Jack’s Achievement Challenge: August 2011 Update

Mark it, Dude. Another one bites the dust as part of my achievement challenge in which I am doing one game’s achievements to 100% each month. Nine months gone and I’m sorry to say it’s a bit of a soft one this month: Googly Eyes. For those of you who don’t know what Googly Eyes is, it’s an innovative piece of (free) software for Kinect as part of the Kinect Fun Labs h...

“Air band” coming to Kinect Fun Labs – Hilarious laughter incoming

The latest gadget/app/download to hit Kinect Fun Labs will be based squarely in the realm of imagination, laughter, and music. Augmented Reality will allow the Kinect to place you in a venue that looks eerily like your own living room, while a guitar, drums or keyboard pop up around you. And then of course, you play those instruments. Air Band can be downloaded on August 22, 2011. It may be fun fo...

Avatar Kinect released today; Kinect Sparkler will cost 240 MSP on Thursday

Microsoft has released their Avatar based chat service for the Kinect Labs today in the form of Avatar Kinect. You can purchase the content entirely free from within the Kinect Labs program and it will be accessible to both Gold and Free Xbox Live members between July 25th and September 8th. After that time only Gold members will be able to use the Avatar Kinect service. Thursday will be seeing tw...

Kinect Fun Labs Details

There’s no doubt Kinect is capable of some very exciting things. And although they may be very interesting in themselves, some of its capabilities may not lend themselves to a full retail game. At least, not yet. Kudo Tsunoda, the Kinect Creative Director, today announced Kinect Fun Labs, a playground for new ideas using the Kinect hardware. These small “games” or programs basically act as prototy...

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