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US: Dance Central recalled

US: Dance Central recalled

Publishers MTV and Microsoft have recalled all copies of Kinect title Dance Central in North America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 11:31AM in News
MS expects critical and commercial mismatch

MS expects critical and commercial mismatch

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has admitted that the review scores for some of its Kinect launch titles are unlikely to match the adulation given to the likes of Halo ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 8:29AM in News
PS3 could catch Xbox 360 in two years

PS3 could catch Xbox 360 in two years

The worldwide install base of PS3 is now just 5.4m units behind that of Xbox 360, according to the latest numbers from Sony and Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 12:41PM in News
Microsoft talks PlayStation Move

Microsoft talks PlayStation Move

Aaron Greenberg, the product director for Microsoft in the US, has described the PlayStation Move controller as a “great product” but claimed that Kinect will open up the Xbox 360 ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 12:39PM in News

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Kinect tipped to outsell Move

Kinect tipped to outsell Move

A report by the International Data Corporation has pointed to a possible sales win for Xbox 360 Kinect over PS3 Move over the next six months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 11:53AM in News
Kinect 'day one sell out guaranteed'

Kinect 'day one sell out guaranteed'

The first day’s stock is all gone, but Microsoft says Kinect won’t be in short supply too much in the following weeks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2010 at 10:16AM in News
Rare: Look out – Kinect will be amazing

Rare: Look out – Kinect will be amazing

The new manager of Microsoft owned UK developer Rare has told MCV that the progress made in Kinect game development over recent months points to an amazing future for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 2:30PM in News
THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

THQ: New consoles ‘last thing we need’

The cost and turbulence caused by the transition to a new generation of hardware is not what the games industry currently needs, according to THQ president and CEO Brian Farrell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 11:02AM in News

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Rare now focused on Kinect

Rare now focused on Kinect

Scott Henson, the new studio manager of Microsoft owned developer Rare, has told MCV that he expects the studio to work exclusively on Kinect-compatible software going forwards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 1:00AM in News
Rare gets new studio boss

Rare gets new studio boss

Microsoft has revealed that experienced company man Scott Henson has become the new studio manager of owned UK developer Rare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 1:00AM in News
Kinect will remain optional to devs

Kinect will remain optional to devs

First party developers for the Xbox 360 have not been told that they must use Kinect in all future titles, the platform holder has insisted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 12:43PM in News
Kinect as ‘core’ as Xbox Live

Kinect as ‘core’ as Xbox Live

Microsoft hopes that the Kinect motion camera will one day be as integral part of the average Xbox 360 owner’s user experience as Xbox Live has become today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 10:15AM in News

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Kinect priced for profit

Kinect priced for profit

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has claimed that it will be selling each £130 Kinect motion camera for a profit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2010 at 9:18AM in News
THQ announces AR Kinect game

THQ announces AR Kinect game

Publisher THQ has announced a brand new Kinect IP – Fantastic Pets, which is being develop by Blitz Games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 3:12PM in News
MTV: ‘Dance Central is the first true dancing game’

MTV: ‘Dance Central is the first true dancing game’

Forget Dance Dance Revolution and Just Dance, because Dance Central is the industry’s first ‘true’ game of
its genre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 11:22AM in News
Kinect marketing spend = $500m

Kinect marketing spend = $500m

The New York Post is reporting that Microsoft is spending $500m on what it calls “a major movie-style marketing blitz” to accompany the launch of Kinect next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 4:21PM in News

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MS confirms Kinect launch titles

MS confirms Kinect launch titles

ORIGINAL STORY: Platform holder Microsoft has confirmed that there are 17 titles ready to arrive alongside its motion-sensing camera Kinect on November 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 3:22PM in News
Konami dates DanceEvolution

Konami dates DanceEvolution

Publisher and developer Konami has confirmed that DanceEvolution will be one of Kinect’s launch titles and will arrive at UK retail on November 10th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 12:30PM in News
Sitting down with Kinect – how MS beat the problem

Sitting down with Kinect – how MS beat the problem

The can it/can’t it debate surrounding Kinect’s ability to recognise seated players has finally been put to rest with Blitz Games co-founder Andrew Oliver revealing that a simple change to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2010 at 11:36AM in News
Dance Central tracklist revealed

Dance Central tracklist revealed

Harmonix has announced the full tracklist for its hotly anticipated Kinect launch title Dance Central.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 14th 2010 at 11:35AM in News
Microsoft ‘working hard’ to meet Kinect demand

Microsoft ‘working hard’ to meet Kinect demand

Microsoft has admitted that there has been ‘exceptional demand’ for Kinect as pre-orders sell out across the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 13th 2010 at 11:52AM in News
Kinect sells out at Amazon, Play

Kinect sells out at Amazon, Play

Following news yesterday that GAME has already sold out of its initial Kinect stock allocation and cannot guarantee day one delivery for new pre-orders, two other major UK retailers have ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2010 at 11:42AM in News
GAME’s Kinect stock sold out

GAME’s Kinect stock sold out

GAME has announced it has sold all of its launch allocation of Kinect stock.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 12th 2010 at 6:05PM in News
Move ‘off to a good start’

Move ‘off to a good start’

Sony has not released any sales data for the recently launched PlayStation Move, but one analyst reckons that everything’s got off to a good start on the far side of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 1:55PM in News
Ubisoft gets fit with £1.2m ad blitz

Ubisoft gets fit with £1.2m ad blitz

The new Your Shape will be supported by a £1.2m campaign when the Kinect game launches next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 3:59PM in News