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Take that you console wannabe's!
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post #42 of 68
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
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.
Wow this was a good read. Bookmarked
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I think it is because of the fact that more and more PCs and laptops being sold are capable of playing video games, and with Steam becoming more and more popular, the PC gaming market is just going to continue to grow.
     
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post #44 of 68
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
I think it is because of the fact that more and more PCs and laptops being sold are capable of playing video games, and with Steam becoming more and more popular, the PC gaming market is just going to continue to grow.
Agreed. Back in christmas last year, STEAM peaked at like 3 million. It now peaks close to 3.2 million every day. That's just crazy growth in only a few months. Heck, if we go back a year STEAM only peaked at like 2-2.5m.
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And they said piracy was killing the PC gaming industry.. right...
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look..for anybody that ever said that pc gaming was dieing just think about this.....as long as they make MMO's, PC gaming wont die.....ever simply because the user base is way to big......even if they stop making FPS games for PC, PC gaming will always be around becuase of Indie developers and MMO's...game over. i dont care how good the xbox and the play station systems are...they will never compete with what a computer can do, and continues to do....

i swear the next person i hear say that PC gaming is dieing and actually mean it, im going to find them and throw them through a plate glass window into moving traffic with a tee shirt that says "i love my xbox" just so i can say "woops, my bad bra.."
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Nice.
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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.
Me too. Might I had I really like your avatar ?
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Originally Posted by ilhe4e12345 View Post
look..for anybody that ever said that pc gaming was dieing just think about this.....as long as they make MMO's, PC gaming wont die.....ever simply because the user base is way to big......even if they stop making FPS games for PC, PC gaming will always be around becuase of Indie developers and MMO's...game over. i dont care how good the xbox and the play station systems are...they will never compete with what a computer can do, and continues to do....

i swear the next person i hear say that PC gaming is dieing and actually mean it, im going to find them and throw them through a plate glass window into moving traffic with a tee shirt that says "i love my xbox" just so i can say "woops, my bad bra.."
until something this becomes mainstream
http://www.onlive.com/games/featuredgames#homefront
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If you look at traditional retail sales, then PC gaming is in a decline. If you also include digital distribution, MMO's like WoW, services like Steam and Good Old Games, then PC gaming is actually doing quite well as an industry and making quite a bit of money.
Can you imagine Runic exploding on consoles like they did on the PC? They made millions off of Torchlight, which still sells btw, and that funding has allowed them to pursue a bigger, MP Torchlight 2, as well as port the game to xbox. How is that for a change, a PC game being ported to the console?

Anyway, I am actually pretty happy with the state of PC gaming and perdict only bigger and better things coming our way. If gaming ever does go cloud then you know that they will all be running on x86 and PC gaming will benefit from that as well.
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