The new Kinect is kind of awesome. Just by the numbers, it's a huge upgrade. You can see (most of) the full walkthrough we saw just a bit ago here at Microsoft's Redmond campus in the video above. Parts are jaw-dropping.
Perhaps the most creative game at this year's JAEPO arcade game expo was e Sports Ground. Utilizing a series of motion tracking cameras and projectors, the game transforms the floor into the game screen and your body into the controller.
Paintball has never been quite as exciting as it is seen through the eyes of director Saman Keshavarz in this video, which you'll want to watch at least three times. Why?
Setting up your Kinect array of cameras and microphones doesn't take too long, but it's much more involved than setting up the Wii or Playstation move.
Red Steel 2 was reviewed favorably, but that doesn't mean it was a success. Its disappointing sales performance, says the game's creative director, can be chalked up to gamers unwillingness "to get up and move and exert themselves for fun."
The Nintendo Wii launched nearly four years ago and it undoubtedly changed how we view and approach gaming. Even now, its influence is demonstrably strong on Microsoft and Sony. This fall, both companies are launching their own motion control hardware, wrangling in the remaining consumers eager to shake their dongle…
The big news popping out of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo was more about what was missing than what was there.