Tour the new Xbox 360 Dashboard

Hey! Where's the button for Skyrim?

So, last night after the kids went to bed, I fired up my Xbox 360 to venture into the world of Skyrim, and was greeted by the latest software update from Microsoft, which presented me with a new dashboard and a whole bunch of other options and advertising to try and get me to not play Skyrim, but to do a ton of other living-room stuff. New features include expanded Kinect support, Beacons (sending alerts to your friends about games you want to play together), a Bing search engine, and more.

If you haven't yet downloaded the update, watch the video tour from the folks at IGN Entertainment to see what's in store for you:

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