Xbox 360 UK launch

Posted on Friday, Dec 02 2005 @ 22:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Xbox 360 is finally here in the UK, having launched at midnight today. We've spent some quality time with the console over the last week - here are our thoughts (10 pages worth!) on the hardware, the games, the connectivity and the Xbox Live experience!

We hooked up via composite to a standard definition 20" LCD TV, a standard definition 30" CRT and a high definition 26" widescreen LCD panel. Frankly, the 360 looked atrocious with the composite. Colours bled everywhere, games were upscaled horrendously... the whole visual experience was frankly no better than the first Xbox. We'd go so far as to say that if you are limited to hooking up your 360 via SCART or composite in standard definition (eg with a 'normal' TV), don't even bother buying it. It looks bad..

Read on over here.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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