XboxEvent.com just registered by the same company that did Xbox's E3 presentations

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Posted on Feb 15:

http://www.windowsitpro.com/article...o/wininfo-short-takes-february-15-2013-145253

Xbox 360 Is Number-One Console in United States for 25 Months in a Row

Microsoft revealed this week that it sold 281,000 Xbox 360s in the United States in January, good for 44 percent market share and first place in the video games console market. Consumers spent over $338 million in January on Xbox games, consoles, and accessories, the firm said. Of course, I’ve already explained elsewhere why Microsoft’s “successes” with the Xbox 360 should come with an asterisk, thanks to several billion dollars in unpaid R&D costs and that $1.1 billion warranty-related bill that everyone likes to pretend never happened. Microsoft will unveil the successor to the Xbox 360—which I’m hearing could simply be called Xbox and is code-named Durango—in April, followed by more information at E3 in June. And … shhhh… there’s going to be a new version of the Xbox 360 shipping alongside that new device later this year. Its code name is, well, a bit fishy. More when I can.
Another multiple Xbox rumor.
Also hinting about Xbox reveal in April... so maybe this Xbox event is not really reactionary like some of us think.
 
Aug 9, 2011
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Should add don mattricks face onto demi
Should make the clay Reggie's head.

Another multiple Xbox rumor.
Also hinting about Xbox reveal in April... so maybe this Xbox event is not really reactionary like some of us think.
Greenberg's and Hyrbt's tweets/podcasts are the reaction. Whatever event Microsoft has isn't a reaction. Anyone that believes that is full of wishful thinking. Microsoft appears to have a plan, and they're sticking to it no matter what.
 
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I for one am really excited to see what MS is going to show and offer. Sony impressed me with their showing even if it wasn't entirely surprising so I'm really interested to see MS's 'counter'.

I really hope MS address the online component a bit more, clearing the air on what they're going to do with regards to Live and gold vs silver, something I really was hoping to hear a bit more about from Sony. Keeping Plus similar to its current form as far as offering free software would definitely push consumers to the platform for value alone. Again, this next generation is looking to be great for the gamer all around imo.

Either way I greatly look forward to 1st party on both systems. I'll follow my traditional multiplat on whichever system offers the better experience.
 
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I'm actually kind of more excited to see the feautres.

I know they're going to bring it with the games because they have to, but Microsoft has been known for the premier online service in the gaming space for what...10 years now almost? Sony really killed it with their feature section of the event, but a lot of those features were only slides on a screen. Most of them weren't actually shown. Microsoft is going to have to match a lot of those features, but if they show them it might impact the mass market a bit more.
 

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I'm actually kind of more excited to see the feautres.

I know they're going to bring it with the games because they have to, but Microsoft has been known for the premier online service in the gaming space for what...10 years now almost? Sony really killed it with their feature section of the event, but a lot of those features were only slides on a screen. Most of them weren't actually shown. Microsoft is going to have to match a lot of those features, but if they show them it might impact the mass market a bit more.
Same, I'm really excited to see how they'll improve their feature set. Although, I doubt we'll see a jump similar to Xbox to Xbox 360 in terms of features and services.
 
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Surprise me Microsoft, also no more RROD please.
Wouldn't that be the surprise?

I keed Microsoft!

I really hope the rumors are wrong and the specs are close or better than the specs of the PS4. The worst thing that can happen is one console being much more powerfull than the other. It ruins the multiplats and everybody loses.
If the PS4 outsells the Xbox by a wide margin, it will be the end of proper support for the Xbox. If the reverse is true, PS4 is going to be getting some shitty up-ports at best. I pity any dev that doesn't have a highly scaleable engine because we're basically going to have a situation where PS4 is a PC on High, Xbox is a PC on Medium, and Wii U at LOL I mean Low.
 
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I really hope the rumors are wrong and the specs are close or better than the specs of the PS4. The worst thing that can happen is one console being much more powerfull than the other. It ruins the multiplats and everybody loses.
 
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True, but for those people like myself who spend 2 hours making a gif for your enjoyment it would be nice to see more people trying their own hand at making gifs instead of feeling entitled to viewing only the best ones.
After making the house one I've been trying to find a new gif to make...

You guys are doing a great job though.
 
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Really? That avengers gif is easily the best of the lot. Kaz gifs included.
DemonNite really set the bar high.

True, but for those people like myself who spend 2 hours making a gif for your enjoyment it would be nice to see more people trying their own hand at making gifs instead of feeling entitled to viewing only the best ones.
Sadly, that's the same things I once said to people when I was still a naive Anime fansubber/scanlator. Unfortunately, not everyone is going have the time or interest to actually do what you do, and those people won't care or comprehend what your 2 hour of work is like. In the end, it's more important that you're enjoying what you're doing instead of worrying what others might say (including me.)

That being said, I do apologize I'm writing a long post instead of just giving you an insincere "thank you". That is because 1) I feel I know what's that like and 2) I do feel entitled to viewing only the best ones like most consumers of media that I am aware of.
 
I do feel entitled to viewing only the best ones like most consumers of media that I am aware of.
The thing is, we are just a community of gamers here.
The best ones WILL rise out of the ashes, but by discouraging newcomers to gif creation; you indirectly make it diffucult for somebody to become the next DemonNite.

Then again, thar be trolls here. So your point of ignoring comments would be valid in that regard.
 
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there’s going to be a new version of the Xbox 360 shipping alongside that new device later this year. Its code name is, well, a bit fishy. More when I can.
And this is what Durango will use for BC.
A very slim, very cheap x360, with no optical drive or anything that you can connect to durango.
Or not.
 
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The funniest so far to me are Reggie getting shot in the foot by Kaz and falling down a hill, and Ballmer not giving a shit about Sony's 8gigs of ram.
Top one funniest is The Shining Kaz & Reggie one, no contest. Second spot goes to Ballmer and the 8GB DDR5 RAM meteorite. Third one is the one with Reggie going down hill.

There are lots of others that are TOP QUALITY MADE like the Mission Impossible one with Ballmer, Kaz and Don but they are simply not funny, just extremely well done.
 
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Just a suggestion to the gifs. Can you guys try to match the lighting of the face cutout with the environments? Like a layer to darken the face to match a darker scene. It's the subtle details that make the gifs more funny.

Balmer is so ugly and his head shape is unusual so it's tough to align his face to another actor's body... I think Mattrick is the better substitute. Just IMO...