Gamers Outlook "The Xbox 360 is a powerful and mysterious device whose power is only matched by its mystery. Here are some of the features you can expect from the system, but which is the best have your vote below!"
Lol, almost none of those are features.
Ingame Music is my best feature for Xbox.
I love being able to stream music from my PC to my 360 in-game. That way I don't have to waste HDD space just to listen to music.
favourite thing about my 360 is xbox Live.
streaming internet radio in game is unbeatable
Working online isnt a bad feature to have
"Working online isnt a bad feature to have"Until Christmas when millions of people buy games. My favorite feature on the xbox 360 is the ability to install entire games on the hard drive.
I like installing games also. Less noise, less wear, and a better running game sometimes.
So is a good working console with tons of exclusives to play.
Cross-game chat. PSN needs it.
I wouldn't say it needs it, it would be a good addition for some people, however I think there are more important things that are needed in PSN.
Very overrated. I'd rather have universal music in all games than chat.
Honestly like the Xbox UI better but it could do without the ads
What ads do you mean? The ones for games and dlc under Spotlight? Maybe we don't have them on the European XBL. I haven't seen any. My favourite feature is being able to install full games. Although it's not a "feature" I really love XBLA and its constant flow of new games. Also, having trial demos for all games is great. There are a lot of features I probably take for granted but that I would miss if they were removed or changed. Things like having really fast patching, not having to install demos after they're downloaded etc.
Unparrallel Xbox Live service with many functions. Just to name a few.. Universal Invite System Universal Chat system ( Cross Game Chat Upto 8-People playing different games ) Xbox Live Identity ( Gamercard and its customisation options available )
I would say the ability to play online is the best feature
I personally enjoy the timed exclusive feature. Gives me a good long preview.
Shame timed exclusives are about the only thing it has going for it. Game wise trololol
I like the game defaults feature. Having the xbox automatically switch to inverted aim for every game is awesomely convenient.
I did not know that. I play inverted and it always bugs me that I have to go to options and change it to inverted.
works great for southpaw as well
Face plates are still valid?
The Xbox 360 is a powerful and mysterious device whose power is only matched by its mystery" using a form of the word mystery twice in a opening sentence. This is why wanna-be game journalists on N4G are awful.
Party Chat. Edit: Also, this has to be the worst opening line EVER - "The Xbox 360 is a powerful and mysterious device whose power is only matched by its mystery"
Party chat is great. Actually they're a bunch of great features on the 360. Party chat Install games Music in game Easy to navigate menu The ability to stack up your down load que from a computer Netflix Hulu recent players list that updates all the time not if you play certain games Huge friends list plus a bunch of other crap I don't feel like putting down.
Cross game party chat.
X-game chat and Party chat. But custom soundtracks for every game is sweet especially when the games music isn't that good or you feel like listening to something else. I remember I was playing Castlevania LOS on my 360, and while the music is good, I really liked being able to play vampire killer, The beginning, simon belmont's theme, and other great music from Castlevania's history.
The old Castlevania music is classic, but I don't feel like it fits Lords of Shadow very well, or any current game really.
I think it it does, when your battling the music in C:LOS is very generic but quality. Vampire Killer can be played to anything where your a dude beating the crap out of mythical creatures. Not only that but your playing as the first belmont in C:LOS listening to Belmont's theme for me was cool.
I like the party system.
see what your friends are playing, who they are playing with(party), what game, what room, last couple games they played, what day etc. All we get on the PSN is "online- Killzone3-" " -Offline 2 days ago"
Probably the least used features; Picture share (share pics in real-time - shows the potential of what they can do on the network) & most of all; MOVIE party chat - watch movies/shows in real-time with a party of up to 8 on Netflix & Zune...not sure if Hulu supports this. ESPN is another great mention too.
I like the whole interface that's what made me not like the PS3 the fact that there is so much to do without even leaving the dashboard is great if the PS3 had something like that I would like it too you can get on different apps listen to music watch different videos everything.
in game music, cross game chat, live they just always have something going on in the community like play the devs etc i know psn has those kinda game nights too sometimes but its not promoted in the way live does it or as often. and the ui. but the biggest feature in my opinion is downloading updates to games or firmware.. its soooo much faster on live i dont care what anyone says, i know its not a feature like that and many will argue its the same speed but its not in anyway. i have both my consoles wired and live updates smokes psn updates. the reason why i like the faster download is cause by the time my ps3 is done downloading i dont even want to play it totally kills the moment when i see update available i know i can skip it but then when im playing it will bug the hell out of me knowing their is an update.
Personally, I love the User Interface. It's both welcoming and functional, though I feel the older version(s) were a tad easier to navigate. The Cross-Game Group Chat feature is also really nice.
I like everything about it, I dont like paying for the online but you get what you pay for...and right now Im online and safe from hackers so its worth it. Especially since they fixed the RROD problem, Its my primary gang machine.
Party chat, and being able to use it!
Everything 360 has is top notch
All the party features like universal invites and cross game chat. Makes connecting with friends so much easier than PSN.
Free trails for all xbla games Awesome party chat streaming hd movies from zune able to set chat and messages to friends only installing games is optional
for me: - Xbox Live being integrated into all aspects of the Operating System, allowing for universal chat/messages/invites/etc. - universal In-game custom soundtracks, not just limited to music stored on the 360. being able to stream it from a NAS/PC is brilliant. - Media Center Extender - absolutely epic for watching your network stored media on the big TV. - always being able to see what your friends are playing, what their latest achievements are, when they last played a game, etc. - party chat. saves you having to mute everyone you come up against. - being able to fully install any and every game. - demos of EVERY xbla game. - automatic installations of things you download. - automatic downloading of all new xbla demos. - windows live messenger integration is awesome if youve got the chat pad (you get different overlays than without it) - facebook integration. - twitter integration.
you could have just put "everything"
It's exclusives....Oh wait...
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