Tag Archives: pc gaming alliance
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 12:12 GMT
PC software sales exploded to $20 billion last year, according to a new report by industry analysts DFC Intelligence.
Wed, Mar 07, 2012 | 21:33 GMT
The PC Gaming Alliance has some good news to share regarding the ever-growing PC market.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 | 16:53 BST
Capcom is supporting PC gaming more and more, according to recent statements by the publisher’s vice-president, Christian Svensson.
Mon, Mar 21, 2011 | 13:01 GMT
The PC Gaming Alliance has suffered another blow as two more prominent members cut back their involvement.
Mon, Mar 07, 2011 | 10:37 GMT
Hit the break to see all the news that are digestable in short-based form.
Tue, Mar 01, 2011 | 05:34 GMT
Ahead of the full release to members next week, the PC Gaming Alliance has published an extract from its Horizons Report at GDC, and things are looking up for fans of the Original Platform.
Sat, Feb 19, 2011 | 16:50 GMT
PC Gaming Alliance president Matt Ployhar has confirmed that two its founding members, Microsoft and Nvidia, have left the non-profit organization.
Thu, Aug 05, 2010 | 19:47 BST
Thu, Aug 13, 2009 | 15:24 BST
The PC Gaming Alliance has welcomes eight companies into the fold, including GameStop and Gas Powered Games.
Other new members include BFG Technologies, Bigfoot Networks, Flextronics, GameTap, Howie’s Game Shack, and InstantAction.
“I’ve spent most of my career fully immersed in the world of PC gaming. It’s where many of the world’s biggest gaming franchises were born and where much of the industry’s innovation continues to this day,” said Gas Powered’s Chris Taylor.
“By joining the PCGA, Gas Powered Games hopes to make contributions that keep PC gaming at the forefront of the industry, help it to overcome its challenges, and continue to fulfill its amazing potential.”
Other members include AMD, Capcom, Dell, Epic, Microsoft, and nVidia.
More through Gamasutra.
Tue, Apr 14, 2009 | 08:42 BST
The member’s page of the PC Gaming Alliance has seemingly lost its Activision logo.
Why? The PCGA told Kotaku that “a few members have decided they cannot justify the budget (membership and staff) required to maintain an active role in the PC Gaming Alliance at this time.”
While it’s lost a member, however, the PC-loving outfit’s gained one in the form of Sony DADC, the owner of DRM “solution” SecuROM.
Mon, Mar 23, 2009 | 22:53 GMT
The PC Gaming Alliance annual report has claimed that the PC is the most valuable gaming format on the market.
“The report provides an overview of the PC gaming market and the growth of the largest single platform for games with annual revenue of about $11 billion,” said the body.
Wed, Feb 11, 2009 | 11:17 GMT
The PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) has launched its new site at pcgamingalliance.org.
“Visitors to our website will see that the PCGA is the place that PC Gaming companies of all types can come together to collaborate to help solve problems that plague our industry,” said PCGA boss Randy Stude.
“Our membership remains steadfast in the belief that this is vital to ensuring the continued growth and health of PC Gaming globally.”
Apparently, “The new website conveys the relevant and important PC Gaming and PCGA news and information that members and non-members alike will find useful.”
Press release after the break.
Mon, Oct 20, 2008 | 10:28 BST
Speaking with Videogamer, Randy Stude, president of the PC Gaming Alliance, has said its been a long time since LucasArts made a decent PC game.
“LucasArts hasn’t made a good PC game in a long time,” said Stude. “That’s my opinion.
“They make some pretty good games for the Wii, you know those little sticks you wave in the air, that seems like a natural fit for a lightsaber game, sure. But I think the last good PC game they made was probably Jedi Knight 2, and even their strategy games weren’t that great. So I can understand why they would make that call.
“They’re not really creating product within LucasArts themselves,” he explained. “They’re going at it job shopping their IP.
“”That may be a little controversial for me to say, but that’s what I see,” he added.
Read Stude’s full frontal PCGA attack on LucasArts through the link.
By Mike Bowden
Wed, Aug 20, 2008 | 09:40 BST
The PC Gaming Alliance industry consortium released the results from the Horizons Report today with president Randy Stude saying that “that this industry is far stronger than anyone has reported.”
“Our analysis clearly shows incredible growth in online PC gaming, proof that this industry is far stronger than anyone has reported,” explained Stude. “Today’s consumers shop where they live–online.”
According to the report, PC gaming was worth $10.7 billion in 2007, with digital distribution sales close to $2 billion and in-game and web advertising bringing in $800 million. Online gaming brought in $4.8 billion, almost double that of retail.
More over at Shacknews.
By Mike Bowden
Wed, Feb 20, 2008 | 10:54 GMT
As expected, major PC companies have announced the PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) today at GDC, a non-profit organisation backed by Microsoft, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, Dell/Alienware, Acer/Gatway, Activision, Epic Games and Razer. The group expects to grow throughout the year.
The idea of the Alliance is not only to promote PC gaming to the public, but to “drive developers, publishers and hardware makers.”
Plenty of facts and figures about PC definitely, definitely, not being dead please believe us please, right here.
Wed, Feb 13, 2008 | 06:35 GMT
According to the San Jose Mercury News, a group of major PC gaming firms – namely Intel, Microsoft, nVidia and AMD, as well as “a number of computer companies – is going to announce “a consortium dubbed the PC Gaming Alliance” at GDC.
The group is being set up, apparently, in the face of the fact that console gaming has “stolen the excitement”, the point of the venture being to keep “PC gaming alive”.
There’s no detail on how they’re actually going to do it, but this is heartening nonetheless. Go PC gaming.