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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...

Upcoming Thor and Captain America games to be in 3D

03/18/2011, Is 3D gaming about to take off in a big way this year? Some folks sure do hope so. Nintendo has recently launched their 3DS – a glasses-free 3D gaming console, and the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 started supporting 3D TVs not too long ago. Well this...

Microsoft loses $1.2M to Xbox Live exploiters

03/10/2011, A site that has been shutdown recently caused Microsoft a lot of headache and loss of Xbox Live revenue when it was running. The site was operated by some folks who somehow figured out the algorithm that could be used to generate Microsoft Points as well...

Official WWE All Stars BrawlPad for Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles

03/07/2011, I am pretty amazed that the WWE franchise has been going on for so many years, garnering so many fans along the way even though we already know the matches are professionally scripted in advance. Guess there is always the need for some drama in our rather...

Mini Cooper turned into a gaming seat

02/25/2011, What can you do with an unused car? Send it for recycling? Disassemble it and sell its parts for some extra cash? How about turn it into an awesome gaming chair? That’s what Designer David Gawthorpe did with this halfcut of a Mini Cooper. Spending...

Xbox 360 traded for kidnap victim

01/26/2011, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming console is definitely a useful piece of equipment, but did you ever think of using one to save another human being? Well, reports are in that Allen Begley was kidnapped by his father-in-law and accused of stealing items worth...

Xbox 360 update prevents pirated Call of Duty games from running

01/20/2011, Software updates are generally supposed to improve your gadget in some way, such as increased stability, fixing an irritating bug, or offering fancy new features. Sadly that is not always the case as some Xbox 360 owners out there have found out....

Kinect used to perform surgery

01/19/2011, It’s time to add one more item to the ever growing list of things you can do with a Kinect. Previously all we had were fun hacks to play games differently. Now, a group of students from the University of Washington have put forward a more useful way...