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Rumours of Gaming’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

NGB Wrote: "Console gaming is dead! The industry as a whole can’t survive! We’re heading for another crash! That’s pretty much the rhetoric that was being spewed by large sections of both the gaming media and the press as a whole earlier last year. Whilst I agree to a point with one of these (more on that later), the extremely successful launch of the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony has at least allayed some of these worries for the meantime. However, the new isn’t all rosy, and I’m going to take a look at why…"

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curtis921340d ago

Next time don't wait 8 years to release a new system and we can possibly avoid these lulls in gaming sales. Sales for PS4/Xb1 show people are ready for the next era of console gaming.

SlapHappyJesus1340d ago

The only death of gaming I see being even plausible is that of the high-profile AAA release. If the majority of publishers/developers keep with this consistent push of seeing just how much they can get away with exploiting their fanbase, I think we will see a large movement of people looking purely towards the ever-growing indie scene for their gaming experiences.
Other than that, gaming is stronger than ever and I really don't see that changing.

GadgetGooch1340d ago (Edited 1340d ago )

I have never once thought or been worried that console gaming is going to die...god know where all these tabloid bullshiz news site get there sources from...how many millions does cod sell each year?...how many did GTA 5 sell? Making billions within a few days of a game going on sale does not say to me that people are not buying games anymore...the biggest trolls on this planet are the biggest tabloid scare mongers...they jus need get laid and stop thinking of bullshiz stuff to throw our way...just another way to suck the masses into a load of crap false propaganda....go home...play on ur games, eat with ur family...nothings changed...and very much doubt it will do for years and years to come....blah blah blah