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Never buy a used XBOX 360

Just in case everyone already didn’t know, buying a used XBOX 360 console is a terrible idea.  Older 360s have hardware problems, particularly with the ‘red ring of death‘ and overheating issues that may not be apparent at first.  Also, due to Micorsoft banning huge numbers of 360s that were modified to play pirated games you could be buying a console that is on Xbox Live’s naughty list and not ever be able to...

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Sony hits crack pipe, states they are no longer playing catch-up with Xbox Live.

“…At this stage of the game when I really look at PSN and the entire offering I think we’re in great shape,” claims Sony’s Eric Lempel. “I don’t think there’s a lot of â??catch upâ? [with XBL] anymore. In some cases, I think we’ve got more, and we’ve got some other things they don’t have.” Put the pipe down, Eric. Let me help you with your list of future...

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Perverts on XBOX Live

For the second time in less than a week, authorities have nabbed an alleged pedophile who met his victim on Xbox Live.  (GamePolitics) Be aware.  That person screaming sexual-preference based obscenties at you while teabagging your dead corpse in CoD5 may be trying to touch you where your bathing suit covers. On a more serious note, the parental features of the XBox 360 are heavily promoted and emphasized.  I would suggest every...

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I can has dedicated servers?

What is the biggest difference between PC and console multiplayer experiences? Lag. Lots and lots of lag. Are dedicated servers for hosting games on Xbox Live impossible or out of the question? The biggest pet peeve that I have with playing competitive games online with Xbox live is the abundance of lag that I find in games. I have a good internet connection, actually I pay for the best bandwidth that I can buy in my area. Every time I...

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