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Epic CEO: PCs Aren't Good for Gaming

Posted Tue, Mar 11, 2008 by Aelryn

Is it time to toss your PC and get an Xbox?

Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney talked about the state of PC gaming with Games Daily. He claims that PCs aren't good for gaming and largely blames Intel.

"...it is very important not to leave the masses behind. This is unfortunate, because PCs are more popular than ever. Everyone has a PC. Even those who did not have a PC in the past are now able to afford one and they use it for Facebook, MySpace, pirating music or whatever. Yesterday's PCs were for people that were working and later playing games. Even if those games were lower-end ones, there will always be a market for casual games and online games like World of Warcraft. World of Warcraft has DirectX 7-class graphics and can run on any computer. But at the end of the day, consoles have definitely left PC games behind," he said.

Read more at Gamedaily.


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