At E3 2018, PC gamers feel like they need their own show

CNET | 6/11/2018 | Dan Ackerman
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Despite being the biggest event of the year devoted to video games of all styles and genres, PC gaming still feels like a bit of an outsider inside the halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Even Microsoft, the company with the OS that powers the vast majority of computer gaming, gave PC games only a passing mention during its E3 press event, and even then, only in the context of games like Halo Ultimate and Gears of War 5 getting PC ports alongside the Xbox One versions.

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That's why I trekked across town to the historic Wiltern Theater, an art deco LA landmark. Despite being a good 15-minute drive away from E3 show, the 1,800-seat theater was about two-thirds full, impressive considering in previous years The PC Gaming Show was just a few blocks from the Convention Center.

Highlights included cool-looking indie games like Neo Cab, as well as a 1,000-player battle royale game called Mavericks Proving Ground.

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Neo Cab tells a futuristic story through dialogue.

Some classic franchises made appearances, like Star Control, Killing Floor and other fan favorites that are unlikely to get...
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