Kinect Sports Rivals Commercial Released; Ten Thousand Dollar Contest Launches

Kinect Sports Rivals has a lot to prove when it launches next month. Not only does this franchise have to prove the weight of the new Kinect, it also has to show us that the device can be more than just a gimmick on the Xbox One, like it was ultimately perceived on the Xbox 360. Kinect Sports did well showing off what the Kinect could do, now we just need to see how relevant the add-in is. Today, ...

Explore the Island in Kinect Sports Rivals

Recently as part of a promotion for the upcoming Kinect Sports Rivals, Xbox’s Major Nelson took a gander into the wild world of Kinect Sports Rivals with the game’s art director Louise O’Connor from Rare. Louise O’Connor and Major Nelson explore the island setting of Kinect Sports Rivals at length in a very interesting video for the game. You can check out the island of Kin...

Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason International Champions Details

Rare have just revealed details regarding their worldwide challenge for Kinect Sports Rivals players. With the Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason having begun they released the International Champions portion of the popular sports game, which has to date receieved nearly 1 million downloads. This Preseason of International Champions pits the entire world against one another in Kinect Sports Rivals mad...

Killer Instinct: Behind the Music at PAX Aus

Easily the best panel I attended at PAX Australia 2013 was Killer Instinct: Behind the Music. There are many reasons for this: the 17 year long absence of Killer Instinct in our lives, that nostalgia and fondness for the 90’s, the charisma and passion of Mick Gordon, the composer of the new Killer Instinct‘s soundtrack and host of the panel, and the plain bad-ass-ness (that should real...

Kinect Sports Rivals Announced at E3

Announced earlier today during Microsoft’s E3 press conference, the best-selling Kinect title has returned for the Xbox One. After capturing the player’s likeness, Kinect Sports Rivals will thrust it’s audience straight into various sporting activities both in online tournaments and head-to-head against friends, family and rivals. Kinect Sports Rivals is a game that even learns h...

Killer Instinct Announced For Xbox One

It’s finally here! Less than an hour ago a brand new Killer Instinct title was announced for Xbox One at E3 2013. For those unaware of the franchise, Killer Instinct was an arcade fighting game made through the partnership of Rare, Nintendo and Midway in 1994. It saw a port to Super Nintendo and a sequel 1996. Now almost 20 years later, the franchise has been rebooted and is coming to Xbox O...

Rare staff soon to be Flippin Pixels in mobile market

Flippin Pixels is a new studio that should gain some attention in the near future, with its five strong founding members all being veterans of Microsofts Rare studios with 20 years experience working on such ground breaking titles as Nintendo 64’s Golden Eye. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry International the team told how despite being from a console background they have a good unde...

Basketball DLC added to Kinect Sports Season 2

Although Kinect Sports Season Two originally launched with only 6 sports, Rare has been steadily adding new modes through DLC.  This week they added Basketball.  Priced at 400 Microsoft Points, the Basketball add-on includes 3 modes to play through: Alley-Oop Dreams, Shot Party and 3-Point Hero, all playable solo or in multiplayer, Quick Play or Challenge Play. In addition, all of the features bel...

Phil Harrison, former Sony exec, joining Microsoft

Today Microsoft announced that Phil Harrison will be joining Microsoft and helping them grow the their business in Europe. Check out the full press release below, or at Major Nelson’s website.  Contrary to many reports, this has nothing to do with Peter Molyneux leaving.   REDMOND, Wash. — March 13, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Phil Harrison, video games luminary and former So...

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 ...

Time for a Revival: The 3DS

Even though the 3DS hit quite a slump earlier this year and left a sour taste in investor’s mouths, the little handheld that could is now picking up full steam as last month it sold over 240,000 units due to it’s new low price. Now we all know that Mario, Luigi, Pit, and several other Nintendo greats are looking to make a comeback that should skyrocket sales this holiday season and int...

Kinect Sports Season 2 demo available for download

Have a Kinect but aren’t sure if you want to shell out the money to buy Kinect Sports Season Two? I mean, you probably already have the first Kinect sports sitting on your game shelf and may not have touched it in awhile. So what reason do you have to go buy another one right? Well perhaps you should download the just released demo for Kinect Sports Season 2 before you make that decision. Mi...

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