Games | Microsoft Xbox: What an ugly, sloppy mess of a machine. But wasn't that the point? Microsoft is never known for its graceful approach -- it prefers to cannonball into the pool, flounder about for a few years, then jump back in with far more poise for its second try. And the Xbox, well, that was big and clumsy enough to displace most of the pool.


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