If I Could IllumiRoo...

IllumiRoom has been generally known about since CES 2013. Great work from Microsoft Research on this one. Seriously though, this could be an entertainment and educational experience that augments the area surrounding the TV! How awesome is that? Pretty cool, but then I started thinking to...

Kinect reinvents window shopping Feb15

Kinect reinvents win...

What if I told you that in the future mannequins would be displayed in store front windows and would mimic your every move. Well that future is now a reality, meet United Arrow a clothing store located in Tokyo Japan that has been equipped with a neat little Kinect hack. Labeled as the...

Kinect Price Drop: ...

For those of you still clinging to the ol’ game pad and dismissing the gesticulating goodness of Microsoft’s Kinect, there might be ample reason to pick one up now. Microsoft has reduced the pricing for the hands-free (or is that on-hands) motion sensor. Kinect for Xbox 360 can...

Virtual Shoe Fitting via Kinect Jul21

Virtual Shoe Fitting...

German Agency Kempertrautmann has developed a system for Görtz, in order for consumers to try on shoes virtually. The new shopping experience utilizes three Microsoft Kinect sensors and detects the users perfect shoe size. A similar Kinect hack has been done in the past but with shoes. The...

Xbox 720 Leaked Docu...

A huge outbreak of some old Xbox 720 documents were unleashed onto the internet Friday. How Microsoft will react to the roadmap of its Xbox 720 plans, no one knows, but Xbox fans around the web are getting excited over what they see from the leak. Here are a few things to look forward to on...

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor First Impressions May25

Steel Battalion: Hea...

Steel Battalion is probably the most anticipated Kinect game for hardcore gamers. Steel Battalion is one of the few hybrid games created for the Kinect. Past hybrid titles such as Mass Effect 3 and Skyrim have shown general audiences that the Kinect can truly have a place in anyone’s...

Kinect Teaches You Kung Fu With Kung Fu Superstar May22

Kinect Teaches You K...

  A trailer has just been released for a new Kinect game which hopes to revolutionize the fighting game genre. Kung Fu Superstars is the first video game to teach you real Kung Fu moves with Kinect and apply them to defeat your enemies. Gamers will play as Danny Cheng, a young aspiring...

Dragon Ball Z for Kinect Trailer and Box Art Apr18

Dragon Ball Z for Ki...

The trailer has finally arrived along with the official title of the game, Dragon Ball Z for Kinect. The game is being published by Namco Bandai and is being developed by Spike Chunsoft Co.The game will feature over 50 iconic character from the DBZ universe you loved. No controller will be...

Dragon Ball Z Kinect Screenshots Apr13

Dragon Ball Z Kinect...

Namco Bandia has just released screenshots of the latest Kinect exclusive Dragon Ball Z game. In the latest game rendition of the Dragon Ball Z series gamers will choose from over 50 characters and for the first time play from a first person point of view. Players will unleash their inner...

Kinect Star Wars is #1 in the UK Apr13

Kinect Star Wars is ...

Kinect Star Wars was announced alongside the Kinect and was meant to be the flagship title of the device, sadly the game was delayed and missed last years winter holidays. Star Wars Kinect has now officially released alongside the Xbox 360 Star Wars edition console which could be argued as...

Dragon Ball Z for Kinect Coming This October Apr11

Dragon Ball Z for Ki...

We previously wrote an article on a rumored Dragon Ball Z game for Kinect and it appears as though those rumors are correct. Siliconera has word from Namco Bandai on the the Xbox Kinect exclusive title for Dragon Ball Z. The game will feature 50 characters from the Dragon Ball universe, over...

Zunited Podcast 135 ...

In this episode, Anna and Josh reintroduce themselves and welcome you back to the Zunited podcast! We chat about some exciting Windows Phone news including a review of the INCREDIBLE Nokia Lumia 800 which we’ve had the privilege of testing out for a few weeks. We also discuss some...

Special Kinect Star Wars Event at the Microsoft Store Mar23

Special Kinect Star ...

The folks over at HardWired gaming are teaming up with the Microsoft West Field Valley Store to bring Star Wars Fans an awesome night to remember. Microsoft Stores have always had unique midnight launch events for top tier games such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Gears of War 3, and...

Xbox is #1 For 14 Months in a Row Mar16

Xbox is #1 For 14 Mo...

NPD statistics in February show that Xbox is in the top spot for yet another month in a row. February takes Xbox’s streak to 14 total months that it has sold more units than any other console on the market. The NPD statistics show us three ways in which Xbox Comes out on top. Xbox is...

Humans Control Robot...

Ah yes, the Kinect – one of the most innovative devices of recent time. It seems people are not satisfied with controlling online Xbox avatars. No Sir, we need to take it a bit further; we need to take it to the next level. I never had a doubt on my mind that the Kinect would one day...

Wreckateer For Kinect Reminds Us Of Angry Birds Mar08

Wreckateer For Kinec...

Ever wished you could play Angry Birds with your Kinect? If yes, then you will be sorely disappointed that Rovio has yet to make that happen. But if you are looking for the next best thing then try out Wreckateer. The game is basically Angry Birds Spiritually. In Wreckateer you play as a...

Diabolical Pitch: The Most Bizarre Yet Awesome Kinect Game Mar06

Diabolical Pitch: Th...

How did someone pitch this game to Microsoft without getting a few raised eyebrows? In Diabolical Pitch, gamers play as a retired baseball player with a bionic arm who is trapped in an abandoned amusement park, filled with mobs of insane, monstrous looking people wearing animal costumes. In...

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor Brings Kinect Goodness Mar05

Steel Battalion: Hea...

The Kinect is known to be a family friendly device that makes for great fun and exercise. Titles like “Dance Central,” “Your Shape Fitness,” and “Kinect Disneyland Adventure” have been a hit for casual gamers. However, gamers seeking for more mature titles...

Fable: Heroes reveal...

A shocking twist in the long road of taking the Fable franchise to places fans never really asked for, Microsoft has decided that making a quasi-on rails wasn’t enough and is set to reveal a Fable with a dramatically different art style and game play that is different as well. Xbox.com...

Screenshot Leaks of ...

Microsoft has just leaked more Fable the Journey Screenshots. Fable the Journey was revealed last year at E3 and was presented as a Kinect exclusive. Fable the Journey has been built with the Kinect in mind and will have unique gestures inspired from the canceled game Milo, a immersive game in...

HBO Go App Coming to XBOX on April 1st Feb28

HBO Go App Coming to...

HBO has announced that they plan on releasing HBO GO for XBOX on April 1st. HBO Go will be one of a long line of content providers working with Microsoft to provide digital media content on the XBOX. XBOX has been redefining connected media on box top systems over the last few months with...

Microsoft Creates 3D...

Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Group have created a desktop that allows you to Manipulate items through the use of a Samsung transparent OLED screen and a Kinect. The Applied Sciences Group calls this new form of computing “view-dependent, depth-corrected gaze”. The way the Desktop...

Kinect + Zune = Frus...

I have used the Zune software over Xbox Live for quite some time now, but for some reason, I felt motivated to wipe the dust off of my Kinect and plug it in for a change. I decided to ditch my controller for an evening and use this $150 peripheral for a change so I could listen to some music...

Kinect May Be Gettin...

Remember watching your favorite anime as a kid and pretending to shoot Kamehameha waves at your television, well if your a fan of Dragon Ball Z games you might want to start practicing. Siliconera found out about a Dragon Ball Z Kinect game through a rating in Korea’s Game Rating Board....

Mass Effect 3 Demo E...

Any Mass Effect fans out there? Well if not you might still want to read this. The Xbox Facebook page has a Mass Effect app that gives free early access to the Mass Effect 3 demo. Just because the codes are free does not mean it is that simple. You have to solve a code and only get three...