Kinect hacked to play Angry Birds

The Xbox 360 Kinect has been hacked to control and do many things.  In a way, the jail-breaking done on the Kinect has been just as newsworthy as the actual hardware and software have.  And now, one of the biggest mobile games of last year has been paired with the device.  KineEmote.net is a website devoted to hacking the Kinect.  Now, they have made it so that you can play Angry Birds with the Ki...

Razer Onza Xbox Controller available to pre-order

Razer’s latest peripheral, the Razer Onza Xbox 360 Controller can now be pre-ordered ahead of its arrival toward the end of February; with its sister peripherals, the Razer Onza Tournament edition and Razer Chimaera soon to follow. The controller stands out as one of the most sleek looking pads around, offering a professional-standard, responsive gaming experience to everyone. The Razer Onza...

5 ways to utilise Kinect…

Here’s a quick guide showing you 5 neat ways to make the most out of your newly acquired piece of kit: Tune-tastic It may seem like a bit of a drag, but if you run the Kinect Tuner (accessed from the Kinect Hub or Guide) multiple times in different lighting conditions, your gaming experience will benefit as Kinect will become more sensitive. There are options for Tracking, Audio and Calibrat...

Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Headset – Long name; swell features

At CES, Creative announced that they will be releasing a wireless pair of headphones for their Surround Blaster 3D Tactic series.  This headset will be compatible with Xbox 360, PS3, PC and Mac hardware.  Hopefully they are a good product, because I really want a pair.  Take a look at all  those beautiful features: Tunable 50mm audio drivers Independent voice and game volume controls Detachable no...

Razer’s new controller for ‘professionals’

Razer’s Onza line of Xbox 360 controllers will be available for pre-order January 17. The standard Onza will feature backlit “Hyperesponse” face buttons, improved d-pad and two extra programmable shoulder buttons. The Onza Tournament Edition will include all the standard features plus analog sticks with adjustable resistance. Both controllers are also wired. Suppose it is ’...

Razer soon shipping newest headphones

Razer’s Chimaera headphones are shipping to customers soon.  First announced at CES last year, they are now nearly ready.   The 199.99 headset is wireless for Xbox 360 and features 5.1 surround sound.  Plus, there is 129.99 headset that will have 2.1 surround sound.  Each headset comes with fairly similar design and charging station complete with an equalizer, audio out jacks (on the station...

PES 2011 coming to Windows Phone 7

Konami is bringing the acclaimed soccer franchise to the Windows Phone 7.  Coming real soon like, the PES 2011 experience on the mobile device will focus on  realism and “offer the most advanced team and player AI in a mobile game.”  A “specially devised control system” will also be implemented. The Windows Phone 7 version of the game also introduces the ‘true flow’ system....

Cool Apps on Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 has been available for just a short time now, but the app market is exploding already.  You can check out all the apps available by going to the Zune marketplace on your PC.  And, right now, if you buy a Windows Phone 7, you can get a free Xbox 360 game.  Microsoft has kindly agreed to light the way to the best apps available on the market, so that if you buy a  phone, you won̵...

THQ announcing that they will announce a “Core Kinect title” in the near future

If you have a Kinect then you are most likely dancing or petting your pet tiger instead of reading this, but if you did manage to pull yourself from the kinect then you will be happy to know we have a little bit of news. Well more like an announcement that there will be an announcement in the future. As it turns out Danny Bilson, who is THQ’s core game vice president, announced on his twitte...

HTC Trophy with Windows Phone 7 is Verizon Bound

In a totally sweet article on Engadget, it has been revealed that firm plans for the Windows Phone 7 on Verizon are coming.  Although the leak is targeted at Micrsoft employees, it is fairly easy to imply that it will eventually come for the general public as well.  The HTC Trophy will include: 3.8-inch WVGA display. 5 megapixel cam. 16GB of storage. and 802.11n. One of the really cool features av...

Kinect Connects with a Million People; 5 Million by Years End?

Micrsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 Kinect has sold one million units in 10 days.  They have also projected that by December 31, 2010, the Kinect will have sold 5 million units.  The controller that loves your body will launch in Asia on November 18 and in Japan on the 20th.  By the years end, 38 countries will have the hands off controller. “We are appreciative of the response we have seen f...

Kinect techology apparently only costs $56

Ever wondered exactly how much the little bits and pieces within the Kinect cost, compared to the $150 you paid at the store for it? Well according to UBM TechInsights, which happened to take the Kinect apart piece by piece and analyze every single part that goes into making the Kinect what it is. As it turns out, the Kinect packs $56 worth of hardware with the most expensive bit being a $17 Prime...

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