Consoles: Current, previous and Next-Gen mess

I just came across following headline "Xbox 360 to win next-gen console race?" over at GameIndustry.biz and no I'm not writing this to pick on them but it was just the very last case of generation mess I saw. I notice this issue many times before. So it is about Xbox 360 and winning the next generation console race. EXCUSE ME but Xbox 360 is NOT next-gen and don't get me wrong neither is PS3 or Nintendo Wii. They are…

Yet another broken XBox 360

In the previous post from 13th of November (Repaired XBox 360 Returned Today) I mentioned that Mario won the race about getting his XBox 360 back. Quick summary, my XBox died and so did Mario's. We both got in contact with Microsoft on the same day so we had a little race about who would get the XBox 360 back first. Mario got his back earlier, probably because they both got sent to the same place in Germany, so mine…

Repaired XBox 360 Returned Today

As mentioned some weeks ago (XBox 360 repair time) my XBox 360 had entered the Red Ring of Death and wasn't working at all. So I got in touch with the XBox support people and got arranged for the XBox to be repaired. All roads of Broken XBox's leads to Teleplan Germany My friend Mario from Germany had the same issue (again) with a broken XBox and also contacted Microsoft the same day as I did, his got picked up…

XBox 360 repair time

The Red Ring of Death I finally got around calling Microsoft's XBox 360 the other day. It went very smooth to explain the problem with 'The Red Ring of Death', guess it was not first time for them :-) Just had to mention the problems with the light and the girl at support took over, just one question from her (beyond identifying me) and that was about the light on the power supply. A good friend of mine had already…

Halo 3, hype of the year or game of the year?

Halo 3 coming to a screen near you; But only if you have an Xbox 360 of course. I have to admit that I never played any version of Halo before but I'm actually considering it now. The main reason for it is to check out if the game is over hyped or if it really lives up to the hype. Recently you have not been able to go to any game web site without getting Halo 3 ads and…