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DrMachine
11-19-2008, 02:37 AM
Updated.

Seems cool.

Cactusakic
11-19-2008, 02:49 AM
I'm not impressed.

I liked it the way it was before.
I'm sure I'll get used to the new layout, but it all seems a bit like style-over-content to me.

Plus, as I said in the 360 thread, if I wanted a Mii, I would have bought a Nintendo.
I made mine as accurate as possible and it still looks nothing like me.

The only aspect of the whole thing that sounds good is the Netflix, and we don't get that in the UK, so it's all a bit of a bust for me.

The majority of people seem to be digging it though, so good for them.

BENDIS!
11-19-2008, 02:51 AM
not self important enough

DrMachine
11-19-2008, 02:53 AM
not self important enough

liar

DrMachine
11-19-2008, 02:57 AM
No luck on the netflix streaming. I keep getting an Invalid Code message.

Smokinblues
11-19-2008, 03:51 AM
No luck on the netflix streaming. I keep getting an Invalid Code message.
yeah, getting that with some content and marketplace stuff too, but overall I like it so far.

Blandy vs Terrorism
11-19-2008, 04:10 AM
I'm not impressed.

I liked it the way it was before.
I'm sure I'll get used to the new layout, but it all seems a bit like style-over-content to me.

Plus, as I said in the 360 thread, if I wanted a Mii, I would have bought a Nintendo.
I made mine as accurate as possible and it still looks nothing like me.

The only aspect of the whole thing that sounds good is the Netflix, and we don't get that in the UK, so it's all a bit of a bust for me.

The majority of people seem to be digging it though, so good for them.

Pretty much. Maybe I'll get used to the layout and it'll get better, but so far....eh.

xyzzy
11-19-2008, 04:38 AM
It seems fine to me. I need to get used to the way things are organized, but it's a clean interface and the organization makes sense.

Downloading the Netflix app now...

The avatars are fine. I kind of like the way the new friends list looks.

KingMob
11-19-2008, 04:40 AM
Out of these games what would be the best

Left 4 dead
fallout 3
the new medal of honor

keep in mind I didnt care for gears of war 2 at all. :lol:

Cactusakic
11-19-2008, 04:45 AM
Out of these games what would be the best

Left 4 dead
fallout 3
the new medal of honor

keep in mind I didnt care for gears of war 2 at all. :lol:

Fallout 3 will own your life.
Left 4 Dead looks like a lot of fun if you are into multiplayer, but not so much if you prefer to play solo.
Haven't seen anything about the new MoH.

I'd go with Fallout.
Did you play/enjoy Oblivion?

DrMachine
11-19-2008, 04:54 AM
netflix streaming activated

Duncan
11-19-2008, 04:57 AM
Yeah, Netflix looks a lot better than I thought it would.

Ryudo
11-19-2008, 04:58 AM
What's next, the Xbox Media Bar?

xyzzy
11-19-2008, 05:16 AM
Netflix is operational and looks pretty damn good. Now everybody can stream Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins!

thatguyfromsyracuse
11-19-2008, 05:18 AM
From the half hour I played around with it this morning, I like it.

cPol
11-19-2008, 05:21 AM
Looking forward to getting home this afternoon and getting this installed.

sto110
11-19-2008, 05:23 AM
things are much easier to find. Images are crisper. the new features are a welcome addition. I love that the backgrounds are visabile and cluttered with stuff over top of them like before.



Top 10 things to do when you get the New Xbox Experience (http://majornelson.com/archive/2008/11/19/top-10-things-to-do-when-you-get-the-new-xbox-experience.aspx)


The New Xbox Experience is in the process of being deployed to all Xbox LIVE members, but it will take a few hours for everyone to get the prompt to update to NXE….be patient! In the meantime I thought I would give my Top 10 list of things to do with NXE when you get it later today:
1) Create (or Customize) your Avatar – You can spend as much (or as little) time as you want in the Avatar Editor to personalize your little guy/girl
Bonus: When you are done with #1, be sure to take a Gamer Picture of your Avatar. In the Avatar editor, choose Gamer Picture. You can use the controls to move your avatar around, zoom in and out or even change the background color (press Y)

2) Explore the all new dashboard. (hint: use the trigger and bumpers to quickly scroll up and down or left and right)
3) PAR-TAY! Check out Xbox LIVE Parties and chat with up to seven of your friends. Go to the Friends channel…choose a friend who is online and press Y to get the party started. You can also hit the Xbox 360 Guide button > Party >Start a Party. Once you do that, send off invites to your party (since one does not make a very good party…does it?)
4) Themes. While any themes you work will NXE, check out some of the new themes via My Xbox and select your profile (second slot) and then change theme. Xbox 360, Spectrum, Day and Night are new themes that available as part of your NXE upgrade…check them out.
5) Marketplace on Xbox.com. This new feature lets you search, browse, and purchase games and videos while you are away from your console. You can also perform account management functions like changing your billing information, viewing your purchase history, and downloading items you already own.
6) Netflix – Xbox LIVE Gold Member and you have Netflix? If you are in the US you can stream thousands of videos (some in HD) directly from Netflix to your Xbox 360. Not a member? Sign up for a free trial at Xbox.com/netflix (http://www.xbox.com/netflix)
7) Install to / Play from Hard Drive. With the game in the tray, return to your dashboard. (pressing the guide button then Y works as always) then go to My Xbox. From here press Y, which will bring up a new menu which will allow, among other things the ability to install a game to your hard drive.
Hint: You can still use the Xbox 360 guide while installing a game to keep in touch with your friends or start a Party.

Bonus: Before you do #7, be sure to set up what happens when you turn on your Xbox 360. My Xbox->System Settings>Console settings. Then choose Start up to to choose Disc, Xbox Dashboard or Windows Media Center. Once you are done there…check the option right below it: Autostart. This tell your Xbox 360 what to do when you insert a game. The choices are enable or disable. I have mine set to disable so I can easily use install to hard drive.

8) Delete Zero Gamerscore games. You can remove any games from your games played list that you have earned no achievements or gamerscore. Press the Xbox 360– guide button, navigate left to the games section and choose Achievements. From here choose the game with zero gamerscore you want to remove and press X (Delete Game History.)

9) Press the Xbox 360 button on your controller to see the all new Guide. The team has added more functionality than the old guide, while making it more responsive. It’s a quick way to check your messages, see who is online or start a party.
10) Take a look at Community Games in the Games Marketplace. For the first time in the history of console gaming, thousands of games developed by the creative community will be available to the public.
For those that have the new Xbox Experience, what are your favorite new feature(s)?

Ryudo
11-19-2008, 05:27 AM
Major Nelson... hype man for idiots.

sto110
11-19-2008, 05:32 AM
Major Nelson... hype man for idiots.

Major Nelson is a hype man (its his job), i dont know if i am an idiot because i think some of the features are cool....

Ryudo
11-19-2008, 05:38 AM
Major Nelson is a hype man (its his job), i dont know if i am an idiot because i think some of the features are cool....

Not calling you an idiot, man. But I have to listen to the dude when he "appears" on the DVD at work, and he is a giant douche, at least when it comes to this stuff.

Don't get me wrong, though, the 360 is awesome.

sto110
11-19-2008, 05:40 AM
Not calling you an idiot, man. But I have to listen to the dude when he "appears" on the DVD at work, and he is a giant douche, at least when it comes to this stuff.

Don't get me wrong, though, the 360 is awesome.

ok man, np. Just came off weird.

But Larry is totally a tool sometimes, i agree with that.