"*dramatic music* What could those engineers at Microsoft be up to? The Q3 results for the company’s financial performance are in, and we have noticed what may have gone unnoticed!" | Techspotlight.net
''Microsoft Acquires Canesta; NUI Coming In Next Windows, Xbox?'' the title of the story right under this one. Might be it.
I wonder about that
Oddly enough there will be 65 positive Kinect reviews coming out in the next couple of weeks. Coincidence?
nvm its ms prob trying to find ways ta brainwash peeps inta buying it. tween sensations n even the church of oprah aint cutting it lol
Controller for Kinect ?
$65 Million......oh, thats right, MS is buying Kinectimals 2 exclusivity
@BattleAxe Lmao, I chuckled. The sad part is this isnt an exageration of MS behavior.
Keep it clean kid, or shove it up your azz.
Bubbles for you battleaxe!!!!
@BubloZX Bubbles for making a STUPID joke?
It's probably just them developing the next console, the Xbox 3 or Xbox 720 or whatever they call it.
and look how that turned out! Two weeks ago I installed 7 professional for a medical practice and they've had regular problems that they never had with XP.
best OS EVAAAARRR!!!
Yea lol 7 is awesome. Someone was probably looking up porn aliveinboston and thats what caused the problems. Here i'll give you a hint your name is in there for a reason.
i had the some odd issues when i first installed 7 pro, but as soon as i got the right drivers it was smoother than butter.
@young juice you should really try OS-X i'm really not trying to be a fanboy at all.. but it's very well worth giving it a try..
ok, ill check it out on my vista laptop. that thing needs a good restart.
@atlys You're right on bro. Windows 7 has severe driver issues with the Intel and Broadcom network cards being used. It's a disgusting mess. My clients are loosing money and their sleep because Microsoft can't put out a decent operating system.
i wish i had $65 mil to burn.
Hell I wish I had 1 million to burn
probably something related to tablets
500 mill on advertising, 65 mill on R & D, that actually explains a lot about MS software and hardware releases.
So true, man. They had better make the next console RRoD-free or else they may fail before they get off the ground. People won't stand for broken consoles two generations in a row.
I had 5 broken 360's, 2 RROD'd, 2 broken DVD drives and one just made a weird noise and never turned on again. I only had to buy two in total because 4 of them broke within warranty (dam cheap replacement consoles though). Then I bought a slim. Out of the 5 people I know with 360's, four of them have had a console break on them, 3 of them went over to PS3 afterwards. I always have both main consoles each gen so I've chosen to deal with it. But next gen, I don't think Xbox will have any games to offer that will entice me to buy the 720 or whatever it's called, they lost all their exclusives. But in 2007, 360 was THA SHIT MAN, it had all the great games. It's kinda sad now what's happened to it.
it seems so obvious but i can guarantee even with the same failure rate people will still get it... just so they can play halo 5, 6 and 7 by 8 they'll run out of ideas and create an epic cooking game with the main character master chef. it WILL outsell cooking with mama guaranteed!
@: SiLeNt KNighT Master Chef
I think of this commercial anytime I hear about MS spending half a billion on ads. http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Nuclear Arms. Uncle Steve is developing the weapons and Uncle Bill is developing the software. You think Apple is buying EA or Sony? Bull. They're buying North and South Korea and renaming it the Monty Python Land of things that go Ping.
wtf are you talking about dude. I swear to god I just lost brain cells reading that. bubbles!
I bet they are getting ready, so if Kinect fails. They got a new system to bring out and bring in the money. 360 fanboys might disagree, but it will help them have something to fall back on. Plus they can keep the 360 going like Sony is with the PS2.
New Xbox incoming! Everybody is pining for new consoles at this point and it looks like MS will lead the charge into next gen.
Nobody wants a new console yet. This generation, imo, has been the most expensive ever, and I doubt people are ready to jump on another console. The PS3 still isn't anywhere near maxed out and while the 360 was maxed out a long time ago, Kinect should give it extra time (even though it's a piece of crap).
But if Kinect did fail and Microsoft doesn't rush it. They could make a gaming system come out at a good price. Or they can just go back to what they do best, PC Gaming.
Devs can't afford to spend anymore making games either, so if graphical hardware is improved the jump in graphics won't be that huge because it would cost 60-100 mill a game to utilize. What we'd get is 60 FPS, 1080p and sharper textures but nothing revolutionary.
I sort of agree. I don't think we'll see a new console until 2013-2015. But I'm going to have to disagree with you on how you said the 360 is "maxed out". With more graphically demanding games coming out like Rage, Crysis 2, and heck, even Gears of War 3, those just go to show that you just need developers to dedicate themselves to make those type of titles that "max out" the potential of the console. And as you know, Microsoft does not have the studios to do it. As the number of first-party studios MS has is pretty weak. I don't know, we'll just have to wait and see what happens next.
new console? no studios will support a new console right now.. they cant bring it but with no games i bet... and with no first party support its impossible for now.. maybe in a few years when everyone has make their money back
Developers would most likely be more willing to jump on a new Xbox then stay with the old one. Mostly because the 360 is an easy system to hack, plus most people private games from it. So yeah a new system wouldn't hurt, yes it would be slow on getting titles but what system isn't from the start.
haha 'private' im pretty sure u mean 'pirate'
I know is beyond ready for a new console, I've been saying all along, xbox720, fall 2011, announcement at e3 2011, bet on it!
Seeing as they pushed Gears of War 3 to the fall of 2011. It would hurt their big money maker to release a new console at that time unless they released 2 versions of it, one for each console. I'm betting fall 2012.
probably has something to do with cloud implementation, or further development of nui technologies.
On one hand we all know that the x360 is maxed out and can't compete with the PS3 in the remaining years in for the hardcore gamers. I mean seriously. What other x360 game exclsuive next year and beyond for core fans other than Gears 3?. Microsoft have been dead silent for games for thier core gamers for a long time now. Perhaps they are indeed redying the launch of a new console for their core while releaseing Kinetic and keep support for the x360 for the casuals. Its possible. However, the big problem though is 3rd party development support. I really doubt all the major publishers and devs are willing to move to another platform so soon now that they have just got use to current gen and we all know MS is nothing without 3rd party support so this is unlikely.
Doesn't mean they don't have any games planned. I heard the same thing this year. "Aside from Halo reach, MS has no games" I guess those people didn't play Mass Effect 2, Alan Wake, Crackdown 2, Ninety Nine Nights 2, Metro 2033, Fable 3, Splinter Cell Conviction ect.... Next year could surprise everyone, We know Gears 3 and Codename Kingdoms and Forza 4, we are due up for Halo Wars 2 and probably somethings from Rare, new Perfect Dark or something along those lines. I'm sure they have plenty in the pipe so to speak. Also, I'm so sick of hearing how the 360 cant compete or go much farther because the PS3 is SOOOOOOO much more powerful, do some research, it isn't "that" much more powerful. I would rather this generation keep going longer now that developers are actually knowing what they are doing, then suffer through a couple years of badly developed games for a new console..like the PS3. Thing had the most horrid games the first couple of years. Any new console would likely cost between $400 and $600, it would be a bad idea to put something out like that right now, especially with the 360s and Kinect doing so well.
MAss Effect 2 is coming to the ps3. And so is crackdown I think. Forza is no gran turismo so no one cares about it. No body said 360 doesn't have games. 3rd party muliplats still count. We're just saying it has no exclusives.
Hopefully its a new console. 360 cant go much futher. Kinect will make squillions, but what about the hardcore gamer? Over getting sequals.
No wait !
I'm sure this is normal for a company Microsoft's size
I'll be in the line for a new console.
However it usually takes years to develop. If they were just starting now then it wouldn't be available for a few years at best. Which plays right into Kinect actually being their next console.Microsoft would be foolish to release a next generation console years ahead of the other two companies. They need to release around the same time, maybe a bit earlier, but by the looks of things Nintendo and Sony aren't releasing anything new themselves for a while. Also with this terrible economy I seriously doubt we see anything "soon" or even hear about it. People wont go out and get the 360s or Kinect if they know the next system is coming out already.
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