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Xbox 720 May Come with TouchScreen Feature

Xbox 720 May Come with TouchScreen Feature

While Microsoft has already said that Xbox 720 would not be hitting markets this year, the speculations about the new generation gaming console refuse to die. According to Xbox World Magazine, Xbox 720 is likely to come with touch screen. The magazine claimed that the console will “use controllers that have “an HD screen surrounded […]

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Microsoft Launches Kinect for Windows

Microsoft had promised Kinect for Windows to arrive on February 1 and the company has kept its word. Dedicated hardware for Kinect and Software Development Kit is now up for grabs. While the sensor looks like its Xbox 360 counterpart, it has been described as “a fully-tested and supported Kinect experience on Windows”. The new […]

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Microsoft to Bring Kinect to Laptops: Collaborates with Asus

Microsoft to Bring Kinect to Laptops: Collaborates with Asus

Kinect has done wonders for Microsoft and now the company is looking to bring the technology out of the realms of video gaming. According to The Daily, Microsoft is reportedly collaborating with Asus to build a Windows 8 laptop. Apparently, The Daily was able to land its hands on two different prototypes. According to the […]

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Microsoft to Challenge Apple with Xbox Voice Commands for TV

Apple is reported to be working on a whole new concept for TVs. It is rumored that alleged Apple TV would use SIRI technology and would be able to follow voice commands. The TV is likely to be released in late 2012 or early 2013. But looks like, for once, Microsoft may manage to beat […]

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Gaming Consoles Thrive: Xbox and Wii Post Impressive Sales Numbers

Gaming Consoles Thrive: Xbox and Wii Post Impressive Sales Numbers

Gaming consoles are going strong and top players have just posted some really impressive stats. Microsoft reported sales figures for Xbox 360 and Kinect motion control device. Thanks to Black Friday sales, the company sold over 960,000 consoles in the US during Black Friday week. It also sold 750,000 units of Kinect device. Xbox 360 […]

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Microsoft Fails to meet Kinect Sales Target in Japan: Still Goes Strong in Gaming Segment

Microsoft Fails to meet Kinect Sales Target in Japan: Still Goes Strong in Gaming Segment

Kinect is considered to be one of the more successful offerings that have come out of the House of Microsoft lately. The gaming innovation has widely been hailed as groundbreaking and has proved to be a cash cow for the parent company. However, it has failed to make its mark in the land of rising […]

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Microsoft To Launch Windows Kinect SDK Today

For all of you bedroom developers out there you’ll be glad to know that Microsoft is planning to release the software development kit for the Kinect sensor, for all Windows users, at press conference today. The popular Xbox 360 controllerless controller has been a massive success story for home developers and professions alike as it […]

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Ubisoft Shows Us The Shooter Game Of The Future

With the Kinect there is always the danger that Microsoft will re-walk the well trodden path established by the Wii and use motion gaming as a platform for cartoon sports games and tacky dance software. But Ubisoft could show off the true potential of Kinect with its latest futuristic title, Child of Eden. Tetsuya Mizuguchi the eccentric […]

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