bad revenue even if they’re amazing. Millions of f2p low budget titles might be profitable, but it’s not encouraging the games that will innovate and keep gaming moving.
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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.
Too bad this lower total production cost doesn't translate into lower prices at retail. Greedy, greedy!
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http://software.intel.com/en-us/blog...its-pc-gaming/

I'm going to keep posting that until y'all get it into your noggins.
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No, they are both wrong. The Earth is a triangle.
No. I am triangle.
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no need to necro just to say that...
 
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