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#1 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

If you think it Xbox was first, you are sadly mistaken.

#2 Posted by SecretPolice (21561 posts) -

Don't think anyone thinks Xbox was first - DC was the first console to include everything needed for online gaming right out of the box soooo, just sayin. :P

#3 Edited by nini200 (9639 posts) -

@SecretPolice said:

Don't think anyone thinks Xbox was first - DC was the first console to include everything needed for online gaming right out of the box soooo, just sayin. :P

You must have not watched the video.

Also, PC was the first that included everything needed so :P just sayin

#4 Posted by SecretPolice (21561 posts) -

@nini200 said:

@SecretPolice said:

Don't think anyone thinks Xbox was first - DC was the first console to include everything needed for online gaming right out of the box soooo, just sayin. :P

You must have not watched the video.

Also, PC was the first that included everything needed so :P just sayin

I didn't watch and if you reread you'll no doubt see I said first Console.... :P

#5 Posted by chikenfriedrice (9999 posts) -

Who said Xbox was first? Xbox just made it better and now has the best online service available.

#6 Edited by nini200 (9639 posts) -

@SecretPolice said:

@nini200 said:

@SecretPolice said:

Don't think anyone thinks Xbox was first - DC was the first console to include everything needed for online gaming right out of the box soooo, just sayin. :P

You must have not watched the video.

Also, PC was the first that included everything needed so :P just sayin

I didn't watch and if you reread you'll no doubt see I said first Console.... :P

Doesn't matter, Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo had everything that was needed. You need to watch the video :P

#7 Edited by Stevo_the_gamer (42654 posts) -

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

#8 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

#9 Posted by SecretPolice (21561 posts) -

@nini200: Ohhh, are you saying Xbox wasn't the first to charge for online ? If so then now I get it. :P

#10 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

@nini200: Ohhh, are you saying Xbox wasn't the first to charge for online ? If so then now I get it. :P

Now you get it lol

#11 Posted by pyro1245 (614 posts) -

Haha my cousin had this. Genesis did a lot of cool things, they also had that streaming service where you could play any of the games with a subscription model, Sega Channel i think it was called.

#12 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

@pyro1245 said:

Haha my cousin had this. Genesis did a lot of cool things, they also had that streaming service where you could play any of the games with a subscription model, Sega Channel i think it was called.

Yep Sega Channel lol that was good times man

#13 Posted by Gue1 (9590 posts) -

messaging and friendlists

#14 Posted by StormyJoe (4964 posts) -

@nini200 said:

@SecretPolice said:

Don't think anyone thinks Xbox was first - DC was the first console to include everything needed for online gaming right out of the box soooo, just sayin. :P

You must have not watched the video.

Also, PC was the first that included everything needed so :P just sayin

DC was the first to include everything right out of the box. You must have not read his post correctly...

#15 Posted by Bigboi500 (29420 posts) -

@nini200 said:

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

^This. TONS of lemmings think Xbox brought online to console gaming. LOL now they're all up in this thread saying "who said dat?" "we didn't say dat".

#16 Edited by Stevo_the_gamer (42654 posts) -

@nini200 said:

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

^This. TONS of lemmings think Xbox brought online to console gaming. LOL now they're all up in this thread saying "who said dat?" "we didn't say dat".

Such as?

#17 Posted by Bigboi500 (29420 posts) -

@Bigboi500 said:

@nini200 said:

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

^This. TONS of lemmings think Xbox brought online to console gaming. LOL now they're all up in this thread saying "who said dat?" "we didn't say dat".

Such as?

Such as almost every one of them who posts here when posters come in and ask: what has Microsoft brought to console gaming? Almost every one of them claim "online gaming" wouldn't exist today at all if it wasn't for XBL. Such bullshit.

#18 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

@Bigboi500 said:

@nini200 said:

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

^This. TONS of lemmings think Xbox brought online to console gaming. LOL now they're all up in this thread saying "who said dat?" "we didn't say dat".

Such as?

Such as almost every one of them who posts here when posters come in and ask: what has Microsoft brought to console gaming? Almost every one of them claim "online gaming" wouldn't exist today at all if it wasn't for XBL. Such bullshit.

Pretty much spot on

#19 Edited by bobbetybob (19213 posts) -
@nini200 said:

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

I don't know of anyone who said Xbox Live was the first online gaming network.

Loads of gamers think that Xbox introduced online gaming.

I'd say more people see Xbox/360 as the console/'s that popularised online gameplay on consoles which they did. Part of that was just down to timing; more people had good internet connections (or internet connections at all) when the Xbox/360 came out than 10 years prior, but it was also down to them actually building a good infrastructure for online, knowing what people would want and expect from a convenient online gaming experience and then carrying that out.

#20 Posted by treedoor (7648 posts) -

I've spent years of my adult life trying to tell cows that Microsoft didn't introduce online gaming, or pay-to-play.

But they never listen. They'd rather keep Microsoft known as the "Evil of Gaming"

#21 Posted by Stevo_the_gamer (42654 posts) -

@Stevo_the_gamer said:

@Bigboi500 said:

^This. TONS of lemmings think Xbox brought online to console gaming. LOL now they're all up in this thread saying "who said dat?" "we didn't say dat".

Such as?

Such as almost every one of them who posts here when posters come in and ask: what has Microsoft brought to console gaming? Almost every one of them claim "online gaming" wouldn't exist today at all if it wasn't for XBL. Such bullshit.

So, no names or evidence? I can see users claiming XBL brought console gaming up-to-speed but I have yet to see users say Microsoft was the first to do it. Granted, being "the first" is different from being the first to truly nail it and make it mainstream/popular. Although, I also remember semantics being played about motion controls and who was "first" as if it's relevant considering Nintendo made it mainstream. Why such petty pandering though?

#22 Posted by farrell2k (5824 posts) -

Before xband came the Teleplay Modem and the Famicom modem in Japan for the NES and Famicom.

#23 Posted by Bigboi500 (29420 posts) -

So, no names or evidence?

Yes. Hide behind plausible deniability. Good job.

Why such petty pandering though?

Don't even try to go there. I've read many, and I mean many comments from you going on and on about cows doing this and cows doing that. Lemmings stupidly try to pretend they are somehow more noble fanboys than cows are. What nonsense. Do not ever play the holier than thou card in a place like this.

#24 Posted by slim70 (340 posts) -

MS didn't do it first but they perfected it and continue to evolve it.

#25 Posted by darkspineslayer (19570 posts) -

Xbox was never first. They seldom are. They were the ones to make console online not shit though.

#26 Posted by RoboCopISJesus (1408 posts) -

You mean PC.

#27 Posted by nini200 (9639 posts) -

You mean PC.

First console.

Before xband came the Teleplay Modem and the Famicom modem in Japan for the NES and Famicom.

Yep Teleplay was the original for Sega. The Famicom modem was hard to find.

#28 Edited by which_wich (175 posts) -

I knew coming in this thread would be a waste of time, but I shrugged and said "ehh, I'll bit"

#29 Edited by nini200 (9639 posts) -

I knew coming in this thread would be a waste of time, but I shrugged and said "ehh, I'll bit"

You know you love this thread. Don't lie

#30 Posted by glez13 (8711 posts) -

By now it should be common sense that XBOX invented online play. KOTOR invented WRPG. Halo invented FPS. Gears of War invented TPS.

#31 Posted by AutoPilotOn (8226 posts) -

I remember xband but I didn't know anyone who had it. Seems like a better online service than Nintendo currently has though lol bet u can message people easier.

#32 Posted by cainetao11 (17015 posts) -

Maybe lemmings who started gaming in the PS2/xbox/GameCube Gen believe ms started online on consoles, but those of us who were not living with mommy by that time know different.

#33 Posted by Gaming-Planet (13998 posts) -

Sega was ahead of its time, which also hurt them.

#34 Posted by lamprey263 (23303 posts) -

MS wasn't the first to do it on consoles, just the first to succeed, and change the face of gaming on the process.

But yeah, Sega was thinking ahead...