>This post was originally intended to be a mini-rant about Sony’s ass-backwards approach to online interactivity, but then I glanced at my RSS feed and they came out with a press release that suddenly makes the PSP instantly relevant again. So: toh-may-toh, toh-mah-toh. I say: why not write about both? When I bought my Blackberry …

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>So I’ve sent my red-ringed 360 back to Microsoft, and, as per my diabolical plan to stick it to the man, bought another one from Best Buy planning to return it once I get mine back. It’s busted. The disc tray only stays closed when it wants to, and even then I’m getting graphical glitches …

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>I’d thought I’d handled my 360’s recent death rather calmly, all things considered; it happened the night before The Lost & Damned came out, so I already knew I wouldn’t be playing it – I imagine I’d have been a lot more pissed off if I’d bought the DLC and then found out my 360 …

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>Fuck. My 3rd 360 just died. Not the dreaded 3 RROD; just 1, but none of the steps on xbox.com/support could help, and so I gotta send it back. I guess this means I’ll be playing FF7 for a bit longer; it also means I have to avoid Lost and Damned spoilers like the plague. …

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>I’ve logged roughly 10 hours in Final Fantasy VII; I finished Shinra HQ, made it out of Midgard and am now in the Inn at Kalm, about halfway through Cloud’s story of his experiences with Sephiroth. With the release calendar suddenly starting to get interesting (especially with SF4 and GTA4 DLC hitting tomorrow) I wonder …

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