Like the Atari VCS?
So the beginning of the end was Elite on the BBC, because that lead the way toward stuff like Ultima and Wizardry? Well, it's a theory.
The point is that, in reality, the medium is just broadening. As long as there is still a paying market for a Demons Souls, or a Super Meat Boy, or a Radiant Silvergun, or whatever your own particular poison is, someone will keep making it.
When a suit says that freemium pay-as-you-go browser based MMOs are "the future", they mean "that's where we think we can make the most money". Not that it's actually The Future.
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