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

Discussion in 'GBAtemp & Scene News' started by Prans, Jan 4, 2019.

  1. pedro702

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    i predict this thing wont even be released, it will stay on limbo and then cancelled, i mean what is their track record producing hardware? nothing and games? well they released like 5 or 6 racing games and that is all...
     
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  2. weatMod

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    WTF is that neon nightmare?
    it looks like a cheap PC case you would buy at 5 below
     
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    Homebrew guys /s
     
  4. guily6669

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    That is a very valid point... I also don't have much faith in them.

    On the NFS which was the most known game was under EA so I don't think they won much...

    I also don't think they won that much gazillions of $ with Project Cars, when it was announced it got me crazy, but then mehh I just played online for a bit and did time trials all the time as I didn't like the career.

    But if the console really comes out the way they are picturing it, it will probably still be a beast, but exclusives..........
     
  5. pedro702

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    if you read their interviews they say they aren't making exclusives or paying any studio to make exclusives for them lol, so yeah if they make project cars 4(in 3 years i guess since 3 is next year) they will still release them on ps5 and xbox whatever so yeah the incentive to even get this "console" keeps diminishing.
     
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  6. KingVamp

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    See. Look at design 4. Consoles can look different without looking completely mad.
     
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  7. iCEQB

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    Wow these look like pure and unfiltered bullshit.
    I thought Alienware devices looked stupid, but these designs top everything.

    Where are you going to place this device? In your livingroom?
     
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  8. wormdood

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    i dont know why everyone is hating this based on what it wont be (or the specs it wont have) . . . nintendo proved time and time again that amazing hardware is not needed if they can achieve/secure a few good ip's they would be golden . . . also while on the topic of nintendo they may be leaving the console market by the time the next generation comes by ... i can totally see them trusting a tiny no-name software companies underpowered console before even considering releasing a mario and/or a pokemon game on a sony and/or a microsoft console
     
  9. Bladexdsl

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    update: it doesn't matter what they make it look like it's going to be shit regardless :P
     
  10. Taleweaver

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    I'm not going to lie: that black&white cube-ish design looks kind of cool. And I mean in the sense of cool, not in the sense of "compared to the original design".

    Still...despite the looks potentially not sucking, my estimation of this becoming a success diminishes (and I was skeptical earlier). Again: for me as a user, the design is the least important part of a computer or a console. And for the manufacturer, this should properly cater for placement of parts and the airflow-thingy that makes sure the thing doesn't overheat. Just the "oh, sure we can toss around the design as we see fit" message either means that they're not communicating with their manufacturing team or that they haven't even started yet. And both options are bad news...
     
  11. Zeldaplayer67

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    Hide in it like a true madlad.
     
  12. GamerzHell9137

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    1st design? Nah fam
    2nd and 3rd? Yes
     
  13. link64uk

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    I do like the look of the 4th design as its a bit more of a conventional shape shall we say.
    the weird cowboy hat one is a no go for me like a few people said, where can you put it, certainly not under the T.V on a unit like most people do.
     
  14. MiiJack

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    At this point, they might as well make the design look like the PC you see in Portal.
     
  15. Lilith Valentine

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    Every concept they post brings me less and and less hope
     
  16. Justinde75

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    not going to lie design number 4 is not bad
     
  17. sarkwalvein

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    I still think this is vaporware, but at least the white dented GameCube design looks quite better.
     
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  18. Memoir

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    Somewhere, over there!
    Much better. Number 4 (?) looks like a failed router attempt, honestly... Or a "gaming edition" cable box..
     
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    I like 4 since that touchpad thingy looks cool. Also the custom stuff sounds good, but yeah smells like vaporware
     
  20. Foxi4

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    Yeah, all the designs look like trash. The cheap DVS player design is the most serviceable, I like the LCD on it, it reminds me of the Scorpio devkit. The cube is a straight rip-off of the HP Omen X and it's a waste of space while the first design is just a PC tower with wings. I hate to bring this up, but I regret calling the Xbox One a VCR back in the day, that design is the most fit for the purpose.
     
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