"Linux and Mac users alike will both know that Windows has by
far the lion's share of the computer gaming market. Now, you could
buy a console, but there are certain types of games (mainly RTS and
things like that) which don't often seem to appear on consoles, and
are limited to Windows, so by and large if you want to play these
types of games you're limited to using Windows. So Windows is
currently the only reasonable choice for if you want to play this
type of game, as well as many others. A colleague of mine who is a
hardcore PC gamer has also told me that FPS games are better suited
to the PC.
"However, I believe that from an architectural point of view,
Windows is not the best platform for gaming..."