The New Xbox Experience: Meet your Avatar

Jason Chen, for Gizmodo:

Avatars are neat, but need some work. They’re not necessary in the sense that you’ve still got the option of using your old gamerpics to represent your gamertag to the rest of Xbox Live, but everyone can create a Nintendo Mii-like avatar. Because there are only a handful of clothing options and customisability selections, your Mii will only kinda look like you. They’re neat, though, and can be used in future games so you can control a virtual you instead of, say, Venus Williams…

10 Things You Should Know About The New Xbox Experience (on gizmodo.com)