Its happened. I read over on Chris Sells’ blog about his XBox 360 + GOW issue and hoped it wouldn’t happen to me. Well it did.
I played through the first section and a half of GOW without incident, but then suddenly it would just lockup unexpectedly. Not a good sign, but I’ve had some lockups but not many on the console. But now the box is completely dead. 3 Red-lights and lots of sadness. I called support and MS is going to fix it even though I am not sure that it is really under warranty. I am not a conspiracy theorist, but my guess would be that there is a real issue that perhaps doesn’t occur until the box is pressed really hard (like GOW does).
I am curious to find out if any of my readers have had an issue after their GOW playtime. Any dead machines?