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Lionhead's Peter Molyneux Blames WoW, The Sims, for Decline in PC Gaming

Posted Thu, Feb 21, 2008 by Aelryn

Choking the PC gaming market one addicted gamer at a time.

World of Warcraft and the Sims are topping the PC charts consistently. That's a terrible thing, according to Lionhead's Peter Molyneux.

Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has said that the PC gaming market is in a tragic state, with two blockbusters hogging sales and stagnation in the casual market.

Speaking in an interview to our sister site Eurogamer.net, to be published later this week, Molyneux was sharing his views on the current PC market following comments made by Epic's Cliff Bleszinski that it is in “disarray”.

"I think it's a huge tragedy. I mean, you might as well say PC gaming is World of Warcraft and The Sims... The weird thing is everyone's got a PC, they're just not buying software for it," commented Molyneux.

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[Via GamesIndustry.biz]


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