Kinect Sports

Type: Product
Name: Kinect Sports
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft: Xbox One sales double in US following Kinect unbundling

Kyle Orland Back in March, Microsoft Xbox Group Program Manager David Dennis told Ars that Kinect was the kind of thing that "once you take out, lots of people will go, 'Gosh, I really liked that, I got used to it, and I'm going to miss it." Dennis ... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft Is Already Preparing for Tokyo Game Show, Expect Some Nice Surprises

Microsoft is apparently not done with its aggressive marketing effort in the Land of the Rising Sun, as the company is reportedly preparing some surprises for the upcoming Tokyo Game Show.Microsoft Japan has just held its annual management policy press ... [Published Softpedia - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 2 reports

‘Destiny’ beta coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 in late July

Bungie’s next-generation, first-person shooter “Destiny,” will be available in beta in late July for fans who pre-order the game. In “Destiny,” you explore the abandoned ruins of an ancient human civilization long after it’s been overtaken by enemies. ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

11 semi-finalists to compete in Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship June 26

“Play and perseverance” drives Lilian Trochon, and helps explain why the gamer from France is one of 11 semi-finalists from around the world who will compete in the first-ever “Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship” Saturday, June 26 in San ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Weekend Reading: June 20th Edition—LA County moves 100,000 employees to Office 365

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on the impact of Office 365 on the L.A. County Fire Department and the city of Chicago, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning and news coming from the Cannes Lion Festival of Creativity 2014. Los Angeles ... [Published The Official Microsoft Blog – News and Perspect ... - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

Microsoft promises to support Rare

Kinect Sports Rivals launched in May and reportedly did not sell well enough for Rare to turn a profit on the title.Microsoft has promised to give its full support to struggling developer Rare.Earlier this year, UK studio Rare was hit by a round of layoffs ... [Published bit-tech.net - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Compete on behalf of your nation in ‘Kinect Sports Rivals: Summer of Sport’ now through July

From now until the end of July, show your national pride and compete in “Kinect Sports Rivals: Summer of Sport,” where it’s the number fans you earn, not points, that counts. To join in the competition, head to your “Kinect Sports Rivals” locker ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kinect Sports Rivals flops, Rare lays off workers

If you have a game that’s so extremely important to the future of your developer group that it’ll make or break said group, you might be Rare. This week it’s … Continue reading ... [Published SlashGear - May 19 2014]
Entities: Kinect Sports, Workers
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 2 reports

PlayStation 4 Just Outsold Xbox One for the Fourth Month in a Row

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has once more tipped the scales — by how much we’re not certain, since we don’t have official figures — to assume the number one sales spot in the U.S., says retail tracker NPD. This makes April the PS4′s fourth dominant month in ... [Published TIME.com - May 16 2014]
First reported May 09 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Up your game with new features, content for ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’

Up your game-playing style in “Kinect Sports Rivals” with new content and features including Sunglasses, Funglasses and Super Salon vanity packs for your Champion, plus Sponsor Story packs featuring familiar characters and elements from classic ... [Published TechNet Blogs - May 09 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 4 reports

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ kicks off world championship with big cash and amazing vacation prizes

Xbox announced Monday the kick-off of the Kinect Sports Rivals World Championship, the first-ever global motion-sports competition. The event will challenge players from around the world who have honed their “Kinect Sports Rivals” gameplay skills, ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 4 reports

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ launches on Xbox One April 8 in North America, Australia and New Zealand

Get ready to make a splash, or several: “Kinect Sports Rivals” will be available exclusively on Xbox One on April 8 in North America, Australia and New Zealand, and on April 11 in Europe. New sports include climbing, wake racing and target shooting, ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Feb 12 2014]

Quotes

Back in March, Microsoft Xbox Group Program Manager David Dennis told Ars that Kinect was the kind of thing that "once you take out, lots of people will go, 'Gosh, I really liked that, I got used to it, and I'm going to miss it." Dennis appears to be mistaken, as Microsoft has announced that  Xbox One sales in the US more than doubled in June compared to May, following the availability of a $400 Kinect-free version of the system . "
"I am planning to go knocking on doors to convince people to join the organorgan donor register."

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Is Microsoft’s Xbox One set to make new gains a... [Published Financial Post | Business » FP Tech Desk - Jul 22 2014]
The next-generation Kinect sensor bar for Xbox One was supposed to be a game changer, a technology that would help differentiate Microsoft Corp.’s all-in-one entertainment machine by offering a futuristic interface for controlling media and new ways ...
Microsoft: Xbox One sales double in US followin... [Published Ars Technica - Jul 17 2014]
Kyle Orland Back in March, Microsoft Xbox Group Program Manager David Dennis told Ars that Kinect was the kind of thing that "once you take out, lots of people will go, 'Gosh, I really liked that, I got used to it, and I'm going to miss it." Dennis ...
‘Destiny’ beta coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360 in ... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 27 2014]
Bungie’s next-generation, first-person shooter “Destiny,” will be available in beta in late July for fans who pre-order the game. In “Destiny,” you explore the abandoned ruins of an ancient human civilization long after it’s been overtaken by enemies. ...
‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ takes Sn... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 27 2014]
Fans of the “Metal Gear” series got an eyeful at E3 from director Hideo Kojima and the promotional spectacle for “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.” Xbox Wire goes into great detail about the gameplay, but here’s the premise: Series protagonist ...
4 new ID@Xbox games, including ‘Contrast’ and ‘... [Published TechNet Blogs - Jun 26 2014]
"Contrast" Four new ID@Xbox games, now available from indie developers, will take you from puzzles to vampires to baseball to sci-fi combat. In “Contrast,” you meet Didi, a girl with an imaginary friend who can jump through shadows. The game uses ...
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