It's Kung-Fu for Kinect.
Intended to help developers make apps.
iSpy a deal.
Asks US government to publish details of past data requests.
Well on way to $100,000 Kickstarter goal, prospective release August 2013.
"It's not gonna happen tomorrow..."
New creative director at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.
Will track the patient's face as they perform exercises.
More evidence suggests it's for the next Xbox.
Content stops if unlicensed viewers are detected.
"Is practical beyond computer gaming."
"Turn around and observe an enemy sneaking up from behind."
Leak shows off new high-resolution body-mapping.
Contains sports in Kinect Sports and Season 2.
All the announcements and our live text coverage archive.
Anyone for a game of Operation?
Scientists creating "space building blocks".
Controversial tech launches in late spring.
Using new Joule accessory.
Xbox Loop in the wild?
Increased TV and movie consumption hasn't come at the expense of gaming, MS says.
A possible feature of Kinect 2?
But no new Xbox at CES 2012.
Future Xbox consoles to come with Kinect 2 built in.
One like a set-top box, the other aimed at the hardcore.
Microsoft reportedly in talks with Sony and others.
Can see objects as close as 40 centimetres away.
Motion-sensing tech one year old.
A surgeon browses records while in theatre.
It's a great time to be a family.
And block adult content, patent suggests.
Xbox 360, the competition, XBLA and the next-gen.
Starring Kinect and Bing.
Life-like, natural conversations coming.
Impulse demands permanent injunction.
And first-person shooters aren't.
"We're down the path" to the holodeck.
Star Wars, Sesame Street, Disneyland and Rise of Nightmares.
Sold twice as many as PS3 in 2010.
Kinect air guitar man to show off art.
They're called NUads.
Trailer appears on Xbox dashboard.
"Everything will be drastically improved."
Yu Suzuki working on Xbox 360 title.
E3 Orapa announcement planned?
Plus, Fusion Genesis and Crimson Alliance.
Nothing to do with James Cameron.
Kinect Sports 2, Dance Central 2, more.
'Xbox pause' "just the beginning".
Killzone 3 played via latest mod.
Kinect's on top, but what did it beat?
What might have been.
Free for XBL Gold members this spring.
Commercial version due at a later date.
Kinect Sports sales "far exceed" expectations.
What next for Rare?
Play along with your WP7 device.
Controller will always be best for racers.
Reuses parts of Gears of War 2.
Announcement at GDC. Out this year.
Holodecks one step closer?
Came, soared and conquered.
Fastest-selling consumer electronics device ever.
Latest game mod takes off.
With a little help from Princess Leia.
CEO Steve Ballmer insists so.
SDK, driver support "in the coming months".
One step closer to the machine apocalypse.
"It's official," cheers Microsoft.
Announcement coming at "the right time".
But analysts won't write off Move.
And 50 million Xbox 360s.
New 'red ring of death' issues reported.
Riccitiello envisages "hiding behind couch".
ASUS makes its own.
Full body control over Avatars, claims report.
Nothing to do with James Cameron.
"It won't be the last," company sighs.
Finger movement and hand rotation possible.
Get the Swarovski crystal version.
Latest mod makes music anywhere.
Questions "ramming product at people".
Plus: GT5, Donkey Kong sales figures.
"We wouldn't trade places with anyone."
"It's absolutely not a strategy."
Sony ships 4.1m Moves, sells probably 2.5m.
FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!
Kinect core game reveal "soon".
Retailers expect "consistent shipments."
Pachter calls platform holders' bluff.
Enter our actual houses to find out.
Research and Design whiz Anton Mikhailov on the past, present and future of Move.
Boosts Xbox 360 sales.
Move's will be "damn better", says Sony dev.
Sold a quarter of Move's tally.
"Unlikely," says a new report.
Hacking hazardous to your health.
Microsoft "excited" by user mods.
This is how you do it.
USB "technicalities" blamed.
And cleverly makes it tiny.
Analysts also predict a 74m 360 base.
Microsoft thinks so.
MS expects 2010 stock to sell out this week.
360 outselling Wii and PS3.
On track to meet 5 million year-end target.
Privacy of "great importance", says MS.
MS and Sony "have to" - Capcom EU boss.
Hacker knocks up a proof-of-concept.
Research suggests tidy profit per unit.
Voice recog tells it who's playing what.
Yoostar 2 dev claims to use more.
Leona Lewis! Ice skating! Kudo!
MS only "scratching the surface" - Kudo.
Shortages? What shortages?
"Women the gatekeepers of the living room."
Microsoft's Stephen McGill talks Kinect.
Legs consider the evidence.
Suckers to the loser.
Drivers up the wall.
Retailer: Move will come 2nd this holiday.
Open source drivers in development.
Big US chains are out of stock.
Kinect is MS' biggest launch since 360, but its confidence can't hide the challenges it faces.
Queuing may be a good choice.
In-store demos "better show off" device.
Queues for three blocks, apparently.
UPDATE: Big-splash event confirmed.
Tech "migrated" to Kinectimals.
Pad plus Kinect games exist, says Kipman.
The Eurogamer verdict.
You'll buy five million by Christmas.
Alex Kipman knows - he made it.
UPDATE: Eurogamer videos it.
But Kinect the "centrepiece of our strategy".
Henson swaps Redmond for Birmingham.
"No more gadgets, no more gizmos."
EyeToy's dad critical of Move competitor.
"It is as core to the platform as Live."
Clear the living room!
Studio jumps the couch.
UPDATED with European info.
MS switches base node to back of neck.
And Amazon stops taking pre-orders.
"Exotic gyroscope", accelerometer featured.
Plus: Nintendo games! Schedule tweaks!
There's no end!
And noisy areas "on top of an Xbox".
Wave hands or speak at the telly.
By saying why you deserve it on Facebook.
Usain in the mainframe.
Don't push it, Microsoft, says Marks.
But it's a "high price" for gamers.
"We're lucky MS made such a big deal of it."
Microsoft's Phil Spencer bets it will be.
Wants 100 per cent of owners on PSN.
"Easily" five years left in the Xbox 360.
No need for a huge controller.
Suda51! Radiant Silvergun! More!
Suda51! Kinect Steel Battalion! Full coverage inside.
But "bullish" about Move/Kinect showdown.
Console, camera, Kinect Adventures.
Doubts others' ability to recreate experience.
But motion mini-games could add "spice".
On hybrid games, evolving through firmware and staying relevant.
"We live in England."
Region-locked 360s won't allow it.
Updated with Microsoft comment.
"All I can say to the core is have a go."
Nick Burton on how Rare got involved with Kinect and why you should give it a try.
Don't tell the internet! Oh.
"People value what we've done with Live."
Says creator of rival controller-free tech.
Update: After reports suggested otherwise.
Reveals "no tolerance" for Wii, Move ports.
"We'll sell more consoles this year than we did last."
Update: Microsoft clears up confusion.
Sports and Adventures are "pretty good".
Is Kinect Adventures on the hard drive?
The strengths. The weaknesses. The facts. Digital Foundry investigates.
Doesn't think of it as a released product.
Will it or won't it?
But not Kinect Sports criticism.
"You don't have to buy anything else."
Kinect's pricing speaks of a company torn between market expansion and monetisation.
Microsoft "missed the boat", says CHIPS.
New 250GB and price cuts do the business.
And a new Xbox 360 model.
Matt finish model plus Kinect for £250.
On money, Kinect, and Milo & Kate.
People's obsession with it "laughable".
Only in games made "with sitting in mind".
Reckons market research firm.
Pre-orders currently "very low".
Claims device out on 19th Nov.
Although it can track six people.
"I don't want Halo on Kinect," says exec.
Supports US retailers' claims.
3D important in 12-18 months' time.
And does plan to do $199 slim 360.
Four of them. MS still says it's TBA.
Past problems overcome, insists studio.
The big names get stuck in.
Digital Foundry on latency, CPU overheads and how it all works.
Real deals "not yet determined".
New slim 360 has dedicated port for it.
While undefined bundles go up to $399.
Sports! Fitness! Dance! Repeat!
Plus Zune and ESPN Xbox Live deal.
Billed as "Forza 4" in press materials.
Lightsaber game out next year.
ROW "thereafter". More than 15 launch titles.
Kinect Sports, Kinect Adventures, Dance Central, Your Shape, Joy Ride.
Harmonix title stars at hands-on event.
"Evoking both 'kinetic' and 'connection'."
Plus: Cirque de Soleil game possible?
We are family friendly. Do not resist.
Jump in, then up and down.
Sports! Star Wars! Dance! Yoga! Tigers!
Slim 360 leaked by ad?
According to Nielsen and OTX GamePlan.
Plus: details on four Natal tech demos.
Same day as E3 press conference.
Report: Sonic Free Riders for XBLA.
Microsoft not commenting, shockingly.
Launch slated for October, says source.
"Technology-free event" explained.
MS man spills controller-free beans.
Plus "Technology-free" Natal showcase.
No need to carry "big fat gaming thing".
Whitten talks up living room experiences.
Needs own power source, no tilting.
Man reckons it will help kids lose weight.
Israeli company intimately involved.
It'll take place before the press conference.
Is your living room big enough?
Heavy investment equals spare resources.
"Very strong" software support pledged.
Or doesn't. Ambiguous quotes for the win!
Recent demos out-of-date, insists designer.
It's in Fazeley, Birmingham. Are you?
Plus: MS will be "thoughtful" with Natal.
But "sky's the limit" if lag is fixed.
MS wants third-parties "making money".
Reviving brand we've not seen in "a while".
To allow updates and cost savings.
Get under its skin.
It's a ticket to "the coolest party".
Launch details "weren't accurate".
In company of teleportation, AIDS vaccine.
Said to launch next Nov with 14 games.
Spencer reckons they'll be happy with Natal.
And playing with Sony's motion controller.
In-depth, no-holds-barred hands-on analysis of the Next Big Thing in gaming.
Ticket to Cologne included, courtesy of MS.
Riccitiello "really positive on both".
Plus: UFC to expand onto handhelds.
And will be available on PC.
"There's so many games and possibilities."
"I confused the issue," says MS boss.
"There will be no new console" after all.
But hardware tweaks do, sources say.
"It's not a new hardware architecture."
More powerful and has Natal, claim sources.
For homes where games "don't exist".
Tech demos can be "temperamental".
Reckons he introduced Sony to wand.
"Magical launch experiences" promised.
Says he's not bothered by Natal etc.
"Intimately involved," says Shane Kim.
Schappert: "Certainly it can be done."
On digital downloads, exclusives and Natal.
Microsoft's Alex Kipman explains the technology.
But Natal is "leapfrogging" both.
Creative direction of MS Game Studios.
Plus: Xbox 360 to go some until 2015.
More room now to "break your heart".
Milo, Ricochet and Burnout.
A chat with Peter and his new best friend.
Child the new dog?
Pretty much X720. A bit Minority Report.