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Full list of new Kinect-enabled games for Xbox 360

06/06/2011, Microsoft’s E3 Xbox 360 press conference was a huge showcase for Kinect – the motion control camera sensor that launched last Novemeber. Aside from including full support for Xbox Live services via voice control, what gamers care about most...

Fun Labs takes Kinect to the next level with new features

06/06/2011, Kinect’s “father” Kudo Tsunoda unveiled a new “permanent” feature to Xbox Live: Fun Labs. What exactly is Fun Labs? Tsunoda says that it’s a sandbox for players to toy with new Kinect experiences, developed by seasoned...

Microsoft announces 55 million Xbox 360 lifetime sales

06/03/2011, Microsoft’s preparing for its E3 press conference next week where it’s widely expected the company will be showing off some heavy hitters for Kinect, but that doesn’t mean it can’t get the show going with some pre-show fireworks....

Mass Effect 3 has Kinect support?

06/02/2011, We reported a few weeks ago that Microsoft is planning a barrage of high-profile games with Kinect support. We know for sure that Forza 4 will use Kinect for head-tracking and that there will be a Star Wars Kinect game that will likely involve wielding...

Kinect head tracking in Forza 4

06/01/2011, Own an Xbox 360? If you have answered in the affirmative, then rest assured that surely you would have at least given the Kinect accessory a go at a store beforehand, if not at a friend’s place. While there has been many interesting things that have...

Kinect controls will play nice with Powerpoint slides

05/27/2011, Microsoft’s Kinect has clearly done a whole lot more than what the software giant imagined – many users have already hacked it to serve other purposes, and some of them are even quite brilliant. Well, today we shall look at another way Kinect,...

Kinect + snow globe lets you view objects in 360 degrees

05/19/2011, Taking visual media to the next level, the folks over at Queens University have come up with a way to utilize the Kinect for viewing objects in 3D. Making use of two Kinect motion controllers, a giant snow globe, a 3D HD projector, and some additional...

Kinect used to translate sign language

05/18/2011, Instead of the usual weird or funny Kinect hacks we have for you this week, we’ve got something that could actually benefit society. Some French folks have come up with a program that can use the Kinect to detect the hand gestures used in sign...

Microsoft is bringing Hole In The Wall to the Xbox 360

05/17/2011, For those of you familiar with the game show “Hole In The Wall” where people become human Tetris pieces to fit into a hole in a wall that’s moving towards them? Well, it looks like Microsoft is attempting to translate the game to the...

New hardcore Kinect games will debut at E3

05/16/2011, At last year’s E3, Microsoft was all about showing off Kinect‘s final branding and hyping up the $150 camera sensor as much as possible. Launched in November, Kinect quickly went on to sell over 10 million units in its first 60 days, earning...

Kinect lets you play poker standing up

05/06/2011, In this week’s installment of 101 ways to use your Kinect we have the motion gaming controller from Microsoft giving us the ability to play poker. The folks over at Poker Listings made use of the open-source Kinect software available out there, and...

iSec is a Kinect clone for Chinese gamers

05/06/2011, Make way for the iSec, formerly known as the eBox, still a clone of Kinect and still made by Lenovo. What is an iSec? A “Sec” is short for “Sports Entertainment Center” which strongly suggests the console will be sold with a Wii...

Kinect and iPhone brought together to 3D shooter

05/03/2011, Come on, let’s admit it; we all love seeing unholy unions (Android running on an iPhone or Windows phone device anyone?) and apparently so do the guys at Rockmoon in Singapore. The developers have recently come up with a prototype game that has the...