An Immersive Look At Microsoft's Display-Extending IllumiRoom Tech

Earlier this year Microsoft gave us our first look at IllumiRoom, a new technology that uses a Kinect-enabled projector to extend the game-playing environment from the television screen into the living room. Today Microsoft Research has released a five-minute video that delves deeper into the technology that could… » 4/29/13 2:00pm 4/29/13 2:00pm

Why Holodeck-Level Immersion is the Future of Gaming

In this super-sized edition of Speak Up on Kotaku, commenter DocSeuss tells us the difference between being immersed and being engrossed, and explains why he believes the future of gaming depends on games that submerge us in fantasy worlds. You might want to bring a snack. » 4/20/12 5:30pm 4/20/12 5:30pm