Newegg Cracks Open Awesome Xbox 360 Games Sale

Newegg Cracks Open Awesome Xbox 360 Games Sale

If you’re looking to stock up on a bunch of good Xbox 360 games you always wanted to play but didn’t feel like shelling out $60 for, Newegg has got a deal for you. [More]

Fed-Up Xbox Gamer Has Gone Through 6 Broken Consoles

Fed-Up Xbox Gamer Has Gone Through 6 Broken Consoles

Jay knows his tale of having gone through six Xbox 360s isn’t all that unusual, but he rightly expresses that it’s pathetic that stories like his are common. The poor guy even bought an Xbox 360 Elite in hopes that the redesign would be more reliable. But alas, his Elite and its replacements now broken as many times as his chain of launch consoles. [More]

Microsoft May Start Streaming ESPN On Xbox 360

Microsoft May Start Streaming ESPN On Xbox 360

Microsoft is in talks to stream ESPN programming through the Xbox 360, the New York Times reports. [More]

Amazon Slashes Prices On Xbox Live Subscription Cards

Amazon Slashes Prices On Xbox Live Subscription Cards

If you’re an Xbox 360 gamer who likes to play online, you’d do well to hit up Amazon for an Xbox Live subscription card or three. The 12-month subscriptions are $35 rather than $50, and you can stack one card on top of the other, ensuring your 360 and its red ring of death descendants will be online until John Cusack’s movie destroys the planet. [More]

EA Pulls The Plug On Not-So-Old 'Older' Sports Game Servers

EA Pulls The Plug On Not-So-Old 'Older' Sports Game Servers

Electronic Arts announced that by Feb. 2 it will take away online play from several sports games released in 2008 or earlier, thus negating any real reason to keep playing them and pushing customers to buying newer releases. [More]

My Xbox 360 Didn't Break Often Enough

My Xbox 360 Didn't Break Often Enough

Xbox 360 owners like to compare horror stories about how often their console has broken down, but few can top the tale of Joseph, the man so unlucky that his refurbished Xbox 360 didn’t break down once until its three-year red ring of death warranty lapsed. [More]

Reader Says He Was Tackled At Walmart For Not Showing Receipt

Reader Says He Was Tackled At Walmart For Not Showing Receipt

Robby didn’t feel like showing his receipt to the Walmart receipt checker, and when the guy came after him, Robby ignored him. That’s when other shoppers started closing in on him, and why he started running.

Facebook Invades Xbox Next Week, PS3 Eventually

Facebook Invades Xbox Next Week, PS3 Eventually

Fulfilling a promise made in June, Microsoft is trotting out a new firmware update Tuesday that lets you access Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm from your TV.

Xbox Gamer Says He Was Banned Online For No Reason

Xbox Gamer Says He Was Banned Online For No Reason

Jeff can no longer play his two Xbox 360s online because Microsoft has banned him with no explanation. When he calls customer service, he says he’s accused of modding his consoles, which he insists he hasn’t.

Best Buy Says Ian Can Keep His Free Xbox

Best Buy Says Ian Can Keep His Free Xbox

Last month Best Buy gave Ian a free Xbox 360 due to a snafu while handling his extended warranty.

Next Xbox Update Will Block Third-Party Storage Cards

Next Xbox Update Will Block Third-Party Storage Cards

A reader sent along this tip, and his complaint, that Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox 360 update will block third-party storage devices.

2007 Called With A Pretty Good 'Rock Band' Offer

2007 Called With A Pretty Good 'Rock Band' Offer

Maybe excitement around the Rock Band video game has faded, but if you were one of the holdouts who were always jealous of friends who brought the game home a couple years back, now is the time to have your latent wishes fulfilled.

Guy Orders 20 Xboxes, Microsoft Won't Give Him Right Power Brick For Just One

Guy Orders 20 Xboxes, Microsoft Won't Give Him Right Power Brick For Just One

Jon ordered 20 Xbox 360s and was happy with all of them, except for the one that came with a mis-matched power brick adapter. He called Microsoft customer service but says he was stonewalled, dealing with a rep who was either quite misinformed, lazy, lying, or some combination of the three.

If Best Buy Gave You A Free Xbox 360 By Accident, Would You Give It Back?

If Best Buy Gave You A Free Xbox 360 By Accident, Would You Give It Back?

Ian wants your permission to keep the Xbox 360 Best Buy gave him by accident.

Best Buy Opens 360s, Updates Firmware, Slaps $30 More Onto Price Tag

Best Buy Opens 360s, Updates Firmware, Slaps $30 More Onto Price Tag

Bryan sent us this photo he shot at a local Best Buy that shows a helpful employee named Kim has opened an Xbox 360, hooked it up to the internet and pressed the “X” button, downloading the latest system update. For all this hard, un-requested work, she also added $29.99 to the sticker price.

Reader Says Microsoft Won't Stop Charging Him For Ex-Roommate's Xbox Live

Reader Says Microsoft Won't Stop Charging Him For Ex-Roommate's Xbox Live

In case you were wondering whether or not it would be a good idea to let your deadbeat roommate use your debit card to sign up for Xbox Live, Jake checks in to reassure you that no, it’s not.

Microsoft Charging For Xbox 360 Game Add-On That's Free On PC

Microsoft Charging For Xbox 360 Game Add-On That's Free On PC

Eurogamer reports that Microsoft is charging $7 for the downloadable Crash Course add-on, due this month, to the zombie-splattering Xbox 360 game Left 4 Dead. Crash Course will be free on the PC version of the game via Steam, but the Destructoid story cites a Eurogamer interview with Chet Faliszek of Valve, the game’s developer. He tells Eurogamer:

GamePro Names Five Best Console Wars

GamePro Names Five Best Console Wars

The history of video game console competitions reads much like that of New York’s crime families — you see powerful leaders making bold, risky moves to snuff out their rivals and fierce, tribal alliances that breed clashes between vocal factions.