Following in Sony's footsteps, Microsoft have announced that Sunset Overdrive will be available with a white Xbox One at launch. The white console bundle will be Kinectless and priced at $399. While there is no word yet on whether the console will also ship on its own, it's likely that…
Every E3 we salivate feverishly at what the many wonders of the Electronic Entertainment Expo will bring us, which makes it all the more disappointing when the big hitters such as Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony deliver a big fat stinker or bore us to death. Based on our expectations for…
Kinect Sports Rivals will launch for the Xbox One on April 8 in North America, Australia and New Zealand and on April 11 in Europe, developer Rare and Microsoft announced today. Kinect Sports Rivals uses the Xbox One’s Kinect to set players in sports competitions. A demo of the wave…
Music game maestro Harmonix are rumored to have canned  a new Xbox One game designed for Kinect. This news comes by Kotaku.au, which spotted Senior Level Designer at Harmonix, Rob Stokes, altered LinkedIn page that noted he had recently worked on a cancelled Xbox One Kinect game. The cancelled project is a completely unknown…
Ever since Microsoft showed us how sensitive the new Kinect would be, gamers starting joking that players could somehow troll other players somehow and make them mess up their gameplay using the upgraded tech. However they also all agreed that you would have to be very foolish to fall for…
It seems the Kinect is more sensitive that we thought. As you can see from the video, if you swear at your Kinect it can affect your game based on your bad language. In this case the player got a technical foul for cursing during a game of NBA 2K14. I don't…
Bob and Dave have scores to settle in this trailer for Ubisoft's Fighter Within. The Kinect-based fighter is a 1v1 versus game with kicks and punches delivered by you, featuring all sorts of characters, from ninjas to old kung-fu masters, and is available for exclusively for Xbox One.  Will you…
Microsoft has released an extensive privacy policy page that deals with (among other things) exactly how the Kinect will work. The document includes a massive amount of information on the Kinect, including the collection of certain data, the saving or deletion of that data, and the ability to turn the…
Ubisoft have today released a gameplay trailer for Fighter Within. The game is set to be one of Xbox One’s launch titles. The game works through the Kinect, allowing you to beat up your friends virtually.
Following yesterdays report that Microsoft may sell Kinect data to advertisers, the company has distanced itself from the claims be telling AllThingsD that the reports were misinterpretted and that Xbox Marketing boss Yusuf Mehdi was actually referring to Xbox SmartGlass.  “Just as Xbox SmartGlass allows companion mobile experiences that are synchronous…
Fairly recently, Microsoft have been making a lot of changes to the Xbox One including coming out and talking about the very touchy subject of giving away information gathered by the new kinect This was supposedly put to rest by Xbox's Marketing executive, Albert Penello stating: "Some of the new…
Microsoft revealed recently that only 13 countries would be getting the Xbox One console before 2014, instead of the previously announced 21. This would lead you to believe that those 13 still getting the console would have all of the consoles features at launch. Microsoft have today announced that only…
Ubisoft have announced the fourth installment in their Kids range of the hit dancing game Just Dance. Just Dance Kids 2014 will be launched for Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360 with Kinect on October 25th in the UK and features the same Just Dance gameplay people have come to…
Kinect has teamed up with Ubi Interactive to create technology that turns any surface into an interactive touchscreen. This software has been years in the making and is now available to anyone. "We want human collaboration and information to be just one finger touch away, no matter where you are.…
In the most recent announcement from Microsoft, news has been revealed that Microsoft have gone back on their decision to force players to have Kinect plugged in at all times. Microsoft's Marc Whitten shared with IGN the information that Kinect will indeed not be necessary for Xbox One to turn…
Microsoft’s most lovable (only lovable?) employee Major Nelson recently moderated a panel of Xbox One developers at San Diego Comic Con as they talked about some of the Xbox Ones new features. Sadly we didn’t get to go to San Diego, but here is a rundown of the features discussed.…
The Kinect for the Xbox One will have a nifty little feature; the ability to scan QR codes. This neat little feature will replace having to type in those annoying download codes. This was confirmed by Marc Whitten, the Xbox Chief Product Officer, via Twitter. Whitten posted this tweet in…
So Microsoft has been busy working away on the Xbox One reveal. Having had a late start behind the Playstation 4 and the Wii U, Microsoft needed to make a solid impact to get ahead of the competition before E3. Did it actually succeed though? Things started off well, getting…
Global music subscription service Deezer today announced another landmark partnership to give music lovers throughout Europe unlimited access to their favourite tunes - instantly from their Xbox 360. On top of giving you access to over 20 million of the hottest tracks and thousands of themed radio stations, the new…
With Dead Space 3 set to come out in Europe in 2 days now is the perfect time to get to grips with the voice commands. Dead Space 3 lets you use the Kinect to voice commands to your partner, allowing you to control them without physically controlling them. It couldn't…
VGU Previously ran an article that detailed the effects of swearing whilst playing Dead Space 3 when playing using Kinect. This article is somewhat of a follow up with a video from EA. On video is the Executive Producer of Dead Space 3, Steve Papoutsis, who explains the use of…