Red Ring of Death

 
  • Xbox 360 red ring of death repair kit from Team Xecuter

    [photopress:rrodxec.jpg,full,center] Flickr’d Team Xecuter, whose X2 Pro modchip I used on my Xbox1 back in the day, appears to have developed a kit that fixes red ring of death-affected Xbox 360s. The kit, which costs $12.95, includes all the necessary Torx screws to open your console. The kit was developed by an Xecuter member whose 360 rrod’d on him recently. Rather than send it in… Read More

  • DRM cripples 'repaired' Xbox 360, can no longer access paid for content

    [photopress:rrodko.jpg,full,center] Flickr’d Microsoft, DRM and the non-working Xbox 360. It’s like a Tom Clancy novel. A Kotaku patron, Kevin, has his Xbox 360 red ring of death on him last November. Fair enough, it happens. So he contacted Microsoft, which then arranged for his console to be repaired. A little while later a repaired Xbox 360 arrived in the mail. Hooray. Not. Read More

  • Alleged MS source airs info about Xbox 360 problems

    Alleged MS source airs info about Xbox 360 problems

    The other day, I turned on my Xbox 360 to the red ring of death — or so I thought. It turned out to just be the one-quarter-but-not-full red ring of not-death. I was scared but after rebooting, everything was fine. Crisis averted. For a brief moment, though, I thought that I had joined the legions of Xbox 360 owners that have turned on their systems to the real-deal blinking red ring. Now… Read More

  • A friend helps out when times are tough, or when Xbox 360s expire

    A friend helps out when times are tough, or when Xbox 360s expire

    A real friend is someone who’s there in a time of need. If you have someone close to you that has an Earth-shattering loss, like that of their beloved Xbox 360, it is your job, as a friend, to cheer them up. This greeting card from bsangel can help. After that, you should offer sexual favors and vodka. Those are red crystals representing the dreaded Red Ring of Death many (many, many, many)… Read More