Kinect controls come to Skyrim

If you are Kinect crazy, and/or Skyrim addicted, then you will be excited to know that it is possible to control Skyrim through Kinect. This unofficial mod is produced by Youtube user KinectFAAST. In addition to motion control, voice control is used extensively, making the game much more exhilarating. A partial list of commands is shown below: -saying “Left hand” or “Right hand&#...

Fall Xbox Live update now available for some

After much touting, marketing and other hollerin’, the expected Xbox Live update that was supposed to happen early this morning was delayed. Now it is evening time in the United States and it appears that Microsoft is now able to release the anticipated update. According to Major Nelson’s Twitter, certain users of Xbox Live should be able to update their consoles now, or in the next co...

Winter Stars Review

Winter Stars Developer: 49Games Publisher: Deep Silver Platform: Xbox 360 Kinect (Wii, PS Move for PS3) Release Date: 25th November Available Here Overview: If you’re like me you’ll only get into the Winter sports once every four years with the Winter Olympic Games. Or, if you’re lucky enough to go on a skiing holiday, you’ll probably have a fair amount of interest in the world of snowy sports for...

Why Kinect?

I have something I’d like to confess. This isn’t something I’m proud of, nor is it something that I feel comfortable broadcasting, but… I am now the owner of a Kinect. But why, you ask. Why a Kinect, Jessica? You don’t have any young children under your care, and you have never really taken an interest in jumping around in your living room like a weirdo while having secret pictures taken by the Ki...

The Black Eyed Peas Experience Review

The Black Eyed Peas Experience Developer: iNiS Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: Xbox 360 Kinect (Wii) Release Date: 11th November Available Here Overview: This time last year Michael Jackson: The Experience made it onto Wii, before Kinect was later supplied with a version in April 2011. Now The Black Eyed Peas are giving you an experience with them. I must admit, initially I was a bit sceptical about ...

Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster DLC drops on 22nd November

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the upcoming release of new DLC for Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster on Kinect for Xbox 360. It’s called Unidentified Furry Objects and will be available on November 22, 2011 on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points. Unidentified Furry Objects is designed as a new chapter in the game’s storybook adventure where young players joi...

Kinectimals: Now with Bears Review

Kinectimals: Now with Bears Developer: Frontier Publisher: Microsoft Platform: Xbox 360 Kinect Release Date: 11th October Price: $49.99 Available Here / 1200 MSP Download Here Overview: Kinectimals was first released as a launch title for the Kinect sensor with the aim of giving players – mainly kids – a virtual pet to interact with on their new system. After Nintendogs on the DS showe...

Rabbids Alive and Kicking Review

Rabbids Alive & Kicking Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft Platforms: Xbox 360 Kinect (reviewed) Release Date: November 4th, 2011 Price: $49.99 – Available Here Overview: The Rabbids series is undoubtedly Ubisoft’s best known franchise for party games. And why wouldn’t it be? Previous titles have made very interesting and creative uses of motion control and touch pad techn...

Michael Phelps: Push the Limit Review

Michael Phelps: Push the Limit Developer: Blitz Games Studios Publisher: 505 Games Platform: Xbox 360 Kinect Release Date: 14th October Price: $49.99 – Available Here Overview: When hearing the words ‘Kinect swimming game’, the mind conjures up some pretty wild images. Someone lying facedown on the floor, reaching out with their arms and kicking with their legs as they struggle to ‘swim’ thr...

Just Dance 3 Review

Just Dance 3 Developer: Ubisoft Publisher: Ubisoft Platform: Xbox 360 Kinect (PS3 Move, Nintendo Wii) Release Date: 11th October Available Here Overview: The premise of the Just Dance series is established pretty clearly by the title: whether you’re fit or fat, young or old, Just Dance encourages you to step up to dance and enjoy yourself. There’s no doubt that the routines are hard – they c...

New details on Mass Effect 3 coop & PC activation

The producer for Mass Effect 3, Jesse Houston, has revealed in a Q&A that local coop will not included at the game’s launch. However, “it is definitely on the table as something we might add.” He also said that PC version of the game will require a initial internet based activation. Luckily you won’t have to keep an always on connection to play the game though. Finally,...

Kinect Sports: Season Two Review

Kinect Sports: Season Two Publisher: Microsoft Developer: Rare/ Big Park Platform(s): Xbox 360 – Kinect Required Release date: October 25, 2011 Price: $49.99 – Available here –     Add the demo to your Xbox download queue here ESRB Rating: E for Everyone Overview Motion gaming and sports have been paired together for a few games now. The sports genre seems like a natural fit for ...

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