When designing early prototypes for its controller, Microsoft experimented with a few different gimmicks. It eventually made a controller filled with aroma cartridges that could emit different odors on command.
Mayyybe taking it a bit too far, there, MS!
imagine the smell of dead bodies while playing Dead Rising 3. lmfao
Imagine the smell of the Jungle, with thousands of flowers around you; And an option to turn off the smellivision for the nasty parts.
lol. You could probably simulate the experience. Just acquire some rotting meat, and stick it in front of a table-top fan. Voila! ;) *remove rotting flesh for wind blowing through your hair in Forza
Honey Boo Boo, the Game. They decided that it wasn't worth the risk.
Wow really,? I would have totally made this my first console if that were true!
I remember reading about these kinds of things in EGM or 1up. Would make games interesting, I suppose.
god help ya if you ever played a zombie game so... the smell of rotting flesh constantly around you... interesting concept though smell-o-controller
get ready to smell elites breathe when they yell at u in halo 5!!!!!
So what do we smell when someone's teabagging us?
Taco Bell =)
Prison Break reference. Delightful.
Doritos and Mountain Dew.
I like the idea of Smellovision, but wouldn't you need to refill something every once in awhile?
I wouldn't mind this. Sounds very interesting. But then you would need to replace the cartridges every now and then which would be a hassle.
I'm usually trying my best to be neutral(and failing at it), but wouldn't that make some jokes about how Xbox ONE stinks? like literally.
would have been COoL to be able to smell the salt water going near an ocean, very immersive.
I would imagine they only tried to simulate enviroment smells. But still think of the cost of cartridge refills it would have been a nightmare for gamers
Maybe taking it too far and then on the final design not far enough. 40 innovations: rumble triggers and "functional" d-pad.
I'm not entirely sure I want to smell the cast of the next Gears of War...
Epic games are so silent this gen. I wonder what their next AAA game is?
Stupid Idea, should never have got as far as it did.
This has "Don Mattrick" written all over it...
This is just something that will be hyped up and have everybody saying its the future of gaming like they did with kinect.
What a carptastic idea. Really craptastic.
I wonder how that would work... would you need to replace cartridges?
It's just stupid really.
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