Author Archives: Chris Scott Barr


Hack your 360 to stream Netflix movies

Hack your 360 to stream Netflix movies

By now I'm sure you've heard of the Netflix set-top box that allows you to stream movies directly to your TV. It's a pretty cool device, but to be honest, I've got enough devices connected to my TV, I really don't want another. So the thought of hacking my 360 to gain the same functionality is extremely tempting.

Less than 3,000 people affected by Hot Coffee lawsuit

Less than 3,000 people affected by Hot Coffee lawsuit

Hot Coffee. There was a time when that actually brought to mind a cup of Joe. However, since the whole incident with Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, we rather think of the rediculous lawsuit involving a part of the game that isn't actually playable without a good deal of work. So the final numbers from the suit are in, and you may be surprised at the number of people seeking damages.

Quake III, Simpsons style

Quake III, Simpsons style

Have you ever thought that you needed to play a really violent Simpson's game? Well here's an awesome vid that gives you exactly what you've been craving.

Rumor – PS3 Soulcalibur IV to feature Kratos

Rumor – PS3 Soulcalibur IV to feature Kratos

Soulcalibur IV already sports a nice lineup of guest characters. Honestly, who wouldn't want to play as Yoda, Darth Vader, or even his apprentice? Well Star Wars-themed characters aren't the only ones looking to make their way into the game. If rumors are to be believed, we may just see another exclusive character for the PS3 version.

WoW originally was to be ad-supported

WoW originally was to be ad-supported

If you had a chance to play an ad-supported version of World of Warcraft, rather than shelling out $15 per month, would you go for it? Well apparently that's the way Blizzard had originally intended to make the game.

Limbo of the Lost devs speak up

Limbo of the Lost devs speak up

Remember that game we showed you not long ago that ripped off Oblivion (among several other titles)? Well the developer has been pretty quiet about the entire issue, until now. Hit the jump for the official response from Magestic.

Rock Band Weekly DLC – Weezer and Pixies

Rock Band Weekly DLC – Weezer and Pixies

Today is Tuesday, which usually means a three-pack of songs to download for Rock Band. However, they've decided to change things up this week by not only giving you a trio of tracks, but they're also putting up an entire album from the Pixies. Hit the jump for the details.

Okami replacement covers shipping with a bonus

Okami replacement covers shipping with a bonus

A little while back the good folks a Capcom found themselves in a tight spot. It seems that someone used a picture which was watermarked by IGN for the cover of Okami for the Wii. Talk about embarrassing. They decided to make up for it by offering up free replacement cover art, which is promised to be watermark-free. So the question now is where the heck those covers are.

Unsubsidized iPhone may sell for $700

Unsubsidized iPhone may sell for $700

AT&T has still remained mum on the subject of unsubsidized pricing for the iPhone 3G. This is something people are interested in, since many people may not end up qualifying for the unsubsidized price, due to already being mid-contract. (Granted, we still don’t know exactly how AT&T plans on handling this situation). However, some recent news from O2 might give us a good idea of what to expect.

O2 will be charging anywhere from free to £99 (for the 8GB model) which, on the higher end comes up to almost the same as what we are expecting to pay over here. Unlike AT&T, O2 will be offering the iPhone with one of their prepaid plans. You will have to pay an unsubsidized price to get one of these, and they’ve been kind enough to announce the unsubsidized price, which is £350. Now if this unsubsidized price holds true here in the US, we could expect to pay around $700 for an 8GB iPhone.

Edit: Updated to reflect correct price

[via macrumors]

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith tracks revealed

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith tracks revealed

While I've been a little worried about having a Guitar Hero expansion that focuses on a single band, I am looking forward to the Aerosmith game. I love me some classic rock, and there are plenty of good tracks to choose from. Speaking of tracks, we finally have access to the entire set list for the game. Hit the jump and check it out.

Twilight Princess hack is officially back in action

Twilight Princess hack is officially back in action

The latest firmware for the Wii made more than a few people upset with its ability to render both the Twilight Princess hack and Freeloader useless. We told you that the team at Hackmii was already preparing to release a workaround to one of those hacks. It's not even been a week and they've already managed to release this “fix”.