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Offline Malt

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Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« on: July 26, 2006, 03:58:51 pm »
When the next genration of hand helds comes out, I can't see them not doing it. It would have the trademark amazing online play of the X-Box, along with all the bells and whistles the PSP has.


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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2006, 04:02:32 pm »
They'd be stupid to.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2006, 04:03:35 pm »
is this a good time to mention Zune is a stupid name?
Sam is basically right, he's just cranky.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2006, 04:19:30 pm »
They might.

But after the fiasco with the "superior" PSP they might have some reservations.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2006, 04:31:14 pm »
is this a good time to mention Zune is a stupid name?

As will their eventual new marketing lingo. Zunecasting?

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2006, 06:37:40 pm »
As will their eventual new marketing lingo. Zunecasting?

I like it.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2006, 08:30:50 pm »
They are releasing a handheld! Zune!

(note you didn't say handheld *gaming* device.)

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2006, 08:32:06 pm »
They are releasing a handheld! Zune!

(note you didn't say handheld *gaming* device.)

Don't be a smartass ;)

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2006, 08:35:25 pm »
Ya, being a smartass is PatMan33's job.

On topic: Microsoft shouldn't make a handheld. I don't need a handheld that crashes on me every 4 hours.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2006, 08:46:33 pm by TheNecromonicon »

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2006, 08:45:06 pm »
Stay on topic please.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2006, 08:53:02 pm »
Ya, being a smartass is PatMan33's job.

On topic: Microsoft shouldn't make a handheld. I don't need a handheld that crashes on me every 4 hours.

Aha! Double pwn!

On topic: Oh come on, Windows isn't that bad.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2006, 09:20:51 pm »
If you need to post a message reminding everyone that you're going to be on topic for the next sentence or two, you need to take a long hard look at yourself.

On topic: I probably wouldn't buy one if it did come out, I'm still not impressed with my DS and everyone says it's incredible. You couldn't persuade me to get another handheld system.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2006, 09:35:38 pm »
Yeah man, you need to quit it. You are going to get in trouble.

I am sure though that Microsoft will give Handheld gaming a shot. I still do not think it will be very successful though.

But I would love for them to prove me wrong.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2006, 09:47:26 pm »
You know how many companies are avoiding MMOG development due to WoW's current domination of the market? It's the exact same reason why Microsoft shouldn't touch handheld gaming for some years now. They need to wait till the next Gameboy or DS or PSP or whatever comes along, then go after the market. Going into it now with Nintendo 21 million DS units deep in it is stupid.

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Re: Do you think Microsoft will release a hand held?
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2006, 09:48:29 pm »
Although stranger things have happened.

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