Submitted by Queasy 866d ago | opinion piece

Microsoft's Xbox One reveal: The Ugly

XMNR: The good and the bad of Microsoft's Tuesday reveal of the Xbox One have been covered and now it is time to dive into the ugly. (Xbox One)

spoonard  +   866d ago
I wouldn't call it ugly per se, but it does lack pizazz.
thereapersson  +   866d ago
I liked some of the tech they were showing - as a nerd, you'd be crazy to say it "sucked" - but as a GAMER, it certainly left me with a bad taste in my mouth.
SonyPS4  +   866d ago
I don't really mind the looks of it. It's not inspiring, but not that ugly either, IMO. What's really ugly is the inside of it:

-Anti used games
-24 hour offline play
-Paid online (like it has been with the first two consoles)
-Huge emphasis on TV and sports, something we already have been doing for decades long before video games even existed, and we certainly won't need yet another set-top box
Hicken  +   866d ago
Yeah, the console isn't great looking, but it's not horrible looking either.

All the rest of that stuff, though...
edonus   866d ago | Spam
PigPen  +   866d ago
I want to know what those exclusive are. Better yet what those 14 games are since one is definitely Halo. That game tied to profile thing is a no go. I'm sure Microsoft will have a better E3 showing.
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   866d ago
I don't like the look of the xbox 1, it's just not good looking...but I am expecting Microsoft to launch a cheaper version of the 1 with out the added rif raf... maybe that 1 will look better...
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NateCole  +   866d ago
Honestly i do care what it looks like. As is it's ok.
NateCole  +   866d ago
Crap. Ment to say i don't care what it looks like
FullmetalAlchemist  +   866d ago
I'm curious as to the what angled ridges on top serve for. Is it simply for looks? Is it a heat vent? Is it a wash board? And why is only half the console covered in it.

I think Winry could have designed something more appealing to look at.
Tatsuya  +   866d ago
The console designer must have some kind of sick love for VCR
Yeah it's freaking ugly alright!
SatanSki  +   866d ago
If built with good materials it will look simple and elegant and will fit all the other elertronic equipement under tv.
Tatsuya  +   866d ago
not really, it's a huge ass VCR. What's there to like?
VCR is not simple & elegant. it is meant to be huge and hideous. I don't want that thing sitting anywhere near my tv or even in my house.
SatanSki  +   866d ago
@Valentinus Judging by photos its like 4x size of its controller so how is that huge? I doubt new PS will be smaller. You have to fit all this hardware somewhere.

And whats there to like? Simplistick design. Something for people with taste
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Tatsuya  +   866d ago
"Something for people with taste"

Yeah thats funny, if you like that VCR XBone thingy. Then my friend, you've got not taste at all.
SatanSki  +   866d ago
It has definitely more taste then plastic toy X360 or inflated soap box PS3. Youll get it with age. Hopefully
edonus   866d ago | Spam
Queasy  +   865d ago
I think it looks more like an HTPC case than a VCR. I have a Silverstone case that looks very similar but just a different color.
KingPin  +   866d ago
personally i think it looks cool.
i wouldn't mind having a box like that sitting next to my launch model 60GB PS3.

but i will be getting the PS4 over the XONE.
cyhm3112   866d ago | Trolling | show
Father__Merrin  +   866d ago
i wont be buying it i dont like it

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