A month and a half ago, we introduced you to Sine Mora, the XBLA exclusive that takes a new look at the shmup franchise. Co-developed by Digital Reality and Grasshoper Manufacturer and published by Microsoft, this game brings players into a steam punk world of third-person bullet hell. Check out the new trailer below.
A credible source has informed Kotaku of even further details about the rumored Xbox 720.
According to what is being called a “credible source”, Microsoft will be hopping on board with the Blu-Ray wave, as well as launching a new version of the Kinect along with the console release. Read the rest of this entry
Rumors of the next gen Kinect are uncovering some… creepy news about the Xbox peripheral. Kinect 2 will supposedly be so accurate that it will be able to recognize lip movements, facial expressions, and voice pitches (with the mic) to sense emotional responses and anxiety levels in the player. The possibilities a device of this type opens up many doors for the gaming community. Imagine playing Texas Hold’em Kinect and having to pull a convincing bluff. Kinect two could even be integrated into games not generally used for Kinect for some interesting tweaks on conventional gaming.
There are also reports that two versions of the next generation Xbox will be released. One will be a cheaper, less robust machine, while the other will be fully loaded complete with optical drive, hard drive, and backwards compatibility.