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Microsoft clarifies the Xbox 360 replacement plan

05/19/2011, We previously reported that Microsoft would be replacing old consoles if the recent update for the Xbox 360 caused the drive to stop functioning. Well today, Xbox Live’s director of programming, Larry Hryb wrote on his blog: “Clarification...

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...

L.A. Noire developers choose PS3 to lead on, then port to Xbox 360

05/13/2011, For the longest time, developers have always chosen to lead projects on the Xbox 360 and then port to the PS3, citing that the system was easier to program for than the PlayStation 3 and it’s complex Cell processor. The Xbox 360 also has twice as...

Razer Onza Controller Review (Xbox 360)

05/13/2011, Evolving the controller has never been an easy task for any designer. Never mind that Nintendo has completely strayed from the traditional controller in favor of a waggling remote; how do you make the Xbox 360 controller – a gamepad considered to be...

Next Xbox 360 development kit already in developer’s hands?

05/06/2011, Lately, all eyes and ears have been on Nintendo and it’s upcoming Wii 2 console, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft is sitting idle while Nintendo scoops steals the show at E3. According to Develop, the next Xbox might already be in the hands of...

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations officially announced

05/05/2011, It’s official, Assassin’s Creed Revelations is the next game in the series (not that we had any doubts). According to Ubisoft, the game will center around Ezio Auditore again and not Altair as hinted by the Facebook leak. The game will take...

THQ’s uDraw GameTablet heading to PS3 and Xbox 360 too

05/03/2011, Who knew that THQ’s uDraw GameTablet was actually selling? THQ says it’s shipped 1.7 million uDraw GameTablets, but how many did it customers actually buy? For all we know the tablets could be sitting in some bargain bin somewhere unloved and...

Kinect used to recreate Han Solo’s carbonite mold

05/02/2011, If you know your Star Wars – or even if you didn’t, I’m sure you would remember Han Solo getting trapped in carbonite in The Empire Strikes Back. Well thanks to the power of the Microsoft Kinect, we too can be frozen albeit on screen instead...

Hulu Plus on Xbox 360 this April 29th?

04/26/2011, For those of you who are still smarting knowing that your PlayStation Network (PSN) connection is still down after 5 days, and to rub salt into your wounds, Sony has just confirmed that some credit card details have already been compromised, here is some...