PC Gaming Alliance president Randy Stute is joining the ranks of those laughing at the perception of PC gaming being on a decline. In an interview posted over at CNet, Stute talks about how while certain markets of the PC gaming industry might be in a decline others are sky rocketing like never before. In fact, he claims that when you factor in MMO subscription revenues PC gaming accounts for nearly a quarter of all software revenues generated in North America.

He acknowledges, however, that there’s a lot of confusion within the industry in both the consumer and developer sides – hence the creation of the alliance. He further talks about their goals of establishing a hardware baseline for developers to use as a reference point, pegging August as the target month for when the minimum system requirements committee will have their first guidance out of their work. Check out the full interview here to read more about these topics and other plans the PCGA has for the future