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    Happy European Birthday Xbox 360!

    A year ago today I had this little bundle of joy sitting at home waiting for me to get back from work:



    I can still remember the excitement! The joy of opening it and seeing it for the first time, my brother phoning all his friends exclaiming “we’ve got one, we’ve got one”. I had it up and running in no time on my Plasma screen and fired up Project Gotham Racing 3. I was impressed at that very moment and have been impressed ever since. My 360 still sits proudly at the top of my AV equipment and it is undoubtedly the entertainment centre in my house (see the pictures here).

    Experiencing the Xbox 360 for the past year and watching it evolve has been a joyful experience which I expect will continue for many years to come. The dashboard updates have particularly been one of the key features I’ve enjoyed, it’s great to see new functionality added and even more so when it addresses what the consumers have been asking for. Do you remember back in the day when we weren’t able to do anything else with our Xbox 360’s whilst we were downloading from Marketplace? How did we ever cope!?

    Having always been an avid PC gamer the Xbox 360 is a breath of fresh air, it is the only console I’ve thoroughly enjoyed since the Super Nintendo. Even the original Xbox and Playstation 2 didn’t interest me. With truly fantastic features such as Live Marketplace, Live Arcade and Media Connectivity, the Xbox 360 has managed to make my PC gaming all but a redundant past time. With Viva Pinata, Forza 2, Halo 3 and more to look forward to, I’m as happy with my Xbox 360 now as I was 365 days ago.

    Happy 1st Birthday, Xbox 360!

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    happy birthday Xbox - to celebrate it, i bought one

    just waiting to go out and buy my HD LCD TV to go with it
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    PS3>Xbox 360. innit

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stewart View Post
    PS3>Xbox 360. innit
    BLASPHEMY! -.-


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    Quote Originally Posted by Stewart View Post
    PS3>Xbox 360. innit
    Xbox 360>Stewart


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    Lol i remember the effort I went too to get hold of one exactly a year ago when I hadnt pre-ordered one...

    Got up nice and early, went into Town (Sutton) - Completely sold out everywhere
    Went into London - Couldnt find anywhere with them in stock
    Was heading up to see my friends in Aberystwyth that day so when I changed at Birmingham I checked the Gamestation and Game above the station - Sold out
    Chanaged at Shrewsbury (home town) I decided to check the places in town there - Sold out
    Got to Aber - Sold out
    Decided to try one last thing while it poped into my head... I called Toys'r'us in Shrewsbury to see if they had one (it used to be my backup place for stuff like this) and they siad they had a core system that someone had cancled their pre-order on, I said keep it for me and then rang my dad to go pick it up

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    Yay! Happy Birthday Xbox 360! I'll never forget how excited I was.

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    I was totally suprised to get mine on launch day. Everyone at work was talking about how they'd tried to get one in the morning but hadn't been able to do so. I phoned home on my lunch break and my mom said I had a parcel waiting for me, couldn't believe it!

    I had pre-ordered online with Dixons and they'd come up trumps!

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    I just can't believe its a year!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stewart View Post
    PS3>Xbox 360. innit
    SAFE, thats wkd playaaa

    Happy birthday xbox 360. Hmmm... good excuse to buy some more cake

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    I preordered mine on the 1st of December and didn't get it untill Febuary lol The manufacture date was the 31st of Dec so it must have spent a long time in transit


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    A good year of gaming hope this 2nd year of xbox will kick ps3 and wiis ass

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    Ahh really a year already?

    What they say is right folks, the older you get the faster the days,weeks,months all fly faster.

    I remember getting my xbox360 and everyone thinking Dead Rising was the dogs danglies. Now - they see DoW and the looks they give while drooling at the TV are funny.

    So - I'll ask what everyone wants to know, When's the 720 out then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyniner View Post
    I just can't believe its a year!!
    Me too, mind you I ain't switched mine on in two months, been waaaaaay too busy.
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    a whole year and still not a game making it a worthy buy. not great
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