By: goukijones Sep 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Microsoft Store Destiny Launch Party 9/8/2014
On Monday night Team Gouki attended the Destiny Launch party inside the Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas, NV. I haven't been to a midnight launch since Halo Reach. That night we just waited in car outside of a Best Buy until they opened the doors. Only nubfarm stands in line. I remember way back in 2007, waiting in line OUTSIDE the GameStop for a midnight release. Meanwhile the GS was closed, the lights were off & all the employees just hid in the back until it was time to open the doors around midnight.
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Check out a new generation of blockbuster titles, exclusive content, and amazing games coming soon to Xbox One.
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By: goukijones Nov 23, 2013 | 1 Comments
Saturday November 23, 2013 You had the chance to play Xbox One with Legendary Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. We were there ... of course they don't let me near him.
This Microsoft store has been open for more than a week now. I was in there last Friday & checked it out for the first time. What's it like? It's like a Mac store, but it's green. The cool thing is they have kiosks out in the main walkway of the mall, just so they can spring out from around the corner & surprise a family with an Xbox One Controller.
Too bad Fifa14 is touch screen now.
Here's a Sugar Ray Leonard getting pwnd so bad by a little kid that he is trying to distract him by having a conversation.
*I don't know why people stare into the lens when they KNOW they are not supposed to be in the picture. This guy was a fellow camera man too. Duck Jimmy! Trollin' me, doggin' me ... what's the shits?
Check out the Microsoft store if you want to get an Xbox One or if you already have it, go buy some games. They got tablets & stuff there too. Even PC's that'll run those same games better than your Xbox One. Thursday night 450 people lined up to get an Xbox One -oh it's serious- believe it or not everyone left happy that night. Watch out for some more upcoming events during the holiday season.
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A rundown of what we'll be talking about tonight.
Here's the rundown.
Podcast #106 Nov 22, 2013
- FFXIV updates: Warrior changes, Myth cap, new dungeons and info, 2.1 release date is 12/17.
- USF4 location test changes
- Xbox pre-orders cancelled, see photo of best buy line...
- KI trailer... it's Fullgore.
- Sugar Ray Leonard at MS store in Vegas Saturday.
And that's it! If you have and ideas for topics leave a comment, or tweet us @goukinews
Last week the very first Microsoft Store in Las Vegas opened up in the Fashion Show Mall. This week is the launch event for the Xbox One & Sugar Ray Leonard will be there this weekend to play you in ... Madden?
First up, the launch event.
To celebrate the launch of Xbox One, Microsoft retail stores are hosting midnight launch events in all stores across the country, including at the Las Vegas store in the Fashion Show Mall.
Starting at 10 p.m. on the evening of Nov. 21, local Microsoft retail stores will be giving away $5,000 in prizes to select lucky winners. Event attendees will have the opportunity to play the ultimate car fantasy and Xbox One exclusive title “Forza Motorsport 5.” Xbox Ones will go on sale at stores starting at 12:00 a.m. on November 22.
Can’t wait to check out Xbox One? Microsoft stores are also offering a chance to experience live gameplay on the new Xbox One between now and Nov. 22. Drop by your local store to be among the first to try the Xbox One exclusive title “Forza Motorsport 5,” and experience the improvements made to the best controllers in gaming.
By: goukijones Nov 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Opening in Las Vegas, NV just in time for the Xbox One ... A Microsoft Specialty store in the Fashion Show Mall.
Major Nelson is coming to town.
Friday November 14, 2013
Fashion Show Mall on the Las Vegas Strip.
Come & check out the Xbox One & other great Microsoft products.
HitBox Arcade player CToss will be there representing the Las Vegas FGC, teaching people all about Killer Instinct.
Microsoft retail stores are now offering a chance to experience live gameplay on the new Xbox One before it is available for purchase on Nov. 22. Starting today, people can stop by any of the more than 75 Microsoft retail store locations in the U.S. and Canada, including the Las Vegas Specialty Store in the Fashion Show Mall, to be among the first to try Xbox One. Store customers will also get the wide-eyed thrill of racing by playing the ultimate car fantasy and Xbox One exclusive title “Forza Motorsport 5,” one of the highest-rated racing franchises, and experience the improvements made to the best controllers in gaming.
Additionally, Forza Motorsport and Xbox One fans will have the chance to win the “Forza Motorsport 5” Living Room Sweepstakes. The winner will get a great “Forza Motorsport 5” Living Room package with a Forza Motorsport branded playseat, Polk Audio N1 Gaming SurroundBar, Thrustmaster TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition, and $2,000 gift card to use towards completing the living room with a big screen TV.
Additionally, a new Microsoft retail store will open at the Fashion Show Mall on November 14th. Fans will get the chance to meet Major Nelson and talk to him about Xbox One when he visits the new store at Fashion Show Mall later this month.
More information on the Microsoft store events and activities around the Xbox One launch can be on the Xbox Wire blog here.
See you there.
By: goukijones Nov 9, 2013 | 1 Comments | Updated: Nov 12, 2013
Will they sell? I've seen a ton of consoles come & go over the years. I've even flipped a few in the past. Well I'm gonna try it again this year & want to share my experience with everyone. Will I make money? Ridiculous money?
Of course some Jimmy is going to have to bite for this to be any sort of success. I'm trying to get $799 for the Xbox & 699 for the PlayStation. We've had countless debates on what the hype is going to be for these machines. I can only come to the conclusion that people are going to go crazy just like they did in the past. Yesterday I was at a Demo for Xbox One, they pulled up a truck & plopped out a bunch of systems & let people play. I remember this one Jimmy coming, well dressed & had a hot girlfriend & stupid little dog. Proper nuab. He was flipping out while he was watching Forza. Clapping & shit. Out of control. He kept saying. "I gotta get this, this awesome."
Do you think this Jimmy has pre-ordered? I don't. I'm hoping that panic mode is going to settle in for a lot of people & the loons will just buy asap without regard. Am I making sense? So I listed 2 machines right now. An Xbox One for $799 & a Playstation 4 for $699. I also have another PS4 on reserve. I thot I had another Xbox One on reserve as well, but I can't find any record. If I can pay for that third Playstation by selling these 2, the second Playstation will be pure profit! Let's go. You can check out the auctions below.
If you're interested in Las Vegas, NV I can pretty much guarantee you will get them the day they come out. I have never had a problem with Amazon shipping. & you know me, obviously, you're reading this story.
I'll add future updates on the status of these auctions.
Don't be a Jimmy!
The gang gets back together after a week at PAX Prime in Seattle. Listen in tonight.
Here's tonight's rundown, subject to change:
Podcast #95 Sep 6, 2013 PAX Prime recap
News: Xbox release date 11/22, Nintendo 2DS
FFXIV We beat Titan, twice. Servers updated
PAX Parties: Mad Catz (Daigo vs Xian, Daigo vs FnJimmy) and NVIDIA (BOOZE)
PAX Floor: Played Titanfall and uhh… The Crew? FnJimmy got his face painted. LoL Codez.
PAX Gearbox panel: Free stuff. UVHM2, Unannounced Beta, Homeworld HD remix.
FMIWT is back next week.
Xbox's Yusuf Mehdi discusses the Xbox One launch date and recent momentum as the team heads toward launch.
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Catch up with all the announcements from gamescom 2013 with Xbox.
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New video showcasing some games for Xbox ONE. Are they the best? Can you count the exclusives?
Do those Fifa & Madden cut scenes count as next-gen footage? No. Ryse is dumb. You only have to push square to beat the entire game. Oh wait, my bad that as God of War. Close enough.
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Xbox's Major Nelson unboxes the new Xbox One for the first time. See what's inside the Day One edition.
It does come with the headset now... and a sticker.
I hate these touch based power buttons on consoles. I don't want it to turn on just because I'm wiping some dust off of it. Give me a real button or switch.
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