What is the Future of Motion Control in Video Games?

When it introduced the Wii, Nintendo showed us that there’s more to video game controllers than just pressing buttons. Interestingly, the results of Nintendo’s motion control experiment went better than expected: the Wii became the top-selling console of its generation and the third best-selling console of all time. When the games industry realised that Nintendo […]

Mars Rover Landing Comes to Xbox Kinect

NASA has devised a clever way to educate the public about their risky landing on Mars with the Curiosity rover: translate the entire experience to Xbox Kinect, and make it a free download.

Leaked Docs Show the Xbox’s Future

The third major Xbox console is real, and it’s coming. Possibly as soon as Christmas of next year, if this leaked 2-year-old PowerPoint presentation document is to be believed.

E3 2012: Xbox

Microsoft came out swinging when it kicked off E3 2012 at its annual media briefing this morning. Xbox wowed the audience with a big Halo 4 presentation, the surprise announcement of Splinter Cell: Blacklist, and much more.

‘Harry Potter for Kinect’ Coming This Fall

Harry Potter has come to Hogwarts. Er, I mean Kinect. If you’ve ever longed for the ability to live Harry Potter’s 7-year, 8-film journey, then have I got a game for you.

$100 Subsidized Xbox 360 Coming?

TheVerge is reporting that Microsoft is planning to launch a 4GB Xbox 360 + Kinect + Xbox Live Gold bundle as soon as next week that’s just $100. The catch? Taking a page from mobile and cable providers, Xbox wants you to sign up for a $15/month subscription.

A ‘Kinect Star Wars’ Trailer That Doesn’t Suck

The buzz for LucasArts’ Kinect Star Wars is decidedly negative. But the Force is strong with this new live-action promotional trailer.

Xbox Working on Standalone Kinect Console

Is this earth-shattering news, or just “yeah, duh”? The Daily is reporting an exclusive scoop today that Microsoft is working on its own answer to the likes of AppleTV and Boxee, in the form of a Kinect set-top box that doesn’t require an Xbox to run.

Kinect 2

We already know that Microsoft is hard at work on its third-generation Xbox as we speak. And it goes without saying that that console will come with Kinect technology built in. Today, a report is circulating that suggests this “Kinect 2″ will be able to do some downright astonishing things.

5 Black Friday Gamer Deals You Can’t Miss

Because I love you, dear reader. That’s why I scoured through all of the Black Friday ads to compile this list of the best deals for scoring quality gaming hardware at deep discounts. ‘Cause if you’re going out on Thanksgiving night to wait in line in the cold, darn it you should know if it’s […]