Entries in 'kinect' (451)

Ubisoft claims Euro Kinect dominance

Ubisoft claims Euro Kinect dominance

Ubisoft is Kinect’s most successful third-party publisher in EMEA, the company has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 10:26AM in News
Virtua Tennis 4 set for Kinect and Wii

Virtua Tennis 4 set for Kinect and Wii

Virtua Tennis 4 will launch on Wii and Kinect, Sega has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 20th 2011 at 4:44PM in News
Ballmer: 360 not a games console

Ballmer: 360 not a games console

Steve Ballmer has declared that the Xbox 360 has evolved beyond being just a games machine.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 17th 2011 at 3:07PM in News
Ubisoft claims Kinect dominance

Ubisoft claims Kinect dominance

Microsoft’s motion controller launched with plenty of third-party support, but Ubisoft has claimed it is already the biggest third-party publisher on Kinect.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 14th 2011 at 11:03AM in News

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US: Kinect Sports and Dance Central top 1m

US: Kinect Sports and Dance Central top 1m

As part of its NPD stat-fest last night, platform holder Microsoft has confirmed two notable sales victories for its motion sensing camera peripheral Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 9:47AM in News
Kinect tech firm gets $50m

Kinect tech firm gets $50m

Up-and-coming Israeli firm PrimeSense has received $50 milling in funding.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 13th 2011 at 11:10AM in News
Koch helps German publisher reach UK players

Koch helps German publisher reach UK players

A popular German publisher will see a number of its games hit UK shelves via Koch Media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2011 at 11:33AM in News
Minecraft meets Kinect

Minecraft meets Kinect

A compatibility software engineer has managed to port an image taken from Kinect into the PC world-building game Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:46PM in News

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PS Move is doing 'phenomenally'

PS Move is doing 'phenomenally'

With the new breed of motion control filling the stop-gap left by where we would once expect a new console cycle, analysts have expressed their delight at the festive performance ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 2:28PM in News
GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

GameStop reports like-for-like Xmas gains

Global games retail giant GameStop has reported a 3.4 per cent like-for-like sales boost for the nine weeks ending January 1st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 1:51PM in News
Avatar Kinect announced

Avatar Kinect announced

As was rumoured yesterday, Microsoft used its CES 2011 keynote to announce a brand new piece of Kinect functionality - Avatar Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 10:04AM in News
Yoostar 2 is ‘the next Guitar Hero’

Yoostar 2 is ‘the next Guitar Hero’

Innovative camera-based game Yoostar 2 has the potential to match the success of Activision’s Guitar Hero franchise.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 6th 2011 at 9:47AM in News

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Namco nabs movie karaoke game rights

Namco nabs movie karaoke game rights

The release of movie game Yoostar 2 – billed as ‘the next Guitar Hero’ – will be handled by Namco Bandai in the UK and Europe.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 6th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
MS rubbishes Kinect RROD claims

MS rubbishes Kinect RROD claims

A seemingly lightweight report on the BBC linking motion camera Kinect to new instances of the 'Red Ring of Death' on some Xbox 360 consoles has been dismissed by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 8:36AM in News
Kinect sales hit 8m in 60 days

Kinect sales hit 8m in 60 days

At its CES 2011 keynote last night, platform holder Microsoft revealed that in its first 60 days on the market Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect has sold a very impressive ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2011 at 8:11AM in News
Dance Central sponsors Sky dance contest

Dance Central sponsors Sky dance contest

Harmonix’s acclaimed Kinect title Dance Central is sponsoring Sky 1’s Got To Dance.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 5th 2011 at 6:00PM in News

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Avatar Kinect rumoured for CES

Avatar Kinect rumoured for CES

A leaked photo from the set of Microsoft's CES presentation scheduled for 2:30am tomorrow UK time suggests that the platform holder is to unveil a brand new Kinect feature.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 10:13AM in News
World of Warcraft hits Kinect

World of Warcraft hits Kinect

US researchers have managed to adapt Kinect and use it to control Blizzard’s MMO behemoth World of Warcraft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 4th 2011 at 10:44AM in News
UK CHARTS: FIFA 11 topples Black Ops

UK CHARTS: FIFA 11 topples Black Ops

It's a New Year and we have a new UK Number One. Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops has seen its reign at the top of the listings disrupted for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 10:29AM in News
Kinect firm makes PC motion controller

Kinect firm makes PC motion controller

Kinect creators PrimeSense Immersive Natural Interaction has revealed a new Kinect-like motion camera for the PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2011 at 8:40AM in News
Kinect accuracy could be 'quadrupled'

Kinect accuracy could be 'quadrupled'

Reports suggest that Microsoft is working on a downloadable update for its motion camera Kinect that would effectively quadruple its level of accuracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 20th 2010 at 8:42AM in News
Infinity Blade conceived as Kinect title

Infinity Blade conceived as Kinect title

Having yesterday been crowned as the fastest grossing release of all time on the Apple app store, Epic-owned developer Chair Entertainment has admitted that Infinity Blade began life as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2010 at 2:05PM in News
Free DLC for Kinect Sports and Joy Ride

Free DLC for Kinect Sports and Joy Ride

Owners of Kinect Sports and Kinect Joy Ride have been granted free access to new DLC packs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 14th 2010 at 3:19PM in News
UFC owner files lawsuit against Ubisoft

UFC owner files lawsuit against Ubisoft

Ultimate Fighting Championship owner Zuffa LLC is taking Ubisoft to court over the marketing of Kinect game Fighters Uncaged.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 14th 2010 at 10:42AM in News
MS clarifies Forza Kinect controls

MS clarifies Forza Kinect controls

Following the assurance yesterday that Kinect functionality will be supported in next year’s racer Forza 4, Microsoft has offered a little more detail on what exactly we should be expecting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 10:12AM in News