If you're a long-time PC gamer, you've heard it all before. Your favorite gaming platform is dying, and it's all about the consoles now. After all, gaming on the PC is too expensive. It's too complicated and unreliable. The sales just aren't there. All the cool games are on consoles. PCs are fine for World of Warcraft, but everything else is better played on a console, unless you're a diehard competitive first-person shooter nut.
Of course, PC enthusiasts know this isn't true. But the rest of the world is eating this FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) up, and it's creating a false impression that if you ignore the PC as a gaming platform, you're not missing anything. So let's clear this up right now. Here, Jason Cross of Ziff Davis presents the five most common myths about PC gaming, and the actual truth you don't hear about too often in the mainstream (and even gaming) press.