If you are passionate about console gaming, this E3 may have made you think about the future of video gaming. There was an underlying trend towards much more family-friendly group games, often mistakenly called casual games, and as an enthusiast gamer you may wonder whether you still matter and whether you may be abandoned in favor of a much greater number of general gamers. You should not worry too much. A game platform lives and breathes because of hardcore gamers and every platform needs them to survive. Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.