The Xbox is a sixth-generation
video game console produced by
The Xbox was launched to compete
with other gaming console giants like
Sony™ and Nintendo™.
The Xbox initially showed small sales
but the launch of Xbox 360 brought it
back in the race for the best gaming
The Xbox faced initial roadblocks as
many major game developers like EA™
and Activision™ refused to build games
for the new console.
It all turned around for Xbox in the
years 2006-2007 as it started
getting newer and better games
built from these developers.
As Xbox joined the big league the
game developers faced a problem as to
whom to sell their games to.
This was resolved by many developers
deciding to make games that would
run both on Xbox and the Play station
As the contention continued between
the Japanese and the Americans, the
retiring PC got lost behind the chaos.
The Xbox 360 not only provides
gaming but also net surfing, hd-dvd
capabilities and even a keyboard
makes it no less than a PC.
The Xbox was and still is considered a
luxury for the rich. At £299, the
price is still considered a bit too much
for the casual gamer.
On the other hand smaller but
equally fun gaming consoles like
Nintendo Wii and Gameboy thrived
on their low rates costing only $59 -
One of the major drawbacks of Xbox
and perhaps the one due to which PS 3
extended its lead is the lack of soft,
non-violent games for the younger and
Most of the games available on Xbox
are considered hardcore and are meant
for active gamers.
It might have the best games
accessible on the market today, but
the Xbox really has gone astray when
it comes to its designing.
Its outsized adapter is the main
unease of its owner. Also the Xbox
tends to make loads of noise making
movie watching less than a pleasure.
The beyond belief graphics and
superior game play make Xbox a
gamers delight but a mothers
Kids refuse get off their couches
and are on the console for hours.
On the other hand the Nintendo
Wii is a new generation of console
gaming as it makes you move while
With its own Pros and Cons the Xbox
might be someone's haven or anguish.
Overall, its still the best merge
between economy and luxury gaming
on hand today and will still be for
years to come …………. Hopefully.