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RoKKeR
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(11-20-2013, 05:58 AM)
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Let the games begin.

The Verge - 7.8
http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/20/5...box-one-review

Today, the Xbox One is a great gaming console with a few great games — Zoo Tycoon and Forza are both excellent, better than anything currently available for the PS4, and Dead Rising is a blast even if it’s flawed. Whether or not the Xbox is better than the PS4 is entirely subjective: if you're committed to buying a console this holiday season, buy the one with the games you want. It's too soon to make a call on almost any other feature. Don't buy an Xbox One expecting to immediately throw out your entertainment center.

The Xbox One is here for a decade. If Microsoft can deliver on all its promises in that time, it will have built a console truly worthy of Input One — but that's a big if.

Polygon - 8
http://www.polygon.com/a/xbox-one-review

But in many ways, the Xbox One's bold direction for the future is well in place. The integration of voice controls and its media strategy are a boon to everyone, and the ability to run apps while playing games is something we now want on every gaming console we have. That it has a handful of strong, exclusive games at launch only supports its legitimacy as a gaming console and not just an entertainment hub.

The Xbox One is an impressive marriage of software and hardware that raises the bar in terms of what we expect from a living room machine. Looking forward more than it looks back, the Xbox One feels like it's from the future.

Kotaku - NOT YET

http://kotaku.com/the-xbox-one-the-k...iew-1467960010


IGN - Review in Progress
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/...d4ebb55e00005d

Adam Sessler
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y51z...rN5Han923dQVsP

For now, the Xbox One is a compelling platform with inventive ideas and lots of potential, but it's also a walking contradiction. It's a device built around new media, supporting video apps, live video chat, and custom gameplay videos. But one of it's primary features is also a lifeline to old media, live TV. And what value does that bring outside of news and sports? Everything else is already being delivered in a much more consumable and better designed way with apps like Hulu, Netflix, and HBO Go. Microsoft is betting big on live TV staying relevant over the next decade, and we'll have to wait and see if that pays off.

Eurogamer
http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/di...-hardware-test

There are some great ideas here, then, but we've had just a small glimpse of what the machine is capable of. Cool functions like resuming gameplay from standby are flaky, while the centrepiece of the media experience - full integration with live TV - just isn't there yet outside of Microsoft's home market. It's coming, but we have no idea when. The core of what's left, beyond some neat features, is very much a games machine: one whose capabilities are proven, but which remains considerably more expensive than PlayStation 4.

Wired - 7/10
http://www.wired.com/reviews/2013/11/xbox-review/

And that pretty much encapsulated my experience with Xbox One: It does a lot of things, and in a way that you may find extremely helpful, but you’ll need to take the time to learn how to do them — and learn by trial and error when it’s best to just stop trying.

ArsTechnica
http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/1...om-revolution/

As a video game console, the Xbox One offers about what you'd expect from a new Microsoft console: a big, heavy box (though quieter than you might expect), more impressive specs (though less than what you might expect after eight years), an improved controller (though still with a few odd oversights), and some good exclusive games (more reviews are coming but look into Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Powerstar Golf, and Zoo Tycoon). As the central hub of a living room entertainment complex, though, Microsoft has a much harder sell. The company needs to prove the Xbox really adds enough value to be worthwhile and to justify the extra cost of the included Kinect over its similar competition.

Engadget
http://www.engadget.com/2013/11/20/m...ox-one-review/

The Xbox One may not be exactly what Microsoft thinks it is, but it's still a strong start for a powerful game console. Its sheer speed, versatility, horsepower and its ability to turn on and off with words make it a relatively seamless entry into our already crowded media center. What determines whether it stays there is the next 12 months: Exclusives like Titanfall and Quantum Break will help, as will gaining feature parity with the competition (we're looking at you, game broadcasting!). For broader success beyond just the early adopter's living room, the NFL crowd must buy in to Microsoft's $500 box. But will they? That remains to be seen. What's there so far is a very competent game box with an expensive camera and only a few exclusive games differentiating it from the competition.

Gizmodo
http://gizmodo.com/xbox-one-review-a...ium=socialflow

For now, the Xbox One is one impressive living room box machine—and it more than justifies its $500 dollar price with the inclusion of at least $100-worth of set-top boxitude—but you're going to be better off waiting for a little while to see how things shake out.

But—and this is admittedly a sizable but—if the Xbox One can straighten the few little quirks it has with some software tweaks, this thing is going to be unstoppable in a way the PS4 could never touch. It's too versatile, too feature-ridden, too future. So wait, yes. But while you do, go ahead and start clearing out plenty of space underneath your television.

TechCrunch
http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/19/rev...soft-xbox-one/

With that said, it’s important to stress that one key term: “Day One”. The current state of the Xbox One — and the PS4, for that matter — is quite likely very, very different from what the same consoles will look like in just a few years. Compare the Xbox 360 on Day One to the 360 today; from the games to the interface, it’s almost unrecognizable. Both Microsoft and Sony are laying the runway for the next few years.

Shacknews
https://www.shacknews.com/article/82...-review-all-in

Rolling Stone
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/...uture-20131119
Note: There are clearly some large inaccuracies in this review so take it as you will.

Microsoft has taken its share of criticism regarding Xbox One, including many of its policies regarding used game sales and privacy concerns. Most of those decisions have been reversed, thankfully, and what we're left with is a solid next-generation console that unifies your gaming, movie and television watching under one voice-controlled roof. Now, let's see which platform gets the best games.

AusGAF
Stevior
http://stevivor.com/2013/11/review-xbox-one/

MMGN
http://mmgn.com/xboxone/articles--xb...worst-features
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Shame. This one has the better OP.

Edit: Success!

Can't wait to see some UI vids.
Wishmaster92
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(11-20-2013, 05:59 AM)
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IN!
MoeB
so vintage
such math
power levl=1080
(11-20-2013, 05:59 AM)
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Come onnnn Polygon. Let's see that 8.0
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The ass storm of our time.
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(11-20-2013, 05:59 AM)
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Incoming!

I'll read this all in the morning, but I hope they do focus on the hardware and such and not the launch titles themselves in reviews. They don't matter here!
Fracas
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(11-20-2013, 05:59 AM)
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Lol, I literally posted a thread as you did yours
Defect
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Woo!
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It is time.
jond76
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Bring it, son!
Slayer-33
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(11-20-2013, 05:59 AM)
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MY BODY IS READY
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(11-20-2013, 06:00 AM)
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Show us the future Microsoft.
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GAF crash incoming. See you all on the other side.
YuShtink
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IN
Twin Tails
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IT'S 9:00
TKR92
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(11-20-2013, 06:00 AM)
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Bring it on!
BlindRage
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We are here
RyudBoy
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I don't think any negative review is gonna change my mind on a purchase anyways. Getting an XBone just for KI.
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Excited to hear what people think.
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polygon 10/10 MUST BUYYYY
Kajiba
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Gaf is still up? That's good.

Need that info.
rich7sena
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(11-20-2013, 06:01 AM)
Rev3 has a video up on YouTube but I think it's locked until 12:00 PM EST.
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GO GO GO. HYPE
Wishmaster92
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*Crickets Chirping*
Levyne
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Polygon 8/10
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opticalmace
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The Verge, 7.8

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/20/5...box-one-review
artist
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http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/di...-hardware-test
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Polygon review is up.
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Originally Posted by LevityNYC

i get so sick of over used gifs, but somehow not this one, ever
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Originally Posted by Big Jeffrey

IT'S 9:00

I thought that was Polygon's score for a second...
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This should be interesting
DrZeus
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It's SHOWTIME!

I want to see that tasty UI :/
jhferry
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Hype +1

I finally decided to just keep my pre-order. Show me the stuff Microsoft, show me!
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Checking in
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Originally Posted by MoeB

Come onnnn Polygon. Let's see that 8.0

you psychic
Zalman
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What's the point of hardware scores?
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Originally Posted by opticalmace

The Verge, 7.8

http://www.theverge.com/2013/11/20/5...box-one-review

.1 better than the ps4

called the polygon score
TheFurizzlyBear
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Lord, Polygon hate already... As a frequent user of the site and a non console warrior I just don't see the bias.
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gamespot stream lol
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I still don't understand assigning numbers to consoles for hardware review...
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oh lawd
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Polygon said the controllers are chargeable through USB. That is flat out wrong right?

There are also three USB 3.0 ports — two on the back and one on the side — that are currently only useful for charging controllers and connecting the imminent Killer Instinct Fightstick from MadCatz.

EBE
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yeeaaahhhhhhhhhh
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Claiming this thread as the official one.
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Originally Posted by artist

Kotaku, masters of trolling. Ps4 and Xbox one. nice lol
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