Xbox 360


Nintendo’s Wii U is rumored to be released on November 11, priced at $249, and that means Microsoft won’t be too far behind with their next-generation console. However, for those looking to stick with their Xbox 360 for the foreseeable future, here are a few mods to get you inspired. Continue reading to see more.

You know a “back to school” promotion is a trap, when Microsoft is offering the ultimate time waster – an Xbox 360 – when purchasing a computer. Let’s just say that even without any games, Xbox Live (Arcade) and the dashboard apps (Netflix) are enough to keep you occupied for thousands of hours. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of one of the greatest fake celebrity pranks to ever hit YouTube.

Someone decided to shell out $20,100 for an Xbox 720 development kit, codenamed “Durango”. What’s even more surprising? The auction page contained “only a single image, of a nondescript black PC tower, and has almost no information on what’s actually inside the box.” Continue reading for one more picture and additional information.

The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and the outside world is just waiting for you to take it on, but there’s one thing that could ruin a geek’s day: the Xbox 360’s dreaded RROD, and in 2001: A Space Odyssey tribute form. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading to see an amazing homemade roller coaster that a father built for his daughter.

Another year, another limited edition Xbox 360 console. This time, it’s the Xbox 360 Limited Edition Halo 4 Console Bundle. You’ll get “an exclusive, custom-designed console and two exclusive controllers inspired by the game, a standard edition copy of Halo 4, a wired headset, a massive 320GB hard drive, built-in Wi-Fi, and Xbox LIVE tokens for exclusive Halo 4 in-game and avatar marketplace downloadable content.” Product page. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Using a Kinect sensor with a pair of video glasses, which can overlay virtual objects into a real world, this geek created a virtual girlfriend for himself to go on dates with. That’s right, “the character already has a range of movements thanks to her PC heritage, happily dancing around if she hears music, and skipping, jumping or simply walking after her ‘boyfriend’.” Continue reading for a video and more information.

Now that we know Microsoft is working on a drive-less Xbox 720 console, here’s one concept it probably won’t look like. It basically consists of a pyramid with two accompanying Kinect accessories. The physical controller has been replaced by a smartphone-like device. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

You know you shouldn’t be buying an Xbox 360 at a store, when their logo resembles the console’s actual RROD (Red Ring of Death). Fortunately, it is much harder to find an actual Target with this logo than a new XBox 360 that needs repair. Click here to view the first image in this week’s demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a video of the world’s tallest man.

Here’s a first look at the official Halo 4 trailer from Microsoft, in which “Master Chief is heading toward a downed UNSC ship; on the way there, he shows off his new weapons and tech.” Continue reading to watch.

Think of Microsoft’s new “Smart Glass” technology as Apple AirPlay, but with added features. Simply put, “Smart Glass allows you to watch a video on your Xbox 360 and continue it on a phone or tablet (or vice versa), but it has a new feature that’s actually pretty new: added content; in the example Microsoft showed, you could be watching an episode of Game of Thrones and get a full map of the kingdom on your tablet.” Continue reading for the feed from E3 2012, more pictures, and additional information.