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Posts Tagged ‘Kinect’

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    Review: Microsoft’s Xbox One

    January 20, 2014 • ReviewsComments Off

    Microsoft released their Xbox One gaming console late last year in the US, UK and a few other territories, but while the unit isn’t available in Africa, South African gamers have opted to import their consoles rather than wait for a solid release date....

  • Apple about to buy Microsoft’s Kinect maker?

    July 16, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    According to Israeli news website Calcalist, electronics maker Apple is “in talks” to buy the company that has been developing Microsoft’s Kinect for their Xbox. According to Calcalist, “negotiations between Primesense and Apple took place in recent...

  • Microsoft unveils new Xbox One gaming console

    May 21, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Technology giant Microsoft unveiled its latest gaming console today to the world at a lavish launch event at its Redmond campus in the USA. The Xbox One, dropping the familiar 360 suffix, employs the latest technology in gaming consoles to compete directly...

  • Angry Birds coming to Xbox and PlayStation 3

    July 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games developer and publisher Activision announced that the hugely-popular Angry Birds will soon be made available for Microsoft’s Xbox360, Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS. The game is officially titled Angry Birds Trilogy and it is a compilation of...

  • Could Internet Explorer 9 be heading to the Xbox?

    May 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Sony’s PlayStation 3 console already has an internet browser built into its operating system, and now sources close to Microsoft are suggesting that the company will be looking to integrate their Internet Explorer 9 web browser into their Xbox360 gaming...

  • Almost a million Xbox units sold in 24 hours

    November 30, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Microsoft has had an incredible year, and it seems as if they will be ending it on a high. The company announced that the sold almost a million Xbox360 units in just one week, which is their biggest sales week in the history of Xbox. “We have seen...

  • Xbox Live: New player every two seconds

    November 14, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    With more games involving a multiplayer element, it really comes as no surprise that the number of online players has seen a significant increase. Head of marketing for Microsoft’s Xbox Live Robin Burrowes told a delegation at the London Games...

  • Microsoft’s Kinect moving into businesses

    November 1, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    One year ago, Xbox 360 set out to change the way we interact with games and entertainment with the launch of Kinect for Xbox 360. Controller-free games and entertainment – once the stuff of science fiction – had become a reality through the magic of...

  • Motionsports Adrenaline packing a punch

    October 31, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Games maker and publisher Ubisoft’s Motionsports Adrenaline is now available for all adrenaline junkies on Kinect for Xbox 360 and for the Move from PlayStation 3. Players will be able to channel their inner thrill-seeker as they take part in serious...

  • Michael Phelps Kinect title available

    October 17, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    505 Games has announced that casual Kinect title, Michael Phelps – Push the Limit, is now available to purchase in stores and online. Michael Phelps – Push the Limit offers players the chance to compete against each other as well as against one of the...

  • Get fruity with The Gunstringer

    July 25, 2011 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Mark your calendars for a bullet-slinging, fruit-slashing party this September because Twisted Pixel’s Kinect-enabled action shooter The Gunstringer and the highly anticipated Fruit Ninja Kinect will be released together at retail. Whether you shoot-em-up...

  • Microsoft wows at E3

    June 7, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in full swing in Los Angeles, a large number of gaming developers have announced their latest games to hit the market later this year, while a small number of titles have been announced for release next...