By Jared Newman | Tuesday, July 27, 2010 at 10:26 am
PC gamers are coming out of the woodwork for today’s release of StarCraft II, a remarkable thing considering the downward spiral of traditional retail computer gaming. But how much has PC gaming really changed in the 12 years since Blizzard (now Activision-Blizzard) released the original StarCraft? To find out, I dug up a few facts and figures from 1998 and today.
StarCraft System Requirements
Delay Between PC and Mac Versions
Quantity of PC Games
Quality of PC Games
PC Game Revenue (U.S.)
Number of People Still Playing StarCraft in the United States: 180,000 since January 2008.
StarCraft for Game Consoles?
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