Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 28th Mar 2012 22:29 UTC
Games The rumour mill for the next generation of video game consoles has been churning out some juicy stuff these past few months. While Nintendo has laid most of its cards out on the table, Microsoft and Sony have remained tight-lipped, probably because their consoles are still seeing increased sales. So, we have to rely on rumours, and those rumours have one thing in common: Microsoft and Sony want to eliminate the used games market.
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The year of Open Source? or just PC
by Darkmage on Wed 28th Mar 2012 22:35 UTC
Darkmage
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Any attempts to kill second hand gaming are going to meet fierce resistance, and mass piracy. Most games don't justify the $99 price tag and most gamers are not willing to fork out the thousands of dollars needed to keep a brand new game habit going. Second hand gaming drives most of those platforms. Without it the next console generations are going to die.

I see a huge opportunity here for the indie/open source developers to step up.

Edited 2012-03-28 22:36 UTC

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