Shortly after it was released, we bought Call of Duty: Black Ops for our Xbox 360. Unfortunately, we haven’t been able to find matches on Xbox Live. As it turns out, the problem was that our NAT was set to STRICT.
This is mostly just a note to myself for future reference… We’ve been having trouble finding Xbox Live matches in Call of Duty: Black Ops. As it turns out, our NAT was set to strict, and we ended up getting stuck on “Finding Match Quality.”
Shortly after it was released, we picked up a copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops for our Xbox 360. The game itself is a blast, but being able to play on Xbox Live was one of the biggest attractions, and we couldn’t get it to work.
Last night while doing a bit of Christmas shopping, I discovered that Amazon had the Xbox Kinect in stock. For those that are unaware this is a fairly hard to come by item that’s been getting rave reviews since its November release.
I’m a big fan of internet TV, and have recently been looking for an easy way to get Hulu on our TV. Last night I ran across PlayOn.TV, which promises to do just that (and more) via your Wii, PS3, or Xbox 360.
This past Saturday, our Xbox 360 started flaking out while we were playing FIFA ’09. The video got fuzzy, and we started getting lines across the screen. When we re-started the Xbox, the problems went away, but came back. Not long thereafter, the kids reported to me that the Xbox was broken.
Have you ever wanted to copy an Xbox 360 game to the system’s hard drive? Well, ever since Microsoft unveiled the “new Xbox experience” during the fall of 2008, it’s been possible. Read on for step-by-step instructions.
Over the weekend, I decided to clean up a few things on our XBox 360. The kids are in the habit of creating a new profile whenever they have a friend over, etc. so our list of profiles was getting a bit unwieldy. Unfortunately, it’s not obvious how to delete profiles from the XBox 360 dashboard. After a bit of poking around, however, I figured it out.