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While Microsoft has its own game development and publishing arm, one of its biggest rivals, Apple, has long been rumored to be in the running to purchase a game publisher like Electronic Arts. But according to a new report at IndustryGames that isn't likely to happen.

The story quotes Panoptic Management Consultants analyst Asif Khan who states he spoke personally with Apple founder and head man Steve Jobs at Apple's shareholder meeting. He states, " ... I can tell you with confidence that Apple will not acquire a game company. They would rather rake in the 30 percent of App Store sales that they currently have set up with developers."
http://news.bigdownload.com/2011/03/...ame-companies/
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Hmmm. I guess Steve doesn't want to show how bad Apple computers run games.

P.s I have a Mac pro an it can hardly run l4d2.
     
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Hmmm. I guess Steve doesn't want to show how bad Apple computers run games.
Hardware is hardware.
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Who ever thought they'd buy EA?
    
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Hardware is hardware.
And OpenGL gimps the OS X software.
    
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OSX also processes differently.
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They'll just most likely get a ton of social games that lets them gloat to their fellow Apple hipster buddies on how much they've grown from their farm/progressed in their city/extorted out of their "protection" clients/whatever.
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I'm searching for an appropriate Captain Obvious image now...

EDIT: I got nothin'.
Edited by kremtok - 3/10/11 at 5:48pm
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post #9 of 11
And how is this news? They are already receiving enough income from their iMacs iTouches and iWhatevers.
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searched on the internet I just show the news that biggest rival of all the mobile phones is not planning to come into the game or we can say enter in to the mobile gaming. Some times ago i heard about the news about acquiring the gaming companies...so that whole news was fake...
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