Microsoft's sleek new gaming console hits stores in time for the holidays

By EW Staff
Updated June 17, 2005 at 04:00 AM EDT

Mustworthiness Microsoft’s sleek new Xbox is the kind of product you’d expect from Apple’s Steve Jobs, not Bill Gates. And it’s beautiful on the inside, too! Hit the UFO-size power button (dubbed the ”ring of light”) and marvel at the system’s high-definition graphics in games like King Kong, based on the upcoming Peter Jackson flick, and Call of Duty 2, a Saving Private Ryan-type WWII actioner.

Work of Jeans Credit 360’s makeover to exec producer J Allard, who has the dubious distinction of wearing ripped jeans to meetings with Gates.

Next 360 hits stores in time for the holidays.