The family Memorial Day weekend BBQ was the first time my non-gamer geek relatives got a chance to spend some quality in-door air-conditioned time with my Xbox 360. Comments ranged from my Mother's horror at the realistic blood and Burger King ads in FNR:3 to group frustration with Geometry Wars (still too intimidating for the most casual, even after several Coronas). Best line of the the day:

"What is that thing?...Oh my God it's huge!"

In reference to El Jefe, otherwise known as the the 360 power supply.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

Prof debunks MindArk hype; causes CEO tantrum