Last night, I was playing Halo 2 (as usual) on my Xbox 360. After hour two, my friends and I were playing Slayer on Backwash and my box froze. My controller was still vibrating from someone hitting me, and the last frame was still on the screen. The controller continued to vibrate until I power … Read more Xbox 360 Freezing
Friday night, I finally got ahold of an Xbox 360! I ended up searching eBay for Xbox 360’s in my area and made bids on about 25. I got this one for $610 from a guy in Chapel Hill, a few miles from here. I know, I overpaid…but it came with an additional controller, so … Read more Xbox 360 In My Hands
I don’t think I have a good chance of getting ahold of an Xbox 360 during first shipment. Circuit City began accepting web orders at 2:00pm on Friday. I had Rebecca try to order at 2:00pm, but their web server was completely overloaded, and she was only able to get it into the cart. It … Read more Xbox 360 Sales
I saw an article on Joystiq of a young girl playing the new Xbox 360 on a TV exactly like mine. I can’t wait for the Xbox 360! Yes, I have problems. View: Young lady takes Xbox 360 for a spin – Joystiq
Last Monday, Bungie released 5 new multiplayer maps for Halo 2. The newly named maps are Gemini, Relic, Elongation, Terminal, and Backwash. They are all incredible and are well worth the $11.99 to download them online. More information is available here. Yesterday, Bungie updated their multiplayer playlists to include the previous 4 maps (Warlock, Containment, … Read more Bungie releases new updates
On Monday, April 18th, Bungie released a much anticipated update to Halo 2. This update fixed various glitches, addressed bugs, and modified the weapons slightly. All in all, I think that this update was great. However, browsing through Bungie’s forums, it appears quite a few people were initially upset about the update. I guess you … Read more Halo 2 updates, etc.
So, I recently saw the Xbox 2 specs, and I am very impressed! They are using IBM processors (so is the PS3), and apparently there are rumors that the Xbox 2 can deliver more than a teraflop of computing performance. Here’s the specs: Xenon Hardware Overview By Pete Isensee, Development Lead, Xbox Advanced Technology Group … Read more Xbox 2 Specs
Since I really don’t have much to blog about today, I just wanted to inform everyone of how addicting Halo 2 is. Seriously, I spend a lot of time playing that game. It’s not that I’m all that good at the game, it’s just so fun to play. Check out the Stats page too!