NEWS - Friday, August 9, 2002


New Xbox Live article

The folks over at ZDNet wrote a very interesting article about Microsoft’s highly anticipated Xbox Live service. The article has some very useful information for everyone who is interested in Xbox Live, and that has to be a large portion of you! Here is a bit of the story:
"Microsoft is making a big deal about the Xbox’s ability to deliver voice communications over the network. While I was initially skeptical about this feature, a few minutes with my "communicator" persuaded me otherwise. I seriously underestimated the pleasure of trash-talking my opponents. (I’m far better at witty banter than I am at actually playing the games--which says more about my gaming abilities than my razor-sharp wit.) Though there was a noticeable delay, the sound quality was quite good. The system allows parents to turn off voice features and gamers to report verbally abusive opponents. But for me, the coolest feature was voice masking, which allows gamers to run their voice through any number of filters. Other than a Microsoft-required "anonymous" mask, game developers can add any other masks they like. NFL Fever 2003 included more than a dozen, including "cheerleader," "linebacker," and the particularly frightening "balloon vendor," which sounded something like my grandmother on helium (or at least what I expect she’d sound like under such circumstances)."

Source: http://www.zdnet.com/

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,707
Forum Posts: 725,813
Xbox One Titles: 1,342
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,085
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 585
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,731
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 14,570
Screenshots: 31,573
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox Playdates Canada July, 2018 playdate info.
Post by Kiesey
1 Replies, 75 Views

Manette Xbox One Xfest18
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 401 Views

Xbox One X Mountain Dew
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 274 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada June 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
1 Replies, 419 Views

Xbox One X Black Panther
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 717 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada May 2018 schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 700 Views

Is anything happening in XBox One land?
Post by DJ tx
7 Replies, 953 Views

Xbox One S Jojeux Anniversaire
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 653 Views

Xbox One X Steelbook
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 699 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada April 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
4 Replies, 991 Views

Xbox One X World of tanks
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 1131 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada - March 2018 Schedule
Post by Kiesey
7 Replies, 1380 Views

Any info on Biomutant release?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 1182 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada - February Playdates Schedule
Post by Kiesey
8 Replies, 1530 Views

Xbox Prototype Communicator
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 1928 Views

© 2000-2018 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics