Kinect Sports

Type: Product
Name: Kinect Sports
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

GAMING: Going through the motions

Stephen Totilo engages in some sporting fun with the new motion-controlled Kinect Sports Rivals gameMOTION-CONTROLLED gaming never works as well as advertised. The concept behind it is great. You get off the couch, clear some space in front of the television ... [Published CARI - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Study: (Active) Gaming, Diet Effective For Weight Loss

Read this carefully and avoid all wishful thinking: Scientists just determined that active gaming, along with a regimen of dieting, can help people lose weight.The key word, of course, is “active,” referring to video-gaming in which the whole body and ... [Published Inquisitr - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 2 reports

'Kinect Sports Rivals' provides a moving experience

When the Xbox One was unveiled last year, Microsoft boasted the Xbox 360 successor would feature an updated -- and mandatory -- version of its camera-based Kinect sensor with more accurate movement tracking and voice detecting.Then, when the Xbox One ... [Published TH Online - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Scotsman Games review: Kinect Sports Rivals

AS an exhibition of the new Kinect’s precision motion control sensors on the Xbox One, Kinect Sports Rivals is largely persuasive. As a game, it struggles to provide entertainment beyond the initial burst of introducing new sports and novel means to participate ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

'Kinect Sports Rivals' glitchy but entertaining

Contributing writerTo put to use the new Kinect that comes with the Xbox One, developer Rare has put together a sports video game called “Kinect Sports Rivals.” Published by Microsoft Studios and released April 8, “Rivals” is a collection of six sports-themed ... [Published Connect Statesboro - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Titanfall returns to top of UK charts as Kinect Sports Rivals misses top 10

The game, heavily promoted on TV in the region, has a metacritic score of 61. The UK’s number one belongs to a resurgent Titanfall following its release on Xbox 360 with sales up 220 percent. ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Titanfall beats Hobbit on UK chart

:06am GMT / 5:06am EDT / 2:06am PDTRetail360 release pushes EA's mechs back to top spotThe launch of the Xbox 360 version has pushed EA's Titanfall back up to number one from three, with 71 per cent of sales for the 360, 27 per cent on Xbox One and a ... [Published GamesIndustry.biz - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Kinect Sports Rivals review pretty if a bit overwhelming

games , this compilation gathers a sextet of sports - tennis, football, bowling, climbing, shooting and jet-ski racing - and a wealth of contexts in which to tackle each one. It's a pretty, if ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 13 2014]
Entities: Kinect Sports
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

5 things we love about ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’

Action-packed party sports – wake racing, target shooting, rock climbing, bowling, tennis and soccer – are all part of “Kinect Sports Rivals,” released this week for Xbox One. But the game also delivers some features that make it unrivaled. Five ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Kinect Sports Rivals watch the character-creation scanning process in action

Kinect Sports Rivals gives players the option of scanning their face into the game to create a custom avatar. Dave Cook gives it a spin and records the process to show you how it’s ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 5 reports

Kinect Sports Rivals reviews drop get all the scores here

Kinect Sports Rivals reviews have started crossing the finish line, and as always we’re patting them down with our magic sponge of critique+1 for your convenience. Get all the scores ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

The magic – and technology – behind ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Champion scan

There’s almost a sense of magic with the “Kinect Sports Rivals” Champion scan – the process of scanning your face and body to create a digital, stylized version of yourself that will represent you in the game – but there’s a lot of fascinating technology, ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Apr 01 2014]

Quotes

...It reminded me in some ways of the old Amiga/PC game " Hired Guns '; if anyone can remember that game you will know what I mean."
...as Nokia CEO, and again in the last several months as we've worked through the initial stages of integration planning," Nadella said in the email. "I look forward to working with Stephen as a key member of the senior leadership team and welcoming the Nokia Devices and Services employees to the Microsoft family."
Microsoft has announced today it’s holding a Kinect Sports Rivals championship as ";the first ever global motion-sports ..."
"Rare's done every genre with every control method. And actually if you think about the first games Rare made, they did things like California Games, which was actually a sports game."

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Action-packed party sports – wake racing, target shooting, rock climbing, bowling, tennis and soccer – are all part of “Kinect Sports Rivals,” released this week for Xbox One. But the game also delivers some features that make it unrivaled. Five ...
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