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Happy New Year from Xbox 360 Rally!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2008

People, with the new year now upon us, and the old year now behind us, I think it’s time for us to look back at our past. At what came before us. In order to truly appreciate the games we have now, and will have in the future we must always be mindful of our humble beginnings. Before there was carjackings and shootouts in beautifully rendered streets, there was a dog and some ducks. Before there were expansive 3D worlds that were fully destructible, there was a 2D city that you could smash as a lizard, or ape.

Hell, before he was blue and red, he was this kind of off-brownish kind of color. Regardless, to embrace the future we must remember the past, so here is a video from All Games Radio founder that shows the evolution of gaming from then to now.

Happy New Year, everybody. See you again on Wednesday.

Friendly Reminder: WE WANT TO LEAVE, ALREADY!

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007


Hi, boys and girls. It’s just me, your friendly neighborhood JW, here to remind you all that we’re currently looking for people to replace us here at Xbox 360 Rally. All you have to do is go HERE, fill out the form, and wait to hear back. It’s really not that hard.

So, get to it already — so Paco and I can get to the NEW site!

We want YOU! …to replace us!

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007


Ok, people, here’s the deal — Paco and I are on our way out. We’re taking over at 1PStart.com in an effort to restore it to it’s former glory. …that, and I just plain want to write about another game every once in a while, is that so wrong?!

Anyways, here is what we’re looking for: A competent, capable writer with a love for all things Xbox. Now, by competent writer, we mean someone who spells “you” correctly, and knows when to capitalize. If you can do that, you’re a shoe-in. So, CLICK THIS DAMN LINK, do the required stuff, then get paid to play video games and write about stuff.

…hell, Mike and I did the hard stuff already, and YES, the GTA4 Banner contest will continue, and I will still give you a copy of GTA IV… or something. So, hop to it.

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Xbox Sounds Part 3 - Hexic 2 - Game Soundtrack (Awesome electronic/ambient)

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

hexic 2 biatch

Only 8 tracks (plus one bonus), I wish I knew who the artists were (I am sure its in the credits, someone can get me that info, im lazy). Seems to be encoded at 192kbps or above. Thanks to the uploader and for sharing with us here! I also noted on the torrent page, is that if you want the Hexic HD original soundtrack, that can be found on this web page.

Remember, this download is a Torrent file. So, Xbox360Rally is hosting none of these files, download at your own discretion.

P.S. If you are new to Bit Torrent and need help, see this link for a good tutorial video. If you have any other questions, leave comments on this story and I will try to reply to help you out.

(If you didn’t catch the first ‘Xbox Sounds’ look no further than clicking here for Guitar Hero II soundtrack, but not the covers, all the original songs!)

Hitman Full Trailer

Friday, August 24th, 2007

I have said this time and time again — while I love the music featured in the trailers, I am not so sure that I have faith in this actor. He just doesn’t look right. I think he has too much of a baby face to play Agent 47. However, with each trailer I seem to be getting a little more hopeful that maybe, just maybe, this won’t suck… then my expectations come crashing back down to Earth as I find “Street Fighter” airing on the Action network yet again…

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Leaked Live-Action Halo Short video (Arms Race pt. 2?)

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

Remember the Live-Action short that we saw during E3? You know, the video that showed the construction of the Warthogs? Well, this certainly looks like the leaked video to part two in that series.

Now, doesn’t that make you even more excited for the Live-Action Halo film?

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Technical Difficulties

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

The servers are melting. Paco spilled his cola on the keyboard. JW’s out back trying to wrangle the horses. In short, we’re all kinds of FUBAR, so we may not be able to update as much as we’d like today.

Sorry, peeps. We’ll be back soon.

Official Retraction of SEGA TGS Rumor

Sunday, August 5th, 2007


There has been a lot of controversy regarding a recently posted rumor regarding SEGA’s possible Tokyo Game Show line-up. Now, I was originally very defensive of this piece because of who sent it in. He, a long-time go-to guy named Rob, has sent me exclusive tips for four years, and until this most recent one, they were ALL accurate.

Regardless, after the link had been posted by reader “Cedge”, I immediately contacted Rob via GoogleIM.


Fable 2’s Peter Molyneux Video Interview

Monday, May 21st, 2007

“…in the interview Molyneux talks a little bit about his past failures (Black and White 2), in-game combat, and hints at one of Fable 2’s next big announcements … death.” - Xbox360Fanboy

Roll the clip!

[found via Xbox360Fanboy source Lionhead.net]

About Jim

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Hey, the About Jim page is finally up. Click on the picture that says “About Jim” and read up about me. If you care.

I warn you now, though — I suck at writing about myself. Especially in the third person. There’s just something about it that makes me very uncomfortable. Either way, it’s up, I’m done. Moving on.

Listen to X360R on AGI

Sunday, February 18th, 2007

So Friday, in a bit of a drunken haze, I was asked to call into All Games Interactive and defend the Xbox 360 in a courtroom-style trial against the PS3, and Nintendo Wii. It broke down like this:

DerrickH - PS3
ravensdolphin - Wii
MaximusPaynicus (Me) - 360, naturally

Suffice to say I won, but I do admit that, because it IS the Xbox 360, and I knew I had all the cards anyways, I didn’t try too hard. In fact, I more or less goofeed off on half of it. I do apologize for the coughing you hear — I had a cold. Either way, I hope you enjoy, and support All Games Interactive and All Games Radio. They’re good people.

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