The lights are on
If there's one thing we like, it's opening a box and showing what's inside. When Microsoft unveiled the revised Xbox 360 hardware at its press briefing, we didn't care about its smaller shape, quieter fan, or built in wi-fi. No, we wanted to see the box the system will ship in, open it up, and photograph its contents in excruciating detail. Microsoft must have read our minds. Behold! Pictures!
After looking at the box and its nifty green packaging, we popped open the top. Pretend that you didn't see the smaller power supply in the background.
Our own Bryan Vore lifts the 360s out of its box. The packaging is minimal, with rubbery little protective nubs replacing the larger pieces that entombed previous Xbox 360s.
You can probably guess what's going on here. If not, Bryan is unfolding the sheet of plastic that encases the system. OK, that was unnecessary.
Here it is from above. Note its glossy finish. You can't tell from this shot, but the 250 GB hard drive is hidden under a flap. More on that in a little bit.
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That is one sexy looking console. And don't startle me like that Bryan! lol
***, I just got my 360 a few months ago. Oh well. Two are better than one.
at least it is shiny
This is great I guess...minus the fact that I just had to get a new 360....F U Microsoft.
Ugh. This should have happened in 2005....
Instead of that duct tape-toothpicked console that I have now.
I like it, but the hardware seems semi-outdated even now.
Piano Black and Chrome, now where have we all seen this before? Looks like Microsoft is trying to go after two new demographics this E3, Nintendo and Sony's.
Kinect and the Redesign, respectively.
Composite cables? Really? That was some hot oatmeal way back in 1992 but you can barely read the in-game text with composite nowadays. You have to squint and take random guesses.
Chirp lament ice pick, Frank West! Hold F to push Tai Bo grill for experience gate.
What happens when that cheap looking tab on the hard drive breaks and you cant pull the thing out?
But I already have a PS3. Oh, wait, this isn't a PS3? Sure looks like one to me. Seriously, Microsoft?
Wow, HDMI, nice. (bout time too)
I have an Elite and yet I am interested in this device for the quiet part...
Wow proprietary hard drive...
I like the Wireless N though (only pro for me)
Microsoft just had to end up mocking sony because they couldn't do any better :rotf:
Oh SH!T it's the seXyBOX..
The shininess is so..engrossing.
disc tray!? still!!!? microsoft needs to upgrade!