The New Xbox One Experience adds backward compatibility and new social features to the Xbox One, but the update will also drop Kinect gestures on the dashboard.
Mike Nichols, chief marketing officer for Xbox, states that the majority of Xbox One Kinect owners still utilize the device on a regular basis, but not for gaming.
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A game based on Viktor Kalvachev’s graphic novel ‘Blue Estate’ is slated to come to Xbox One, but the reviews from the PlayStation 4 edition leave little room for optimism.
Microsoft showcases its new Augmented Reality Prototype, ‘RoomAlive,’ building on the 2013 announcement of IllumiRoom.
Gamers can pick up a standalone Kinect unit for $149 this October, but it might still be worth buying the Xbox One bundle.
Practical no-shows from the PS Vita and Kinect at both E3 and Gamescom this year lead us to wonder whether either device has a future in gaming.
A recent rating by the ESRB suggests Microsoft and Halfbrick are readying ‘Fruit Ninja Kinect 2’ for release on the Xbox One.
Following its less-than-stellar success on the Xbox One, Kinect 2 will be making its way to PC users on July 15th for $199.
Microsoft may have dropped the Kinect from Xbox One bundles, but Xbox head Phil Spencer thinks support for the device will only get stronger.
Thanks to putting the Kinect’s GPU reserve to better use, Xbox One’s version of ‘Destiny’ is able to raise its resolution to the next level.
Tony Bartel, the president of the brick-and-mortar GameStop chain, says the company is experience a new surge of interest in Xbox One after dropping Kinect requirements.
Microsoft’s European Studios boss Phil Harrison claims that offering consumers a Kinect-less Xbox One bundle will lead to more games on the platform.
Similar to ‘Mass Effect 3’, Bioware plans to introduce Kinect voice commands for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of ‘Dragon Age: Inquisition’.
Peter Molyneux labels Xbox One Kinect an ‘unnecessary add on’ in a new interview and explains why it feels like a ‘joke’ when trying to use it.
A recent report regarding a program called ‘Optic Nerve’ claims that a UK agency called GCHQ not only used web cams to spy on citizens, but is also looking at Kinect for use in a wider program.
While some gamers still have reservations about the bundling of Kinect with Xbox One consoles, Microsoft states that they have ‘no plans’ to deviate from this path.