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[22 May 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,295 views]
Xbox One unveiled — sort of

Microsoft, on Tuesday, mentioned a thing or two about its new console but left a lot of unanswered questions.
Here’s what is known about the new console. It is to be released this year and it is designed to integrate all of our television-related entertainment into one box. That aim gave rise to the name for the console — the Xbox One. We also know the thing is considerably larger than the current Xbox 360, comes bundled with an improved Kinect Sensor and it comes with some impressive specs — an …

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[26 Dec 2010 | 6 Comments | 8,453 views]
Microsoft Kinect — first impressions

Our kids must have been good this year because Santa brought them a Microsoft Kinect for Christmas.
The Kinect, of course, is Microsoft’s attempt to introduce that motion-based gaming that’s been enjoyed for years by people who own the Nintendo Wii. Apparently, the whole “jump around in front of the television to control the action” craze has gained in popularity. The Microsoft Xbox 360 has it now and the Sony Move controller makes it possible on the Playstation 3.
While I don’t have any comment on the Move because I don’t own …

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[10 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,885 views]
Retrogaming in style with the Atari 2600

Yes the time has come to start up a series on those obsolete gaming consoles of which a number of us are still fond.
Why is now the time to start a series about those old machines that many of us grew up with and still enjoy? Well, let me tell you a little story. Last week, we got a copy of the fantastic Fable IIIfor the Xbox 360(and, yes, that fine RPG does live up to the hype). When you get a new game, what do you want to do? …