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Tecmo Koei Champion Jockey looks ridiculous

08/09/2011, Are you a fan of horse riding, but don’t have enough space in your house to keep or horse, or you don’t have the money to buy one? Well, like almost every hobby, there’s a digital version of it available and this one is coming soon to a...

Kinect for Windows SDK Beta Updated

08/03/2011, Developers who want to build Kinect applications under Windows can now download the latest Kinect for Windows SDK (Beta) from Microsoft. The update gives developers access to a new set of data that includes raw sensor data, which open the door to...

Xbox Kinect to be used in archaeological survey

08/03/2011, We’ve reported before on how the Xbox Kinect was used in the health care industry and now it looks like thanks to a hacked Kinect, it has managed to find its way to an archaeological survey in Jordan which will be conducted by students from the...

Avatar Kinect arriving on Xbox LIVE today

07/25/2011, The long-awaited Avatar Kinect that was introduced at CES earlier this year is now available to all Xbox LIVE users starting today. In case you forgot about it or you haven’t been paying much attention, Avatar Kinect is a new Xbox LIVE Gadget that...

Limited edition droid-themed Xbox 360 unveiled

07/21/2011, What do Motorola and Microsoft have in common? Not much at the moment, but come this fall, both companies will have Droid-themed products up for sale. Droid-themed, you say? To be more specific, we’re talking about the droids from Star Wars – and...

Xbox Kinect finds a use in Sunnybrook Health Services Center

07/14/2011, A while back we had reported that Microsoft saw a future where the Kinect could be used within the healthcare industry, and it looks like that future has arrived. It seems that the doctors at Sunnybrook Health Services Center in Canada have started to use...

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 to get a R2-D2 edition?

07/08/2011, Star Wars fans, are you ready for this? It seems that there have been some whisperings that Microsoft may be prepping a limited edition R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console for release either towards the end of this year or in 2012. We highly doubt that it...

Microsoft warns consumers about the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens

07/07/2011, Remember the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens we wrote about last month; the Kinect add-on accessory that allowed users to enjoy the Kinect in a smaller than usual room? Well, it looks like Microsoft isn’t too pleased about the Zoom despite the device...

Microsoft’s secretly been updating Kinect’s accuracy

06/29/2011, We knew something felt different at E3 when we bopped around swinging our arms and legs in various Kinect game demos, but we couldn’t quite pinpoint it. Sure enough, Microsoft’s Xbox senior product manager David Dennis has let it be known that...

Kinect hack lets you control your PC

06/27/2011, It is rather safe to assume that when you first saw Minority Report with its unique technology, especially the way they manipulated their computers using nothing but fingers, you ought to be blown away if you had half the techie interest. Gotta love the...

Halo Anniversary supports Kinect

06/20/2011, Microsoft Games Studios head Phil Spencer has confirmed that Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary will offer limited support for the Kinect Motion Sensor, but apart from that statement, no additional details were furnished concerning the scope of Kinect...