Microsoft E3 Conference- Photos and Recap

Microsoft kicked off a week of E3 festivites this morning, and Capsule Computers was there to cover it all. We started it off with a live blog, and then we posted all the news as quickly as it came in.  For a review of all our E3 2012 news, check out our link here, or check out our Microsoft category here. This week, we’ll be posting news, previews and hands-on impressions.  For now though, ...

What will Microsoft show off at their E3 2012 conference?

The past few E3 events, Microsoft has not really taken too many risks.  The rundown of events at their press event is usually something like the following: New Call of Duty, with exclusive DLC for the Xbox 360 Kinect games, Kinect demo and licensed Kinect game announcement Gears of War, Fable and/or Halo related content Celebrity APPEARANCE! One. More. Thing. However, maybe this year Microsoft wil...

‘Smart Glass’ by Microsoft will be shown at E3

‘Smart Glass’ is Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s AirPlay.  It will be an app available on iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices and will enable 360 owners to “push” video and music  from their smart phones to the Xbox 360 and then to their big screen TVs.  This app will also be coming to Windows and Apple tablets. You can expect to hear a lot more about ‘Sm...

Babel Rising 3D Trailer and Screenshots Released

Those silly humans are up to no good again. Time to put them back into their place! Ubisoft and Mando Productions’ new version of the original Babel Rising,  Babel Rising 3d gives the powers of gods to the player as the human attempt to build new Towers of Babels. Unleash fire storms, meteors, tornadoes, thunder storms, and other epic elemental powers to send those pesky humans back onto the...

Babel Rising Platform Release Dates Announced

Ubisoft has announced the release dates of their new game Babel Rising, an updated and expanded version of the original iOS game, for the varying platforms. Set for release on the following dates for platforms: June 13th for PSN and Xbox LIVE June 14th for Android, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch as Babel Rising 3D June 27th for Windows PC But, unannounced yet for the Windows Phone 7 release, also as...

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Review

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Publisher: Sega Developer: Sonic Team Platforms: Xbox 360 (Reviewed), PlayStation 3, iOS, Android, Windows Phone, PC Release Date: 15/05/2012 Price: 1200 Microsoft Points Overview: Making Sonic the Hedgehog 4 an episodic game was a pretty peculiar move, and when the first episode was released back in 2010 it received a fairly mixed reaction from both fans and criti...

Games for just 99 cents on the Windows Phone Marketplace

A special promotion for Xbox Live games has just hit the Windows Phone Marketplace, where seven Windows Phone titles are going for an absolute bargain for just 99 cents each. These titles include a mix of single player and multiplayer experiences, including the highly popular Angry Birds. The list of games that are part of this 99 cents offer are as follows:   Angry Birds Burn the Rope de Blo...

Electronic Arts voted ‘Worst Company in America’

The Consumerist holds an annual poll every year to decide who the worst company in America is.  This year EA was included in the nomination process.  And this year it also ‘won’ the title of ‘The Worst Company in America.’ Their prize was a Golden Poo. To get the title, EA had to beat out 64 other companies through 4 bracket rounds.  In the final round, EA killed Bank of Am...

Incipio Inscribe DUAL Stylus and Pen Released

Carrying several pens and and a stylus is so yesterday with Incipio’s new Inscribe DUAL Stylus and Pen. The Inscribe packs a black balled tip stylus compatible with your capacitive touch smartphone and tablet plus a black and red 0.7mm ball point pen all in one professional looking body you can carry in your chest pocket with pride. Switching from your iPad to a pad of paper, simply flip the...

Microsoft’s Spring Showcase reveals tons of new games

Today Microsoft hosted a Spring Showcase, featuring many new video game titles that will playable in the coming year.  Original titles were revealed for PC, Kinect, Xbox 360 and Windows Phone 7.  However, they also revealed interesting details for many games we already knew were coming out, such as the latest Fable and Halo 4. For video recaps of the event, check out Major Nelson’s blog post...

DoDonPachi Maximum for the Windows Phone

Cave Company can’t seem to stop pumping out new DoDonPachi titles. The popular shooter franchise is getting quite the attention in 2012 with several new releases across several platforms, which include the arcade, Xbox 360, iOS, and now the Windows Phone 7. Instead of just porting the iOS title, DoDonPachi Blissful Death, to the Windows Phone 7, the company has instead decided to release an ...

Plants vs. Zombies PS Vita Review

Plants vs. Zombies Publisher: PopCap Games Developer: PopCap Games Release Date: February 22, 2012 Price: $14.99 Overview: If anyone were to mention the game Plants vs. Zombies to someone else, they would likely not have to explain a single thing about the game itself. You see, PopCap’s unique home defense game has become so popular since its original release on the PC that nearly every single pla...

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