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Shadow20002
11-01-2003, 02:51 PM
After previewing the campaign at the Tokyo Game Show last month, Microsoft today fully unveiled its "Kisekae X" sweepstakes promotion in Japan today. The name translates as "dress up your X" -- Microsoft commissioned six popular Japanese illustrators to create special overlay artwork for the big "X" on top of the Xbox console.
A few lucky winners will be able to snag these art pieces by signing up on Microsoft's Japanese webpage with the serial number of their Xbox. American fans obviously can't enter, but we'll offer a brief profile of each piece nonetheless.

Source@ (http://www.1up.com/article2/0,4364,1368454,00.asp)

WrathfulPoppa
11-01-2003, 05:01 PM
I like the second one the best, the others just don't do it for me. If you ask me, though, I would say that they should draw more geometrical figures and have more blue, black, and green shades.

Hero
11-01-2003, 06:58 PM
i think most of those artsy xbox's look funny with the black background...

Shadow20002
11-01-2003, 07:17 PM
The second one look like Fatal Frame.

LeChuck
11-01-2003, 07:36 PM
All of them are ugly :cry:

Chumley
11-01-2003, 08:35 PM
ahh nothing beats the black and green version...

Trento52
11-02-2003, 02:47 AM
Man those blow! I agree that they should make more geometric and toned down colors onstead of bright weird crap they got.

Hero
11-02-2003, 03:56 AM
Originally posted by Chumley
ahh nothing beats the black and green version...

i dunno i drooled when i saw them chrome or while looking ones that were made for the developers.

yeszir
11-02-2003, 09:55 AM
Yea, those dont look too great, but anything to generate interest, especially in Japan where there are basically no xboxes.

CMX Jedi
11-02-2003, 09:59 AM
http://common.ziffdavisinternet.com/util_get_image/5/0,3363,i=52683,00.jpg
this ones not that bad

kenji
11-02-2003, 05:46 PM
Go here (http://www.designerskins.com) if you want some really cool skins. It may not work the first time, so be patient.

Xtopia
11-02-2003, 07:57 PM
Originally posted by LeChuck
All of them are ugly :cry:

Yead dud, I agree with you. I like my Xbox just how it is--Black and green, baby.

SniperPete
11-02-2003, 09:02 PM
I liked the last one. IN my opinion they should put a Master Chief in that X :D

Ito
11-02-2003, 10:54 PM
the 2nd and 4th one look the best out of them, they all look weird with the black background though IMO.

Dark Enemy
11-02-2003, 11:07 PM
They Look G A Y:o I wonder when theres gonna be different colored xboxs. That would be nice.

canadianboi3
11-03-2003, 12:21 AM
Those all look pretty bad. I love my green and black:cool: Although, some of the skins on the web do look pretty slick.