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'Human Asteroids' wants you to become the spaceship

Xbox 360 players can already order a pizza with nothing more than a wave of their hands, thanks to Microsoft's Kinect motion controller. But now that we've reached the pinnacle of current-generation pizza delivery technology, where else can we possibly go?If Two Bit Circus has its way, soon the Kine Full story

The IllumiRoom is Xbox’s Proto-Holodeck

In 2011, Microsoft quietly submitted a patent application for something the company called an “immersive display experience." But Microsoft stayed silent on the subject until this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, when it announced the Xbox IllumiRoom, an augmented reality attachment for its soon-to Full story

Report: Next Xbox requires Kinect to function, runs multiple games at once

Microsoft isn't acknowledging the development, or even the existence, of the Xbox 360's successor (codenamed "Durango"), but that isn't stopping potential details from leaking out of Redmond. The latest report comes via console overview documents (known as "white papers") provided to Kotaku by the Full story

Kinect Sensors Convert Your House Into a Video Game

Microsoft's Xbox Kinect system brings real people into virtual worlds — scanning people jumping around their living room, for example, to animate characters playing volleyball on a virtual beach. Full story

App Adds Kinect-Like Function to PCs and Smartphones [Video]

LAS VEGAS—In 2010, Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox showed that a computer really could see and understand what you are doing. But that required a bulkLASy, $100 add-on device that worked only with one game console (and now with PCs, thanks to a software developer kit Microsoft released in 2011). Full story

Black Friday's Best Gamer Deals Revealed

It's that time of year again. On Thanksgiving, we celebrate togetherness with family and friends. But the next day (or even that night) brings an everyone-for-themselves mad dash for Black Friday (and later, Cyber Monday) deals. Full story

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Kinect Group Program Manager Scott Evans , demonstrates the newest generation Kinect sensor for the Xbox One during a press event unveiling Microsoft's new Xbox One in Redmond, Washington May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT)

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Kinect Group Program Manager Scott Evans , shows a guest the newest generation Kinect sensor for the Xbox One during a press event unveiling Microsoft's new Xbox One in Redmond, Washington May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT)

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The Xbox One is shown with the Kinect bar during a press event unveiling Microsoft's new Xbox in Redmond

The Xbox One is shown with the Kinect bar during a press event unveiling Microsoft's new Xbox in Redmond, Washington May 21, 2013. REUTERS/Nick Adams (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENTERTAINMENT)

Emmy Rossum
Emmy Rossum

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR MICROSOFT - Emmy Rossum plays Kinect for Xbox 360 at Microsoft All Access Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in Venice, Calif.