Get into the role of Commander Shepard and save the earth from the evil Reapers with the Microsoft Mass Effect 3 Xbox 360 gaming console. The Mass Effect 3 inspired console is built for hard-core and passionate gamers who love the million dollar grossing game, and are ready to play the final instalment in the series.
You can spend hours playing all your favourite games with your family and friends on the Xbox 360. With an inbuilt space capacity of 4 GB, you can install games for faster retrieval on the Xbox 360 console. The bundle comes with an additional 320 GB media drive where you can store games, music, movies and more.
The Xbox 360 console has a DVD loading media bay through which you can play any media burnt onto a DVD. This console acts as a complete home entertainment solution as you can stream HD movies (1080p), play music and play hundreds of games.
Design and Power
The console has an exclusive Mass Effect 3 Armor vault, and is only compatible with Xbox 360 Slim. The front panel of the vault is inspired by the armor design of Commander Shepard, letting you feel that you are directly connected to the game every time you see it. The design adds in a N7 Logo that is illuminated with a two mode LED Light. There are different lighting effects that are sync with the game elements, and are battery powered.
The console unit comes with 3 USB ports on the back panel and 2 on the front panel. These 5 USB ports help you in easily connecting a variety of devices and accessories, improving the functionality of the Xbox 360 gaming console. The armour available for this console is even compatible with Calibur11 vault accessories, exclusive to the Mass Effect 3 game. The 360 gaming console has a standard Ethernet port, optical audio out port and a HDMI port. The front panel has touch-sensitive power button.
Performance and Connectivity
You can connect to the Internet easily with this gaming console as it has an inbuilt Wi-Fi (802.11n). The console is equipped with 5.1 surround sound feature, letting you enjoy all the music and game sounds in high-quality.
The Microsoft gaming console has an excellent online service, the Xbox Live. You can log onto the Xbox Live to download game add-ons like songs, maps, characters etc. Bundled with a Mass Effect game CD, this particular console also offers a Mass Effect 3 code for downloading bonus multiplayer items.
The Xbox Live is the perfect platform for everyone who loves multiplayer gaming. With it, you can experience an entire new level of gaming with multiplayer games. Just log into and dive into a world of online multiplayer games to play with friends or strangers from across the globe. You can interact with other players during playing games using the headset included in the console.
Controllers and Joysticks
This Xbox 360 Slim ships with one wireless controller that has a range of up to 30 feet. You can use the controller continuously for 30 hours using only two AA size batteries.
The controller is ergonomically designed to give you a strain-free gaming experience. The right side of the wireless controller houses 4 face buttons (X, Y, A and B), while the left side is home to the D-pad. You can also use the analog sticks placed on the right and left side of the body for preciously controlling the game elements. In the center there are the Start, Back and Guide buttons. On the back side, you will find the right and left shoulders as well as triggers which complete the intuitive interface of this gadget.
The Kinect Sensor
The Microsoft X-Box 360 Kinect Sensor is a gaming device that lets you experience motion-sense gaming without the use of any controllers. The Kinect sensor is small and thin device that looks like an over-extended webcam that can be setup on the top or bottom of your TV.
The sensor can be easily setup with the X-Box 360 by connecting it to a USB port on the console. The Kinect Sensor uses 3-D depth sensors to measure your body movements. So while playing the games with a Kinect Sensor, you are the controller.
The front of the sensor has an RGB camera and a multi-array microphone. The camera is used to recognize a user while playing the game. You can also use the camera to take photos and record videos at 30 fps with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. The resolution of the depth sensors is also measured at 640 x 480 pixels. You can automatically adjust the sensor for an appropriate viewing angle by using the motorized tilt. The microphones come in handy for providing voice input when needed.