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My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite died after 358 days

My Xbox 360 Elite takes a dump on me with just eight days left on the Microsoft warranty. Whew.

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Nyko – Charge Station 360 for Xbox 360 review

Nyko – Charge Station 360 for Xbox 360 review

I just got into recycling pretty heavily this year, but I’ve been a “reduce and reuse” type of environmentalist for a long time. It’s funny seeing people at work talk about how green they are and then put four or five plastic 1L water bottles in the recycling bin every day. Anyway, I have been […]

Ticket to Ride on Xbox 360 Live Arcade today

Ticket to Ride on Xbox 360 Live Arcade today

The excellent European board game Ticket to Ride is coming to the Xbox 360 today. The game will feature local and online multiplayer. At 800 points the game seems like a must-buy. I hope they will release the other countries/games as expansions. Thanks to Arsian and 360 gaming buddy Agreschn for the reminder. Tags: 360, […]

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Xbox360 Owners: Don’t forget to download your free XBLA game today

Xbox360 Owners: Don’t forget to download your free XBLA game today

Microsoft responded to the availability issues of online service Xbox Live! by offering a free game to their customers. I had originally hoped that they would offer users a 800 Microsoft Point credit towards any game(s) they wanted, but Microsoft announced that they were giving away Undertow instead. I downloaded the Undertow demo when it […]

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The Best and Worst Gibberish Gadgets of 2007

The Best and Worst Gibberish Gadgets of 2007

I buy a lot of stuff, and sometimes my highest hopes turn out to be the biggest disappointments. I’ve evaluated the things I’ve purchased last year, with an eye to what I use on a regular basis that Gibberish readers may use often as well. Sure, I “use” my Keltec PF-9 every day when I […]

Rock Banned

Rock Banned

I posted about my Rock Band drum troubles earlier in the week. The good news is that EA was super quick about sending me a new drum kit: second day air at their expense. The bad news is that the new drum set still has the same problems as my old one. I guess I […]

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Rocked Band

Rocked Band

Glitchy drum pads stain my Rock Band experience.

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Carcassonne for free on Xbox 360 Live! Arcade

Carcassonne for free on Xbox 360 Live! Arcade

From today until Friday, you can download the Xbox 360 version of Carcassonne for FREE. I think most of my friends already have this, but if you don’t, please please download it! It’s fun, and I could always use some more folks to play with online. Tags: 360, carcassonne, xbox

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How to get an annual subscription to Xbox Live! 360 on the cheap(er)

How to get an annual subscription to Xbox Live! 360 on the cheap(er)

One of the best things about the Xbox 360 is the Live! service. The free “Silver” level allows you to do a lot, like send and receive voice/text messages, buy and play games via the Xbox Live Arcade, and try out demo versions of games before you buy. One thing the Silver level does not […]

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Xbox 360 Messenger kit chat pad review

Xbox 360 Messenger kit chat pad review

The Xbox 360 Chat Pad is a solution looking for a problem. It’s inexpensive, it’s nifty, but … what the hell do you need it for?

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