Android

Android gaming with an Xbox 360 Controller

This afternoon I took delivery of an OTG USB cable for my mobile devices. I’ve previously blogged about using a PS3 controller with an Android phone but I was curious how well my wired Xbox 360 controller would work. Plugging the OTG cable into my Nexus 7 and then into […]

Games

Xbox 360 vulnerability? No, just weak passwords!

If your Xbox Live account has been hacked chances are it’s because you used a weak password. According to this post xbox.com reveals if a hacker has found a legitimate email address by printing the following error: The email address is or password is incorrect. Please try again. After 8 […]

Games

Somehow I’m known for hacked lobbies on…

Somehow I’m known for “hacked lobbies” on Xbox 360. How the hell did that happen? While playing Bad Company 2 with Dvotee, NorseValkyr1e and macmanx this evening a random guy from my friendslist joined our party and asked about hacked lobbies.Why would I get you into a hacked lobby? I […]

Games

Reach preordered

After reading the glowing reviews of the new Halo game, and watching Anthony grapple with the frustration of not being home when his copy arrives, I logged into Amazon a few hours ago and ordered my copy. This is despite the fact I don’t really want to renew my Xbox […]

Games

Xbox 360 250GB HD drives going cheap

I just bought myself a 250GB drive for my Xbox at Argos in Mahon Point here in Cork. They’re going for 68 Euro now! I remember reading somewhere that products designed for the now “older version” of the Xbox 360 would be reduced in price but this is madness. I […]

Games

First impressions of Halo: Reach

Seananners Dead Pixel Obviously Jesus Machinima Respawn is full of Halo Reach videos, ish. The beta is due tomorrow and I will probably be pulling out my ODST disk to take part. The videos above remind me of Quake 3. The clean architecture, the futuristic setting, energy weapons. I’m showing […]

Games

Good news on the cable front! The Xbox 3…

Good news on the cable front! The Xbox 360 HDMI cable and Playstation 3 component cable arrived today! Despite my misgivings after earlier testing I plugged the Xbox cable in first. The cable comes in two parts. A bog standard HDMI cable and a short “audio” cable with digital and […]

Games

Xbox 360 through HDMI to DVI

My female HDMI to male DVI-D connector arrived this morning. I’m still waiting on the Xbox HDMI cable and the PS3 component cables. The seller must have felt guilty about charging me so much for shipping that he gave me 3 plugs! I grabbed a HDMI cable from downstairs and […]

Games

X Scorch 360 Review

Joystiq reviewed the X Scorch 360 I mentioned previously. It’s a mouse and nunchuck device you can use with the Xbox 360 (or PC) that takes the place of the Xbox controller. I would dearly love if consoles support mice and keyboards as gaming devices so I had high hopes […]

Games

I’m all excited about Halo again. http:…

I’m all excited about Halo again. I thought that Halo ODST was a pile of pooh. I enjoyed the campaign in Halo 3 but never played either game multiplayer which appears to be where these games really shine. Shame about ODST but Halo Reach and all it’s game modes and […]

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