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Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous” Madden NFL 13 Hits Stores, Cover Man Calvin Johnson Says Gameplay Is “Ridiculous”
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Madden NFL 13 came out today at stores throughout North America. According to makers EA, it’s a big one for the Madden legacy. “Madden NFL 13 is the biggest game-changer in the history of the franchise,” said Cam Weber, GM …

Kinect 2 Preview Photo Leaked Online Kinect 2 Preview Photo Leaked Online

The gaming industry is experiencing the first console cycle change-over to happen in the age of Twitter and other powerful social media outlets. Where in the past gamers had to wait for hardware manufacturers to announce upcoming console features, now …

Skyrim 1.7 Enters Beta On Steam, Available On Xbox 360 And PS3 Soon Skyrim 1.7 Enters Beta On Steam, Available On Xbox 360 And PS3 Soon

After successfully publishing the first DLC pack for the Xbox 360 version of Skyrim, Bethesda is hard at work pushing new updates to Skyrim through various patches and title updates. The latest update to Skyrim comes in the form of …

Find Pants That Actually Fit With Kinect Find Pants That Actually Fit With Kinect
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Shopping for pants is hard. I know that by watching my female friends spend hours in clothing stores only to walk out with a single pair of pants. I myself am too terrified to even shop for pants as I’m …

Kinect-Powered Interactive NUads Coming To Xbox Live Kinect-Powered Interactive NUads Coming To Xbox Live

Are you ready for commercials on Xbox Live? No? What if I told you you could interact with them via the Kinect controller, would that change your mind? Still no? Look, I get it that you don’t want any kind …

Android Gets First Game From Microsoft: Kinectimals Android Gets First Game From Microsoft: Kinectimals

One of the earliest Xbox 360 Kinect games that we ever got to see was Kinectimals. It’s an adorable little game where kids can play with their own virtual monster cats like tigers and lions. The game must have been …

Amazon Instant Video Comes To Xbox 360 Amazon Instant Video Comes To Xbox 360

Microsoft is usually king of the content acquisition deals. They get more content like Netflix sooner and usually in better forms than the competition. That’s why it was so weird to see the PS3 getting Amazon Instant Video before the …

Harry Potter For Kinect Coming This Fall Harry Potter For Kinect Coming This Fall

Kinect Star Wars did really well for LucasArts. Despite being one of the most critically panned games of the decade, droves of people still bought it. In essence, it’s pretty much like the video game version of the Star Wars …

Kung Fu Superstar, an Xbox Kinect Fighting Game, Announced Kung Fu Superstar, an Xbox Kinect Fighting Game, Announced
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Finally, a game for what Microsoft’s Kinect peripheral was really intended: learning kung fu. Kinesthetic Games today announced it is developing an action game for Xbox 360 that will use the Kinect to teach players to fight using kung fu …

I Like Turtlebot2:  Hobby Robotics Gives Your Laptop Legs I Like Turtlebot2: Hobby Robotics Gives Your Laptop Legs

This motion sensing robot from Willow Garage and Yujin Robot turns your laptop into a moving robot. So the next time you look for your laptop it may just be taking a stroll around your house. The real reason for …

Kinect For Windows SDK 1.5 Released Kinect For Windows SDK 1.5 Released

Kinect for Windows has been one of the coolest projects that Microsoft is personally involved with. Windows applications being built using Kinect continually impress me more so than any games that use Kinect on the Xbox 360. It speaks to …

‘Leap’ is the Most Accurate Motion Controller to Date ‘Leap’ is the Most Accurate Motion Controller to Date

Motion controllers were supposed to be a big deal for gaming. Then we actually played them for an extended period of time. Let’s just say, that right now, we are in the dark ages of an emerging technology. Welcome to …

Apple TV May Get Apple’s Own Version Of Kinect Apple TV May Get Apple’s Own Version Of Kinect

The Apple rumor mill has been in high gear these days. What with reports of an iPad Mini, the new iPhone, and the iTV, speculation about what Apple’s got coming down the product pipeline has been rampant. Reports about Apple’s …

Xbox 360 Is King For 16th Straight Month, Sells 236,000 In April Xbox 360 Is King For 16th Straight Month, Sells 236,000 In April
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Microsoft now has a couple of things to be excited about as we close out the work week. On Thursday, they unveiled a huge overhaul of their Bing engine that will debut a three-column format and heavily integrate Facebook (and …

75% Think Gaming Should Require Getting Off Your Ass 75% Think Gaming Should Require Getting Off Your Ass
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What happened to the America I know and love? The one that devised an Xbox controller that doubled as a Hot Pocket delivery device? The one that said screw it, I’ll just spend six years getting the world record for …

Kinect May Be Coming To A Military Helicopter Near You Kinect May Be Coming To A Military Helicopter Near You

The Army absolutely loves video games and the hardware that powers them. They use them as recruiting tools, training simulations, computer processors and now 3D tracking devices. It seems that the military has its eye on the Kinect hardware that …

Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod Kinect Projects Life Size Holograms Via Videoconferencing Pod

Researchers at Canada’s Queens University are experimenting with Kinect to create a videoconferencing pod that allows the users to project 3D life-size images of themselves via TeleHuman. TeleHuman allows the user to stand in a pod surrounded by kinect sensors, …

$99 Xbox 360 / Kinect Bundle On The Way (With Contract) $99 Xbox 360 / Kinect Bundle On The Way (With Contract)
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Apparently, Microsoft is about to make a giant push to get their console into more hands. According to The Verge, sources say that a cheap Xbox 360 / Kinect bundle is coming our way as soon as next week. The …

Skyrim Kinect Support Now Available, DLC Info On The Way Skyrim Kinect Support Now Available, DLC Info On The Way
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UPDATE: Oh look – DLC alert! Hey Skyrim players: have you been working on your shouts? That Kinect support that Bethesda promised in early April has officially arrived. Now, when you yell at your TV, something might actually happen. The …

Darth Vader Brings Humor To Star Wars Kinect Darth Vader Brings Humor To Star Wars Kinect

Is this enough to save the face of Star Wars Kinect for the Xbox 360? While the video/trailer has been online for sometime now (January 26), this particular video is now hitting the viral stage, thanks to a post from …

Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK Kinect For Windows Gets A Gesture Recognition SDK
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It’s been said before and I’ll say it again – Kinect isn’t just for video games anymore. Ever since the release of the Kinect for Windows SDK last year and the official Kinect for Windows hardware this year, developers have …