VLC, quite probably the most useful media player available right now
The only reasons to use VLC are playing back partial files, and playing media on a PC where you don't have the rights to install anything using codecs. For anything else, MPC-HC does the job much better.
taking (non-pornographic) unique indie titles from Japan and getting them into a state where the rest of the world can enjoy them.
They're adding in pornography?
only 10% of their potential customers are pirates, which means they are losing at most 10% of their sales
Even though I don't believe piracy to be a large problem, that sentence is completely illogical. A single customer is not limited to buying a single game.
The same way they do right now? The situation you describe is already reality.
I get more than that on my 550 euro box, and I don't think the dollar is low enough yet that it'd be equivalent in price. Sure it's not at the top settings, but it still looks pretty good, and I don't play games for graphics anyways.When you have a game like Crysis that's only getting 20 FPS on $3000 review boxes, then that's a sign that there's a serious mismatch of priorities in the industry.
Those who can, do; those who can't, simulate.