Calibur11 working with Epic Games to bring Gears of War 3 Vault

Calibur11, makers of the unique ‘Vault’ cases for Xbox 360, have announced a partnership with Epic Games which will see them release a Gears of War 3 Vault to coincide with the release date of the much anticipated third instalment in the Gears of War series. The ‘Vaults’ promote improved air-flow, a durable protective casing which, on top of protecting it from knocks, makes...

Kinect Star Wars E3 2011 gameplay video

Star Wars shall always burn eternal in many a person’s heart.  And with the announcement of Star Wars for the Kinect at the 2010 E3, most gamers felt that that flame would get brighter. And so it was that Microsoft’s E3 2011 press conference came and went but inside that press conference was a forceful video.  That gameplay video was: Kinect Star Wars. Many feel good about the title. M...

EA supports Kinect in a big way

At the Microsoft E3 2011 conference, EA had a tremendous showing of their support for Kinect, with the addition of motion controls to their sports franchises and voice control in Mass Effect 3.  Later on at the EA E3 2011 press conference, “EA SPORTS announced Kinect support for several of its blockbuster titles in 2012, including Madden NFL, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR  and FIFA.” In the nex...

Nyko’s peripherals aim to make Kinect and 3DS even better

Nyko had quite an E3 this year and they showed off some really neato items.  First up is a peripheral that clips to the front of an Xbox 360 Kinect and allows gamers to use the Kinect’s camera with a reduced distance of some 40%, thus allowing players with hovels as homes to use the fancy motion controller. Nyko also showed a lot of 3DS accessories that expanded battery life and added vibrat...

Turtle Beach launching 2 new headsets at E3 2011

Turtle Beach, fresh off the critical success of the PX5 Headset, is now on their way to even more glory.  Unveiling two new headsets at E3, it is quite clear that Turtle Beach is a company that will not stop innovating for their customers. The Turtle Beach Ear Force PX3 Programmable Wireless Gaming Headset is the PX5’s smaller cousin.  This headset is geared toward PS3 gamers, although it wi...

Gears of War 3 Lancer replic….. *drool*

There are few things better in life than stabbing aliens with a knife.  When that knife is attached to a gun, well, then it is just unthinkably amazing.  Thankfully,  REALLY THANKFULLY, Epic Games gave us that experience.  Now, NECA has kindly provided us with a replica of the knife-gun, the Retro Lancer. With an up to scale measurement of  3.5 feet in length, the lovely, uh, toy, plays sound when...

Kontrol Freek – “Legendary” Halo and CoD “Prestige” options now available

Having trouble racking up those kill streaks in Halo: Reach or maybe the trouble is that the ability to Prestige is Call of Duty is just taking too darn long.  Whatever the case, Kontrol Freek has got you covered with a few new options. The Legendary pack is a standard FPS Freek add ons except that that it is decorated with an awesome Halo logo.  The Prestige pack is also a standard FPS Freek acce...

Kinect for Windows SDK – Video

Ever since the Xbox 360 Kinect was launched, it has sold like gangbusters, breaking sales records and becoming a household item.  One unexpected market for the Kinect though was the hacker community.  Already, there have been so many new ideas invented using the console accessory that the potential seems limitless.  Microsoft and the developers of the tech behind the Kinect have supported these ef...

Microsoft welcomes Kinect Hacking – Offer SDK to public

As with any new device or technology, there will always be those who will want to take it apart piece by piece in an effort to better understand its design and how it works, and the Kinect for XBox 360 is no different. Since its initial release back in November, hackers from around the world have been studying its depth perception and motion detection engines to put them to use in other projects. ...

Turtle Beach’s new product is pretty cool

Turtle Beach has long been known to gamers for producing some pretty damn good products.  However, they have just announced a new product that may change audio in gaming forever. Simply put, Turtle Beach is sending a kit to developers that will allow them to  customize sounds to their games and provide a whole new way to experience video games.  These custom presets will be coded to control “...

Details for WWE All Stars BrawlStick/BrawlPad Emerge Along With a New Trailer…

You ready Brother? WWE All Stars is getting quite a bit of promotion lately from THQ, and with the recent announcement of both a brawl stick and and a brawl pad, we now have some new information about Madcatz’ new devices that will be released to help players smash up opponents in the ring. A price as well as all of the functions for both have been revealed along with the shiny new artwork t...

Mad Catz will release Gears of War 3 accessories

Just as with the first two games in the Gears’ franchise, Mad Catz will also be supplying peripherals for the next game in the series. Controllers, headsets and accessory’s for Gears of War 3 will be in production in Holiday 2011.  They will have the exclusive rights to the brand. “We are delighted to extend our relationship with Epic Games and look forward to creating a distinctive ra...

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