November 25, 2008 |
Want to see a slot-loading Xbox 360? Slot loading, you know, like on a MacBook, where you put a CD or DVD in a thin auto-loading slot instead of pushing a button to make a mechanical tray slide out. The Xbox 360 has a tray-loader. The PlayStation 3, by comparison, uses a slot-loader. Until now, that is. Some homebrew genius pulled his Xbox 360 apart and converted it into a slot-loading curio . Check out the video , then have a look at how he did it, step by step with pictures . He apparently had to build out the detection...
November 6, 2008 |
Gamasutra pulled together a rough and ready numbers piece today, shunted from a substantial and detailed feature on Nintendo's sales , and ranked the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii according to their software attach rates. Any surprises? Just one. The PS3 had a third-party attach rate of less than two back in late 2006, just after it debuted, but Gamasutra's chart now has it nipping at the Xbox 360's heels with more than double that figure. 2.4 - Wii 1.4 - Xbox 360 0.9 - PlayStation 3 ...
August 20, 2013 |
Amazon is allowing gamers to trade-in their Xbox 360 games for deeply-discounted Xbox One titles, the company announced Tuesday. Gamers will have to upgrade their libraries for the Xbox One, which won't run older generations of its games. That's been kind of a bummer for those who've invested in the 360 platform over the past eight years and amassed a library of titles that they can't play on the new system. Amazon's offer will let you trade-in select Xbox 360 games for a $25 credit to put toward the price...
May 10, 2012 |
Microsoft is currently testing a modified version of Internet Explorer 9 on its Xbox 360 console, according to our sources. The Xbox 360 currently includes Bing voice search, but it's limited to media results. Microsoft's new Internet Explorer browser for Xbox will expand on this functionality to open up a full browser for the console. We are told that the browser will let Xbox users surf all parts of the web straight from their living rooms. Microsoft has also integrated Kinect gestures and voice control heavily into the...
October 24, 2009 |
Halloween is coming up and if there's one thing I know it's that geeks love Halloween. The opportunity to hide behind a mask, to subvert the status quo, and to dress up like sexy nurse/sexy witch/sexy balloon boy is a cause for celebration. That said, we're offering one Xbox 360 Modern Warfare 2 Limited Edition Console to the winner of our First Annual CrunchGear Halloween Costume Contest.Here's how to enter.
November 12, 2009 |
As of next Tuesday, November 17, you'll be able to access Twitter and Facebook on your Xbox 360 . The software update is free, like previous updates, and also includes Last.fm and Zune video compatibility. ?What are you doing?? ?Losing to 12-year-olds in Modern Warfare 2 over and over again! Not fun.?The idea, I guess, is that you'll be able let your friends know just how much fun you're having while playing the latest game, or streaming the latest Netflix release , without having to go through...