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Old March 7, 2013, 03:45 PM
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Actually want to know why we never saw say Halo 4 for Windows 8? Would have required the engine to be rewritten for the PC as the 360 uses a PowerPC architecture that does memory management at assembly language absolutely opposite of x86. THIS is why we tend to see poor console ports or no console ports at all and why it's a GREAT thing the PS4 is using an x86 architecture, meaning at least Playstation exclusive games will be available for the PC and NOT be a port, actually just developed on the PC and optimized for the PS4.

Go google big endian vs little endian for detail explanation (and why prior to Apple going intel they couldn't run anyone's software whatosever)
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