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The Rumours of PC Gaming's Demise Have Been Greatly Exaggerated...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Llewen, Dec 29, 2014.

  1. Llewen

    Llewen Grand Inquisitor
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    So I was meandering through my favourite news site a day or two ago, and I came across this:

    http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/TV+Shows/The+National/ID/2633737672/

    So I watched it, and in case you can't access it in your country, it's a story about pro gaming. It shows the young man gaming. Now this story is from 2014, not 2004. He's using a keyboard and mouse, connected to what I assume is a pc. He makes "in the low six figures" per year.

    I was under the impression that everyone under 40 was gaming either on consoles, or in a browser, and using either a touch screen or game controller to to it. I guess I was wrong... :)
     
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  2. NBG

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    MOBA (LoL, DotA) and RSTS (Star Craft 2) games are really competitive and can only really be done on PC for competition. Both genera have a general age of 18-30s that active play day and night (Reallly popular in Asia and East Europe).
     
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  3. Gidge

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    Let them balk at the "living in your parents basement" now... whaaaaaa! My 18yo runs the gambit of all gaming. PC, console, handheld. A lot of free pc games. Heck even Age of Mythology is online now. Prostagma! bawk bawk boom!