[Midnight Rant is a new Game Rant feature brewed in the the darkest moments of the evening, and served appropriately during the midnight hour (where horrible rants belong).] Today’s rant focuses on the various Natal rumors that arose today, stating the curious camera contraption will ring up $150 at the register. As most of you […]
[Midnight Rant is a new Game Rant feature brewed in the the darkest moments of the evening, and served appropriately during the midnight hour (where rants belong). The Midnight Rant is meant to promote discussion, and should always be taken with a grain of salt. In other words, it’s a rant written at midnight. Share […]
With E3 2010 less than five weeks away video game developers, publishers, and distributors are now in the final stages of setting their lineups for the three day event, hoping to make the biggest impact possible on the expected record crowd. Electronic Arts, featuring a roster of recently called-up prospects, grizzled veteran players, and a […]
Godfree of Miami’s Gamertag Radio got a hold of a video clip from a Saudi Arabian television station, KSA2, where Marketing Manager E&D Microsoft Saudi, Syed Bilal Tariq, confirmed that Project Natal is set to release worldwide in October 2010. Tariq went on to say that the official release date would be made public at […]
The much-lauded PC developer Crytek, who will soon be bringing you Crysis 2, have had a taste of console development and now they want more. They recently announced they’re working on some games for the Move and the Natal. If they put as much care and detail into this project, Natal skeptics might be changing their […]
When this console generation kicked off, Microsoft was first out of the gate. Their head start certainly worked out well for them — the Xbox 360 has proven vastly more popular that the original Xbox. Flash forward nearly five years, and we’re still looking at the same Xbox 360. So, is the oldest console on […]
If you live anywhere but Spain, chances are you don’t love Natal as much as they do. According to a post on Games Thirst, Several of Spain’s premier gaming websites recently took the latest build of Microsoft’s motion-capture technology for a spin, and the results are extremely positive. Insert your Babelfish now.
Israeli developer 3DV Systems, the people behind the technology used for Project Natal had originally approached both Sony and Nintendo before being purchased by Microsoft. Given Project Natal’s potential, I would assume it comes as a bit of shock that neither Nintendo or Sony would jump all over this piece of technology.
In an interview with Bit-Tech, Peter Molyneux had some interesting things to say about his upcoming game Fable 3. He mentions how we’ll initially be given, “the first big episodes,” and then we’ll, “be able to download new episodes.” It’s hard not to have seen this coming after Fable 2 was re-released in an episodic […]
Thanks to an unspecified Chinese source, Gizmodo got their hands on a picture of what is alleged to be the new motherboard for the Xbox 360. Leaks of this nature have occurred before, and have turned out to be nothing but wisps of conjecture based solely on proof of concept designs that never came to […]
The fine folks over at PlayStation University have picked up on a NeoGAF forum poster’s unofficial disclosure regarding the PlayStation Motion Controller’s button-layout. We all know that Sony’s Motion Controller has undergone something of a face-lift since it first debuted at last year’s E3. We also know that Capcom modified the Resident Evil 5 input […]
Following Disney executive Steve Wadsworth’s DICE 2010 keynote, Gamasutra conducted an intereview with both him and fellow Disney exec Graham Hopper zeroing-in on Epic Mickey, which is slated for a Q4 2010 release
Project Natal, the motion-controller that uses your body to interact directly with games, is Microsoft’s latest entry intended to support the almighty Xbox 360. Microsoft isn’t taking the technology lightly, stating that the lifespan could be up to five years. Aaron Greenberg, the director of product management for Microsoft, recently spoke with CVG and had this to […]
It seems our benevolent overlords at Microsoft are keen on implementing their various technologies throughout the healthcare industry as well as our homes and businesses. Wait. I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is no; surgeons won’t be talking smack over Xbox Live during surgery, and Milo won’t be throwing scuba goggles at nurses […]