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This video was leaked several days ago, my initial thought were "god please save us"

I also found it hilarious that there are only 300 likes to about 8,500 dislikes on the video.

Your thoughts?

[ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBPYdgy35KA"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBPYdgy35KA[/ame]
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Ugh.
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This was posted in the news section couple a weeks ago.

Nonetheless, pure blasphemy. I can't believe there thinking this through. The dislike bar will hopefully make them think about it.
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Yeah...no.
 
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I want to destroy something with my mind after watching this.
   
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Hell no... Ugh... way too god damned casual. We can see who it's all geared to since 75% of it was all social crap featuring teenage girls who need to feel wanted by buying some stupid crap outfit for an avatar, or the "I don't care about my family" Farmville players, or the facebook crowd with their crap casual games, (I particularly liked the Bejeweled search that showed Farmville as a similar game... yeah, maybe that it's casual...)
Then they threw in the typical console boy player (I have a 360 and barely touch it, so don't start yelling at me, I played it exclusively till I got this laptop that can actually play stuff.) that needs to buy a better gun (instead of unlocking it through progression) and apparently buy one for his buddy who 'sucks' and says things like "p0wned". (Anyone else catch that they were apparently playing BF2 but they bought quite "HALO-esque rifles?, Thought that was a bit funny.)

Sorry Microsoft, that's not the future of gaming, nor a new-age of gaming. Its simply a cash-cow and you know it, stop trying to hide the fact.
 
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post #7 of 12
This reminds me - is there any way to have your xbox return to the blades GUI and still be able to play the latest games? any way at all folks, I'll tear the thing open if I have to.
post #8 of 12
So Kinect will be for PC?

I honestly can't see this taking off that well. I would hope for it to be optional rather than mandatory. I didn't like it that much on the Xbox 360.
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post #9 of 12
future of gaming is lots micro-transaction? MS wants to milk people dry. Is that the message conveyed in this video?
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post #10 of 12
as soon as i saw farmville start up, i stopped the video.

fail
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