Tag archive for "kinect"

20 News

Naughty Shooter Blue Estate Won’t get Xbox One Demo; Watch the First 20 Minutes Inside

Blue Estate is finally arriving on the Xbox One later this month, quite some time after its initial release on the PS4. If you’re interested in He Saw’s ...Read More

on February 9, 2015 6:26 PM
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Microsoft Forms New Xbox Team Working on “Top-Secret” Projects to “Push the Envelope” of Kinect Tech

The Xbox One’s Kinect is definitely a big evolution from its first iteration, and looks like Microsoft is planning to deliver as much as possible with it, going ...Read More

on January 3, 2015 3:50 PM
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Microsoft Discontinuing Original Kinect for Windows Models in 2015

Though Kinect’s sales successes have been m fixed since first introduced with the Xbox 360 back in 2010, the original model released for Windows PC will be seeing ...Read More

on January 1, 2015 7:32 PM
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Are you Ready for Some Boom Ball on The Kinect?

It’s like pinball with your hands. Boom Ball wants you to spend some quality time with your family by breaking things. ...Read More

on November 28, 2014 5:50 PM
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Microsoft Announces Kinect Adapter for Windows 8

In a new Microsoft blog post, the company announces that they have developed an adapter that would allow the Xbox One Kinect to work on Windows 8 PCs. ...Read More

on October 22, 2014 2:27 PM
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Sunset Overdrive Devs “Grateful” for Xbox One’s Power Freed Up From Kinect: Used for AI, Physics and More

Sunset Overdrive is one of the most interesting games coming out this year on Xbox One, and it’s set in a large open world populated by hordes of enemies. ...Read More

on August 17, 2014 6:12 AM
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Sony and Microsoft Showcasing PS4’s Morpheus and Xbox One’s Kinect Tomorrow at Develop; Face-off on Audio

Tomorrow marks the second day of the Develop conference in Brighton, UK; and both Sony and Microsoft will be showcasing some of their best technologies. ...Read More

on July 9, 2014 5:48 PM
85 News

Xbox One Kinect for Windows Will Cost $200; Releasing July 15th

Microsoft has opened pre-orders on its own online store for the Windows-compatible version of Xbox One’s 2.0 Kinect. What might surprise those unfamiliar with windows-based Kinect applications is the unit’s price, which is $199. ...Read More

on July 6, 2014 5:16 PM
5 Galleries

Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show is Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS4 in November

Ubisoft has announced that Rabbids Invasion: The Interactive TV Show is coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS4 in November. ...Read More

on June 8, 2014 3:45 PM
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Visit The Neighborhood in this New Disney Fantasia Trailer

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming Xbox One and Xbox 360 Kinect rhythm game Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. ...Read More

on June 6, 2014 7:02 PM
31 News

Rare Hit With Layoffs Following the Launch of Kinect Sports Rivals and De-Bundling of Kinect with Xbox One

Rare has developed numerous titles alongside Microsoft and been largely behind the big push for Kinect on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One, however reports indicate that the ...Read More

on May 20, 2014 7:35 AM
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Two Days in, Kinect-less Xbox One’s Pre-Orders Aren’t Exactly Selling Like Hotcakes at Major Retailers

Whenvever a hotly anticipated console or game gets made available for pre-order, they immediately shoot at least near the top of the best selling charts of large retailers ...Read More

on May 15, 2014 11:23 AM
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Soda Drinker Pro to Quench Your Xbox One Thirst in September

Soda drinkers your time has come to be recognized, for Will Brierly, the creator of Soda Drinker Pro has revealed that the game is coming to Xbox One. ...Read More

on April 12, 2014 4:11 PM
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Free Your Inner Competitor With New Kinect Sports Rivals Trailer

When it comes to sports, there’s no “You gave it your best shot” or “Nice try, Timmy.” You either win, or you don’t (unless you’re the Spartans, and ...Read More

on March 17, 2014 1:33 PM
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Pachter on Xbox One: Microsoft Should Unbundle Kinect to Lower Price; Sony is “Kicking their B*tt”

Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter is known to be very vocal on what Microsoft should do to catch up to Sony in the battle between the Xbox One ...Read More

on February 8, 2014 7:53 PM
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Kinect Sports Rivals New Trailer Shows Off Gorgeous World Environments

Sometimes a sport is defined by the place it’s played in. How different would Football be if it wasn’t played in a 100 yard stadium? And how different ...Read More

on February 7, 2014 1:55 PM
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Analyst Michael Pachter Believes Microsoft will Eventually Unbundle the Xbox One’s Kinect

Microsoft’s next-generation console, the Xbox One, endured much ire from gamers in the wake of its announcement this past May. Among DRM and other concerns was the disappointment ...Read More

on December 30, 2013 4:35 PM
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Xbox Official Twitter Asks Support for Help on Known Kinect Bug, then Deletes Tweet: Hilarity Ensues

One of the Xbox One bugs surfaced at launch is Kinect being displayed as not connected even if it’s plugged in, and in a rather hilarious turn of ...Read More

on December 21, 2013 10:48 PM
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D4 Will Be Xbox One Exclusive, Kinect a “Great Enhancement”

Those holding out for a PS4 release of the upcoming D4 will be disappointed, as it has been confirmed as an Xbox One exclusive. ...Read More

on November 28, 2013 3:01 AM
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An Xbox One Unit Costs $471 to Produce, a Sixth Goes Towards the Kinect

The Xbox One’s parts cost approximately $471 to produce, around $75 of which goes towards the Kinect, research firm IHS has found. ...Read More

on November 27, 2013 7:27 AM
4 Editorials

A Weekend With Xbox One

I’ve been greeted by my Xbox One every morning for the last couple of days. I shout “Xbox On” as I lazily lumber out of bed dreading the ...Read More

on November 26, 2013 4:11 PM
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Major Nelson on Kinect in Every Xbox One Box: “an Entire World of New Experiences Becomes Possible”

The “forced” inclusion of Kinect in every box has received very mixed reactions from gamers, but Microsoft is very firm in its belief that it’s a valid choice, ...Read More

on November 26, 2013 12:52 AM
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Check Out Xbox One’s Kinect, Dashboard and Voice Commands Demonstrated at Microsoft’s Shareholders’ Meeting

During the latest shareholders’ meeting Microsoft showcased the new Kinect for Xbox One, its ability to recognize and execute voice commands and its interaction with the dashboard in a rather extensive demonstration. ...Read More

on November 19, 2013 5:38 PM
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Fighter Within Launch Trailer Encourages You To Settle Your Problems By Fighting

All your life, you’ve probably been told settling issues by fighting is bad for you. But not when you have a game like Fighter Within. ...Read More

on November 19, 2013 12:40 PM
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Sony’s Adam Boyes Takes a Jab at Kinect’s Forced Inclusion with Xbox One, Explains Philosophy with the Camera

There has been quite a lot of talk on the different approach by Microsoft and Sony on the sale of their glorified webca… ahem… of Kinect and of ...Read More

on November 15, 2013 7:17 PM
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Kinect Sports Rivals: Preseason Kicks Off with Wake Racing in New Trailer

Kinect Sports took players by surprise when it launched alongside the Kinect in 2010 by featuring a ton of fun sports that showed off the Xbox 360’s camera ...Read More

on November 5, 2013 6:58 AM
14 Editorials

DualShockers PlayStation 4 & Xbox One Holiday Buyer’s Guide – What Are We Getting?

Just over a month ago, we started the DualShockers Holiday Buyer’s Guide with one purpose: to educate the masses as best we could with every fact ...Read More

on October 30, 2013 1:50 PM
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Angry Birds: Star Wars Has Arrived to Current-Gen Consoles, is Coming to Next-Gen in November

Fan of Angry Birds: Star Wars? Planning on purchasing a next-generation console in November? Great! Planning on sticking with your current-gen system? Great! Rovio released Angry Birds: Star ...Read More

on October 29, 2013 11:00 PM
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Microsoft Researcher Explains an Issue that Affected Kinect’s Design, How it Was Solved for Xbox One

Voice recognition with the first Kinect was far from perfect, but Microsoft promises that things will be much improved with Xbox One. ...Read More

on October 16, 2013 6:58 PM
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Xbox Live’s Major Nelson Shows Off The Future Of Console Racing Accessories

In the newest Xbox LIVE video (which you can view below), Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb sits down with Branden Powell, director of strategic alliance, over the specifics ...Read More

on October 16, 2013 4:06 PM