I wonder if this "Modded Xbox 360 with red LED lights" is actually a fully working Xbox—with modified LEDs permanently displaying the Red Ring of Death—or just a scam. Either way, this eBay auction is a winner.
In short, it shuts itself down. One NeoGAF member discovered the new error screen and immortalized an inevitable meme by snagging this quick shot.
To serious gamers, the thought of just trashing a console—even if it's an Xbox 360 that's been claimed by the red ring of death—is just downright disrespectful. This coffin lets it rest in video game peace.
Andy Phifer, like many of us, faced a glowing red ring on his nonfunctional Xbox 360. Facing an RRoD warranty technicality, he sent Microsoft $100 to make necessary repairs. Things didn't go so well. Here's his story: UPDATE
Remember the Game Informer survey that found that the Xbox 360 has a 54.2% failure rate? Well, Microsoft has responded, and it didn't even try to dispute that fact.
According to a new reader survey by Game Informer, the Xbox 360 suffers from a whopping 54.2% failure rate. That's an insanely high figure, but I can't say it seems that inaccurate. And you know what? People don't care.
It's bad enough going through the hassle of shipping your Xbox 360 off to customer support, but now Microsoft won't even give you the box to ship it in. Updated.
Microsoft's red ring Xbox 360 problems have cost the company about a billion dollars in warranty repairs, but the research vice president and chief analyst at Gartner said that the hardware problems were caused because Microsoft wanted to be cheap. Instead of using an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC)…
Irresistible Xbox 360 red ring of death heatsink jokes aside, this glow-in-the-dark replacement shell from XCM is the bee's knees for gamers who like to do it in the dark. Even with the lights on the case is still pretty cool, as it sports a semi-translucent look, allowing onlookers to marvel at the melting…
Finally joined the Xbox 360 red ring club? Make it official with this Red Ring of Death T-Shirt from Split Reason. Besides the 2001 reference and the HAL-esque design of the lights, you'll also make a bold fashion statement when wearing this—one that says, "Hey, I'm not too proud to admit I play Xbox, but I've also…