More Reviews
REVIEWS Resident Evil Revelations 2 -- E Review
In this second chapter we see the "survival" part of "survival horror" come charging into the forefront.

Screamride Review
If you've been wanting a game that makes you scream “WHOO!”, Screamride has just the ticket.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Inside My Radio Preview
It's the kind of rhythm game you wish Harmonix would make.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Screamride
Release date: Out Now

Helldivers
Release date: Out Now

BLADESTORM: Nightmare (working title)
Release date: 03/17/15

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
Release date: 04/01/15


LATEST FEATURES PAX East 2015 Panel Guide
The Boston-based convention begins later this week, and along with it a whole bunch of interesting panels to check out.

"PlayStation Looks on Top Right Now" Over Xbox for Indie Games
And the war for indie exclusives between Sony and Microsoft continues...

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP oblivion437
A Means to Disseminate Honest-to-God Leaks
By oblivion437
Posted on 02/02/15
Wikileaks, though technically not a wiki, provides an easy means to disseminate information that some find it desirable to share against the wishes of those who find it desirable to keep secret. Aside from the morality of the leaking itself, such a service provides a look into the activities of...

GAMING NEWS

Developer Survey Reveals Overwhelming Attraction To PC And Lack Of Interest In Wii U

Posted on Thursday, February 28 @ 19:16:27 Eastern by Jonathan_Leack

PC gaming is quickly rebounding to its glory days.

A survey provided by GamaSutra and given to more than 2,500 developers has revealed radical growth in the interest for PC gaming. The poll showed a dramatic rise from the 34.6% of recent years to a staggering 48%. In contrast, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 only managed to obtain 13% of the voting population, while the Wii U captured a measly 4.6%.

Although the poll only shows a fraction of the total market, it's in-line with recent trends. The advanced hardware of PCs allows for a much higher capacity of creativity, and at no point does a PC necessarily become "last-generation". Developers have become turned-off by aging hardware, and may very well be jumping the gun on the PlayStation 4—and perhaps the Durango—since it's PC-based and will require far less resources to port to.

As far as the Wii U goes, there are a variety of concerns that developers have. For one, its unique tablet-style controller is a barrier of entry, especially for studios that are tight on funds. Additionally, its poor software sales make it a high-risk endeavor for the time being. Time can change unfortunate circumstances, but the Wii U has a long way to go before third-party studios are incentivized to make the leap of faith.
Tags:   PC


More from the Game Revolution Network




comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution