NextGN writes: "Remember the good old days where phones were used for calling people and gaming consoles were used for playing games? Well, it seems that those days are now officially over. Gaming consoles are becoming more of a household appliance as apposed to a video gaming device. The PlayStation 3 already has the capability of browsing the internet, it even has it’s own subscription based television service. It seems like Microsoft are following suit, however – they are taking it to the next extreme."