Tag Archives: Xbox-360

Virtual On Reborn On Xbox 360

Have you ever played the Dreamcast/Arcade classic Virtual On? It’s one of those wacky robot games that has a huge cult following. The Dreamcast version came with these twin arcade sticks you’d use to play the game with. Since then, nothing has come close to the same gaming experience – until now. Some Japanese dude took two candy tubes, wired ...

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Mirror’s Edge: The New Parkour?

A lot of you have heard of parkour, understandably, but what about Mirror’s Edge? It’s a video game for the PS3 and Xbox 360 that lets you jump through a virtual world using parkour skills. In fact, you are called a “tracer” in the game, similar to that of a traceur who runs up buildings. Like this guy. If you ...

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Red Ring of Bullshit

Oh, Microsoft. You love to just fuck things up royally, don’t you? You almost have a certain knack for it it seems. This time around, Microsoft is now declaring that it will no longer pay for shipping on broken Xbox 360 units. Says Consumerist reader Zach: “My Xbox red-ringed for the second time this weekend. Which is almost a relief ...

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Ten Years of Gears of War

I’m sure plenty of you Xbox 360 owners are huge Gears of War fans, whether it be the original or its sequel. Well you’ll be happy to know that Gears of War 2 writer Josh Ortega just spilled the beans on Gears’ long-term plan. Sez Josh: “You will not be disappointed in the next ten years…It’s a ten-year plan. Gears ...

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PS360 Controller

If you’ve seen the film There Will Be Blood, there’s a scene where Daniel Day Lewis calls his adopted son a “bastard from a basket.” I think that phrase sums up this controller nicely. The action of the PS3 with the cumbersome feel of an Xbox 360 controller. Brilliant. Who dunnit? None other than Ben Heck himself. Link [via]

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Tearin’ Shit Up

Gamers looking for the ultimate pre-order package should look no further than Gears of War 2. If you head on over to Amazon and pre-order soon, you’ll score a life-size replica of the Lancer weapon, complete with blood-stained blade and all. Pull the trigger and you’ll hear sounds and the gun will vibrate. Just like being 8-years-old all over again. ...

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Free Microsoft Points With 360 Purchase

Just a quick tip for those of you out there in need of an Xbox 360. You may want to consider hitting up the infamous Circuit City for your console, as the big box retailer seems to be feeling more generous as of late. For each Xbox 360 you pick up post price-cut, you’ll get a card worth 1600 Microsoft ...

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Rent The Big Screen (Not The Concession Stand)

Here’s some good news for those who live in Canada: you no longer have to settle for playing your Xbox 360 games on that 20 inch TV of yours. Well, you don’t have to settle for it if you’ve got the cash and the friends willing to accompany you as you rent out a movie theater. Playing the upcoming Fallout ...

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XB01 Xbox 360 ATX Case

Are you into so-called “alternative lifestyles”? Do you game but feel your Xbox 360 isn’t satisfying you? You might need Lian-Li’s communist XB01 Xbox 360 case. It’s a modified ATX-style computer case for your Xbox 360. Made out of brushed aluminum, the case greatly resembles that of a Mac Pro. The XB01 should solve the cooling issues that plague the ...

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