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  • Natal titles leak ahead of E3, roughly 12 available at launch

    Natal titles leak ahead of E3, roughly 12 available at launch

    As much as I’d love to claim the scoop is ours, the LA Times are actually the ones who got the word on what the first Natal games are going to be. All we have is a few names, but they sound promising. Read More

  • Omek Interactive Could Blow Microsoft's Project Natal Out Of The Water (Video)

    I’ve spent 4 full days here in Israel meeting tons of entrepreneurs and startup folks, but if I had to pick one company that made the biggest impression on me it would definitely be Omek Interactive. The company, which unveiled itself to the public for the first time at the Techonomy 2010 conference held in Tel Aviv earlier this week, was co-founded by a couple over 3.5 years ago. Read More

  • Project Natal knows you live in a tiny apartment

    Project Natal knows you live in a tiny apartment

    Microsoft revealed more information about Project Natal today, the motion sensing Xbox 360 camera. Previously, there were some concerns about exactly how much space would be required in a room in order for the device to work properly. Microsoft says don’t worry, Natal will know you live in a crappy studio apartment in New York. Read More

  • Sorry about the Natal false alarm

    Sorry about the Natal false alarm

    I’m sure at least four of you would have enjoyed seeing the year old Project Natal demo I promised we’d stream live on the site. Thanks to some delightful assdickery by Microsoft we were told we were first told we wouldn’t be able to show the Natal bar – the thing you see above – on video and then we wouldn’t be able to film the screen. The video, in… Read More

  • The Sony motion controller is named "Gem"?

    The Sony motion controller is named "Gem"?


    Here’s what we know. John Riccitiello, the CEO of EA, spoke yesterday at the UBS 37th Annual Global Media Conference and said this, “In the coming year, both Sony and Microsoft have announced new controllers. Motion sensor controls, Natal and Gem, these are likely to bring new consumers into the marketplace”. Kind of sounds like he knows what he’s talking about, eh? Read More

  • Random Microsoft patent could portend ‘first Natal shooter’

    Random Microsoft patent could portend ‘first Natal shooter’

    Patents, patents as far as the eye can see. Today’s is from Microsoft, a small start-up based in Redmond, Washington. It shows some sort of camera system for third-person shooters, something that CVG is already rumor-calling it “Natal’s first shooter.” Read More

  • Microsoft responds to Ballmer's Natal Xbox 360 announcement

    Microsoft responds to Ballmer's Natal Xbox 360 announcement

    Straight from the horse’s mouth. As the Xbox team stated at E3 two weeks ago, we are not even halfway through the current console generation lifecycle and believe Xbox 360 will be the entertainment center in the home for long into the next decade. Project Natal will be an important part of this platform, but we have not confirmed a launch date at this time. Read More

  • Ballmer confirms Natal Xbox 360 for 2010

    Ballmer confirms Natal Xbox 360 for 2010

    Speaking at the Executive’s Club of Chicago, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced that a new Xbox 360 will be hitting store shelves next year. That’s pretty funny because Aaron Greenberg denied the whole thing a few days ago. So, we will see a Natal Xbox 360 next year according the head honcho. via TG Daily Read More

  • Rumor Quashed: No new Xbox 360 in 2010

    Rumor Quashed: No new Xbox 360 in 2010

    The rumor that Microsoft would be shipping a bumped-up Xbox 360 console with Natal integrated in 2010 has turned out to be false according to director of product management, Aaron Greenberg. Read More

  • Natal to launch with new Xbox 360 console?

    Natal to launch with new Xbox 360 console?

    Start up the rumor engine, ladies and gentlemen. 1UP.com is reporting that Microsoft’s Project Natal may actually be shipping integrated into a new console next fall. From the sounds of it, though, the console won’t be new as in different but new as in improved slightly. That is, new games would apparently work on both the current Xbox 360 console and “Xbox Natal”… Read More

  • Microsoft previews Project Natal [Update]

    Microsoft previews Project Natal [Update]

    Moments ago at E3, Microsoft showed off it’s upcoming motion sensing system. Project Natal – that’s codename – will work with every 360 when it launches and will be available on all the new systems. It has full body motion control by tracking 3D movement. Plus it recognizes voices, and totally immerses the players into the game. You can use your own gear like a… Read More