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King_Ghidra
06-12-2006, 10:15:46
http://www.eurogamer.net/article.php?article_id=70652

A lot of this stuff doesn't mean much to me, but it's a glowing review, and unless i'm a twit the summary seems to be - if you have a HD tv, this is a great box for watching HD movies.

Still one thing nags. You won't be able to use this to watch satellite tv in HD will you? I mean sky are doing their own HD box, would you still need that to watch sky in HD?

Funko
06-12-2006, 10:23:34
Yeah, you still need the sky box because that has all the HDTV decoding stuff in it.

Just the same as you need a sky digital box and a DVD player to watch DVDs and digital TV now.

Asher
07-12-2006, 05:36:20
I have HDTV digital cable and the HD-DVD addon for the 360. Funko answered your question though.

Still, the HD-DVD player is really gorgeous. Only movie I've seen so far is the packaged King Kong, which as a movie sucks...but man is it pretty. In an upcoming 360 update, the sound will improve from 640Kbps Dolby Digital 5.1 to 1500 Kbps DTS also.

Sir Penguin
08-12-2006, 01:16:07
It's supposed to be pretty easy to hook it up through your computer without needing an Xbox 360, too.

SP