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Ouch. Have you actually played a game on OnLive? The quality is like someone recording someone who is recording someone playing a game on a 1985 vhs camecorder and then then uploading it to youtube every 5 seconds and then embedding it in the onlive service for you to seem like your playing it.

But seriously the quality is terrible and the lag times are pretty bad.
Too funny
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I have a feeling alot of the increase has come from Minecraft
    
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Look at crysis 2 and dragon age 2 , biggest disappointment ever aka console port yawn !!!
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hold up, the earth is round?!
stop the press!
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I have a feeling alot of the increase has come from Minecraft
Being a private company at best their revenue was just guessed at. You can't easily track how much business a private company does, which is why no one knows exactly how much business Valve is doing through Steam, although people have their estimates.

Anyway, while things could be better overall, especially with less horrible console ports, I'm not so terribly disappointed in the PC games market. There are still a lot of great games out there and news getting released all the time. Especially if you learn to look beyond your traditional AAA releases.
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I have a feeling alot of the increase has come from Minecraft
No,Farmville.
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probably due to loads of new graphics cards coming out.
    
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I still by physical copies. 9/10 Amazon.co.uk is about 5 quid cheaper than Steam and they and royal mail have never failed to get my pre-orders to me on release day. That and my internet is very very slow so downloading of steam is extremely timeconsuiming.

Also PC games are never anywhere near the $60 mark in rip off Britain. I have never payed more than £30 for one(mostly fancy collectors editions but i think one or two ce's have been 35) and most are around 22/25 quid mark.
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