Archive for the ‘Kinect’ Category
  • THQ Officially Announces UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System
    Posted April 7th, 2011 at 5:00 am 11 Comments
    Though its been known to be in development for quite some time THQ finally unveiled their upcoming fitness game UFC Personal Trainer today. Set to release on June 21st UFC Personal Trainer will be coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3 ($49.99) and Wii ($39.99). Users will learn over 70 MMA and NASM-approved exercises, including moves from disciplines such as wrestling, kickboxing and Muay Thai, that are designed to improve strength, endurance and conditioning through use in a variety of routines. ...
  • Is a Kinect Enabled SSX In Development?
    Posted January 31st, 2011 at 9:00 am 3 Comments
    Examining newly registered domain names usually leads nowhere however in some instances it has represented the first signs of unannounced projects. The existence and name of the upcoming SSX game was originally discovered through the registration of several domains by EA however so it remains something to monitor, it just is not always worth investing in what is found until there is more evidence found to support it. It is now worth noting that Microsoft recently registered the domains ssxk...
  • Virtua Tennis 4 to Utilize Kinect
    Posted January 20th, 2011 at 2:00 pm 4 Comments
    Sega has officially announced that Virtua Tennis 4 will support Kinect for Xbox 360 as well as Playstation Move and Wii MotionPlus. In doing so it becomes the first tennis offering to offer Kinect implementation. The closest thing currently would be table tennis in Kinect Sports which was good enough to show some of the potential that could be realized by extending the technology to a full-on tennis game. Of course the motion controls are optional and the game can be played using standard con...
  • Kinect Sports Party Pack DLC Impressions
    Posted December 27th, 2010 at 6:30 pm 9 Comments
    The arrival of the Kinect Sports "Party Pack" downloadable content was a pleasant surprise especially considering it was being provided for free. Kinect Sports already carried a number of mini-games for each sport but the DLC provided a new one for each. Though the DLC only adds a little in the way of depth and variety through the new mini-games they actually turn out to be worthwhile additions. (more…)...
  • #7 of 2010: Kinect Sports
    Posted December 22nd, 2010 at 8:00 pm 3 Comments
    As the most nontraditional game in the rankings, Kinect Sports seemed an unlikely candidate all the way up through release. Motion gaming was not high on the list of desire when it came to sports offerings and the Kinect hardware was being questioned as to how viable its performance would be in the real world. Despite that Kinect Sports turned out to be a surprising source of pure fun providing good variety, options, and accuracy making for a very unique experience. (more…)...
  • Kinect Joy Ride Impressions
    Posted December 20th, 2010 at 10:45 am 1 Comment
    Originally developed to be a free Xbox Live Arcade game, Joy Ride was tapped to be converted to a Kinect launch game while still in development. While the XBLA version was going to be free it was going to be supported through microtransactions. Now though it has hit the marketplace as a full priced Kinect title with the motion control support implemented. Unfortunately the final product feels it would have been more appropriate as an XBLA offering. (more…)...
  • Kinect Sports Receives Free DLC
    Posted December 14th, 2010 at 5:00 pm 3 Comments
    The "Party Pack" released today as downloadable content for Kinect Sports has added in six new mini-games. A patch is available now and then by accessing the Xbox Live Marketplace from within the mini-games section of Kinect the "Party Pack" is found there to download. Best of all the DLC is completely free. There is one new mini-game for each category of Soccer, Bowling, Track and Field, Boxing, Beach Volleyball, and Table Tennis. The new content also delivers three additional mascots. I'l...
  • Forza 4 Officially Announced
    Posted December 13th, 2010 at 5:46 pm 5 Comments
    One of the few surprise reveals at the VGAs over the weekend came as Forza Motorsport 4 debuted a teaser trailer and a release date frame of fall 2011. While short on actual details it is known that the game will feature Top Gear as well as the option of utilizing Kinect. (more…)...