itwbennett (1594911) writes "Will Microsoft really release a console that requires an Internet connection? The rumor is persistent enough that blogger Peter Smith is starting to give it some credence. Kotaku seems to be the source of these rumors, and is pretty adamant about the latest rumor's veracity. 'I just find it hard to wrap my mind around the idea that Microsoft would pull something like this,' writes Smith, 'particularly after seeing the backlash that EA recently experienced over having a game (SimCity) require a connection.'"
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