"More than a week after the launch of the Xbox 360, many would-be 360 gamers have still not received their beloved next-generation consoles as expected.
As we reported on launch day, many Amazon customers were devastated when their orders did not arrive, even though they were of the first punters to place their orders. This caused further annoyance when it became apparent that many customers who ordered AFTER the early-birds received them on launch!
Many desperate people have had to resort to paying over the odds from places like eBay and in more than a hint of irony, Amazon's own marketplace! Thus showing that the only way you are currently guaranteed to get a 360 through Amazon's website is to pay more than double the RRP!
Since then, a huge amount of interest has been generated on the internet; our article has received literally thousands upon thousands of hits and generated a large amount of comments from Amazon customers with similar stories.
Other websites have been dedicated to the saga: itemsnotyetdispatched.co.uk
and Digidots to name but two, with the latter collecting over 800 names of most aggreived customers who were left stranded on launch day." [more