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Opinion: No More Excuses On PC Piracy

PC game developers and publishers often cite piracy as a primary reason why the format generally enjoys less success than console titles -- in this opinion piece, Gamasutra's Chris Remo passionately deconstructs the usual gamer arguments that aim to minimize piracy's impact.

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rroded3416d ago (Edited 3416d ago )

yep it still happens but lets face it it the real reason for the decline of traditional pc gaming is the lack of quality.
Id rather play a more or less bug free console version than having to pray the pc version works and even if it does chances are good I wont b playing it at full capacity on my pc. Even if i could afford every knew and improved pc & accessory I still wouldnt b able to play some of em full out. IMO when they started thinking it was ok to release bug ridden titles they signed their own death warrant.

MGRogue20173416d ago (Edited 3416d ago )

Opinions are like assholes, Everyone has one... And they all stink. lol J/K

I just had to say that.

Noodlecup3416d ago

Multiplayer modes are the way to go, if you don't put them in your game then why would people want to buy it when a lot of people know how to get it for free.

The last PC games I bought were:

Half Life 2 (years and years ago, for counterstrike)
CoD2 (for the multiplayer)
CoD4 (for the multiplayer)

FantasyStar3416d ago (Edited 3416d ago )

Unlike every other journalist, they write good articles. A ****-load better than the crap we get from Gamesradar, and or "insert" 'fanboy' journalist, or even 'flamebait FUD articles we always get around the clock.

TheIneffableBob3416d ago

That's because these guys are heavily involved in the games industry and the business and politics behind it.

xplosneer3416d ago

Some games have ridiculous DRM that does nothing, and some games are just overpriced. (Even console games-all of them, are too much these days, but besides the point). $50 game with DRM that is annoying and doesn't stop pirates, or $0 game with no pesky DRM?

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