Posts Tagged: xbox 360

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The XBox 360 Was The Bestselling Console of 2011?

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This chart is from Gamasutra, who crunched the numbers and found, well, this.

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The XBox 360 Website Has Shoddy Password Security, Apparently

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We've mentioned before that there's <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gaming/2011/12/microsoft-wants-360-owners-to-stop-suing-them/">a potentially huge security breach</a> brewing over the security of the XBox 360: Gamers keep insisting their accounts are breached even when they practice good password security, and Microsoft's response has been "You've gotten phished, it's all your fault, we made sure you can't sue us LALALALALALALA WE CAN'T HEAR YOU LALALALALALA.

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You Can Now Get Fox News on Your Xbox 360, But Why Would You?

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/shutterstock_55767595.jpg"></a>Steve Ballmer took to the last CES show Microsoft is throwing for a while to tell you that you still can't access cable programming on the Xbox 360 unless you already have cable.

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5 Steps To Protect Your 360 and Your Finances From Hackers

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We're not going to pussyfoot around this: if you own a 360, and have credit card information tied to it, there's a possible security problem that affects you.

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Microsoft Wants 360 Owners To Stop Suing Them

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Let's review "binding arbitration": <a href="http://consumerist.com/2009/02/mandatory-binding-arbitration-the-worst-choose-your-own-adventure-ever.html">here's a fun game about how it's designed to screw the consumer in a kangaroo court</a>.

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Give That Baby a Controller — Video Games Found to Make Kids More Creative

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Bad news for those of you hoping the Xbox can be blamed for your children being terrible -- a new study by Michigan State University has found that playing video games can lead to an increase in creativity in kids.

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Why Is EA Ignoring Widespread FIFA Hacking?

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Hey, remember when Microsoft basically pulled a Nelson Muntz as Sony had a massive, humiliating security breach centered around the PS3.

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How a Mainstream Media Story About Video Games is Born

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Good journalism is all about integrity, accuracy and objectivity -- unless of course you're a mainstream news channel reporting on video games, in which case feel free to toss those niceties out the nearest available window.

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Kinect Fun Labs Grants Life To A Purple Sex Toy And An Angry Cat

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<a href="http://kotaku.com/people/Bunnyspatial/">Mike Fahey</a> decided to put the Build-A-Buddy feature in<a href="http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Kinect-Fun-Labs/00000000-0000-400c-80cf-000158480811"> Kinect Fun Labs</a> to the test.

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Techno Kitten Adventure Flies Onto The Xbox 360 and iPhone

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One does not just fly into meme-dom (by jetpack).

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World’s Calmest Dude Explains DIY Home Automation Kinect Hack

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If I had half the brain power that it took to hack my Xbox 360's Kinect camera into a home automation system, you can bet sure money that I'd be doing backflips down the streets, bragging to anyone I could find about just how huge the size of my dork brain was.

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Guy Mods R2-D2 To Play Xbox 360, Projector Included

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These days, it seems that everyone loves themselves a little R2-D2.

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People Are Hurting Themselves Playing With the Kinect?

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Hey, remember when the Wii caught on, and we discovered that we were a nation of people completely unable to keep any sort of grip on a cheap piece of plastic.

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You Better Grab That Inhaler, It's The First 15 Minutes From Halo: Reach

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If you're anything like me, surely you were awake at midnight last night (this morning.


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