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Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:16 am

Today i want to share with you these improvements in the videogames world:

1-. Recently was announced a new gaming console being developed running Android 4.0 with Tegra 3 for only $99 USD... In less than 24 hours it broke and doubled its planned funding campaign reaching $2 Million USD on Kickstarter...(today)
http://www.forevergeek.com/2012/07/ouya ... verything/

2-. there are a lot of rumors that Microsoft will add support for Xbox 360 in Windows 8 so you could play games from your PC
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by EmuandCo » Wed Jul 11, 2012 6:19 pm

Why should microsoft destroy their own console market. Check the release preview and you won't see anything in this direction. This would mean they have to fully emulate the console.
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Wed Jul 11, 2012 7:11 pm

maybe its better for them because they´re about to release their new console (about a year) and now consoles are being sold less than before, so giving Windows 8 support for 360 games, will give more life to the Xbox 360 then when they release Xbox 8 (or any other name) that console will only run new games
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by EmuandCo » Wed Jul 11, 2012 8:22 pm

I'd like to see the reference for this claim.
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by milon » Thu Jul 12, 2012 3:11 am

jonaspm wrote:1-. Recently was announced a new gaming console being developed running Android 4.0 with Tegra 3 for only $99 USD... In less than 24 hours it broke and doubled its planned funding campaign reaching $2 Million USD on Kickstarter...(today)
I'd like to see the reference for this one.

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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:00 pm

milon wrote:
jonaspm wrote:1-. Recently was announced a new gaming console being developed running Android 4.0 with Tegra 3 for only $99 USD... In less than 24 hours it broke and doubled its planned funding campaign reaching $2 Million USD on Kickstarter...(today)
I'd like to see the reference for this one.
here it is:
http://www.forevergeek.com/2012/07/ouya ... verything/
I will edit the main topic, so everyone else see it
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:05 pm

EmuandCo wrote:I'd like to see the reference for this claim.
i saw it an a spanish news website, and i cant find it again, i will keep searching for it
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by milon » Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:41 pm

Thanks for the link! My reaction: :o
jonaspm wrote:
EmuandCo wrote:I'd like to see the reference for this claim.
i saw it an a spanish news website, and i cant find it again, i will keep searching for it
Check your history?

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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:21 pm

milon wrote:Check your history?
That´s the problem, i deleted it :/
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by Z98 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:58 pm

Considering the 360 uses a completely different processor architecture, anyone claiming that 360 games will run in Win8 needs to present hard proof. Otherwise there is no reason to believe them.

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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by jonaspm » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:03 am

i said: there are RUMORS, not tha it is CONFIRMED
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by EmuandCo » Fri Jul 13, 2012 7:51 am

*sigh* I love gossip^^
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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by Dave3434 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:55 am

i have no plans of buying windows 8, it's a train wreck. btw sbware iron web browser sort of works under wine. ccleaner work 100%, avant web browser works 100% defraggler works o.k but can not detect hard disc correctly. firefox 12 works great 100% windows media player sort of. i say it opens opens up but in a screwed up kind of way. 7zip works 100% too :) and last but not least abiword 2.8 works great :)

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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by Dave3434 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:00 am

p.s ie8 work work but i need to install windows vista sp1 since i have wine set to think it's vista XD

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Re: Android gaming console & Windows 8 with Xbox support

Post by swight » Thu Aug 23, 2012 9:17 pm

I thought I would mention xbox support isn't completely a new idea from microsoft. Check out XNA. It allows developers to target both windows and xbox. This means a lot of xbox games have a windows compatible api. I used to develop with XNA until Microsoft decided to drop the download for the associated Visual Studio version(which was required for installation of that particular XNA SDK version) from their express edition page. Not a very good thing for a game engine designed for other people to use.

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