Xbox One Impressions
2 CommentsPosted by Raymond on May 25, 2013 under Articles & News, News
Microsoft's Xbox always had a way of blowing out the competition in the past two generations, either with big name exclusives like Halo or Gears of War and the best online service known to the video game world. The specs were solid and past consoles managed to appeal to casual and hardcore gamers. That being said, I was really underwhelmed by Xbox One's presentation. [caption id="attachment_... more.
‘Kinect’ Tech And Satellites
0 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on May 29, 2012 under Articles & News
Kinect's motion sensing technology continues gaining prominence outside the gaming industry as its components get fitted to a nanosatellite - two in fact. Project 'STRaND-2' is being conducted at Surrey University by (SSTL) Surrey Satellite Technology Limited in England. Kinect's integration with twin nanosatellites is still ongoing, and upon completion they're scheduled to rendezvous with th... more.
The Console China Never Had
1 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on May 3, 2012 under Articles & News
Did You Know China Has A Console? Some things are best kept secret - The contents of Area 51, Respawn Entertainment's first title release, (and previously) China's home-grown console. Well, the former isn't really a secret because technically the CT-510 Gamebox, which released on April 29, is classified as workout machine - a good thing because consoles have been banned in China for twelve y... more.
Skyrim: First DLC Confirmed For Summer
1 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on May 1, 2012 under Articles & News
Coming To Xbox 360 Bethesda announced today on their blog, the first DLC for Skyrim. No specific date or details are mentioned, but Bethesda says to look for it on Xbox 360 first, and more info will be announced at E3. Hopefully this will include some good news for PS3 owners as well. 'Fus Ro Dah' Also, Kinect support for Skyrim is available today - hence the mandatory update upon loggi... more.
Dragon’s Lair Coming To Xbox Live with Kinect
1 CommentsPosted by Endre on March 21, 2012 under Articles & News, General, News
The timeless adventure/platformer Dragon's Lair will be made available on Xbox live in the near future. The PlayXBLA website announced that the game, originally released in 1983 on Laserdisc, will be coming to the Xbox Live arcade and will be compatible with Kinect controls. Dragon's Lair has already been ported to mobile versions on the iPhone and Android markets, causing a resurgence in pop... more.
Microsoft E3 Press Conference Summary
0 CommentsPosted by Chris Meichtry on June 6, 2011 under Articles & News, News
E3 got off to a surprisingly low-key start this morning with Microsoft's press conference, which mostly showcased a number of titles that we're already expecting. There were a couple of new announcements, but mainly pertaining to Kinect and the Xbox 360 Dashboard. For the most part, it felt like more of what we got last year (complete with more children who can't act to save their lives). S... more.
Kinect Support for Netflix
2 CommentsPosted by Mike on April 14, 2011 under Articles & News, News
Xbox Netflix fans rejoice, today via the Major Nelson blog, Microsoft announced an update for Netflix that will add Kinect support. Netflix fans can now navigate controller-free throughout all the Netflix menus. Users can use the sound of their voice or the wave of their hand to control their Netflix content. Kinect support for Netflix on Xbox LIVE will also feature an exclusive new recomm... more.
Twisted Pixel Reveals The Gunstringer
0 CommentsPosted by Tyler Parris on February 1, 2011 under News
Twisted Pixel is a mini-champion of downloadable titles. The Maw? A simple, fun and charming game. 'Splosion Man? Entertaining, challenging and ridiculously fun. Comic Jumper? Funny, original and a little too ambitous. Did you see a trend among those titles? This studio brings a unique sense of humor that has been missing from gaming since the glory days of adventures games by Tim Schafer. Fortuna... more.
I Don’t Need a Keyboard in the World of Warcraft
2 CommentsPosted by Teh on December 30, 2010 under Articles & News, News
Researchers at the University of Southern California have come up with a software program that allows PC games to work with Microsoft's Kinect. Demonstrated in this particular video, you will see several World of Warcraft commands be converted to movements of your body. The biggest issue with Kinect at this time is the amount of games that support this feature. Most of them are geared towards the ... more.
All I want for Christmas : The video game edition
0 CommentsPosted by Raymond on December 24, 2010 under Articles & News, Original Content
So the holiday season is upon us and that means tons of gifts for gamers. 2010 has been a year for not only great games, but great peripherals as well. Go Gaming Giant will give you the scoop on the coolest stuff this holiday season. [caption id="attachment_19686" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Feel free to pick your fun, interactive motion sensing poison."][/caption] Kinect/Move- ... more.
Much Ado About a Worm… and the Great Classics of Our Pastime
0 CommentsPosted by daJeyMan on December 17, 2010 under Articles & News, Featured, General, Original Content
Considering that I'm still new here -- and that I've been around since the 80's of 8-bit -- I thought it would be interesting to discuss from the perspective of a lifelong gamer how the industry's greatest classics of all time have gone from just difficult to as potentially simplistic as you want. See, earlier this week I was playing Earthworm Jim all the way to the end (the HD remix ve... more.
Gears of War 3 Special Announcement Missing in Action
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin Garza on December 13, 2010 under Articles & News, General, News, Rumor, Uncategorized
In a recent story on G3, a Gears of war title of some kind was reportedly rumored to ship with Kinect support. The rumor that orginated on IGN reported that the announcement would be made on this year's Spike TV's Video Game Awards. Those who watched the program this past Saturday night already know no such announcement was made. Normally, since no announcement confirming the rumor to be true... more.
Can FPS Move to Kinect Us?
5 CommentsPosted by H.R. Ennis on December 9, 2010 under Articles & News, General, Original Content
So late last night - early this morning I was playing some Black Ops, when a question just suddenly popped in my head! Will developers like Treyarch (COD:Black Ops) and Danger Close (Medal of Honor) implement Kinect and Playstation Move technology into their digital repertoire? Upon searching for an answer I stumbled across a clip that looks like it was shot from a phone; no distinguishing... more.
Kinect With Star Wars Christmas 2011
1 CommentsPosted by Tyler Parris on November 10, 2010 under Articles & News, News
Remember E3 2010 when they revealed a Star Wars title was being produced for the Kinect peripheral? Remember how excited you became when all the promises of feeling like Jedi in Star Wars games over the years would finally come true? Remember when they played the gameplay video, and you realized you'd have to wait for another game to make that dream come true? Whether you are excited or not for th... more.