PAX East 2016: Killer Rigs And VR Dominance Punctuate A Thriving PC Gaming Indus Review

Posted on 2016-04-25 09:56:14 by Thomas De Maesschalck

Whoever the Einstein was that declared this a "post PC era" needs talk to the gamers and enthusiasts that flocked to Boston Convention And Exhibition Center this weekend for the sold-out PAX East 2016 show. In a record attendance of around 90,000 or so, there was plenty of console gaming going on, as well as mobile gaming on tablets and smartphones, and even board games but nothing compared to the crowds flocking around booths from major PC manufacturers and ecosystem partners like Kingston, Gigabyte, Corsair, EVGA, Logitech, NVIDIA, AMD and Intel. And VR was center stage with the prominence of the PC as a platform and driving force powering the experience. In the shot below here, you're looking at a 3 hour plus wait queue for Oculus Rift VR demos, all of which were powered by full-up desktop gaming PCs. "Post PC," that's rich...

Link: Hothardware

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