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Microsoft rumored to roll out Silverlight for the Xbox 360

04/05/2011, Word on the street has it that Microsoft will be introducing Silverlight for the Xbox 360, so those who are interested might want to keep tabs on the company’s plans over at the MIX11 conference that will be happening next week in Las Vegas. It...

Xbox Live’s banner cop gets account hacked

04/04/2011, What is with hacking each other’s video game consoles these days? It’s almost like everyone is coming forward to show their “talents” after Sony’s grand threat on Geohot and Graf_Chokolo. In a rather ironic story, Stephen...

PlayStation 3 topples Xbox 360 sales worldwide

04/04/2011, Remember how everybody laughed at the PlayStation 3‘s poor sales? Remember know the Wii kicked the crap out of everybody with its waggle-riffic motion controls? Remember how Microsoft’s Xbox 360 was content at sitting in second place? Well,...

Leaked Forza 4 video confirms Kinect support, has head tracking

04/02/2011, We’d heard of Forza 4 getting Kinect support for casual racing, but now a leaked internal video for the racing sim just about confirms it. Not only does the game allow you to hold your hands out on a virtual steering wheel, but it also has head...

Kinect used to help create beautiful photographs

03/30/2011, The Kinect has proven to be limitless in terms of potential, ever since its inception, new projects that make use of this motion sensor controller have been popping up every week. Now a new use has been discovered with the device – a light source for...

Quadrocopter Can Fly Autonomously Thanks to Kinect Cam

03/30/2011, We know, we know, every time a new Kinect hack or project makes its way onto YouTube, we call it the coolest Kinect hack ever, but we can’t help it – the stuff people are doing with the Xbox 360 motion detecting camera is amazing. This new...

New Xbox 360 Spring Update Will Bring “Updated Disc Format”

03/29/2011, It’s that time of year again – spring. For Xbox 360 gamers, you know what that means right? If you said 360 spring update time, then you win the prize of satisfaction. Lawrence Hyrb a.ka. Major Nelson a.k.a the man behind Xbox Live just...

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...

Xbox Live’s “Games on Demand” Downloads Continues to Rise

03/23/2011, Microsoft hasn’t hopped onto the Blu-Ray train for its Xbox 360 console yet because the company sees digital distribution as an increasingly important feature that will become the de-facto way to purchase video games in the future. According to a...

Kinect used to create artsy music video

03/23/2011, In one of the more creative ways we’ve seen a Kinect being used, is in this video project by the folks over at 1024 Architecture. They used the Kinect sensor to track the skeletal movements of a person moving, the replaced the tracked wireframe with...

Ben Heck’s 1977 Atari and Xbox 360 merger

03/21/2011, Modder extraordinaire Ben Heck has just come up with something that brings together the old and new in a single device – we’re talking about an old school 1977 Atari merged with the Xbox 360 to result in a laptop system of sorts. This custom...