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Lethean
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:25 pm    Post subject: You know what would be awesome? Reply with quote

If game journalists stopped calling the new X-Box the XBOX 720. Yeah. It's a lame name. A cheesy one. And I doubt MS will stick with it.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I dont think they legitimately think it'll be called that. It's just a term they use instead of saying, "The next Xbox".
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Which would you prefer?

Next Xbox?
Xbox 2?
Xbox 3?

Or something closer to the truth:

Xbox Infinity?
Xbox?
Kinextbox?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

danielrbischoff wrote:
Which would you prefer?

Next Xbox?
Xbox 2?
Xbox 3?

Or something closer to the truth:

Xbox Infinity?
Xbox?
Kinextbox?


Infinity or next XBox works for me. I mean, I could just be in the minority but I always thought 720 was a stupid name and if most indicators point to it not being called that, why stick with such an ugly name? A rose by any other name...

Ahh I'm just nitpicking.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Xblox
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Xbox > 9000
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Please not Durango.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 8:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I always liked NextBox or NexBox. How bad will it be if they do end up calling it the 720 though?
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I think they missed an opportunity when they called it the Xbox 360 instead of the Xbox 2. I mean "Xbox" is a stupid name in the first place, but numbering products sequentially is kind of tried and true.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

YBox
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bretimus_v2 wrote:
YBox


Winner winner chicken dinner
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well why not call it the "special Xbox" so we can call it... wait for it... S-Xbox.

Now the wii will have a real contestant!
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now all you need to do is add an 'edition' in between special and xbox and it'll abbreviate perfectly.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just going to throw this in here before this becomes another "What should the next Xbox be called?" thread.
http://www.gamerevolution.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=22781
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

we should name it Britt, that was also a box I played with daily until it broke down, stole my credit card info and left me high and dry
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