NYS' Emergency Management Office (EMO) has plans to test out emergency alerts on the Xbox 360. If they decide to go forward with this idea, alerts will be displayed on Xbox 360 consoles connected to the internet.
Seems like a good idea, gamers who occupy the TV and play for hours non stop will have no access to emergency service alerts. Hope the test program doesn't become annoying.
Sounds like an odd idea to me.
It could work as long as it's doesn't interfere with gaming.
Lol at the title, huh? What kind of problems are these emo gamers gonna bring.
@kaveti6616 Lmfao, I didn't notice that until now. Emo suicide alerts now on your 360! Lol EMO = Emergency Management Office EDIT: I'll add something in at the bottom of the article so people don't go "WTF?".
Madusha, lol "Emo suicide alerts now on your 360" You'd see them popping up every 5 mintes. http://www.planetdan.net/pi...
EMO Disaster = group of emo suicides -> that's what I thought after reading the first part of the Headline lol
hopefully not in a red color HA!! P
Lol @ disagrees. This isn't a bad idea... users can know quickly of a disaster when their ring lights up red LOL!
It would be very weird to hear the amber alert during xbox live . lol...might be funny for certain games .
Not a bad idea BUT as stated before, hopefully it wont be annoying.
Lolz imagine that, huge terrorist attack is in progress but unfortunately you aren't a Xbox Live Gold member.
Do they still recommend hiding under a desk during a thermo nuclear attack too? Perhaps the government could spend its money in a wiser way than this.
better to stand near a window or outside, 2 things will either occur, you'll get vaporized in 2nds and not feel any pain, better than dying a slow radiated death, or you'll gain mutant powers.
I can see it now playing Call of Duty and a screen pops up saying this is an emergency test of the emergency broadcasting service with an annoying beep boy that would piss me off if that happened
Hey if this help LIVE by making the yearly subscription cheaper, Why not? But i doubt it, its MS no less.
when Lambert showed up on AMA. There was an emo disaster that needed a warning.
ALERT ALERT! RROD in 10 seconds! 10..9..*boom*
ALERT,ALERT Yellow Light of Death imminent.......in 1............................. .............................. . .............................. . no more Killzone 2 and Uncharted 2 for you....so sad..... but i hear you can still browse the internet so its not totally useless.
haha I am just glad that YLOD occurs 59% less often than the RROD.
True Story. I missed the first 5 hrs of 9/11 because I was playing RE2.
Emergency Management Office (EMO) Some acronyms should not be used.
This seems like something a ps3 fanboy would get excited about.
I agree especially when PS3 fanboys play on their PS3.
PS3 fanboys play on their PS3? I thought they just trolled N4G all day. Oh right, the browser.
Spot on. But do note that I use the browser during my spare time while taking a break from gaming.
What a name for an office. These guys must sit in dark corners and slit the wrists on most days.
EMO Disaster Alert: A group of despressed teenages in wrist sliting orgy in central park.
I guess it make sense seeing as how you have emo apps like Facebook & Twitter cluttering the dashboard now. I guess the next one will be Myspace. Now you'll have annoying beeps during the middle of your games. Ya know, the 360 features seem to be making the experience worse than making it better.
It seems like a good idea, but really isn't going to tell most gamers to do what they already are doing This is an EMERGENCY, remain in your basement. Do not approach other humans until the all clear has been given.
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