PC Gaming Alliance formed, questioned
The announcement itself raises as many questions as it answers but the general idea behind the cooperation of companies such as AMD, Intel, Nvidia and others seems to make a lot of sense. Yet, leave it up to hardware enthusiast site Ars Technica to delve deep into the press release and question some of the good intentions of the alliance, saying:
While the group seems to have a solid grasp of what's wrong with PC gaming, it didn't put forth any compelling ideas about what to do about them. It's also unclear why consumers should trust a group composed of members that have much to gain by presenting only certain kinds of information. While many would argue that XP is, at the moment, the better OS for gaming, would Microsoft allow the PCGA to say so?
Those answers certainly won't come from the nondescript and utterly underwhelming website of the PCGA but that doesn't mean that this initiative has to end up shooting blanks. We'll see how this works out.