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I use my xbox 360 for Netflix and WMC to play music. I wouldn't necessarily consider it an entertainment machine only. Definitely a mix of gaming and entertainment, with the majority of that being gaming.
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Its to bad that PCs out preform it as an entertainment system too, in every way but price.
    
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Originally Posted by Canadarocker View Post
Its to bad that PCs out preform it as an entertainment system too, in every way but price.
for about the price of a ps3 or 360, you can build a nice htpc.
You can probably game pretty well on it also.
    
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Steve Ballmer just lost it
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Funny MS Steve Ballmer, always saying funny things.
Fixed.

Still family entertainment center makes sense. You can tell they have been trying to draw in more than their usual demographic.
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The XBOX entire purpose has always been this... it was never ever suppose to be just for gaming.

There are rumors that MS is in negotiations with the TV and movie industry....
Well then, they did a pretty crappy job of marketing it that way. When I think Xbox, I just think games. Even in retail stores I don't remember seeing anything media related advertised for it. Just games.
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Originally Posted by Krusher33 View Post
Well then, they did a pretty crappy job of marketing it that way. When I think Xbox, I just think games. Even in retail stores I don't remember seeing anything media related advertised for it. Just games.
They did have some awesome ads though.

My favorite was this banned gem

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enjoy your 1080p.

ill enjoy my 2560 x 1600.
Enjoy it on your <25 inch monitor. Which is hardly a home theatre, despite the higher res.

I'll enjoy 1080p on my 46", in conjunction with an accessible couch and remote and beer.
 
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So since its not a gaming console why buy it. Get a gaming pc and then you have something that does everything better.
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I r tried, it no work. It has pretty red lights tho, amidoinitrite?
Oh that means you didn't take good care of your system so it broke on you. You'll either have to buy a new 360, or settle for second place (the PS3).
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