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Old 05-21-2013, 02:42 PM
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Not sold on this at all. The conference was a snooze for me, but that's because I want games for my games console. Apart from the motion and voice sensor stuff, a lot of what they showed off is do-able on a PC or among various devices at home anyway. It just underwhelmed me. The sports stuff is cool, but alienates the European audience because the NFL stuff is a niche thing here. Call of Duty and EA Sports deals are cool, but again, nothing ground-breaking to me.

That said, this felt like just a rush show before E3, so I'm hoping E3 will make me go 'INNNNNTERESTING!'. I won't be buying either of these at launch, but right now, Sony seems a step ahead in presentation.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:03 PM
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To people who say stuff like, "I want a videogame console that just plays videogames." So, like, you want a phone that just makes phone calls?
Coming from someone who doesn't own and never has owned a smartphone, yes

All I use my phone for is texting and calling, so if the Xbox could just be Games and maybe a couple cool apps, like YouTube, then I am set...

o, hai 360.
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Old 05-21-2013, 04:11 PM
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Coming from someone who doesn't own and never has owned a smartphone, yes

All I use my phone for is texting and calling, so if the Xbox could just be Games and maybe a couple cool apps, like YouTube, then I am set...

o, hai 360.
So you use your 360 for things other than playing games. :P
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So you use your 360 for things other than playing games. :P
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Here is my reaction.
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They announced the few for installing a game to another console is full MSRP.
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They announced the few for installing a game to another console is full MSRP.
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http://majornelson.com/2013/05/21/xb...nd-used-games/

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A) IMO, the thing looks ugly, not that the 360 and the Xbox were beauty stars

B) Everywhere I have turned it has been a shitstorm about having to register a game under your gamertag; my feeling is that it won't be cheap for that fee they are taking about

C) I wish I could get paid to come up with a lame name like Xbox one; what did it take them 10 seconds to come up with that?

D) All in all it looks promising but I highly doubt I will be getting one, as the 360 works just fine for me and I'm sure games will still be developed for 360 for a long time
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It seems like the used games thing is going to apply to online play (like what EA is already doing). The crucial detail is exactly how much money the fee will be.

Say the fee is about $5. Gamers will be a little upset and miss the way it was but for the most part, things won't change too much. If the fee is over $10 they will be seriously hurting the used game retailers. If you have to pay a $15 fee that pretty much cancels out the amount of money you would typically save by buying a used game.
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