News tagged ‘xbox’

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on 21st May, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013

China May Lift Video Game Console Ban After 13 Years

China May Lift Video Game Console Ban After 13 Years

China might be removing its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.

Monday, 3 Dec 2012

Xbox 720 to Release in Late 2013?

Xbox 720 to Release in Late 2013?

Sources have informed Bloomberg that Microsoft may be planning to launch their next iteration of the Xbox gaming console in late 2013. Apparently, the Xbox 720 will be sold for US$299 with Kinect, HUD glasses, and cloud gaming all bundled in.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Australian Composer/Developer Uses Kinect to Play 83-Year-Old Organ

Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Next Gen Xbox Six Times More Powerful Than the 360

Next Gen Xbox Six Times More Powerful Than the 360

The Xbox 360 is close to seven years old, and it seems Microsoft is ready to launch a new console by next year. While the next generation Xbox won't be out by this year, sources have made the wait more bearable by revealing that the console will be six times more powerful than the Xbox 360.

Thursday, 4 Nov 2010

How Xbox Kinect's Motion Detection Works

How Xbox Kinect's Motion Detection Works

Ever wondered how Microsoft Xbox Kinect's motion detection works? Wonder no longer, as Wired.com has your answers.

Wednesday, 21 Jul 2010

Microsoft announces pricing for Kinect  and a new Xbox 360 4GB console

Microsoft announces pricing for Kinect and a new Xbox 360 4GB console

Microsoft Corp. today announced an all-in-one opportunity to jump into the controller-free fun of Kinect this holiday: the all-new Xbox 360 4GB console, the revolutionary Kinect sensor and "Kinect Adventures" packaged together for a suggested retail price of S$469.

Monday, 8 Mar 2010

Microsoft to Release Cross-Platform Games

Microsoft to Release Cross-Platform Games

Microsoft seems bent on creating a full experience with its upcoming Windows Phone 7, which will share games across its other two cousins, Windows and Xbox.

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