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Xbox Live Arcade Demystified

May 22nd, 2005

Xbox Live Arcade

When looking for a high definition game experience the casual game market does not come to mind. Yet proving how unpredictable and expanding the HD Game scene is, we found not 1, but three HD Games supported by Xbox Live Arcade.

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Rumor Mill: Xbox Next Features

May 9th, 2005

Team Xbox has posted an image claiming to be the Xbox 360 peripherals.

I looked at the picture closely and discovered two interesting thing that nobody else seems to be talking about:

  • Xbox logo on controller acts as 4 buttons
  • Xbox remote control has a power button

Both of these, if true, are awesome. Imagine being able to switch to any of 4 predefined views in a racing game. No more pressing black 4 times to get to the view you want to only to pass it and have to press the button a bunch more times.

Connecting an Xbox to a Media Center PC will finally be practical. With a power button on the remote it should now be possible to replace a DVD player, CD Player, MP3 Device, and a TIVO with an Xbox.

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