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    Sears and Kmart Want to be Consumer Gaming Resource- Both Announcing Availability of New Xbox 360

    Following the release of Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 console, Sears and Kmart have announced they are offering the product now. The new Xbox 360 will be available at Sears and Kmart for $299.99. The new Xbox 360 will feature a slim and sleek black design with a 250GB hard drive, which is double the size of the old Xbox 360 console (120GB). As a first for Xbox 360, the new console will also have built in Wi-Fi N capabilities, which is the fastest Wi-Fi available, and it’s ready for the controller-free experiences of Kinect.

    As gamers look for the latest innovations in new technology, Sears and Kmart are really pushing to become a major resource for gamers.  Sears and Kmart will also now be offering the previous versions of the console at a discount. The Xbox 360 Elite System will be available for $249.99, while the Xbox 360 Arcade System will available for $149.99.

    Here are specs of the new Xbox 360….

    • Xbox 360 250GB Hard Drive
    • The internal 250GB hard drive allows you to save your games and store television shows, movies, music, pictures, trailers, levels, demos, and other con-tent available from Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
    • Built in Wi-Fi
    • The new Xbox 360 is the only console with 802.11n Wi-Fi built in for a faster and easier connection to Xbox LIVE. Download or stream HD movies, TV episodes, and games from Xbox LIVE Marketplace in 1080p and 5.1 surround sound from anywhere in the house. Compatible with b/g/n networks.
    • Kinect ready -Kinect, the latest in motion sensor technology, will make YOU the controller. With a dedicated, specialized port, the Xbox 360 250GB is built to connect seamlessly with the Kinect sensor – and have you up off the couch and into the world of Kinect in no time.
    • Xbox 360 Wireless Controller -This award-winning, high-performance wireless controller features the Xbox Guide Button for quick, in-game access to friends and music. It has a range of up to 30 feet and a battery life of 30 hours on two AA batteries.
    • Xbox 360 Headset -Strategize or trade taunts while playing games, and chat with your friends on Xbox LIVE.
    • Xbox 360 Composite A/V cable -Use your Xbox 360 on standard-definition televisions using this connection over traditional composite connectors. Play high-quality audio with the included stereo connector.
    • Xbox LIVE -Xbox LIVE brings a whole world of entertainment possibility right to your Xbox 360. Play with friends online, and watch streaming movies and TV from Zune and Netflix, all in crystal-clear HD. You’ll find loads of your favorite music from and the ability to connect with friends on Facebook and Twitter right on the best screen in the house.

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    Published on July 13, 2010

    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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