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Acer to Enter Games Market?

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  1. Jimmy 2004

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    Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft are the three big names in the console market at the moment, but if a story from German site Gamestar is to be believed, Acer could soon be set to join in the action. Apparently the company’s senior vice president, James Wong, cited the proprietary nature of current consoles as the firm’s inspiration for creating an open-standard, PC-based “games machine”. Unfortunately that’s pretty much all Acer has revealed at the moment, and the story remains a rumour, but this could certainly spice-up future console wars a little bit if it’s true.

    Source: Kotaku
     
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    A console with a mouse + KB and FireFox = epic winnage! I do like overclocking, building and maintaining a custom PC tho. I kinda hope this doesnt completely kill PC gaming tho.
     
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    You can already use a mouse and keyboard with a number of games on the 360 and PS3, this is nothing new. Also there were rumors that Starcraft 2 might be released on these consoles, and with a mouse and keyboard I'm cool with that.
     
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    What are with the things where my stars should be?
     
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    hm? I still see stars.
     
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    Oh thats cool! Ur using Firefox too so idk why I dont see them :(
     
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    lol why not go PC if want console with KB , mouse and FF :toast:
     
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    W1zz is trying out a replacement for stars - check out this thread and give some feedback.
     
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    Ah ok lol, that clears up the confusion, thanks!
     
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    Kind of pointless when we have gaming pcs already. You can even hook them up to huge big screen tvs (LCD, PLasma, OLED, etc)
     
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    didnt i submit this or did somebody beat me to the crunch?? :S
     
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    I think it was you, but I forgot to post to say so... sorry :eek:
     
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    Are all mods required to say who submitted the stories to them?
    If so then malware has a bit of explaining to do:laugh::laugh:
    (its all good malware i know your a busy person from the email you sent me a few days ago:laugh::laugh:)
     

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