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  1. GDC: Microsoft Will Unlock Retail Xbox Ones as Test Kits This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | IGN

    ... lopers accepted into the initiative received two development kits for free with access to Achievements, Xbox Live and Kinect support.


  2. Doctors at UCSD are using Kinect for Windows as part of their medical toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BetaNews

    Kinect started off for Xbox 360, but it's morphed since then to adapt to the newer Xbox One as well as Microsoft's operating system. There seems to be no end to the uses the device can be utilized for.


  3. Windows 10's Xbox App: More about extending a console than embracing PC gamingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PC World

    ... because it's still being optimized. And one last feature I'm looking forward to: Microsoft says it's looking into Kinect-style voice commands for the PC. It's the one feature I'd really like to see make it over, especially when it comes to ...


  4. Game Engines For FreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | I programmer

    ... the game engine that Microsoft promotes, not only for creating games for Windows, Xbox and Phone, but also for Kinect. A game engine makes a good basis for VR and AR scene generation and the company that dominates this particular niche could make a ...


  5. Hands on: Without apps, Intel's RealSense camera is a puzzleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PC World

    ... But that isn't available yet, Intel says. RealSense is Intel's "eye" into the world, a depth camera much like the Kinect camera that was designed for (and rejected by buyers of) the Microsoft Xbox One. It not only includes a video camera, but an ...


  6. 'Rock Band' series returns after 4 year hiatusRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    In the early hours of March 5, a surprising announcement, 4 years in-the-making, has thrilled fans of the music game genre who have been otherwise nearly abandoned for half a decade. Harmonix , the brilliant minds who started it all with the smash hit "Guitar Hero" before later developing the beloved " Rock Band a " series, have brushed the dust off the latter and declared that an all new title will be launching later this year with "Rock Band 4!" Harmonix has been busy maintaining previous "Rock Band" titles almost constantly since the launch of "Rock Band 3" while also trying their hand at a few other games, such as "Fantasia: Music Evolved" and the very popular "Dance Central" series for Kinect.


  7. Daily Deals: PS4 With A Year of Plus, $315 Xbox One, Sleeping Dogs Definitive EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IGN

    ... get the discount. This is as cheap as I've ever seen the ACU bundle. Use code TRIPLE to get refurbished Xbox One with Kinect and a copy of Ryse for $315. If I were getting an Xbox One today, this is the deal I would take. Currently on $95 on Amazon ...


  8. 7 Things We Want in Rock Band 4Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | IGN

    ... ) game with Guitar Hero. It's high time for Rock Band to get more Metallica. Wait, don't roll your eyes just yet! The Kinect and PlayStation eye could finally be put to good use with Rock Band 4 by reading your body and translating those actions ...


  9. 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 ...


  10. Elite: Dangerous to touch down on Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business News

    ... transfer the game's complex controls, which involve much of a PC keyboard, to the console controller. A vast array of Kinect voice commands is probably not going to be an option. This article was written by Keith Stuart, for on ...


  11. Beyond Eyes puts you in the shoes of a blind personRead the original story

    Yesterday | Polygon

    ... variety of ideas related to the game's concept - braille on a touch screen comes to mind, as does something involving Kinect or audio clues - but that Beyond Eyes will be a streamlined game that players can even play on mute if they choose. At this ...


  12. Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price In U.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    ... a special discounted Xbox One bundle for the U.K., according to VG247 . For A 300, the bundle includes a console, Kinect motion controller, in addition to two "Assassin's Creed" games and a store voucher for A 20. To put this into perspective, the ...


  13. PS4 With A Year of Plus for $387, Xbox One ACU Bundle for $315, The Last of Us for $18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IGN

    ... get the discount. This is as cheap as I've ever seen the ACU bundle. Use code TRIPLE to get refurbished Xbox One with Kinect and a copy of Ryse for $315. If I were getting an Xbox One today, this is the deal I would take. Here's the deal: pre-order ...


  14. TWC's app now available on the Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CED

    ... an additional set top box. The app's OneGuide electronic program guide can be activated with voice commands through Kinect. Users can simultaneously view video alongside a game using the Xbox One snap feature. The app is also available on Xbox 360 ...


  15. Sony's PlayStation 4 continues to soar with 20M soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNET

    ... month. The price difference became such an issue for Microsoft last year that the company decided to unbundle its Kinect motion-gaming sensor , bringing the price down to match its chief competitor, the PlayStation 4. During the fourth quarter, ...


  16. Time Warner Cable Expands TWC TV Experience to Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... of Xbox One, featuring the OneGuide electronic program guide, together with state of the art voice commands through Kinect, and the ability to use the Xbox One snap feature to enjoy the TWC TV app alongside your favorite games. The TWC TV app is ...


  17. The MindLeap virtual reality game system runs on your brainwaves - no controllers neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | VentureBeat

    ... body tracking, and skeleton extraction to track body movements . Tadi explains that it's somewhat like Microsoft's Kinect, though they had to make some adjustments for the original medical use. "We had to build it from scratch. You've seen the ...


  18. 5 TV antenna tricks for the modern-day cord cutterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PC World

    ... Xbox One offers some powerful features for watching live TV. It includes a built-in channel guide and it works with Kinect, so you can change channels with voice commands. You can run a second app next to your main viewing window with the "Snap" ...


  19. Nevermind is a panic attack disguised as a video gameRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Polygon

    ... rate, including things like the Apple Watch and other wearable fitness technology. It's also a feature in MIcrosoft's Kinect hardware, so the Xbox One version of the game won't require you to be hooked up to external hardware. If a device can detect ...


  20. Resident Evil Revelations 2 "Contemplation" ImpressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Gaming Age

    ... into a Resident Evil game I can actively enjoy. With an Xbox LIVE Gold membership, take your Xbox 360 online to play Kinect and controller games with friends wherever they are. Instantly watch HD movies, TV shows and sports, and with Kinect, your ...