Kinect Archive

  • A Closer Look at the Hardware and Peripherals of Xbox One

    A Closer Look at the Hardware and Peripherals of Xbox One

    When the Xbox One was revealed earlier this week, Microsoft’s Xbox press site didn’t immediately update with product assets so there wasn’t much to post other than screen grabs from the live stream and a few official console pics. However, a host of hi-res hardware […]

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  • Crytek’s Ryse Reemerges as an Xbox One Exclusive

    Crytek’s Ryse Reemerges as an Xbox One Exclusive

    Remember two E3s ago, in 2011 when Crytek teased a new Xbox 360 exclusive game called Ryse? Back then Ryse was unveiled as a Kinect-only Roman soldier first-person combat game. Now the game has resurfaced with a teaser site counting down (in Roman numerals of […]

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  • Review: Fable: The Journey

    Review: Fable: The Journey

    For all its spells, swordplay and shifting shades of moral consequence, the lasting legacy of Lionhead’s Fable 2 is that it made you care deeply about a virtual dog. So it’s somehow fitting that the crowning achievement of Fable: The Journey, the first franchise entry […]

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  • NFL Stars Celebrate with Hip Hop Dance Experience for Charity

    NFL Stars Celebrate with Hip Hop Dance Experience for Charity

    If you’re watching football today as most people do every Sunday afternoon, keep an eye out for three players: Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller, Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy, and San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree. These three players have partnered with Ubisoft to […]

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  • Review: NBA Baller Beats

    Review: NBA Baller Beats

    Well, you can say this for NBA Baller Beats: It’s the early leader in the clubhouse for most bizarre gaming concept of the year. It’s also the only game in history to come packaged with its very own Spalding basketball. Or, as it’s known here, […]

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  • These Gamers Feel the Kinect Magic of Fable: The Journey

    These Gamers Feel the Kinect Magic of Fable: The Journey

    Even though I still don’t own a Kinect, like many titles before it, I’ve been looking forward to Fable: The Journey as one of the handful of games to finally sell me on the Xbox 360’s motion control camera. It looks to be a fun […]

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  • Forza Horizon is Ready to Go

    Forza Horizon is Ready to Go

    Forza Horizon hype kicks into full gear as the game enters the closing stretch, barreling towards the retail finish line, now less than a month away. The open-world Horizon Festival begins October 23rd exclusively on Xbox 360, but today you can check out the official […]

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  • Become a True Floor General with NBA 2K13 Kinect Voice Command

    Become a True Floor General with NBA 2K13 Kinect Voice Command

    “Hey Kobe, get your ass off the bench!” Verbal commands such as this (OK, so those exact words probably won’t work) will be available to Xbox 360 Kinect hoopsters for the first time in NBA 2K13. Instead of making couch potato ballers get up off […]

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  • Review: Kinect Rush: A Disney•Pixar Adventure

    Review: Kinect Rush: A Disney•Pixar Adventure

    New tech is fun to play with. For the longest time I only ever owned a PlayStation 3, but after Christmas last year an Xbox 360 with Kinect (albeit the lowly 4GB model) was one of the new tech items that made its way into […]

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  • Review: Kinect Star Wars

    Review: Kinect Star Wars

    A long time ago—okay, it was last year—in a galaxy, far, far away (or our own living rooms. Whatever.) Star Wars fans began to clamor for a motion-controlled videogame that would fulfill the fantastical wish we’d had since the first time we laid dewy eyes […]

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