What else could Seen in HD cover this week other than the announcement of the Xbox One? Microsoft has dropped a bomb on the gaming community, and it’s reach spreads over to home entertainment. The console plays Blu-ray, hooks up to your cable, streams video, and does a bunch of stuff with football. But, the press conference was mired in controversy as the questions ran rampant, not about the console itself, but how anti-consumer the machine could turn out to be. Microsoft, unfortunately, couldn’t find a unified answer either. It’s all we had time for in a nearly 90-minute breakdown which was recorded mere hours after the Xbox One reveal.
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Matt Paprocki has critiqued home media and video games for 20 years across outlets like Washington Post, Variety, Rolling Stone, Forbes, IGN, Playboy, Polygon, Ars, and others. His current passion project is the technically minded DoBlu.com. You can read Matt's body of work via his personal WordPress blog, and follow him on Twitter @Matt_Paprocki.