07:00 AM - March 17, 2005 by Steve_OS
Digital Sportspage has posted an article entitled, The Future of Gaming: Part 1.
"Here I sit aboard a 3 hour flight, with the option of real work, or the musings of my mind to fill the time. I chose the latter, and opted to begin an analysis ranging from ridiculous prognostication to the sobering realities of the gaming world just ahead of us. My goal is to hypothesize about things to come, how it will impact the industry, the big companies, and most importantly: the gamer. We are at the precipice of a radical era of change, not only in hardware power & creative ability, but of the business that drives our little hobby. Millions stand to be made, and lost, in the next 5 years, which will mark the successful end of gaming’s transition from closet-habit of adult geeks to an accepted, commonplace, and big-business entertainment medium. Some would argue we’re already there, but this is only the beginning, our little club is about to get a WHOLE lot bigger..."