100 Reasons Fanboys Hate Xbox

Our blistering video will scald your eyeballs with molten rage: get indignant!

Microsoft was already a widely reviled company before it set its sights on the videogame hardware market. Though the Xbox brand has been successful at taking the fight to Sony%26rsquo;s PlayStation products, a seemingly bottomless supply of anti-Microsoft sentiment still exists in the gaming community. We%26rsquo;ve rounded up the one hundred most common reasons why fanboys hate Xbox, and condensed them down to a blistering two minutes of pure, unfettered videographic rage. What%26rsquo;s that, you say? You love your 360? Don%26rsquo;t worry: it%26rsquo;s going to be a long, hate-filled week. Tomorrow we%26rsquo;ll post one hundred reasons why fanboys hate all things PlayStation. Let theTwo Minutes ofHatebegin!

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100 Reasons Fanboys Hate Xbox

1. RROD
2. Overheating
3. Peter Moore tattoos
4. The DUKE
5. Bill Gates
6. Game Fuel Halo 3 drink
7. Mario Lopez w/ Fudgehog
8. Points = $?
9. The Core System
10. Halo 3 Console: Fugly
11. Army drone w/ 360 controller
12. Blue Dragon on multiple discs
13. Ads in dashboard
14. XBL subsricption fee
15. Generic heroines
16. ilovebees viral marketing
17. Unwanted friend requests
18. AA battery life
19. Halo Overrated
20. Fergie: 340?
21. Halo novelizations
22. Believe fries
23. HDMI only in elite
24. Awful launch game: Azurik
25. DRM issues
26. Broken faceplates
27. First-party sports titles
28. Halo 3 beta download busted
29. Charged for Gears Map Packs (Epic wanted to give them away free!)
30. Japanese Xbox ad
31. Brute Force (the next Halo)
32. PDZ (the next Halo)
33. Halo Wars (the next Halo)
34. Games too testosterone-driven
35. Tork: Xbox's Sonic
36. Xbox Look
37. Xbox Size
38. Xbox Weight
39. Halo 3 LE scratched discs
40. Echo in headset
41. Hip hop halo 3 party
42. Even Halo 3 can't sell Zune
43. Achievement whoring
44. "Bigger than Hollywood"
45. Albert Camus: Your Gamerscore is meaningless
46. 360 Launch Bundles Sucked
47. Xbox must be horizontal
48. 360 must be vertical
49. Xbox power cord fires / recall
50. Viva Pinata TV show
51. Movie download service
52. Max: a robotic man who services Xbox customers
53. 360 Launch Shortages
54. Bought / Ruined RARE
55. Xbox shoes
56. Had to buy Crackdown to get into H3 beta
57. Controller vs mouse
58. Squashed XBMC
59. Japan hates Xbox
60. In-game ads
61. No Beyond Good %26amp; Evil on 360
62. No Oddworld Strangers Wrath on 360
63. Spendy Wireless Adapter
64. Xbox shoes
65. Red ring denials
66. Steel Battallion controller
67. The power brick is huge
68. J Allard makeover
69. Vampire Rain
70. XBLA is a dumping ground for shit games
71. Charging for gamerpics
72. HD-DVD drive
73. Sneak King
74. Halo Clans
75. 3 in 360 to catch up to PS3
76. 360 looks like a Dell
77. Over G Fighters
78. Messenger kit
79. Vision Cam
80. Buzz ripoff
81. No one wants PC / 360 head-to-head in ShadowRun
82. Sneakers (TrU exclusive)
83. In-game product placement
84. Too many accessories
85. Paid for GTA IV exclusives
86. Buzzing power brick
87. Community generated content on XBL hasn%26rsquo;t happened
88. One good RPG
89. Too much beefcake (Gears)
90. Launch-day muggings
91. People forget to mute
92. Hex 168 viral ad campaign
93. Text is hard to read in SD
94. Generic Space Marines
95. Cancelled Psychonauts
96. Broken Big Daddy toys
97. Noisy fans
98. 40% FAIL
99. Army recruiters use Halo to recruit cannon fodder
100. Overpriced Launch bundles / life is short, play more ad.

Mar 24, 2008

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