How Video Games Killed Desktop PC Computing @ Benchmark Reviews

Posted on Friday, Apr 01 2011 @ 02:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
BMR discusses consoles and PC computing, you can read the editorial over here.
I've been hard at work trying to find a positive direction within this industry, primarily because Benchmark Reviews is a desktop hardware-centric media outlet. Considering how notebook computers have been outselling desktop counterparts for over three years already, and that netbooks, tablets, and a myriad of mobile devices have piled onto this effect, it's not easy to remain faithful to a shrinking platform. After learning that Crysis 2 will remain a DirectX 9 video game designed for consoles, the writing is on the wall and the future of this market segment is no longer a mystery. In this Opinion & Editorial installment, I reveal How Video Games Killed Desktop PC Computing.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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