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Kinect accused of causing red rings of death

Microsoft is currently denying reports that its motion-sensing Kinect peripheral is causing Xbox 360 units to overheat, thus sparking a resurgence of "Red Ring of Death" tragedies across the country. While the issue of the RRoD has abated o...

 
 
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Microsoft responds to 'Dot of Death' allegations

While this might just be one of those things that is getting blown out of proportion thanks to the fact that the previous model of the Xbox 360 crashed more often than a Kennedy on a bender, it has been reported that the new Xbox 360 "Slims...

 
 
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Xbox 360 slims shut down to prevent Red Ring of Death

It's become a common joke that the new Xbox 360 Slim prevents Red Rings of Death simply because Microsoft took the red lights out. However, it's been revealed that there is a real preventative measure built into the Slim, as opposed to a si...

 
 
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New survey puts Xbox 360 failure rate at 42%

Microsoft truly does give the word "unacceptable" an all new layer of meaning. Despite the company's endless assertion that the "Red Ring of Death" problem is all but eradicated on Xbox 360, evidence nevertheless continues to prove MS wrong...

 
 
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Videogame legal troll strikes again, subpoenas Bill Gates

Erik Estavillo's list of videogame-related lawsuit insanity keeps growing. First he tried to sue Sony after they banned him from PSN. Then he tried to sue Sony again. Then he tried to sue Microsoft and Nintendo for the RRoD and anti-piracy ...

 
 
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Microsoft offering on-site Xbox 360 repair at new stores

The very first Microsoft store opened today in Scottsdale, Arizona. I ran over to check it out and we'll have more on that a little later today, but there's one story that I'm sure will interest all of the 360 owners out there who have ever...

 
 
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Study shows Xbox 360 red ring problems on the decline

According to survey data from SquareTrade, widespread Xbox 360 problems -- yes, we're talking about the "Red Ring of Death" -- are on the decline. According to the data collected in an independent survey, the introduction of ...

 
 
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Chinese drywall may have killed your Xbox

According to Business Report, 12 class-action lawsuits have been filed in 33 states, against builders who used Chinese drywall in their construction during 2006 and 2007. Allegedly, the imported drywall is responsible for an array of proble...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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360 failure whistleblower fired by Microsoft

Last week, VentureBeat's Dean Takahashi (author of The Xbox 360 Uncloaked: The Real Story Behind Microsoft’s Next-Generation Video Game Console) posted an in-depth look at the hardware problems that have plagued the Xbox 360 since the...

 
 
 
 
 
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PS3 owners: Does the code 80010514 mean anything to you?

The Xbox 360's RROD has been the monkey on Microsoft's back for the past couple of years, but according to some reports, Sony has been dealing with some similar problems with the PS3 as well. Complaints on Sony's own forums show a small per...

 
 
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Red Ring of Death...at GDC?

 Oh dear. It looks like Microsoft may have to come to terms with the fact that the famed Red Ring of Death is still happening, despite their assurances that this problem is on its way out. The video above shows one of the demo 360s on ...

 
 
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RRoD? Email Billy G!

The more I hear, the less I think that Microsoft has a standard way of dealing with Xbox 360 replacements after the dreaded Red Ring of Death. I've seen and heard everything from two-week turnaround times to multi-month bitchfests, with rep...

 
 
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Xbox 360: Now with less fail!

We've become used to Xbox 360 system failure as much as we we have to broken chips in the bottom of the Doritos bag. It's a shame that the system with so much great game content  has so many reliability issues. Now Bill Gates says that...

 
 
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Offer your red ring of death condolences with this card

We just missed nabbing the perfect Etsy item to send to a friend or love one that has gone through a recent tragic loss... of their Xbox 360.This Blinged Console Condolence Card sports a hand-crafted "red ring" of red crystals on ...

 
 
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HAL 9000, meet Xbox 360

Combine one part HAL 9000 problem (disobedience!) and one part Xbox 360 problem (Red Ring of Death!) and you'll get the most cleverest shirt ever made! If you're not careful, your 360 may jettison you out an air-lock. The red ring of death ...

 
 
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Smoking 360 Wireless Racing Wheel the new Red Ring of Death?

And here I was thinking that, along with rumble, this was another feature Microsoft had up on Sony: After 50 reports of the Xbox 360 Wireless Racing wheel overheating and releasing smoke when plugged in, Microsoft has agreed to send out rep...

 
 
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It was a red ring of DEEEEEATH!

We here at Destructoid love our death metal. We also love our death metal that criticizes faulty Xbox 360 consoles, which is why we declare this video, Red Ring of Death by (snicker) Distended Warranty to be made of a win most epic. By &quo...

 
 




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My first go in Laser Squad (1988) left all my squad dead after two I dont think Ill be reviewing this one either, just giving it a quick

 
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Its harding for #ArbitraryMetalTuesday to post this! Finally going through my Spotify backlog and decided to start with a bunch of Devin Townsend albums Dennis (Nekro) recommended to This ones my favorite so far!

 
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I replayed Devil May Cry And boy oh boy, is the music I also tried using the Nightmare Beta properly and it totally shredded DMC5 better be at E3 this The stars are aligned and I need it

 
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Ivy But Heidern tho!

 
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As if you need more proof that Luigi is the best bro

 
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