PC Gaming to Go

"Laptops can't play games." This is a truism up there with "bumblebees shouldn't be able to fly," "dogs can't look up" and "robots do not understand this human thing you call love." It's baloney.

Even the cheapest laptop on sale today can play hundreds, if not thousands of games. There's an unimaginable amount of casual, web, and indie gaming to be had out there, and the vast majority of it doesn't require discrete 3D graphics or a dualmegamulticore processor. The same's true of retro gaming, be it turn-of-the-century 3D shooters, the classic Interplay cRPGs, or the PC's revered ancients running in trusty DOS emulator DOSBox ( A sub-$600 laptop can play all of these.

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SaiyanFury3765d ago (Edited 3765d ago )

You can also play most emulators on laptops as well. I've never been interested in playing the games that a powerful PC can run on the go. That's what my PC is for. If I want games on the go, there's always my handheld game systems.

Although I loved the author's point about the ultra portables. The things are so damned small it's nearly completely impractical to own one. Not to mention the minuscule HDD options offered.