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- MAX (Microsoft Action Experience)
- AIO (All In One)
- MIND (Microsoft Interactive Network Device)
- FACE (Full Action Center)
- MITH (Microsoft Interactive Theatre)
- XON (Experience Optimised Network)
- MVPC (Microsoft Virtual Play Center)
- TAC (Total Action Center – discs/games could be called TACs)
- MARC (Microsoft Action Reality Center)
- LEX (Live Entertainment Experience)
- M-PAC (Microsoft Play and Action Center)
- RPM (Real Performance Machine)
- MOX (Microsoft Optimal Experience)
- E2 (Extreme Experience)
- MTG (Microsoft Total Gaming)
- VIP (Virtual Interactive Player)
- PTP or P2P (Powered To Play)
- VIC (Virtual Interactive Center – disks/games could be called VICs)
- MARZ (Microsoft Active Reality Zone)
- TSO (Three, Six, Zero)
- EHQ (Entertainment Headquarters)
- O2 (Optimal Ozone or Optical Odyssey)
- MIC (Microsoft Interactive Center)
- R&R (Reality and Revolution)
- MEA (Microsoft Entertainment Activator)
- AMP (Active Microsoft Player)
- VPS (Virtual Play System)
- MAP (Microsoft Action Play)
- MEGA (Microsoft Entertainment & Gaming Attendant or Microsoft Entertainment & Gaming Assembly)
- CPG (CyberPlayGround)
- VERV (Virtual Entertainment & Reality Venture)
- OM (Odyssey of the Mind)
- P2 (PowerPlay)
- IS1 (Interactive System In One)
- MET (Microsoft Entertainment Technology or Microsoft Entertainment Theatre)

 

some of those names are hillarious

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Interesting how 3-6-0 (TSO) was a naming idea from the beginning.

Other than MPAC (read as impact), can't see any of those other names really working. Glad they stuck with Xbox. As a product name, it just works.

VIC & VIP are too close to VIS, which was a Radio Shack/Tandy product.

http://youtu.be/y73XriwHJxQ

Watching this, it's interesting to see how far back (1992) Microsoft was trying to make inroads into the living room. Basically a Windows 3.1-based computer with its own UI and keyboard-less interface.

so MS mangerment came up with these 30 dumb names and picked xbox one and its there thrid console lol.
they should have picked 720

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If the internet is representative of the real world, they should have named it "Xbox: PS5". That's the only way most people would even consider the console.

coolguy said:
so MS mangerment came up with these 30 dumb names and picked xbox one and its there thrid console lol.
they should have picked 720

??? whats the connection between your comment and OP?

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Odyssey of the mind reminds me of the Magnovox Odyssey and the Odyssey2.

coolguy said:
so MS mangerment came up with these 30 dumb names and picked xbox one and its there thrid console lol.
they should have picked 720

Reading is fundemental.

No, these were the names for the original Xbox.



VGPolyglot said:
Odyssey of the mind reminds me of the Magnovox Odyssey and the Odyssey2.

OotM is also an acedmenic league in the US.  Teams of students from schools compete against each other in acedemic challenges. 



Easier this time. XBone was an easy choice.

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