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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...

House of the Dead: Overkill coming to PS3 with Move support

05/27/2011, Did you purchase a PlayStation Move only to start worrying after the initial launch that there weren’t going to be any hardcore games coming out? Sega’s giving PlayStation Move a big boost with House of the Dead: Overkill – Extended Cut....

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...

Sony: Nintendo 3DS is for kids, Xbox 360′s DVDs not enough

04/08/2011, It’s just another day in the world and Sony is once again shooting its beak off. This time in an interview with Fortune, Sony Computer Entertainment of America president Jack Tretton sounds off on what he thinks about the PlayStation 3 and...

Kinect Used to Teach Kids in South Africa

03/25/2011, Microsoft’s Kinect is taking the world by storm. Not only have 10 million Kinect’s been sold, but its also gained a slew of unofficial hacks that move it beyond a gaming peripheral. Take for example, Microsoft’s new trial at the Lakeside...

Motion control set to evolve with new developments

11/09/2010, The Nintendo Wii was a hallmark when it comes to motion control for video games, but four years down the road, it is starting to feel the heat from other more accurate competitors such as the PlayStation Move and the Microsoft Kinect. Well, a development...

Sportpong – game while you sweat

02/08/2010, 3 vs 2 Rorschach kids… from Sportpong on Vimeo. The Wii might have helped couch potatoes burn slightly more calories than PS3 and Xbox 360 gamers, but it certainly is no substitute for an actual workout in the gym. Sportpong doesn’t change...

Fujitsu Air Commander, a Wiimote for PC

09/04/2009, [IFA 2009] Fujitsu has the Air Commander, which is similar to the Nintendo Wii controller, but for PCs. They claim that it is compatible with all PC games, although most PC games aren’t designed to be controlled that way. Now, I wonder if I could...

Project Natal would be great for Media Center

07/16/2009, Bill gates recently said that Microsoft’s motion detection scheme called Project Natal would eventually come to Windows. As it was demonstrated at E3, the system worked very well. Conceptually, the system could also be used with Windows. It’s...

Microsoft Motion Controlling System

05/03/2009, Microsoft is rumored to have come up with a new motion controlling system that is touted to go head-to-head against the Nintendo Wii. It will work differently though, as the Xbox version will detect the body’s movements while interpreting them...

PS3 Motion Sensing Controller To Debut at E3? (Rumor)

05/01/2009, Not actual photo of the device This is potentially very hot: Sony is said to be launching a motion sensing controller at E3, a device that would effectively open the floodgates of Wii-like games. When combined with the PS3′s superior graphics power,...