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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 03:13 AM Reply

At 4/29/13 03:12 AM, TheShrike wrote: It's not going to be called the 720.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthickey/2013/04/26/the-new-xb ox-touch-controllers-and-named-infinity/

Also, this image hit the web like a week ago.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 08:33 AM Reply

This is all speculation AGAIN, read the article completely. The only thing that was confirmed is the date of the pre-conference. Then it goes on to talk about the rumours.

"The siteâEUTMs source told it that while it will have always-online functionality, it will not prevent the use of second hand games nor bar people from playing local content when they are without Internet. "

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http://www.vg247.com/2013/04/10/next-xbox-is-not-always-onli ne-contains-xtv-new-360-sku-makes-it-backwards-compatible/

So stop hyping rumors, it's not confirmed and nothing will be until you hear it from the conference.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 06:07 PM Reply

At 4/26/13 07:21 PM, Darthdenim wrote: It's hard to get excited for new Consoles.

Each one just seems like a slight upgrade from the last.

Remember how amazing it was when we went from the Super Nintendo to the Nintendo 64?

When will that kind of change happen again?

I felt the same way about PS3 and Wii.. and was proven wrong by how awesome those consoles were.

I expect the XBOX 720 to have very few exclusives worth the purchase and will probably not end up buying it.

PS4 is probably a must buy. And I already have a Wii U, but I'm pretty pissed about the lack of real titles for it.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 09:33 PM Reply

I admit this has to be the worst idea Microsoft has ever made yet. It's like they want to piss off their customers and long time members of Xbox Live. They are basically shooting themselves in the foot right now. Really I thought they would think this out smarter after that RED RINGS OF DEATH situation but now they are only making it worse. The fact that they won't let the person have a decision to play offline is completely unfair, especially for people who don't play online or even have internet PERIOD. Again Microsoft is gonna fix up until people start banging on their doors like last time.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 09:36 PM Reply

At 4/29/13 03:12 AM, TheShrike wrote: It's not going to be called the 720.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthickey/2013/04/26/the-new-xb ox-touch-controllers-and-named-infinity/

I hope this isn't the final logo design because it looks too simple and lazy.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 29th, 2013 @ 10:03 PM Reply

At 4/29/13 09:36 PM, SneakyGameBoy wrote:
At 4/29/13 03:12 AM, TheShrike wrote: It's not going to be called the 720.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthickey/2013/04/26/the-new-xb ox-touch-controllers-and-named-infinity/
I hope this isn't the final logo design because it looks too simple and lazy.

Too simple is a good thing for logos these days. And if this indeed the name/logo for the next Xbox, they'll no doubt combine it with Windows 8 somehow.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 01:14 AM Reply

Man, you guys really suck at this whole reading thing, so I'll try to emboss it on you guys a little harder.

IT. IS. A. RUMOR. Do you understand? NOTHING HAS BEEN CONFIRMED.
Does that mean they won't have it? No, I have no clue what their plan is for it, but the smart thing to do, is to wait until the conference in May for the official facts from Microsoft. Swear to God, so quick to jump the trigger...

Anyways, the logo is kinda lame, it's like exactly what I thought it would be if I knew they were going for Xbox Infinity, maybe that's not bad but I was kinda hoping for a change up. Meh, I think this next gen will be overpriced for the mediocre and not so new output but hey, as long as it appeals to the common consumer and puts out a few quality games a year, maybe I'll get it in a couple of years. And I'm thinking at worst, they make the "always on" internet thing up to the developer, in which case, I don't get those games, boom, problem solved, but hey, crazier things have happened.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 01:27 AM Reply

At 4/30/13 01:14 AM, HollowedPumkinz wrote: Anyways, the logo is kinda lame, it's like exactly what I thought it would be if I knew they were going for Xbox Infinity, maybe that's not bad but I was kinda hoping for a change up.

Some have speculated that it would allow for the short name X8. This goes well with the name game they played with the 360. Would you get an Xbox 2, or a PS3? Xbox 360 or PS3? Its such a small thing, but you have to remember that quite often, the people buying consoles know nothing about them.

PS4, or X8?

Speculation is fun.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 02:09 AM Reply

At 4/26/13 07:21 PM, Darthdenim wrote: It's hard to get excited for new Consoles.

Each one just seems like a slight upgrade from the last.
When will that kind of change happen again?

I was thinking the same thing. I am happy with my 360 (the console itself not mircosoft's stupid marketing bullshit) I don't see a reason to get a new one.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 06:24 AM Reply

I know for sure I won't because I'm more of a PC kind of guy, but that won't stop the masses that bought the 360 to upgrade to this new iteration.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 07:10 AM Reply

At 4/28/13 07:46 PM, TheKlown wrote: Sony is smart, unlike Micro#$ck who rather lose Customers.

No shit really?!
You just realized that?!


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 07:31 AM Reply

Microsoft is smart enough to figure out that always on DRM would be suicide for the console. People don't play that shit.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 04:35 PM Reply

you also can't share games on the Xbox 720, i might skip the whole next generation all together, and stick to my trusty PC.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 07:22 PM Reply

At 4/30/13 06:54 PM, TheKlown wrote: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5xpJ7HUZ9g

holy hell why are you so upset

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. Apr. 30th, 2013 @ 07:34 PM Reply

At 4/30/13 07:31 AM, Cootie wrote: Microsoft is smart enough to figure out that always on DRM would be suicide for the console. People don't play that shit.

A part of me hopes they aren't that smart.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 04:16 AM Reply

At 4/30/13 08:35 PM, Travis wrote:
At 4/27/13 01:55 AM, entropy wrote: PC gaming master race
PC gaming can suck my exclusive cock.

PC also has it's exclusives, but PC gaming has the best performance.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 07:08 AM Reply

If I even get a console this generation, it's unlikely that it will be the third Xbox unless the DRM rumors change and it has more exclusives than Halo and Gears of War. (Neither of which I'm interested in)

The only thing that makes me somewhat excited about the new consoles is that it means that consoles will stop holding back game graphics (as much) as it currently does for the PC.

The PS3 had much better exclusives than the 360, and if it's the same for this gen then I probably will buy a PS4 eventually, but probably not for a few years.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 07:11 AM Reply

At 4/29/13 03:13 AM, TheShrike wrote:
At 4/29/13 03:12 AM, TheShrike wrote: It's not going to be called the 720.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthickey/2013/04/26/the-new-xb ox-touch-controllers-and-named-infinity/
Also, this image hit the web like a week ago.

@SneakyGameBoy

I'm pretty sure that isn't real, it's just a fan mock-up. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 10:39 AM Reply

sure you can waste your money with inferior products, while you are in that you might want to play Starcraft 2


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 12:42 PM Reply

At 4/28/13 04:10 PM, Painbringer wrote: I sure hope they make use of some sort of high density disc format, because having a game span multiple DVDs is just ridiculous in this day and age.

Microsoft does have rights to the HD-DVD format, so maybe they should make use of it as a game disc medium.

I wouldn't consider HD-DVD a good choice for a disc medium, since it was put into obscurity in favor of Blu-Ray. Plus, an HD-DVD disc can only have up to 30GB on a dual-layer disc, whereas Blu-Ray can have 50GB.

However, there are some valid reasons for Microsoft to use HD-DVD. Like you said, they own the rights to it, so it's definitely a possible choice, along with the fact that they're competing with Sony's Playstation 3, who own the rights to Blu-ray.

HD-DVD may also benefit game developers by reducing the risk of piracy, due to the fact that HD-DVD is an uncommon format. Then again, Microsoft may want major PC manufacturers to start including HD-DVD drives in new computers, since Windows 8 can play Xbox games...


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 01:20 PM Reply

At 5/1/13 07:11 AM, Jolly wrote:
At 4/29/13 03:13 AM, TheShrike wrote:
At 4/29/13 03:12 AM, TheShrike wrote: It's not going to be called the 720.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthickey/2013/04/26/the-new-xb ox-touch-controllers-and-named-infinity/
Also, this image hit the web like a week ago.
@SneakyGameBoy

I'm pretty sure that isn't real, it's just a fan mock-up. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 02:18 PM Reply

I never intended to buy the Durango in the first place. And I'm not going to trust the rumors either. I don't like Microsoft, but I'm still going to give them the benefit of the doubt.


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 04:39 PM Reply

No, I might come off as fanboyish but; Xbox has this weird focus on the failed kinnect system and 4 more halo sequals, add to that paying extra to play online when you can do it for free on the wii,ps3 and PC .

Every big name game I can think of is either A:) Cross Platform or B:) on the PS3 or Wii. It would seem Microsoft has had the same 3 goals for the last few years: Kinnect, More Halo, and buying up exclusive DLC's so they can have it first.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 1st, 2013 @ 09:45 PM Reply

At 4/27/13 01:55 AM, entropy wrote: PC gaming master race

Behold the master race!

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 2nd, 2013 @ 05:56 AM Reply

awww... i cant wait to play some sci fi game with illumiroom XD

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 2nd, 2013 @ 06:30 AM Reply

At 5/1/13 04:39 PM, Montag666 wrote: No, I might come off as fanboyish but; Xbox has this weird focus on the failed kinnect system and 4 more halo sequals, add to that paying extra to play online when you can do it for free on the wii,ps3 and PC .

Every big name game I can think of is either A:) Cross Platform or B:) on the PS3 or Wii. It would seem Microsoft has had the same 3 goals for the last few years: Kinnect, More Halo, and buying up exclusive DLC's so they can have it first.

Kinects Sales have hit 24 million Units whereas the PSmove has sold in the region of 15million. This means 1 in 3 Xbox users have one. Those are some massive numbers, so it's far from a failure. "Hardcore Gamers" dont like the concept of getting up, but the kinect is a clever family/party device. From a parents point of view they prefer to see a more wholesome interactive gaming experience for their kids instead of constantly shooting people in the head. It also simple enough they can join in. My older folks wont play the "xbox", but they'll play Kinect. You need to realize that as much as it looks like there's loads of kinect games, there's far far more standard games.

As for the Payonline thing, the xbox has proved to be a strong competitor in this area despite being a paid for service. It annoys me a little when people complain about it. Because nobody complains about Netflicks, or Love film, or their phone. All which require a prepaid amount for the service, then additional usage costs on top. The wii is atrocious online, PC isn't always free and PS3 is mostly peer to peer based, which isn't as good as servers which MS uses.

I pay for the highest possible broadband (120mb) in Glasgow so surfing, streaming, downloading is fast and gaming (when i do it) is quick, I also use it for work. At £27 a month for my broadband, and £14 for a phoneline (then add calls to it) crying about £32 for a year is not bad whatsoever. That's £2.66 a month. You spend that on a medium coffee in the city here. It's also only 66pence a week. So you gotta be realistic do you really miss 66p a week?

I imagine most of people who complain about it are in school but they don't think about it when they jump the fence and buy a bag of crisps/chips, or chocolate or a roll and sausage in the morning. Instead of buying say a bit of junk to eat on a pack of chewing gum, or whatever then you can easily afford xbox live, 3 to 4 times over and be healthier for it.

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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 3rd, 2013 @ 06:36 PM Reply

At 5/1/13 07:11 AM, Jolly wrote: I'm pretty sure that isn't real, it's just a fan mock-up. Correct me if I'm wrong.

I'll correct you after I'm proven right. ;]


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Response to Will you buy an Xbox 720? I won't.. May. 8th, 2013 @ 07:34 AM Reply

It seems like a ways off to think about for me personally but I won't count MS out.


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