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…..
Blizzard’s Overwatch received a boost in sales in the United Kingdom thanks to all the anniversary discounts and the release of the Game of the Year Edition for PS4, Xbox One and PC. The surge in sales was enough to...
Shenmue 3 developers Ys Net have updated their website with the third Dev Room Progress Report, focused on the modeling of new characters, and a message concerning the assistance of the team to any games convention during the month of...
Developer 5pb has unveiled its new projects during a special event over the weekend. The one that has caught most of the attention is the misterious Steins;Gate Elite, presented as a new version of the acclaimed sci-fi graphic novel. This...
Square Enix is taking over the development of the much-anticipated remake of Final Fantasy VII, instead of sharing duties with third party companies. During a live stream over the weekend, Naoki Hamaguchi, project leader of the mobile game Mobius Final...
The long awaited return of Tekken 7 highlights this week’s big game releases, but this week is another that’s chocked full of choices. For virtual reality enthusiasts and Trekkies, Star Trek: Bridge Crew is coming to PlayStation VR, Oculus, and...
The Overwatch One Year Anniversary Event is underway and with it the opportunity to earn loot boxes that contain rare event items. This isn’t the first event of this sort that Blizzard has had for the game, but the one...
A little over a week ago we were out in Los Angeles to play Destiny 2 for the first time. It was a great experience as we got a chance to go hands-on with multiple versions of the game, and...
When the first season of Hitman concluded it seemed like a certainty that a second season would arrive. IO Interactive’s latests efforts with the Hitman series are not only their best to date, but most ambitious in the delivery structure...
The Pokemon GO developers are continuing to fight back against cheaters, hackers, and bots with their latest updaes for the game. It appears that Niantic is doing this in a number of new ways, one which includes shadowbanning bots. In...
Following the yesterday’s announcement of a Nintendo Switch port of Monster Hunter XX, Capcom has revealed today the first trailer and some of the features of this new version. The game, which will be released in Japan on August 25th,...
The first reaction to the delay of a highly anticipated game is almost always negative. In the case of Red Dead Redemption 2, we’ve been waiting so long for any news on the project that for this to be first thing we’ve heard since the…..
The recent release of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter on Blu Ray marks the end of a series that against all odds it has become by far the most successful videogame adaptation, collectivelly grossing more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. However, it…..
Coming out of the big Destiny 2 reveal event the question that I see the most online is, ‘is Destiny 2 a true sequel or just expensive DLC?’ It’s a fair question, and an important one for those who are looking to buy the game…..
Destiny 2 is full of all the great PvP multiplayer action that millions have become addicted to. It also adds some stuff to the game though. While we don’t know everything new that’s coming to Destiny 2, we do know about a brand new attack/defend…..
The very first time I played Destiny 2 was on PC. It was odd, as the series had been so entrenched in the console gaming space. I’d played the original on PS4, as most gamers did thanks to the Sony partnership that offered exclusive and…..