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PC Gaming = Still Alive!

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Over the past few months some wildly outrageous and somewhat unsubstantiated claims have been thrown about – a pimple faced kid on the train told me Spider-Man sucked, my brother bragged he could beat me at Third Strike, and my ‘friend’ told me to pass on Wii Fit because I was too heavy for the balance board, from my response to the Wii Fit comment it wouldn’t be a far stretch to assume that I was deeply hurt, but in actual fact it didn’t have much of an effect on me, firstly because IT IS NOT TRUE...ANY OF IT, and secondly because I was too busy nursing a pre-existing emotional wound I sustained from reading a number of disturbing articles featuring various industry figures RSVPing for a funeral – apparently, PC gaming is dead.

This is where I think the future of the PC gaming is, sure there will always be the dedicated group of gamers willing to keep up with the constantly changing hardware in order to play the triple A title but gaming as an industry will develop through the little quirky games created by a small group of passionate developers thinking outside of the box and offering experiences that large developers wouldn’t think of or couldn’t get the green light for. Playing games like Audiosurf, Desktop Tower Defense and Fez, games that don’t require divine gaming rigs to play makes me hopeful for the future of PC games, PC gaming isn’t dead – it’s evolving.
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About Tamzone of us since 5:05 AM on 03.01.2008

I love playing video games and writing about video games, that's pretty much it.

Currently writing for:
www.citizengame.co.uk (CitizenGame)
https://gamerhobo.blogspot.com (My blog - HoboGamer)

Currently Playing:

Burnout: Paradise (PS3)
Oblivion: GOTY Edition (PS3)
The World Ends With You (DS)
Call Of Duty 4 (360)
Wipeout HD (PS3)

Xbox LIVE:ORO X
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