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  1. Games with Gold January: D4, The Witcher 2, MX vs. ATV AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Joystiq

    Games with Gold in January offers the deliciously off-kilter D4: Dark Dreams Don't Di e free all month for Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One, a savings of $15. Xbox 360 Gold members get two rounds of free games: MX vs. ATV Alive from January 1 - 15, and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings from January 16 - 31. Swery's D4 is a particularly lovely offering for Xbox One owners in our review , we note the surprising smoothness of the Kinect voice and motion controls, and highlight the wacky yet gruesome narrative: "As a Kinect game, D4 gives me hope for the innovation and technical acuity still to come in motion-controlled gaming.


  2. Xbox Games with Gold for January 2015 revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... that received some great reviews when it launched, and was deemed as one of the few games to truly be enhanced by the Kinect peripheral. It also features a unique visual and gameplay style, so many of you might want to check it out. MX vs ATV Alive ...


  3. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    ... Unlocked is IGN's best (see: only) 360-centric podcast. If you want more insight into what's going on with Xbox Live, Kinect and other things in the 360 universe, download our show and revel in its magnificence. Or send us angry emails. Your ...


  4. PS4 News: PlayStation Camera Highlighted For Christmas As Forecast For 2015 HintedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | International Business Times

    One of the reasons why the PS4 has managed to stay ahead in terms of pricing is due to the non-bundled feature of the PS4 and its PlayStation Camera, unlike the earlier days of the Xbox One and the Kinect 2.0. What is unexpected is how the PlayStation Camera is apparently selling more than it was projected to and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia President Hiroshi Kawano speaks during a news conference in Tokyo September 9, 2013. Sony Corp announced the Japanese release of its PlayStation 4 on Monday as the electronics maker braces for a console war with Microsoft Corp that could make or break the Japanese firm's struggle to return to profit.


  5. Last Minute Deals for Everyone On Your ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Major

    ... discretion. Target : $70 off Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle or Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle with Kinect, plus a free $50 gift card Meijer : $50 off Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle or Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle ...


  6. The Christmas Question: PS4 Or Xbox One?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... to say the One had a rather bad launch, debuting with a price $100 higher than the PS4 because of a forcibly bundled Kinect, a peripheral many consumers didn't want or need, so they went with the lower priced system that was reportedly performing ...


  7. Game On blog: Alien: Isolation ReviewRead the original story

    Friday | Cape Cod Times

    ... game is first starting and you are setting up the parameters for your first play-through that the game is not only Kinect-aware, but that if you choose to allow it, the game will activate the mic on your Kinect and then, any noises in the room you ...


  8. Best Buy offering $50 off PS4 and Xbox OneRead the original story

    Friday | Polygon

    Best Buy is offering some late-season deals on certain PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console bundles for the rest of the year, the retailer announced earlier this week. In addition to Microsoft's ongoing Xbox One promotion , under which all consoles are selling for $50 less than their regular price, Best Buy will provide a $50 gift card to customers who buy one of two bundles: a $349.99 package that includes a console and copies of Assassin's Creed Unity and Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag , and a $449.99 package that includes those pieces as well as a Kinect sensor.


  9. Microsoft holiday promo slashes prices on Xbox gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CNET

    ... in sales for most of the year. In June, the company introduced a cheaper version of the Xbox One that jettisoned the Kinect sensor . In October, Microsoft slashed the price of the Xbox One by $50 in the US until the end of the year. And the company ...


  10. Microsoft deal throws in free game with purchase of Xbox 360Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CNET

    ... gamers may find the Xbox One too expensive. Even after a $50 price cut unveiled in October, the Xbox One with the Kinect sensor sells for $449, while the version sans the Kinect goes for $349. With the 4GB Xbox 360 now selling for $149 and a variety ...


  11. Microsoft rumored to announce Xbox One VR accessory at E3 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 |

    ... om those that have already made their debut. While the company has a solid gaming platform, its other peripheral, the Kinect, did not reside well with consumers so the company needs to make sure this device is one consumers will actually utilize.


  12. Trash TV: A Retro Platformer Starring an Uzi-Wielding CRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | IGN

    ... flying pixels that become its omnipresent test pattern. Relegated to the dump after its clicker was lost (forget the Kinect, this game predates universal remotes), the tiny TV must survive a progression of difficult rooms a la Super Meat Boy in a ...


  13. From the rumor mill: Microsoft said to be developing VR Headset; to reveal at E3 next JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | WinBeta

    Microsoft and Virtual Reality headset rumors go all the way back to 2012, when a slide deck leaked describing, among other things, Microsoft's "Fortaleza" project, a system including VR glasses and a Kinect connection. Now, the rumor mills are firing up again with news that DigiTimes, the wildly dubious source of tech hardware news, is reporting that Microsoft is preparing a VR headset to be revealed at E3 in Los Angeles in June.


  14. Xbox One kicks out the jams with new Pandora, Vevo appsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | PC World

    ... apps. Pandora says its new Xbox One app is a customized version of the Pandora for TV interface, and the app supports Kinect gestures and voice commands. It additionally includes options to see recently listened to stations and total time spent ...


  15. Short Takes: December 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Windows IT Pro

    ... then-evolving plans for a next-generation Xbox console which was to have included a next generation Xbox with Kinect v2 (out now and called Xbox One), a set-top box version (canceled, though it could re-appears in the future), and a set of VR ...


  16. HBO's 'Selfie in Space' contest sends winning picture into spaceRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Indian Television

    ... and it is on till the midnight of 21 December 2014. In addition, participants can also stand to win an Xbox 360 with Kinect. One of the world's all-time biggest blockbusters, Gravity featuring George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Ed Harris, Amy Warren, ...


  17. Pandora brings your music to Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | BetaNews

    ... Beyond these features Pandora promises a new mini player, allowing you quick access to your tunes. In addition, Kinect gestures provide easy access for customers. Pandora calls the gaming console "immensely important". That's something Microsoft ...


  18. Here are the latest Xbox One deals for those last-minute holiday shoppersRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | WinBeta

    ... offer of $50 off the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle and the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity Bundle with Kinect . If you are looking to avoid the last-minute rush for gifts at the mall, there are also great deals online through, ...


  19. Microsoft's Xbox One Holiday Sales Pass Sony's PS4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Deadline

    ... or subscriptions to the Xbox Live online network thrown in for free. The original Xbox One cost $499, including the Kinect sensor array that was supposed to automate the system and make possible many kinds of game and media experiences. But the $100 ...


  20. Release of Kinectless Xbone Leads to Sales DoublingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 |

    ... bit the bullet and released a Kinectless Xbox One in June. Their argument originally was essentially, "This new Kinect is great, everyone's going to want one, and you're going to get one whether you want it or not when you buy an Xbox One." Well, ...