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…..
During his 2013 Quakecon keynote, legendary Id technical director John Carmack made his feelings know about Microsoft’s Kinect device. ‘I think Kinect still has some fundamental limitations’ After very briefly discussing the new consoles from Microsoft and Sony, Carmack spoke for several minutes on what…..
The Xbox One has undeniably stumbled out of the gate. Mere weeks after it’s lukewarm introduction Microsoft and the Xbox team have managed to dig themselves into a sizeable hole behind their competition. Various polls have usually ended with the PS4 in a landslide victory……
Dead Space 3 on the Xbox 360 will be the first cooperative game to feature the voice command features of the Kinect Motion controller on the console. According to a press release from EA, these voice commands will work whether the player is playing alone…..
Microsoft announced earlier today that the Kinect will be permanently reduced to $109.99 in the United States. The company also noted that the price will be permanently dropped in North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific regions where the Kinect is sold. Starting in early…..
Microsoft giving away Haunt for a limited time on Xbox Live
E3 2011 saw the reveal of an innovative Roman-era combat game called Ryse. Even in June 2012, the game is still more than 12 months away from release.
The first hardcore Kinect title has arrived for the Xbox 360 with Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, but Capcom’s motion-controlled efforts have fallen flat with critics. Glaring problems with the motion controls seem to be the major gripes that most reviewers have had. Here are a selection of reviews that arrived following the game’s launch earlier this morning.
Kinect Play Fit will promote exercise among Xbox 360 gamers. Will it succeed? Probably not.
Game update for Skyrim goes live with new features for use with the Kinect
A massive list of Commands to use with Kinect and Skyrim
New realism mods released, no word on DLC for Skyrim
2013 at the earliest, say insiders
Minority Report Interface Draws Closer
More powerful specs rumored for second generation Kinect camera.
New studios “pioneering experiences on Kinect” inside Microsoft’s first party team.
Kinect for Windows hitting PCs this February.
Microsoft’s Kinect motion controller might be selling like gangbusters everywhere else, but in Japan, the camera is selling poorly. According to the most recent figures, the Kinect has sold only 114,000 units through November 13th, 2011 says Andria Sang in a “Year One Progress Report”.
The Kinect is a powerful motion controller/camera, and apparently it’s going to be getting much stronger in future iterations. In a recent report from Eurogamer, the rumor suggests that sources inside the development for the controller say that an “improved motion sensing and voice recognition”…..
Microsoft’s Kinect may have gotten off to a roaring start when it was released to the world in 2010, but with one year passed, and sales having died down for the motion peripheral, some industry types are concerned with Microsoft’s seasonal success.
In 2012, Kinect will officially be more than just a gaming device when Microsoft launches an initiative to bring the motion controller to the PC. Ever since its November 2010 launch, there have been many uses found for the motion controller.
Blackwater was supposed to be the first visceral first person shooter experience for the Xbox 360 Kinect motion controller. While the game has only been on store shelves for a couple of days, it’s quickly becoming one of the worst reviewed Kinect games in the device’s one year history.
Microsoft is introducing a three game bundle to come included with the Kinect for a limited time. Instead of only getting Kinect Adventures, that has been included with the game since launch, purchasing a Kinect will net you download codes for The Gunstringer and Fruit Ninja Kinect.
Microsoft’s Kinect Motion Controller is getting ready to turn a year old. The Kinect initiative has been a good venture for Microsoft, shipping 10 million units since launch, it’s safe to say that the device has gotten off to a great start.