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http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/03/01/su...s-total-sales/

Weren't "experts" forecasting PC gaming's demise just a few months ago?
Those same "experts" are probably getting paid by the people who make the consoles or profiting someway off their obvious farces.
 
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Yeah because it's a casual game...that's why and that's where most of the sales for PC games are these days.
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How do you define "casual game"? To me, it's a game with a really easy difficulty curve that any soccer mom can play, which constantly reassures them that they are not a worthless noob. SMB is just about as hard as platformers go. There is a difference between indie games and casual games, I'm not getting that you see that difference.
The sasquatch is right. This isn't plants vs zombies, this is a serious platformer.
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How do you define "casual game"? To me, it's a game with a really easy difficulty curve that any soccer mom can play, which constantly reassures them that they are not a worthless noob. SMB is just about as hard as platformers go. There is a difference between indie games and casual games, I'm not getting that you see that difference.
There's nothing casual about punching a wall only to hit the stud and break bones, all because of Super Meat Boy rage.

No, I don't really rage like that at games... I just shout obscenities. But seriously, Super Meat Boy is rough. And I love it.
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Yeah because it's a casual game...that's why and that's where most of the sales for PC games are these days.
HAVE YOU EVER PLAYED SUPER MEAT BOY!??!?!?!?!


It's hardcore....
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There's nothing casual about punching a wall only to hit the stud and break bones, all because of Super Meat Boy rage.

No, I don't really rage like that at games... I just shout obscenities. But seriously, Super Meat Boy is rough. And I love it.
It's seriously been the only game where I literally had to get up and walk away from my PC...then run back to get abused some more. lol
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Yeah because it's a casual game...that's why and that's where most of the sales for PC games are these days.
You're kidding me right? Super Meat Boy is one of the hardest games out there, and it was intended for the old school hardcore players.

And remember BC2 selling amazing on PC? Outselling console versions?
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http://www.pcgamer.com/2011/03/01/su...s-total-sales/

Weren't "experts" forecasting PC gaming's demise just a few months ago?
they've been forecasting that for years now. imo things are just getting heated up. especially with the new intel's coming with some at least half-way decent GP power.
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Were these sales just in the U.S. alone? Cause if S.Korea is involved in anyway then this doesn't surprise me.
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How do you define "casual game"? To me, it's a game with a really easy difficulty curve that any soccer mom can play, which constantly reassures them that they are not a worthless noob. SMB is just about as hard as platformers go. There is a difference between indie games and casual games, I'm not getting that you see that difference.
Quoted for truth right here.
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