2005: PC Gaming's Not Dead Yet

Those who view 2005 as yet another year of decline for PC gaming aren't seeing the full picture.

Like the old man in the Monty Python sketch -- tossed out with the plague despite his pleas of health -- PC gaming faced a skeptical industry in 2005. But a closer inspection of the "corpse" reveals an underlying market that not only held strong but also grew in the hardcore genres.

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