Microsoft unveiled a whole slew of stuff pertaining to its Xbox 360 at E3 in Los Angeles today, not the least of which was the upcoming ability to watch live TV through your console. Hey, neat!
Microsoft's Xbox 360 was released six long years ago, so one would expect it to be reaching the end of its lifespan with sales starting to drop off. That's not the case: new sales data shows that Xbox 360 sales are strong than they've ever been.
Hulu Plus has long been available on the PlayStation 3 as well as on the iPhone and iPad, but now it's finally coming to the Xbox tomorrow. And everyone gets to try it out for a week for free.
Editor's note: We've noticed that this post, published in March, is once again getting some interest. We image it's because of the developing controversy between Ocean Marketing, a PR firm tied to Avenger, and the fine folks at Penny Arcade. You can read about it here.
People who are seriously into fighting games hate using normal controllers for some reason. They need one designed just for them. And man is this Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad designed for them.
Some people read comics or play ball when they get bored. What does a modder by the name of "akatheguy2" do? He splices an Xbox 360 with a toaster — and makes it actually look good.
The image you see here is what happens when a group of determined folks blow up a bunch of Xbox 360 consoles and controllers in the quest to capture the perfect image of all the action. There's also a video — a beautiful, slow motion video.
PC gamers will tell you that there is no other way to play a first-person shooter than with a keyboard and responsive mouse. If you stink at Call of Duty or Halo on Xbox 360 because of the console's controller, then the XIM3 is what you need.
Look, once you own an Xbox 360 controller, what you do with it is up to you. But I've gotta say, there are probably cheaper things to turn into a pipe than a $50 video game controller.
With Google and Apple already battling it out for ownership of your computer-enhanced living room TV, Microsoft is feeling a bit left behind. But not for long, if their rumored Xbox 360 plans are accurate.