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#1 Edited by Tobyus (101 posts) -

Kinda cool.

#2 Posted by ManMadeGod (1559 posts) -

It's stuff like this that makes me excited for new technology. The demo was excellent and really sold the system for me. Next gen consoles are going to change considerability over the course of their life, much like the 360 and ps3 did. There's no way to tell what this ecosystem will be in 2018, yet it seems to me that they have built a great foundation.

#3 Posted by Vanick (327 posts) -

That actually looked really impressive. The way it recognized who was in the room and who was talking seemed pretty neat.

#4 Edited by erhard (399 posts) -

I'm having a hard time believing Microsoft has actually scaled back on the amount of advertisements on the home screen.

Also, talking at your TV will never not be dumb.

#5 Posted by Wheady (106 posts) -

im getting a ps4 on launch, but plan on getting an x1 further down the line. this stuff actually looks kinda cool to me. excited to try it out sometime.

#6 Posted by Rafaelfc (1327 posts) -

Looks kinda cool. Bunch of features i'd probably never use, but interesting nonetheless.

But then again, I thought a phone with a touchscreen on it was a bad idea...

#7 Edited by BRich (431 posts) -

Pretty exciting, this kind of stuff made my decision. I didn't really care about just getting a specs upgrade.

#8 Posted by hughesman (312 posts) -

I'll never be able to get over saying "Xbox- Do this". but the UI looks very snappy and I'm sure it will work fine with controller inputs.

#9 Posted by ArtisanBreads (3793 posts) -

I really like all the features. I don't know how much I'd use some of them but it'd be nice to have them all there. Having it operate as a full DVR I hope happens because its looking that way in ways and that'd be really smart and cool.

#10 Edited by Manhattan_Project (2139 posts) -

This looks pretty much as good as I could have hoped for. Especially the guide stuff. Being able to browse the TV guide, Netflix, Hulu, and whatever other movie services are available, all from one place is fantastic. That Kinect sign in stuff is great too.

#11 Posted by Blu3V3nom07 (4191 posts) -

It has SkyDrive support. I'M SOLD! I might be able to get Run The Jewels to work, maybe streaming?.

#12 Posted by Syed117 (387 posts) -

Very impressive. Hopefully it works that well for everyone.

Definitely didn't think I would talking to my xbox, but I'm not messing with menus or even picking up the controller if it truly works that well.

Looks amazing.

#13 Posted by Brodehouse (9841 posts) -

I want "It's the right trigger, that's the gas, and then there's some turning" to be the pullquote on the back of Forza 5.

#14 Posted by Evilsbane (4591 posts) -

This was..actually impressive.

#15 Posted by Sooty (8082 posts) -

Microsoft PR is too real for me.

#16 Posted by IrrelevantJohn (1056 posts) -

I want "It's the right trigger, that's the gas, and then there's some turning" to be the pullquote on the back of Forza 5.

I agree 100%

#17 Edited by Sergio (2080 posts) -

Looks interesting, but I wonder what it'd look like once they put the ads in. Am I the only person with a DVR they're already content with and wouldn't use half of the stuff they're showing off?

#18 Edited by laserguy (443 posts) -

That Bobby Brown song was good. All they need to do is let us cutomize the home screen and put smaller tiles on the main page. So I can acess my downloads from there, I dont have to go to a second screen to look at my friends.

#19 Posted by earlygrab666 (42 posts) -

"why is this important to you if you're only concerned with gaming?"

(shows paid content)

"ok, say I'm watching television..."

smh

#20 Edited by Darji (5294 posts) -

snappy UI but damn it would be sooooooo useless for me^^

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#21 Edited by spraynardtatum (2806 posts) -

Pretty slick. I just wish I didn't need to sign that terms of service or have a camera follow me as I move around my living room.

#22 Posted by NeptunePirate (13 posts) -

Everything looks really good, I can't wait for the 22nd.

#23 Edited by kishinfoulux (2282 posts) -

Looks great. I'm getting so hyped for this thing. I can't wait.

#24 Posted by FuriousJodo (123 posts) -

@sergio said:

Looks interesting, but I wonder what it'd look like once they put the ads in. Am I the only person with a DVR they're already content with and wouldn't use half of the stuff they're showing off?

Honestly I'm pretty unhappy with the UI/etc of my Comcast DVR. I'm not sure the XB1 will replace it completely so we'll have to see once I've atually used it, but if it removes the slowness/etc that I deal with on that Motorola box then that's great.

#25 Posted by leftie68 (215 posts) -

The lack of integrating the DVR function of the cable box makes the TV proponent of this console completely useless to most people. Who watches live TV anymore?

#26 Posted by Deranged (1837 posts) -

@syed117 said:

Very impressive. Hopefully it works that well for everyone.

Definitely didn't think I would talking to my xbox, but I'm not messing with menus or even picking up the controller if it truly works that well.

Looks amazing.

Right? If it really works this well then I'll be so glad to utilize Kinect to cycle through the dash.

#27 Posted by mrcraggle (1901 posts) -

This is probably one of the best vids they've put out. They had one recently where it was doing so much, so quickly, it just comes off being unrealistic. At least here, even if they do show you can do these tasks quickly, it's a bit more of a realistic scenario. That was also MS's least cringe worthy Skype call I've seen and the video was just a video and looked more like a webcam. I mean, it's still good quality but not to the level they show at E3 or other shows that are obviously faked using studio cameras.

The biggest disappointment is that they're still using fake Metro. By that I mean they've taken the design of Windows 8/Windows Phone but they haven't taken the concepts that make them work like "Live Tiles" unless this is something that's coming and just not represented in this demo but I feel like that should be something they'd show off. For example, the NFL tile he has could be more than just a static picture, it could be showing up to date results or the store could cycle through new content.

#28 Posted by Nefarious_Al (133 posts) -

I bet I'll love getting a Skype call during an online match in Killer Instinct.

#29 Posted by Nashvilleskyline (197 posts) -

looks incredible.
To me, next gen was about that kind of stuff. We knew Graphics were gonna good, but I didn't care that much about it. It was all about all the other experiences that it would bring to the table...or should I say the living room. This is why it was always obvious to me that Xbox One was my first choice. I haven't seen anything from the PS4 that screams next gen apart from Graphics, and still I think Ryse is more impressive visually than any PS4 games.

2 great systems in any case. Great times. About time :)

#30 Posted by Trace (3553 posts) -

Since this video is already on the site over here, let's move any further conversation to the comments there. Thanks!

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