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Ronald Hanaki
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C|Net has a report from a panel held at the Game Developer’s Conference:

The next generation of video gaming will reside in your living room, not your den.

That was the consensus–but far from universal–judgment of a panel of gaming executives at the Game Developers Conference here. The panel gathered Thursday to debate the future of PC-based games in an era of steadily climbing interest in set-top consoles such as Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox.

With a growing number of homes boasting both PCs and game consoles, panelists agreed that multiple formats will continue to co-exist for the foreseeable future. And the current dominance of consoles as the game delivery method of choice is likely to face new challenges. Harrison noted the proliferation of mobile phone applications in wireless-heavy markets such as Japan.

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