New Xbox to have internet explorer

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Post » Fri May 11, 2012 4:36 pm

http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/10/3012013/internet-explorer-browser-xbox-360-kinect

This is an interesting development. It would be nice if we could play HTML 5 games on XBOX through Internet explorer with the kinect. I have a funny feeling they will try to block games but really Im not sure how it can be done.
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Post » Fri May 11, 2012 4:45 pm

If IE can run the games properly by then, this could be interesting.
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Post » Fri May 11, 2012 5:44 pm

[QUOTE=Nimtrix] If IE can run the games properly by then, this could be interesting. [/QUOTE]

I know what you mean ;)
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Post » Sun May 13, 2012 4:38 am

[QUOTE=mammoth] [QUOTE=Nimtrix] If IE can run the games properly by then, this could be interesting. [/QUOTE]

I know what you mean ;)[/QUOTE]

With such promised tight integration between Windows 8 and Xbox, the Windows 8 app store might let people buy and run games in Xbox. After all, its only HTML5!

Something to keep track of. Maybe even a reason to buy an Xbox.
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Post » Sun May 13, 2012 7:30 am

Also, don't forget there's always the big possibility of mods to unblock stuff like this if they were to block it.
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Post » Sun May 13, 2012 5:01 pm

IE9 isn't bad for HTML5 games, at least it's hardware-accelerated. This certainly is interesting, I'm not sure what the HTML5 game experience will be though (will you need to browse to a web page first or can it be packaged in to a game PhoneGap style?) - however it's promising for the next XBox, which might have even better HTML5 support.
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Post » Sun May 13, 2012 5:55 pm

I suppose they will make it like a Marketplace. Kind of like Xbox Live Arcade. It will definitely be in some sort of wrapper.
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