Tag Archives: Kinect

Microsoft Ends Production of the Xbox Kinect

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Oct 25, 2017

The Xbox Kinect, Microsoft’s motion-sensing gaming peripheral, experienced a very unique lifespan, but it has recently been discovered that Microsoft has ended production of the infamous device. Born in 2010 for the Xbox 360, the Kinect was marketed as a multi-use peripheral for gaming and entertainment. It offered motion capture for immersive...

Kinect Gestures Removed in New Xbox Update

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Xbox One has gone through an entire wave of changes and modifications since its original reveal back in 2013. From bundling Kinect with the system to enforcing new digital policies and features on fans, Xbox had a rough start. However, Microsoft had a quick change of heart and put all of their focus on creating games as the core focus of Xbox One in...

Xbox One Without Kinect and More!

By : Rhys Weir | Tue, May 13, 2014

After months of rumors and speculation regarding a Kinect-less bundle for the Xbox One coming, Phil Spencer – the new Head of Xbox has announced that starting June 9th, 2014 – a separate Xbox One bundle at the price tag of $399 will be available which doesn’t come with the Kinect. This is GREAT news for gamers as the $499 price point...

Xbox One Titanfall Bundle

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Feb 24, 2014

With the launch of Titanfall less than a month away, Xbox has revealed a special Xbox One Titanfall bundle, releasing on March 11th, 2014 at a retail price of $499.99. Before you get your hopes up, there is no exclusive Xbox One console with a Titanfall theme. This bundle comes with the following: Xbox One Console and Kinect Sensor Xbox One Wireless...

Top 5 Things The Xbox One Can Improve

By : Jarrod Dunfee | Thu, Dec 5, 2013

I was fortunate enough to be able to play the Xbox One before release and at the midnight launch. Rushing to get home, unboxing the console, and setting everything up was a memorable experience, but once I got through the initial setup, the future of entertainment on the Xbox One seemed to be an unforeseeable disappointment. While some opinions and...

Xbox One – Kinect Redeems Codes

By : Rhys Weir | Wed, Nov 6, 2013

A while back, it was announced that the Kinect sensor could be used to to redeem tokens on Xbox LIVE such as Gold membership, Gift cards, etc. Today, Major Nelson posted a Vine showing off the Xbox One Kinect redeeming a token with the use of a QR Code. As you can see just below the QR Code, there is still a 25 digit code if you don’t want to...

Phil Spencer Interview

By : Ray Smith | Wed, Nov 6, 2013

The Xbox One arrives in just over two weeks, so Adam Sessler got the chance to sit down with Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft Studios, to discuss the launch. See what Phil has to say about the resolution controversy, the inclusion of Kinect, and their software plans at launch and down the road. Catch the full interview here. ...

Xbox One Headset Adapters to launch in 2014

By : Rhys Weir | Mon, Oct 21, 2013

A report from Polygon claims that the Xbox One Headset Adapters, which allows users to use their current-gen Xbox headsets with the next-gen console won’t launch until 2014. Earlier this week, licensed headset maker Turtle Beach announced that it would not release the XO Four and XO Seven, its third-party headsets, until Q1 2014. “The Xbox...

New Xbox One Interview

By : Ray Smith | Tue, Oct 8, 2013

Newegg got the chance to sit down with the Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry Hryb and ask him a few questions about Microsoft’s Xbox One. Watch the video for more details about Microsoft new console launching this fall. ...