1UP: PC Holiday Gift Guide 2008

It may be the most high-maintenance gaming platform, but the venerable PC still offers lots of rewards for the effort. Online and downloadable games are PC staples that console gamers are only beginning to get a taste of. And with the ability to buy downloadable games as gifts on services like Steam, you don't even have to mail a box to your favorite gamer.

The PC also remains the go-to platform for MMOs, but beware: Giving someone special a copy of World of WarCraft may mean never seeing them again.

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