Strict Nat problem with Modern Warfare 3 – Call of Duty

The time had come! Modern Warfare 3 was released yesterday,  eager gamers – queued up to get their copy first lastnight at 12am. Only to find when they returned on that they had a strict nat not an open nat on their Xbox 360 and couldn’t join any online games. We had the same problem, strange though as it often happens with us, not sure if its due to the ip address not being static or the fact something is set up wrong on the router, but set everything up correctly for two Xboxes on the router – anyway I digress. This […]

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Microsoft Xbox 360 Live launches a new generation of TV

Today Microsoft announced that it plans to roll out the next generation of TV entertainment on Xbox live in over 20 different countries over the holiday season. We have been waiting for this for some time now, and finally it appears to have arrived. AT&T, BBC, Comcast, HBO, Rogers, Telefónica, Televisa and Verizon are among providers rolling out new TV entertainment services on Xbox LIVE. On a Microsoft press release seen today they talk about this being a major step towards Microsoft realising their vision to bringing you all the entertainment you want, shared with the people you care about. Stating that […]

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Sony promises some Network and Qriocity service back today 4th May

We heard today that the PlayStation network will return online today – I’m not sure we will believe them until it happens as they appear to be struggling. On the 20th of April 2011 we were informed by Playstation that some areas of the Network were down.  Since then its gone from bad to worse, with very inadequate information from Playstation. The nightmare unfolds before our eyes. Following many rumours we soon found out that the PlayStation network had in fact been attacked by hackers and millions of  gamer’s personal information including credit card details may have been compromised. 26/4/11 – Sony shared […]

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Am I an Xbox Widow?

Xbox widows are people that complain that their spouses are playing on the Xbox all the time, that they are in second place to the console. You can read on websites that some people are relegated to the bedroom to watch the 14inch portable TV all night, while their partner plays on the Xbox on the 42inch plasma. When playing Xbox you might hear someone saying they have to sign out as their other-half wants to watch Eastenders or Big Brother and it will be divorce if they don’t. There’s even a Facebook group for ithttp://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=60579179697 A forum http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/archive/index.php/t-211954.html And […]

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