The new Xbox 360 may be slimmer, slightly faster, and have a larger capacity removable hard drive, but is it worth $299? Reviewer Sean Hollister says “this is the best Xbox 360 ever made, bar none, and if you’ve yet to join the Xbox party — and don’t mind springing for an HDMI cable — this is definitely the one.” Product page. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

The new Xbox 360 is a sleek, stylish contraption, shiny black from head to cords, but it doesn’t offer quite enough to make it an obvious upgrade for those who’ve bought one before.

[via Engadget]