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MSNBC: Is PC gaming dying? Or thriving?

Posted Wed, Mar 26, 2008 by Aelryn

No, it isn't.

MSNBC editor Kristin Kalning tackles the same question that's been rolling around since the 1980's: Is the era of PC gaming over?

Every couple of years — usually after a fresh crop of consoles hit the market — the drumbeat starts to sound: PC gaming is finished. Consoles are where it’s at.

Three years into this so-called “next-gen” console cycle, sales of the game systems — and by extension, the games for them — have generated a boatload of cash. But you don’t hear much about PC gaming these days, unless it’s “World of Warcraft.”

Is it true? Is PC gaming really dead?

Read the rest at MSNBC.com.


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