[UPDATE] First images for the Mad Box standalone console released

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  1. leon315

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    i smell of Ouya...
     
  2. Xandrid

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    It looks neat
     
  3. SomeGamer

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  4. cearp

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    oh boy!! thanks
     
  5. TheZander

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    what's the point of making a console look like a fancy gaming PC if it's not a fancy gaming PC and you're trying to make a standalone console. It should look like a typical game console as much as possible.
     
  6. LightyKD

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    I think the design is interesting but I REALLY wish they didn't go for the high end and instead went for the low end like the Switch. We already have enough competition at the high end with Sony, Microsoft and PC. This is why I'm really hoping that the Atari Box succeeds. Not all of us need bleeding edge graphics and lets be frank, low end machines force developers to get creative. Just look at the amazing work that Panic Button has done for the Switch and similar work that High Voltage did for Wii. The industry needs both low and high end machines.
     
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    Everywhere and nowwhere at the same time o__0
    I second this
     
  8. KingBlank

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    disgusting
     
  9. yummycake

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    Looks like a modified space heater to me.
     
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    Back with kitty Zelda forever :D
    Mmmh... from what i see...
    You cant put it in some furniture due to its vertical shape
    Plus, you cant lay it on its side due to its base
    Not very convenient...

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    Yep... i must admit, Asylum sounds cool
     
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  11. Itzumi

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    that just made my day, not gonna lie
     
  12. H1B1Esquire

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    Earth, bro-dude.
    Remember when you guys wanted really cool Tvs?
    [​IMG]

    Maybe MB found inspiration:
    [​IMG]

    And you'll adopt these new things without prejudice.
     
  13. Foxi4

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    Oh no... Abort, abort!
     
  14. Kigiru

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    This is just ass-ugly and unappealing.
    + Who cares about how powerful your console is when you have no games?
     
  15. DigitalDeviant

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    It seems some of the design decisions aren't based on functionality, so I'm curious what their inspiration for it was...I would remove the parts that seem superfluous like the curvatures at the top. The gamecube looked like a box and had a functional handle at the top for example.

    edit: Or call it the MANTA RAY as the curvatures on the bottom kind of remind me of a manta rays fins. That'd make more sense at least.
     
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  16. DuoForce

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    This looks MAD stupid.

    This is gonna fail so hard. Potentially worse than Ouija or whatever it was called
     
  17. guily6669

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    Dont like the design, seems like some crap from Apple or for gamer kids, I would prefer something more.......... SIMPLE.

    And I don't have height enough for that thing here, my PS4 Pro is under the TV even though its design is ugly.
    Thats a completely different thing (Ouya), that wasnt even much of an actual gaming console but more just another android box like any other crap even Nvidia Shield TV is kinda a fail though Nvidia were actually the only company trying to do something to bring some console known games to android, but even them fail so hard as they bring just some old games to a underpowered console already like if it would compete with M$ or Sony...

    This one is supposed to be the most actual powerful gaming console ever made, they claim to be like a good performance PC 2 years from now (when it launches), but since they are not known I guess they will kinda fail because exclusives...

    But if they at least dont bring the shitty subscriptions to play online and if it at least gets all the multiplatform games from any other Next Gen consoles, then it might be interesting... however in a world of fanboys from Sony\Nintendo\M$ I guess most ppl will continue with the others that they probably follow for decades...
     
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    upload_2019-1-4_14-7-25.
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  19. Grmmish

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    Man, I can't wait to check out the hardware for that... Who knows the high-tech equipment inside of that ultra-uber MadBox...
     
  20. Captain_N

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    I was gonna say the same thing. Any one can take a pc mother board and add parts and call it a "Console" As i suspected this is not a console but a PC in a fancy box.
     
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