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Oh wait, never. PC gaming is the absolute best experience in gaming.
yet we still get ports. hmm
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"If you look back at the way retail charts have been made, they have been proven to be telling an inaccurate story," Holtman told MCV. "They apparently had shown how the PC format was dying when it was actually thriving."
That's because it didn't include your figures, jackass.
    
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i heard its something to do with how much revenue they pull in and how the government would regulate it :s
They would put da tax on dat games. It would be horrid.
    
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long live tax-free games!
     
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I think one of the ideas is that "If you make it, they will come".

Forget the numbers. If you make a kick ass game you will get the numbers you need.
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Are they that good? Nonetheless their steam sales generate an insane amount of revenue, it is the way to do things me thinks.
Edited by jackeyjoe - 4/21/11 at 7:13pm
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That's because it didn't include your figures, jackass.
My thoughts exactly. Why would they post bogus numbers? Instead, the information is just omitted and not counted. This makes the PC platform seem as though sales arent very good, when in fact sales may very well have improved year over year. Steam accounts for a vast majority of PC game sales (60-70% would be my guess) and when their sales figures arent included it looks bad for the PC gaming industry.
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Valve, I love you.
 
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Valve, I love you.
Yes. But I'm sure there's also a bit of "We make lots of money (which they do), but don't want to tell you how much, it's too big".
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long live tax-free games!
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