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Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

The arrival of Kinect and Move this year does not mark the end of the traditional console hardware cycle, according to Ubisoft’s European MD Alain Corre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 5:31PM in News
Official Kinect accessories are go

Official Kinect accessories are go

Gaming design and manufacturing firm Performance Designed Products has been named as the sole provider of officially licensed accessories for Microsoft’s Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 11:10AM in News
MS: Voice control ready for Kinect launch

MS: Voice control ready for Kinect launch

UPDATE: Microsoft has issued the following statement to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 12:15PM in News
So who is Kinect for exactly?

So who is Kinect for exactly?

Microsoft’s mixed message over its ambitions to market the Kinect motion cameras to the traditional hardcore Xbox 360 audience continues.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 20th 2010 at 5:15PM in News

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DanceEvolution set for Europe

DanceEvolution set for Europe

Konami has announced that its Kinect dancing game, Dance Masters, will come to Europe this November.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2010 at 6:39PM in News
Ubisoft announces Fighters Uncaged

Ubisoft announces Fighters Uncaged

Ubisoft has announced Fighters Uncaged, a fighting game developed exclusively for Kinect.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 18th 2010 at 3:37PM in News
Gamescom Day 1 - Miss anything?

Gamescom Day 1 - Miss anything?

Gamescom 2010 kicked off in Cologne yesterday with press conferences from Microsoft, EA and Sony.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 18th 2010 at 10:32AM in News
EA: Harry Potter gets Kinect support

EA: Harry Potter gets Kinect support

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows will offer Kinect support on Xbox 360 when it arrives at retail this November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2010 at 4:48PM in News

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MS: Kinect hits Europe on November 10th

MS: Kinect hits Europe on November 10th

Kinect will be released across the UK and Europe on November 10th.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 17th 2010 at 8:15AM in News
Child of Eden cools Kinect functionality

Child of Eden cools Kinect functionality

Though Q Entertainment’s Child of Eden will still support Kinect to some degree when it arrives at retail in 2011, the developer has now claimed that Microsoft’s motion camera is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 16th 2010 at 5:51PM in News
Kinect sales estimates increased

Kinect sales estimates increased

Lazard Capital market analyst Colin Sebastian has increased his sales forecast for Microsoft’s Kinect for Q4 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2010 at 12:57PM in News
Kinect downgrade leads to sign language loss

Kinect downgrade leads to sign language loss

It was reported earlier this week that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect will be able to recognise sign language – it seems, though, that the version making it to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 5:24PM in News

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‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

‘Don’t judge Kinect on its launch software’

Microsoft’s European head of Game Studios Peter Molyneux has urged people not to judge Kinect by its early software and instead wait until developers have had the chance to truly ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 6:10PM in News
250GB Kinect bundle spotted

250GB Kinect bundle spotted

If pictures obtained by Joystiq are accurate it appears as if Microsoft is to release a second hardware bundle alongside the arrival of Kinect later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2010 at 5:36PM in News
Kinect to recognise sign language

Kinect to recognise sign language

Reports have emerged that Microsoft’s Kinect will be able to understand American Sign Language.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 9th 2010 at 12:20PM in News
Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Milo presents thematic challenge for MS

Ambitious developer Peter Molyneux has made the brave admission that developing a game about the player’s relationship with a young boy presents particular challenges thanks to the very public fear ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 1:13PM in News

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Fable III ditches Kinect support

Fable III ditches Kinect support

It seems that upcoming RPG Fable III will not now support Xbox 360’s motion camera Kinect, delivering a big blow to the peripheral’s hardcore-audience credentials.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2010 at 11:49AM in News
Move, Kinect to lift peripherals market

Move, Kinect to lift peripherals market

Kinect and Move might herald a new era for peripherals and accessories firms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2010 at 6:50PM in News
Child of Eden ‘will speak to core’

Child of Eden ‘will speak to core’

With Microsoft sending out mixed messages about the potential hardcore appeal of Kinect, Ubisoft has claimed that one of its first Kinect titles will really “speak” to the core Xbox ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 6:20PM in News
CNN expresses Kinect RRP concern

CNN expresses Kinect RRP concern

News hub CNN has expressed serious reservations about the RRP Microsoft has slapped on the upcoming Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2010 at 12:03PM in News
Microsoft reveals UK Kinect tour

Microsoft reveals UK Kinect tour

Those wanting to try Kinect before deciding whether or not to invest in the device this Q4 will now get the chance thanks to five dates announced as part of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 12:51PM in News
OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

OPINION: Let's stop the diss-Kinect

On face value, it’s easy to see the £130 asking price for Kinect as Microsoft echoing back to the original Xbox and its high £299 RRP. £129.99 looks like a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Kinect pre-orders boom

Kinect pre-orders boom

Despite initial scepticism over its price, Kinect looks set to be a big hit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Has EA opened new Kinect studio?

Has EA opened new Kinect studio?

Electronic Arts could be the latest company to dedicate an entire studio to Kinect and motion control game development.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2010 at 1:19PM in News
Analysts differ over Kinect pricing

Analysts differ over Kinect pricing

Two leading games analyst have come out on either side of the divide in the debate surrounding Microsoft’s £130 RRP for Kinect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2010 at 11:51AM in News