Submitted by Rashid Sayed 1281d ago | screenshot

Amazing Xbox 720 Designs, which one would you want to be real?

GB writes: "Microsoft’s Xbox 360 completes 5 years this November. Time flies, doesn’t it? Sooner or later Microsoft will reveal the Xbox 3 or the Xbox 720. But we just don’t know when. It was confirmed back in 2007 by the then head of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division; Peter Moore that new console can come out, depending on what kind of CPUs will be available on the market in 2011-2012." (Xbox 360)

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cyborg  +   1281d ago
Nice, I can do with all of these

But with Kinect, it won't be anytime soon :\
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Rashid Sayed  +   1281d ago
Personally I liked the first one. Seems very realistic along with the box pack. However I dont think it will be hand held thing.
MURKERR  +   1281d ago
the one thats most practical in giving the circuitry the air circulation it needs
so we have no next gen RROD fiasco....call it a clean slate for microsoft to learn from mistakes
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Lightsaber  +   1281d ago
the almost all look more like a xbox portable then an xbox 3
EeJLP-   1281d ago | Offensive
seinfan  +   1281d ago
Should be called Xbox Next

sounds okay
asyouburn  +   1281d ago
msoft didnt want to call it xbox 2, because it would be competing with the ps3, and number-wise wouldve looked inferior.
The Lazy One  +   1281d ago
"Also Xbox 720 is a retarded name. It should just be Xbox 3, like the 360 should've been Xbox 2."

It will probably be an Xbox (somename) rather than a number. That would go over a lot better imo.
CimmerianDrake  +   1281d ago
Did anyone else...
Look at number 4 and think...


Arksine  +   1281d ago
No, I thought of Halo...which is almost certainly where that design came from

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ExplosionSauce  +   1281d ago
I like the last one
I think #10 is the more realistic one.

Although Microsoft has planned to extend the life of the X360 with Kinect.
I don't expect anything new yet for at least 3 years.
Bathyj  +   1280d ago
Firstly, dont call it X720. 360 was a stupid name used only so it didnt look weak next to PS3 and 720 is just a stupid name taken to extremes.

Secondly, they all look terrible. Yeah, they're great if you're making an art piece for a Star Trek set but only #10 looks even remotely practical. You're all aware this thing needs to be stuffed with circuitboards and processors right?

A couple of the handhelds do look reasonable. One looks like and Xbox made love to a DS, and the same with a PSP.
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barom  +   1280d ago
Am I the only one who thought they all looked FUGLY?
ABizzel1  +   1280d ago
The only one that looks even marginally real is the last pic.
JohnnyBadfinger  +   1280d ago
i choose the 1 that works...

number 2 and 7 my favourites
TengkuAmir10   1280d ago | Trolling | show
OneSneakyMofo  +   1280d ago
Notice how none of these are boxes except the last. It'd be dumb for them to call their platform an XBOX without having a BOX
Kurt Russell  +   1280d ago
Every keeps thinking it will be named xbox 720. I think it will be named Xbox 361 :/
sonnyz  +   1280d ago
I'd like to see you fit a motherboard and dvd drive into these "designs."
EeJLP-  +   1278d ago
Laughing my entire @ss off at this:

"EeJLP- 2d ago | Offensive"

All I said in that comment was that most were handhelds, not home consoles. I listed what I thought looked best of the 4 actual home console designs. I also mentioned that I thought Xbox 720 was a stupid name and it should just be Xbox 3.

Who's that lame to find a statement like that offensive?

*Pointing out that a list of proposed next Xbox designs contained 60% handhelds? Was that offensive?

*Putting the remaining 4 designs into a list of which I thought looked best to worst? That was offensive?

*Stating that I thought Xbox 720 is a stupid name, and suggesting an alternate, simpler name (Xbox 3)? That offended people?

Wow some of you people are dumb.
mjolliffe  +   1281d ago
Nah, it won't be handheld, and I'm not expecting an announcement for the next couple of years :)
Rashid Sayed  +   1281d ago
I think if you read the article , Peter Dille once said it will all depend what new GPU can hit the market. So I dont think it will be too long before Xbox 3 is announced.
RageAgainstTheMShine  +   1281d ago
Kinect is the new Xbox720 period.
losses losses losses
IaMs12  +   1281d ago
Yup and ATI are releasing the 6000x series very soon i have heard.

But i think MS should work with Nvidia or ATI too make a more custom GPU that is better then anything on the market, sooo then for the first time a console will be ahead of a PC. Just like Sony did with Blu-ray player but this time a GPU haha
plb  +   1281d ago
Kinect was meant to extend the life of the 360 and get more casuals on the system and MS has said the 360 will have a 10 year life. At the very least 2012-2013 for the 720 IMO.
PHOSADRA  +   1281d ago
I would think that the second one would be a fan created version of the ps4...not the xbox720...

Just judging by the way Sony likes to be futuristic.....If something is going to look like a spaceship...why not the ps4? ;)
acky1  +   1281d ago
That one looked hideous. Who would buy that thing?
JsonHenry  +   1281d ago
The last one is the only one I care for.
RussDeBuss   1281d ago | Trolling | show
PRHB HYBRiiD  +   1281d ago
number 9 looks good for a portable
morkendo23  +   1281d ago
lol, none of them look even remotely PRACTICAL except image # 10
lastdual  +   1281d ago
And the currest S model looks better than all of these.

Keep it practical, roughly rectangular, and with as small a form factor as reliable hardware allows. The Wii is still the most attractive console this gen thanks to its simple, sleek approach.
ingiomar  +   1277d ago
The Wii is still the most attractive console
No way, im a 360 fanboy but i think the ps3 has the better look this gen..not the slim though,
the fat one.
EvilBlackCat  +   1281d ago
SKUD  +   1280d ago
EVERY single one of them. YUCK.
SuperStrokey1123  +   1280d ago
agreed... i was not impressed
playboi28  +   1281d ago
They all look pretty hideous. The only one that I can see becoming anything near a real home console is the last one. No matter how cool some of them might appear at first, can you really see them in your tv stand?
ZombieNinjaPanda  +   1281d ago
I don't know what the hell those were, but they were horrible. If that's our future count me out.

The Design of the Xbox 360 is fine now, why would I want something that looks like a giant X?
elpresador  +   1280d ago
First, no MS handheld please. And second, most of the console pics where around for the 360 before we knew what it looked like.

Anyway, as long as the games are kick ass the thing could look plain like the Apple Cube or coul look like a spiral of poo.
Solid_Snakeps3  +   1280d ago
Which one would you want to be real?

hennessey86  +   1280d ago
all i will say
is if it goes handheld i wont be buying one
frostypants  +   1280d ago
"It was confirmed back in 2007 by the then head of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business division; Peter Moore that new console can come out"


GamingBolt: written by 5 year old Chinese kids.
TVippy  +   1280d ago
Where is...
the fire and smoke and RRODs in these pics?
pat_11_5  +   1280d ago
Every single one looks stupid
dkblackhawk50  +   1281d ago
Me want this one http://gamingbolt.com/wp-co... it looks awesome :D
nachokingp  +   1280d ago
Kinda hard to play....
Where are the buttons? Assuming that the buttons are in a capacitive touch screen on the two side handle display areas, you would have to have pretty enormous thumbs to be able to reach any buttons anywhere other than the edge closest to the rubberized grip. Also, capacitive touch screens have a slight lag in response time and would be nearly impossible to play FPS or any other reaction-time games on.

And how the hell would you type on that keyboard? I'm assuming you'd have to type with your thumbs, so how the fuck would you hold the thing up? The majority of the weight would be above your thumbs, so every time you moved your thumb to type you'd be wrestling with keeping the console from falling. That design is an epic fail as a gaming console, but MIGHT be a decent media player/casual gaming device if it was given touch screen capability everywhere you see visuals.
TrevorPhillips  +   1281d ago
I like 1,2,6 and 7 :)
TheHip14  +   1281d ago
#2 and 6
BaKon  +   1281d ago
2nd one looks pretty tight
steve30x  +   1281d ago
#10 is the best one in my eyes. It has the best ventillation which would hlep any RROD or system burnouts.
Chug  +   1281d ago
I wouldn't want any of them to be real. But if I had to choose, I'd say number ten.
wazzim  +   1281d ago
Some look like spaceships lol.
I would like a normal console box, bit like the 360 just with a big X shape in the middle.
visualb  +   1281d ago
I agree
the last one and maybe the 2nd look not only most viable, but most aesthetic too =)

i don't why so many are "handhelds" =| a handheld version will always be inferior no?

if you can make a handheld look "this" good, you'd obv make a bigger, more powerful machine look "that" much better

still, some great designs all around, others look old and dated though =/ like they were made during Xbox era.
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maxcer  +   1281d ago
i wish we didn't have these elaborate console designs. something black and stackable that can sit in my entertainment center
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STICKzophrenic  +   1281d ago
They're all pretty horrible.
Paralex  +   1280d ago
This is the only comment that matters in this thread. Pretty much sums it up.
StillGray  +   1281d ago
Love the 2nd one.
nevin1  +   1281d ago
They all look like they been design in 2000.
siyrobbo  +   1281d ago
these are all really old, some of them are from before the original xbox was even unveiled, i remember seeing them
enkeixpress  +   1281d ago
... Honestly couldn't care any less about what it looks like..

Just make sure it's more faster, stronger & alot more reliable than the Xbox 360.
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despair  +   1281d ago
i Don't like any of them, most are just ugly and not practical, how about a good design for once.
Karum  +   1281d ago
Most of those designs are just too unrealistic to actually become reality.

Some of them looks awesome, but are either impractical (the next xbox console a hand held? seriously?) or simply would not look right in under your TV.

When the eventual successor to the 360 is announced, I very much look forward to see what it looks like.

Personally I'd have it look like crap as a trade-off for some serious development of first party studios making first party developed exclusives for the core gamer. Same goes for any console.
Dnied  +   1281d ago
2 or 10

10 looks more reasonable though

the rest are like... handhelds... lol i dont think so.
Turbine27   1281d ago | Spam
-X-  +   1281d ago
why did they even show the hand-held ones.......
I think the 2nd looks sick. It has so much unnecessary things on it that I just have to like it, but the 10th one looks more down to earth.
xX TriiCKy Xx  +   1281d ago
While I'm not a fan of Microsoft anymore, seems to me that the last one is the most realistic.
CraigUK  +   1281d ago
They would never choose any of those designs, most of them are just...bad...You know, in terms of shape, for storage and what not, I dont want a giant sphere or a massive 'X' crapping up my storage areas.
Neko_Mega  +   1281d ago
Most of them were handhelds, I don't know what is the deal with them choosing alot of handheld looking ones.

4 and 7 are awesome but 7 is what the very first xbox protype was going to look like.
Bounkass   1281d ago | Trolling | show
VandimionX  +   1281d ago
..it...it's amazing! Seems right out of the future.....or past.
No Way  +   1281d ago
For console, I like 4 and 7.
For handheld, either 1 or 6.

But, most of em look kinda cool, I'd be happy buying most.
Except, I think number 10 looks a little plain, though.
Most importantly, I just want the hardware to be top notch.
BannedForNineYears  +   1281d ago
9th one was nice if it's a portable handheld.
artsaber  +   1281d ago
For a console
Number 10 seems realistic. But they need a huge cooling fan where that grey X is located. As is, that case lacks adequate cooling and that contributes to RROD.

Number 9 seems like a decent handheld look.
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X-Alchemist  +   1281d ago
All of these designs suck
bobdog626  +   1281d ago
Number Six
Looks the Best 2 me
JamieLeeC93  +   1281d ago
Most of them look ridiculous! I think the second one looks the best though!
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