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RIP Kinect, you had a good life…

It’s a sad day, we’ll sort of, Kinect is no more. Yesterday Microsoft announced that the Kinect will no longer be manufactured. Despite selling 35 million of them it quickly got a bad reputation when it’s new version was bundled with the Xbox One. Microsoft later reversed their decision and unbundled the camera from the […]

Beatsplosion for Kinect Review

I imagine that like me, most of you had a great Christmas. You probably got some great presents (and maybe some socks) and you probably ate and drank way too much. New Year came along and all of a sudden your scales groaned as you stood on them for the first time. At that point […]

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 review

Fruit Ninja is one of those games that you need “just one last go” and it was the only Kinect game I bothered to regularly play on my Xbox 360 – mostly when friends were over for a few drinks – it was fun and the motion controls worked really well. Kinect has had quite […]

Blue Estate review

There are only two reasons I use Kinect on the Xbox One at the moment, voice commands which work perfectly and Fantasia: Music Evolved which is just brilliant. Without those it’s a bit redundant. I hoped that Blue Estate, developed by HeSaw, would give my Kinect a new lease of life and while it didn’t quite […]

Which Kinect Games Will Stand The Test Of Time?

When the motion controlled Kinect technology first came to fruition in 2010 there were high hopes from gamers. Of course the Wii had really made strides in popularity, but with plenty of Microsoft clout behind this one people were expecting a revolution. Originally compatible with Xbox 360, Kinect is now available on Windows and Xbox One. […]

Xbox E3 2014 Brief – Key Announcements

The Xbox E3 Media briefing kicked off at 5.30pm (after a pre-show) today with some of the most top titles and new announcements. If you watched the LIVE streams as it happened across many different devices and website’s – you too might have almost wet yourself with excitement! The show opened with Phil Spencer on […]

Microsoft to Release a ‘Kinect-Less’ Xbox One from June for £349

  Microsoft have been famous for doing U-turns on decisions for the Xbox One platform ever since their disastrous E3 last year. We have seen them back track on almost everything they had originally said was integral to their vision of new generation entertainment with the Xbox One. Today, Microsoft have now confirmed that as […]

Blue Estate – Kinect Game Announced For Xbox One

  HESAW and  Focus Home Interactive are proud to present  Blue Estate, the darkly funny rail shooter based on the  Eisner Award-nominated Blue Estate comic books from Viktor Kalvachev. Designed from the ground up to exploit the unprecedented accuracy and precision of  Kinect for  Xbox One. In Blue Estate, the players will play as Tony Luciano, the homicidal maniac son of LA’s crime […]

XBox One – Media Remote To Be Released Early March

  Xbox Wire have revealed the new Media remote control for Xbox One, which will be released in all regions in early March. The Xbox One Media Remote lets you control video playback for Blu-ray movies and streaming video on Xbox One. Additionally, there are dedicated Back and OneGuide buttons. The OneGuide button provides one-touch, quick […]

Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason

Kinect Sports Rivals Free Trial Experience Launches November 22 The Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason will run from November 22, 2013 until March 2014, and throughout this time, players will face monthly challenges with the chance to earn points and unlock rewards only available in Preseason. Download the free trial experience anytime from November 22 thru […]