It’s come to my attention that 2016 is downright getting jiggy with it. Though Crypt of the NecroDancer and Inside My Radio have seen previous releases elsewhere, it is clear that the PlayStation Store is focusing on introducing a wider variety of musically influenced indie…..
Microsoft has discounted both the standalone Kinect and the 500GB Xbox One Kinect bundle for a limited time. Starting now and going until an unknown future date, the Xbox One with Kinect Bundle will be available for a discounted $399. This bundle includes a 500…..
Microsoft promised a new Xbox One bundle a day this week and today they surpassed that promise with two new bundles. The Xbox One Special Edition Gears of War Bundle and the Xbox One with Kinect Bundle will both be available this month, offering very…..
Microsoft might not have the best track record when it comes to using Kinect for gaming, but its applications on PC have been very interesting, and quite useful for some groups. This prompted them to begin producing the Kinect for Windows v2, but that also…..
Originally coming bundled with the Xbox One, the Kinect has almost become an afterthought once again since mid-2014. The number of games that used the Kinect diminished quickly, with games like Fantasia: Music Evolved, Dance Central Spotlight, and Just Dance 2015 being the few that…..
Amazon has how listed a standalone Kinect sensor you can buy for your Xbox One console. The standalone Kinect sensor for Xbox One comes with a copy of Dance Central Spotlight for free as well. This bundle comes at a price of $149.99. The standalone…..
Prior to the last generation of gaming, motion gaming was mostly a bomb, with mass failures like the Power Glove never managing to take off. However, everything changed when the Nintendo Wii was launched and brought motion gaming into the mainstream. This led to Microsoft’s…..
Say what you will about Kinect, but it’s a heck of a workout. Whether you’re playing games, or dedicated fitness applications, the Kinect can get your heart pumping. Today, Microsoft announced that they will be adding P90X for Xbox Fitness. Available starting today, for $59.99…..
The Xbox One’s Kinect voice commands were a standard feature for most launch countries. That is unless you lived in Ireland, Austria and New Zealand. Thanks to a new update, voice commands are now available. Xbox Social Marketing Manager, Graeme Boyd, confirmed the good news…..
Microsoft has recently updated their Microsoft Storefront to reveal a release date for the Kinect for Windows v2 Sensor. Listed at $199.00, with a July 15th release date, the sensor is coming soon and is quite pricey. This developer version of the sensor allows for…..
Now that Microsoft is no longer forcing people to buy the Kinect with every Xbox One console, early adopters can now fob off their unwanted devices onto other people. Polygon has confirmed that Gamestop stores across North America are now accepting trade-ins for Xbox One…..
Microsoft’s go to developer for Kinect titles has been Rare. It would seem that the studio responsible for Kinect Sports, Kinect Sports 2, and Kinect Sports Rivals would have less to do with a smaller focus on Kinect for Microsoft, but apparently, the developers are…..
Despite Phil Spencer’s insistence that the launch of Kinect Sports Rivals was a “success”, it seems as though Rare has been hit with layoffs, according to CVG and Eurogamer. Chief among the layoffs are Chris Sutherland, veteran programmer who has worked with Rare for over 20 years,…..
Microsoft is ready to start selling the Xbox One unbundled from the Kinect Sensor. The company made the announcement earlier today, in what is likely a response from the sluggish sales of the new console when compared to the PlayStation 4. Purchasing an Xbox One…..
Longtime fans of Rare’s work have been wanting to see some of their neglected franchises return, and today, Rare kind of answered their prayers. Battletoads, Banjo-Kazooie, Blast Corps, Perfect Dark, and Viva Pinata will return to gaming in the form of challenge packs for Kinect…..
The Kinect is a powerful tool on the Xbox One. The next-gen version of the Kinect sensor has proven to be more powerful than its predecessor on the Xbox 360, but that doesn’t mean everyone is getting the most out of this new device. There…..
This is a very simple, step by step, guide on how to turn off the Kinect sensor for the Xbox One. This is something that not enough people seem to know how to do, especially with the influx of people that got an Xbox One…..
Microsoft have released a new privacy statement regarding the collection and use of data on the Kinect. In particular, it explains what control you have over the data that Kinect uses and how safe your information is. Credit goes to IGN for spotting the story…..
So Kinect Sports Rivals has been pushed back to spring 2014 and will no longer be a launch title for the Xbox One I hear you say? Wrong. Well, kind of wrong. Polygon shed some light on the subject today. It appears to have been…..
Microsoft have released an official video showing off ‘the brains’ of the Kinect 2.0. The Kinect 2.0 is the Xbox One version of the Kinect. The video, seen above, displays the skeleton tracking of roughly 25 joints on the Xbox One as well as 3-Dimensional…..
The Kinect never really made good on the promises that it made back in 2009. There were some OK applications and games for the peripheral, but they were few and far between. Their were far more middling Kinect experiences on the Xbox 360, and that…..
As if the recent delay in smaller European regions wasn’t enough, they’re also (only initially) going to be missing out of the voice control bandwagon. The functionality, which has been much-hyped by Microsoft, will only be available in the UK, US, Canada, France and Germany…..
A lot of trailers have been released in the last few days and here is a bunch of them in one nice, condensed bundle for your enjoyment! Halo 4 Champions Bundle Launch Trailer With this launch trailer, you find out all the new goodies you…..
Microsoft has recently confirmed that they will not be selling an Xbox One without Kinect, despite the company recently announcing that the Kinect will not be required to be plugged in at all times on the Xbox One. A reversal of the policy that they…..
In an ongoing “Ask Microsoft Anything” article over at IGN with Xbox One Chief Platform Architect, Marc Whitten, there has just been confirmation of something many people were wondering. Will the Xbox One cease to function without Kinect? The short answer is now a definite…..
2016 was the year of VR by almost everyone’s estimation. After years of simmering underneath the surface, only truly being adopted by the most die hard of early adopters, the technology arrived in stores and online for everyone to buy...
4J Studios has revealed the patch notes for a new Minecraft update which is rolling out now across all console versions of the game. Due to the way these consoles function, the update has different names depending on what system...
Today marks the release of developer CI Games’ Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, which is the series’ first attempt at an open world setting. While the game is entirely based around a single player campaign, a multiplayer component was taken out...
The latest issue of PlayStation Magazine includes a report from undisclosed sources that affirm that British studio Creative Assembly would kickstart the development on a new title based on the Alien franchise as soon as they finish their work on...
Sony’s stock value closed 3.83% higher on Monday in Tokyo after the company had updated it forecast for the fiscal year that ended in March 31st, revising its operating income upwards from 240 billion yen to 285 billion yen ($2.6...
Resident Evil 7 was a much welcome return to form for the Resident Evil franchise when it released back in January to rave reviews for its survival horror style instead of a more action centered game like the last few...
Final Fantasy XV is getting one of the most unique weapons ever used in the series in the next update at the end of the month. It’s called the “Afrosword”, in reference to the famed DJ and music producer Afrojack,...
Square Enix has listed Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy VII Remake, two of their biggest and most anticipated projects, as “2018 and beyond” releases in an internal document where the company discusses its sales strategy for the future. Announced...
E3 2017 is just around the corner, and with that the rumor mill is churning as to what games we could possibly see getting announcements in the near future. Platinum Games, developer of the Bayonetta series has got people...
We learned about a year ago now that not only was a Two Worlds 3 in development, but that new DLC would be coming to Two Worlds 2. The game originally launched in 2010 to mixed reviews, but that isn’t...
If you’re a Zelda fan then you likely already know about The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses. The concert series takes the iconic music from the series and presents it live with a full orchestra and video presentation. The show began a few…..
The joy of smaller, indie style gaming is that it allows developers to explore gameplay concepts that simply wouldn’t be seen in a AAA title. Perception is a perfect example of this, putting players into the shoes of a blind girl. The game isn’t totally…..
As I wandered the perpetually packed halls of PAX East 2017 I was accosted by a developer just outside the Indie Mega Booth. This area is full of the most dedicated game developers out there, usually showing off their passion projects. This was definitely the…..
Another month is coming to a close, so I hope you all hopped on and grabbed your free games from PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Games with Gold. With the new slate of free games hitting us tomorrow, it’s time for our monthly look at…..
Mass Effect: Andromeda is a good game. I say that as someone who wrote over 2000 words about everything that the game did wrong in our review. It has problems, and some of them are deep and very troubling, especially for a series that is…..