New Xbox Experience: Avatar How-To Vid

Xbox Live’s Major Nelson put together this nifty dev diary video providing an overview of how the Avatar creation process will work in the New Xbox Experience update coming to the Xbox 360 later in the year. Never got into the whole Mii craze so I doubt I’ll ever use the Avatar system all that much, but I must say it’s looking a lot better than first impressions from E3 let on. So, what do you think of Avatars? Cool, stupid, somewhere in between?

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NXE – What You Want to Know: Avatars [Gamerscore Blog]

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