Entries in 'kinect' (56)

Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

The appealing IllumiRoom tech demo shown off by Microsoft last year has expended into an even more technologically complicated beast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Deadly Premonition creator's next game D4 hits Xbox One tomorrow

Deadly Premonition creator's next game D4 hits Xbox One tomorrow

D4, the next game from Hidetaka ‘Swery65’ Suehiro, will be released on Xbox One tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
Dance Central Spotlight available to download on Xbox One now

Dance Central Spotlight available to download on Xbox One now

Kinect title Dance Central Spotlight is now available to download on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 2:58PM in News
Unbundled Kinect launching this October

Unbundled Kinect launching this October

A standalone offering of Xbox One’s camera peripheral Kinect will arrive in October, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:17AM in News

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US Xbox One sales 'more than double' after Kinect dropped

US Xbox One sales 'more than double' after Kinect dropped

Xbox One sales in American have more than doubled following the release of a Kinect-less SKU, Microsoft has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to star in Kinect game

Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to star in Kinect game

There’s a new Turtles film out soon and Activision seemingly hopes to have a title out to capitalise on the hype.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 4:02PM in News
Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Forza Horizon 2 will offer Kinect enhancements

Kinect may no longer be flavour of the month at Microsoft, but the camera will still be getting some dedicated functionality in upcoming racer Forza Horizon 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Kinect voice commands will always remain available on Xbox One

Kinect voice commands will always remain available on Xbox One

Xbox One’s voice commands will continue to be available even in games where developers have chosen to use the recently freed Kinect GPU power for other tasks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2014 at 1:28PM in News

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Kinect-less Xbox One SKU will lead to HIGHER Kinect sales, Spencer argues

Kinect-less Xbox One SKU will lead to HIGHER Kinect sales, Spencer argues

Microsoft’s decision to drop Kinect from the new £349 Xbox One SKU will actually increase the number of Kinect units sold.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 2:06PM in News
Aaron Paul TV ad is turning on people's Xbox Ones

Aaron Paul TV ad is turning on people's Xbox Ones

Kinect is listening… and obeying the commands of Breaking Bad’s Jesse Pinkman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2014 at 9:35AM in News
GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

GameStop: Kinect-less Xbox One 'flying off the shelves'

Retailer GameStop has suggested that the latest cut-price Xbox One bundle is selling well.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2014 at 9:04AM in News
Destiny gets Xbox One GPU boost following Kinect relegation

Destiny gets Xbox One GPU boost following Kinect relegation

Bungie has been able to increase the resolution of Destiny on Xbox One thanks to the dropping of Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 1:53PM in News

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Fantasia: Music Evolved dated

Fantasia: Music Evolved dated

Kinect-controlled music title Fantasia: Music Evolved has been given an Xbox One and Xbox 360 release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Disconnecting Kinect will not boost Xbox One performance, Microsoft clarifies

Disconnecting Kinect will not boost Xbox One performance, Microsoft clarifies

Owners of Kinect-less Xbox Ones will not enjoy a performance boost over those who choose to attach a camera to their machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2014 at 12:21PM in News
Devs get 10% Xbox One GPU boost following Kinect's disconnect

Devs get 10% Xbox One GPU boost following Kinect's disconnect

The latest Xbox One development kits afford programmers in the region of ten per cent additional processing power.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2014 at 9:20AM in News
CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

CEX is selling Kinect-less Xbox Ones for £315

One UK retailer has already started selling Xbox One without Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2014 at 12:10PM in News

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GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

Retailer GameStop reckons that consumers have started showing more interest in Xbox One since Microsoft announced a cut-price Kinect-less SKU is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft pondered building Kinect into the Xbox One's case

Microsoft even toyed with the idea of building the Kinect into the Xbox One itself, Xbox One hardware designer Carl Ledbetter has said.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2014 at 3:01PM in News
Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

An unspecified number of jobs have been lost at Microsoft owned developer Rare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
Mehdi: Bundling Xbox One with Kinect at launch 'was the right call'

Mehdi: Bundling Xbox One with Kinect at launch 'was the right call'

Microsoft has insisted that not having a Kinect-free Xbox One SKU at launch was not a strategic error.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 12:18PM in News
Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision has 'killed original Kinect games'; PlayStation Camera could outsell it

Microsoft's decision to remove Kinect from the Xbox One bundle has destroyed any possibility for developers to make games that realise the potential of the motion-sensing camera.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 14th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Mehdi - Xbox One with Kinect is still the 'premium experience'

Mehdi - Xbox One with Kinect is still the 'premium experience'

Microsoft may have bowed to market pressures and cut Kinect from Xbox One, but it hasn’t given up its Kinect charm offensive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 11:54AM in News
Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Dropping Kinect will push Xbox One ahead of PS4 in US - analyst

Microsoft decision to slash the price of Xbox One by dropping Kinect could propel the console to the front of the American next-gen race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 11:25AM in News
No compensation planned for Xbox One early adopters following new price cut

No compensation planned for Xbox One early adopters following new price cut

Microsoft says it does not intend to compensate those who paid full price for an Xbox One in November following yesterday’s price cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 9:14AM in News
Microsoft announces Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft announces Xbox One without Kinect

Microsoft today announced that it will sell the Xbox One without Kinect.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on May 13th 2014 at 4:58PM in News