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So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Havok » 2013-05-20 11:07pm

Anyone got the skinny on it?
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Losonti Tokash » 2013-05-21 12:20am

I can firmly predict that it will have an entry from the obscure underground franchise sometimes known as Cod. There may also be upcoming titles in the controversial Forza series.

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Post by Lord Relvenous » 2013-05-21 01:40am

There may or may not be a Halo title announced to complete and total surprise.
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Havok » 2013-05-21 05:31am

You guys are dingleberries.

Anything not completely fucking obvious? HAI GUISE I THINK THERE WILL BE A NEW MADDEN ON THE NEW XBOX HUR HUR
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Temjin » 2013-05-21 06:50am

Well, I do have some really easy predictions.

They're not going to call it the Xbox 720. That's a terrible name. The only reason they called this last one the Xbox 360 was because they didn't want to be the Xbox 2 going up against the Playstation 3. Because consumers are that stupid, apparently.

It's going to have integrated Kinnect. It's Microsoft's new pet. Most games aren't going to make use of it, and alot of the ones that try will have it be in really gimmicky ways (I'm looking at you Mass Effect 3). The few that are centred around it can be fun.

It's going to have blu-ray functionality. This is a given. Also hilarious.

It's going to have integrated Wifi, because fuck you original xbox 360 with your god damn hundred dollar wifi addon.

It's going to have specs comparable to a modern upper mid range computer, but not going into crazy high end territory.

And that's because it's going to be sold for around $450 to $550.

And that's about it. Either really easy predictions, or predictions pulled straight out of my ass.
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 07:43am

Anyone want to guess at the ratio of talking about games to talking about using it as a media hub and trying to sell people on social features that they can all get on their phones and/or tablets?

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Post by Admiral Valdemar » 2013-05-21 08:12am

Vendetta wrote:Anyone want to guess at the ratio of talking about games to talking about using it as a media hub and trying to sell people on social features that they can all get on their phones and/or tablets?
Oh, I do so hope they sell us on that, like Sony did. Because if there's one thing I hated about being a bedroom ridden gamer teen, it's not being able to have the morons in society I actively avoid, interact with my gaming.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Tolya » 2013-05-21 12:43pm

I call the name: Xbox Infinity. Orsomsuch. Because Infinity is so hip right now.

Also, the Kinect thingy will record you at all times now, so don't go playing Gladiators without your pants on.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Losonti Tokash » 2013-05-21 01:00pm

Peter Molyneux just said he's not working on any Xbox titles right now. That's the first bit of good news for the new console, at least.

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Post by DaveJB » 2013-05-21 01:09pm

New system is called the Xbox One. And appropriately enough, it looks to be about the same size as the original Xbox...

EDIT: Looks like it has voice control over the whole system via Kinect. And credit where it's due, so far they've avoided a repeat of the "Dear Aunt" foul-up from the Vista beta demo. :P

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 01:18pm

All the voice stuff sounds impressive, but I've a feeling that it will probably only work in America because other nations have different content providers and it's not the sort of thing I want my xbox to do. Also, 90% of the "harmonise your living room" :roll: stuff is just stuff that modern smart TVs do anyway.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 01:53pm

Halol TV series, new forza, all the new EA business. Alan Wake devs making a new spacemans game (so look forward to that in 2016).

Smartglass content for telly programs, it sounds like?.

Apparently there are a bunch of exclusive games they're not talking about yet as well.

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Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 02:04pm

Also, apparently the new CoD game is going to be out first on the Xbox One, which I cynically think means that this is technically true because they are intending to beat the PS4 to market.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Admiral Valdemar » 2013-05-21 02:15pm

Oh no. I won't get generic, gritty racism shooter in 1080p before Sony peeps.

Guess I'll be sticking with Sony, since MS, once again, don't tell me on anything. I am, however, so glad the "Xbox 720" name isn't real. What a fucking retarded meme that was. Duh, Xbox 4 will be called the... what's 720 plus 360?

Also, starting off with Skype and TV. Yeah, I hate it when games get in the way of games consoles' ability to show me telly.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by JLTucker » 2013-05-21 03:26pm

Useful information: http://reviews.cnet.com/microsoft-xbox-one/

Perhaps less useful information: Under the hood, details so far include: an eight-core processor and graphics made by AMD, 8GB of RAM, Blu-ray, USB 3, HDMI in/out, and a 500GB hard drive. Besides all of this, Microsoft is promising a new operating system fusing Xbox and Windows.

If specs are your thing, a comparison with the PS4: http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-9020_7-575 ... station-4/

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 03:55pm

I think we all already knew the specs would be amazingly similar to the PS4.

I have heard that they're massively increasing the number of servers in the Xbox Live infrastructure (by a factor of 20), so hopefully it will be less horribly slow.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Stark » 2013-05-21 03:56pm

Did they reveal enough about specs to demonstrate whether it will be significantly weaker than the PS4, as people had suggested?

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Vendetta » 2013-05-21 04:04pm

Everything they said about specs is the same as PS4, except it uses DDR3 instead of GDDR5 RAM. (which aren't directly comparable in terms of which will be "better" because they're good at different things)

I would be entirely unsurprised if it's basically the same chip running both of them, both are confirmed to be 8 core AMD x86 chips.

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Ritterin Sophia » 2013-05-21 04:07pm

Stark wrote:Did they reveal enough about specs to demonstrate whether it will be significantly weaker than the PS4, as people had suggested?
Not that I'm aware of, there wasn't even a single bit of gameplay for the games they announced for it, just pre-rendered cutscenes they said were running on the hardware.
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Flagg » 2013-05-21 04:14pm

Stark wrote:So... Sony is fucked?

That said, the one is amazingly ugly. Maybe hold off six months to get the new design. :v
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by DaveJB » 2013-05-21 04:15pm

They did show a little gameplay footage from Call of Duty: Ghosts, and if nothing else it does look noticeably better than the current generation (and Wii U). However, there's been so little actual gameplay footage from the XBOne or PS4 that it's difficult to make any actual guess as to which is the stronger. I'm guessing E3 is when we're going to see anything resembling actual games for the two console.
So... Sony is fucked?
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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by Stark » 2013-05-21 04:17pm

Since PS4 doesn't have the BD advantage and XBox has always had better marketplace, content and social features, I'm hoping the consoles being parity will make the result even more lopsided than last time.

Now just port World of Tanks and game over. :v

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Re: So, New Xbox Reveal In About 14 Hours.

Post by CaptHawkeye » 2013-05-21 05:34pm

Stark wrote:So... Sony is fucked?

That said, the one is amazingly ugly. Maybe hold off six months to get the new design. :v
It actually seems to lean back to the first Xbox in appearance I think.
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