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Okami returns with PlayStation Move controls

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Capcom's beautiful painting adventure is being re-born on PlayStation 3 complete with motion controls and HD visualsSome heartening news from Capcom this morning. The publisher is set to release a new version of its absolutely lovely adventure game Okami, a tragically overlooked PlayStation 2 title with astonishing cell-shaded visuals. The...
Okami returns with PlayStation Move controls

Orange Adding Motion Controls To New Livebox Play TV Set-Top Box Beginning In February, Thanks To Movea

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Motion control, ever since you were introduced in a relatively usable and broadly accessible form with the Wii Remote, the public has had a bit of a crush on you. Recently, that crush has turned into a full-fledged infatuation, and now Orange is bringing motion control to its Livebox Play...
Orange Adding Motion Controls To New Livebox Play TV Set-Top Box Beginning In February, Thanks To Movea
MIDI Fighter 3D brings motion controls to DJing

Beta features mean motion controls soon to hit Chrome

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The version of the Chrome Beta released yesterday included new APIs that allow developers access to a device's camera and microphone, with user permission. The new features were announced in a post on The Chromium Blog. The new permissions are aimed at increasing the quality of video and audio communication...
Beta features mean motion controls soon to hit Chrome

Game News Roundup: Sony loses billions and Microsoft ponders Kinect-controlled internet browsing

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Sony’s PlayStation division loses $2.8 billion over the full year. This is down from a $429 million profit made in 2011. The PlayStation 3 price drop and low console sales are the main culprits. The PlayStation 3 sold 13.9 million units in 2012 compared to 14.3 in 2011. PlayStation 3...
Game News Roundup: Sony loses billions and Microsoft ponders Kinect-controlled internet browsing

LG demonstrates Google TVs with motion controls, 3D tech

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LG displayed its Google TVs at Internet Week New York yesterday, and Venture Beat met with the company’s Georg Rasinski, director of home electronics brand management, for a brief demonstration on the G2 Series. As showcased in the video above, the LG sets feature—among many things—a speedy dual-core CPU, motion...
LG demonstrates Google TVs with motion controls, 3D tech
Leap Motion's new retail partnership with Best Buy is kind of a big deal

Roku 3: New $99 model has new design, private viewing mode

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Roku's latest set-top box, the Roku 3, is built to be faster, better-looking and easier to use than its predecessors, but the company has stayed true to the general aesthetics of its device. It's clear from just looking at the $99.99 box that the company wasn't going for a radical...
Roku 3: New $99 model has new design, private viewing mode

Startup Awards: Vote for Innovation of the Year

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The word “innovation” is thrown around a lot in the tech industry, but it comes in many different forms.  For evidence, look no further than the wide-ranging finalists in this category of the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards: Innovation of the Year. They include technology for transmitting energy with lasers, new approaches to...
Startup Awards: Vote for Innovation of the Year

Google Earth 7.1 for Android introduces Street View and improved location search

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Google Earth's desktop version added Leap Motion controls in version 7.1, and now its Android counterpart has picked up a few new features. Available today, version 7.1 introduces Street View which lets users take Pegman from space to your neighborhood with the power of a double tap. Search is...
Google Earth 7.1 for Android introduces Street View and improved location search

Comcast XFINITY TV, HBO GO and MLB.TV now available on Xbox LIVE

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Today three major entertainment apps are now available for Xbox LIVE Gold members – Comcast XFINITY TV, HBO GO and MLB.TV, all with Kinect integration. Here are the highlights. Comcast launched the XFINITY TV on-demand service on Xbox 360, bringing its huge library of when- you-want-it entertainment to a console...
Comcast XFINITY TV, HBO GO and MLB.TV now available on Xbox LIVE
Boom Headshot! Sony Sold 1.2M Vitas Worldwide Since Its Launch Two Months

Xbox 720 Already Lowering Expectations

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Start figuring your gaming budget for 2013, because the clock is ticking down to the Xbox 720's debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo next June. Microsoft's official Xbox blogger Major Nelson has all but officially confirmed this by posting an E3 countdown to his site with a terse three words:...
Xbox 720 Already Lowering Expectations

Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

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It’s less than 24 hours until we find out what Microsoft’s next video game console is, but that doesn’t mean the Xbox 360 has been relegated to the scrap-heap. On-demand music streaming service Deezer announced its first app for the system today, giving users a new way to discover and...
Deezer launches Xbox 360 app for its on-demand music streaming service to combat Xbox Music

Apple Has Been Sitting On Kinect-Like Motion Control Technology For Years, And It Could Finally Show Up In The New Apple TV (AAPL)

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Apple has actually had motion-sensing camera technology similar to the Xbox Kinect motion controller since 2005, a source familiar with the software tells us. The original technology, called "gestures," was built by a interns around the time the first iPods were starting to gain real traction, according to our source....
Apple Has Been Sitting On Kinect-Like Motion Control Technology For Years, And It Could Finally Show Up In The New Apple TV (AAPL)

MYO armband senses muscle movements for Minority Report-style motion control

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Yet another motion controller, called MYO, has entered the fray, this time letting you wear the technology on your forearm. Unlike Kinect and Leap Motion, which sit near the computer screen and track users through the air, MYO is an armband that translates the muscles' electrical activity into motion...
MYO armband senses muscle movements for Minority Report-style motion control

Nintendo's Wii U console coming to Japan on December 8, starting at $340

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Nintendo on Thursday firmed up details surrounding its Wii U console, announcing that the device will cost $337 (26,250 yen) for the basic set and $405 (31,500 yen) for a premium version when it arrives in Japan. The company held a launch presentation in Japan first and is scheduled to make...
Nintendo's Wii U console coming to Japan on December 8, starting at $340
Nintendo rumored to be preparing mini Wii for December launch

Press Start: Criterion hints at new direction, tax breaks under investigation and more

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Plus, Remember Me and gender equality, Battlefield developer rejects motion controls and indie festival sets sail in East LondonA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.New Criterion IP 'is not a racing game' | CVG UKExpecting another Need For Speed reboot? You might be disappointed:Criterion, the EA-owned Guildford...
Press Start: Criterion hints at new direction, tax breaks under investigation and more

Microsoft and Asus may be working on Kinect-enabled Windows 8 laptops

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Asus is reportedly working on Windows 8 laptops that are equipped with Microsoft’s Kinect technology. The Daily recently reported that it was able to “check out” two different prototype laptops that “appeared” to be made by Asus. The Kinect sensor was built into the area where a notebook’s camera would...
Microsoft and Asus may be working on Kinect-enabled Windows 8 laptops
The BGR Show: Episode Six - Nintendo's Wii U and Leap Motion
Mad Genius builds prototype similiar to Sony's break-apart DualShock 3 controller idea (video)

5 Ways Kinect Could Transform Your Laptop

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Matt Hickey at The Daily reported last Friday that Microsoft plans to bring its popular Kinect motion-sensing device onto laptops in the near future. The preview laptops, which appeared to be ASUS netbooks running Windows 8, feature a number of sensors running across the top of the screen where the...
5 Ways Kinect Could Transform Your Laptop

LittleBits Is A Nearly Perfect Electronics Discovery Kit

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I’ve been hearing about LittleBits, an electronics kit for hobbyists and kids, for quite a while but I never got a chance to play with them until recently. The company recently announced a funding round with hardware manufacturer PCH and they launched their Extended Kit, a new box of bits....
LittleBits Is A Nearly Perfect Electronics Discovery Kit
Wii U GamePad controller hands-on
'Game Party Champions' brings party sports to Wii U
Leap Motion Controller Ships Pre-Orders May 13, Hits Best Buy Store Shelves May 19 For $79.99

Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design

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Valve has a surprisingly varied staff roster. Mike Ambinder is the company's very own experimental psychologist and he's been outlining some of Valve's work with biofeedback technology, including eye-motion controls for Portal 2 and perspiration-based gaming adjustments on Left 4 Dead. Mentioning these developments at the NeuroGaming Conference last...
Valve experiments with players' sweat response, eye-tracking controls for future game design
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