I hope to god Microsoft fails bitterly at this. I hope to god. I hope they get sued for it as well. Punitive damages, anti-trust violation, the whole nine yards.
Edited at Tue Dec 19, 2006 9:29:41 PM
Michael: Jodie, how's my schedule look for today? Jodie: You've got a conference and dinner party at the Japanese Embassy regarding wildlife protection. Michael: Oh, yeah...sorry, but I'll have to cancel that. I'm heading out to save America!
I love how they make it seem like they're doing gaming a favor.
Like here... "......Microsoft hopes that PC gaming (under the 'Games for Windows' banner) will become less intimidating to mainstream consumers -- no longer will the PC games isle be a cluttered mess of disparate titles."
I Hate restrictions, I want to do what I want to do in this case They are telling me what to DO therefore I will Not be playing Games on a PC (VISTA) and Heck the only way I will Install Vista is if I get it for FREE and even then I will think about it.
Freedom, Free to Speak, Free to Think Free to Move around, Free to Play in any Machine I want