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Assassin’s Creed for Kinect is a hilarious April Fool’s joke

04/02/2012, Ever wondered what Assassin’s Creed would be like if paired up with Microsoft’s Kinect for the Xbox? While we doubt we will be seeing such a game released in the near future, these good folks have created an April Fool’s video for a fictional game:...

Kinect for Windows 1.5 arriving in May

03/27/2012, Yesterday Microsoft revealed some interesting details about its plans for Kinect for Windows. According to an official blog post, Kinect for Windows will be launching in 19 more countries in the coming months – folks in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan,...

Kinect adventure game prototype powered by emotions

03/23/2012, We have seen the world of video games evolve from standard physical controllers to the novelty (which actually works quite well, actually) of motion-controlled games, with the Kinect from Microsoft spearheading the effort of using your entire body as a...

Kinect assists you for the perfect fashion fit

03/21/2012, Who would have thought that something as simple as a video game controller like the Kinect could actually achieve far more than just letting you control your on-screen avatar? We are talking about the Kinect system making its way to the fashion industry,...

Holoflector interactive augmented reality mirror

03/12/2012, Things are definitely getting more and more high tech these days, and here we are with the Holoflector interactive augmented reality mirror which is the result of the good people at Microsoft Research tinkering around with a Kinect, a Windows Phone...

Kinect for Windows academic pricing now available in the US

03/08/2012, If you thought the Kinect for Windows was too pricey for you to purchase and tinker around with, especially if you’re a student – we’ve got some good news for you. Today, Microsoft announced a special academic pricing on Kinect for Windows...

Kinect offers creative expressions in classrooms

03/06/2012, The Kinect is not only meant to offer gamers a different method of playing instead of just twiddling their thumbs and mashing buttons with their fingers on a standard video game controller. No sir, with a little bit of creative thinking, Kinect will even...

Etronika Kinect app offers online banking capability

03/06/2012, Ever wished you could perform your banking duties without the need for a mouse? That is not an issue, especially with the Natural User Interface (NUI) that Etronika employs, letting users control and interact with online banking without having to even...

Fruit Ninja Kinect achieves 1 million XBLA downloads

03/05/2012, Milestones are definitely targets worth achieving (and surpassing), and Fruit Ninja Kinect has just passed the 1 million XBLA download mark. This is the perfect way for everyone’s popular arm swinging game to kick off the new year, never mind that...

Xbox 360 Special Edition 4GB Kinect Family Bundle announced

02/28/2012, If you have read all the hype about Kinect technology on the Xbox 360 system, and have yet to actually make a monetary commitment to Microsoft’s best selling video game console to date, then here is another chance for you to do so. Microsoft has...

LightBeam pico projector turns any surface into a display

02/23/2012, One thing about regular projectors we have is the fact that they require a large blank surface to work with, which means you’re usually stuck with a few different walls or surfaces in a room. What if you use the blank box in front of you or a sheet...

Doodle Defense is played with a whiteboard and Kinect

02/14/2012, If you’re a fan of tower defense games, you’re going to love Doodle Defense – at least I think you will. Played with a whiteboard, a Kinect, a projector, and a Mac computer, Doodle Defense takes drawing games and tower defense to a whole new...