Our news in March, 2011

March 31, 2011
xbox-live-kinect-update
 
13:45

In an interview with the French website UnHomme, marketing director of the consumer division of Microsoft France, Christian Mills, has said that the next [...]

xbox-kinect-france-sales
 
13:21

In an interview with the French website UnHomme, marketing director of the consumer division of Microsoft France, Christian Mills, has said that Kinect sold [...]

kung-fu-panda-2-kinect
 
12:32

Jack Black is back! Earlier we saw the new trailer of the soon-to-be-release Kinect game: Child of Eden. This time, Kung Fu Panda 2 [...]

kinect price competition
 
12:00

  With over 10 million units sold, Kinect is still in demand and, now, offered for a lower price than advised. Microsoft comments that [...]

child of eden trailer
 
1:00

The highly expected Child of Eden has a brand new trailer. The game was announced to be released on 14th June in USA and [...]

March 30, 2011
This stick figure was animated with the Kinect sensor!
 
17:00

Animating digital characters without the use of a motion capture studio is a difficult and time consuming process, and something that I dreaded the [...]

A new update is coming!
 
1:00

A big new system update for the Xbox 360 is in development and Microsoft is looking for people to test it. What will those [...]

March 29, 2011
kinect-controller-e3-2011
 
20:58

The three musketeers behind Xbox Kinect were asked by Channel 9 to talk a bit about Kinect’s success and its future! The most interesting [...]

heavy-fire-afghanistan-kinect-game
 
13:30

One of the upcoming core game experiences with Kinect is Heavy Fire: Afghanistan, a game that is based on the popular Wiiware title: Heavy [...]

kung-fu-panda-2-3
 
12:32

Earlier, we already discussed the announcement of Kung Fu Panda 2 and that we know the official game description: In an original story players [...]

March 28, 2011
xbox-kinect-scientific-research-paper-lag
 
19:16

A scientific paper titled: “Real-Time Human Pose Recognition in Parts from Single Depth Images“, published at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, describes how Kinect learning [...]

A new trailer and some in-game screenshots!
 
18:52

The past few days have been very good for people looking out for hardcore Kinect game “Rise of Nightmares”: First we found out a [...]

Kinect could be used to draw beatiful organic shapes
 
17:12

We’ve seen a painting application for Kinect before, and although it looked pretty impressive I actually doubt it was real. Now there is a [...]

March 27, 2011
Kinect in a real-time performance is a pretty good idea
 
21:10

We’ve seen Kinect being used for a whole range of application other than gaming, even a few times for music videos. Now a group [...]

This week most popular: an article about Kinect 2!
 
20:21

This week our most popular article was about new job postings from Microsoft, hinting at the development of a new Kinect sensor!. Read on [...]

Let's hope 2011 will still be the year of kinect
 
10:55

Microsoft has said a few times before (here, here and here) that ‘2011 will absolutely the year of Kinect‘. However it’s almost April now [...]

March 26, 2011
michael-jackson-experience-songs
 
15:38

Michael Jackson has been associated with dancing more often than not, and Ubisoft – the creator of the upcoming Kinect game: Michael Jackson: The [...]

kinect-tablet-android-xtr3d
 
9:37

Kinect is opening up a can of awesomeness for people around the world. Either they are now able to showcase things that were otherwise [...]

March 25, 2011
carnival_games_1
 
22:10

All the fun of the fair is coming to Kinect a week earlier than expected! Carnival Games: Monkey See Monkey Do, which releases exclusively [...]

Finally some details about this Kinect horror game!
 
15:09

Little was known about SEGA’s upcoming Kinect horror game ‘Rise of Nightmare’. We did a little article about it back in Septembers, in which [...]

Kinect English tool South Africa
 
10:06

Microsoft has introduced Kinect to primary classrooms in South Africa to encourage children to use English at school. The classrooms have been equipped with Kinect cameras and [...]

March 24, 2011
In Forza 4, this car might look TEN times nicer than in Forza 3
 
19:49

Forza 4 is going to be totally awesome. Forza 3 already was a powerhouse of a game, and the next iteration of the game [...]

33057Hit_Step
 
1:16

Namco Bandai just released an upcoming add-on pack for Dr.Kawashima’s Body and Brain Exercises exclusively on Xbox 360′s Kinect! Besides the released Higher Learning [...]

March 23, 2011
kinect-sports-rare-studio-director
 
17:02

Our friends at Rare are doing a great job with their Kinect Sports game release, that’s been selling millions ever since its launch. Unfortunately, [...]

kinect 2
 
1:00

According to recent job postings on Microsoft’s career page, it appears that the company is looking for people with knowledge regarding Kinect-related technology. Of [...]