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Digital distribution has saved the PC industry. Just my 2 cents.
Imma let you finish but....
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EA says all the right things and delivers on none of them. They're just blowing smoke up your A-- trying to get you guys hating Activision so they can do the same stuff Activision does w/o any of the negative press, boycotts or forum hate.
At least EA releases the odd respectable game here and there. You can't say the same thing about Activision...
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That's a shame but I guess it's inevitable that PC gaming will overtake consoles for the general population
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EA i don't give a damn how much you can spin. I am not paying you to get the crappy console port that is Crysis 2. If anything this is spitting in the eye of pc gamers and saying, " Hey that demo that is so horrible. Go buy it, because we support pc gaming."
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Microsoft should make a console that uses PC hardware and Windows.
That way you can optimize PC games to run on the xbox for great performance and also make it run on other PC hardware.
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The problem is that you really can't. The Cell doesn't compare to an i7, it's not on the same field. The i7 is a general purpose CPU whereas the cell is heavily purpose built.

The GPU on the other hand is, we've got an X1900 in the 360 and a 7800GTX in the PS3.
It is more like a low clocked 7800gtx in the ps3 and a 2900xt with x1900 performance in the xbox.
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"The user base is gigantic," Gibeau told Gamasutra about the PC business, according to an interview posted today. "PC retail may be a big problem, but PC downloads are awesome. The margins are much better and we don't have any rules in terms of first party approvals. From our perspective, it's an extremely healthy platform. It's totally conceivable it will become our biggest platform."
PC will win in the end, it's been said a while back ago that this is where the future is.
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I love you EA for paying attention to us
    
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I love you EA for paying attention to us
I am hoping for the best but lets hold on the love till they come through this time shall we?
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I think a MAJOR factor here is that they make more money off of digital game sales AND the fact that we cannot trade in our digital purchases almost completely abolishes the second hand market. EA is starting to see this as console sales drop off and digital distribution and all of its wonders start to pick up on the PC. They just have to price their games right and it will be a big winner.

No 60 dollar games for me! We have to unite against these prices so they lower them like what just happened with Dead Space 2! The second Bulletstorm hits $40 or below on steam that game is MINE!
I completely agree.
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