Vertical Xbox 360s endanger disks; play safe, play horizontally

hosed xbox 360 disk

The photo above demonstrates $60 good reasons to orient your Xbox 360 horizontally. If you orient it vertically, a clumsy roommate, sibling, or pet might knock the thing over, and you'll be left with a DVD that looks like the one pictured here: all scratched up and unplayable.

Sure, the Xbox 360 looks better oriented vertically, but it's simply not as stable. Player beware, especially if your roommate's a nubcake, like mine!



This article was originally published on Joystiq.