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PB & Jason Issue 124 Part One: Not Easy as 1, 2, 3...

The Xbox One is touted as an "All-in-One" entertainment console. Will things work out that way?

This week's PB & Jason is split into two parts. Why? There's just too much to talk about. The Xbox One alone takes up more than an entire issue! That means today, you'll get some perspective on the entire Xbox One reveal press conference. PB & Jason covers the entire stage reveal: The TV parts, the all-in-one parts, Kinect, the gameplay footage that lacked gameplay, and the cross-generation and multiplatform games shown. The verdict? Things aren't looking so good. Tune into tomorrow for the second part, featuring discussion about the news revealed after the press conference on the Xbox One, Denis Dyack, the most recent Nintendo Direct, and those game ideas I've been promising for a little while now!




05/24/2013 at 02:30 AM

Well I hadn't given too much thought to all the details about Xbox One, and I certainly haven't read or heard about any of the things you mentioned on your PB & Jason on any other sites, maybe a little of it, which makes me feel that most other games journalism sites or news sites are immature and juvenile. I did mention the cloud computing a bit in post on here. I'll be waiting for Part 2 of your article. Cool

Super Step Contributing Writer

05/24/2013 at 06:22 AM

Yeah, I was also wondering how that cable stuff was going to work. But hey, as Epic Greenman pointed out, it is stackable and would easily go on top of our Time Warner DVR. So there's that.

The cloud-computing thing brought about the same doubts from me that you had here after I read the Kotaku article, then asrealasitgets' blog on it.

In regards to Bloody Roar 8, I can live without it, but I gotta have my Bonestorm.

The pre-rendered stuff should never surprise anyone. Ever since Killzone 2, I've just come not to expect anything shown before the actual game is out to be actual gameplay footage.

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Jason Ross Senior Editor

05/24/2013 at 10:31 PM

All right, everyone, you know what my post means. Good news, bad news time. Good news, the second half of this issue is going to be released. Bad news: I literally just got home from a longer-than-expected day, so that second half is being delayed until tomorrow. Until then, I suppose you can just listen to this first half four or five times!


05/28/2013 at 11:16 AM

cable does not excite me.  sports do not excite me.  Call of Duty does not excite me.  Kinect does not excite me.  So, what was there to be excited for at the xbox one reveal?

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