I think the Neo will come in at £350 to £400 be crazy to be any higher
I'm convinced that if Microsoft had not mentioned the Scorpio they would have talked about the Neo at E3 in June.
I think you're right, it certainly took the excitement out of it, which was no doubt Microsoft's plan.
But I hope your missus still makes you buy one. I reckon you'll like certain experiences on it, and if not, at least you can blame her!
I have said repeatedly here that I'm only interested in racing games, but I must admit that some of the "experiences" are evoking an interest in me. I keep looking at the street luge game and thinking it would be fun.