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EA Confirms Release of Dead Space 3

Written on May 31, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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EA's Dead Space 3 will be launched during next week's E3

EA confirms the launch of the latest installation for its Dead Space game franchise. They are set to unveil it at nextweek’s E3 game conference, along with the game’s first footage.

Dead Space 3’s first game footage will be shown during EA’s own conference. Several game images have already leaked and spread all over the internet over the past year.

EA said in an interview with IGN:

“We’re excited to unveil Dead Space 3 to the world at the EA press conference next week.”.

Besides confirming the launch of the upcoming Dead Space installation, EA has been tight lipped on the upcoming title’s game details.

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NBA 2K13 To Be Launched This October

Written on May 22, 2012 by Lulu

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2K Sports is set to launch NBA 2K13 for for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP and PC on October 2

NBA fanatics will have to wait for a few months to get their hands on the latest NBA game. Take-Two Interactive announces the launch of NBA 2K13 for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP and PC on October 2. Previous NBA 2K games were also released at the same month.

The game developer 2K Sports has yet to reveal details about this upcoming game. NBA 2K13 is expected to be a hit, just like its predecessor NBA 2K12, which sold around 5 million game units.

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Microsoft to Release Special Edition Wireless Xbox Chrome Controllers

Written on April 03, 2012 by Lulu

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Microsoft to sell new Chrome special edition Xbox controllers in May, to be available in three colors

Xbox owners have something to look forward to next month. Microsoft has recently announced that they will be releasing  a special edition Xbox 360, wireless Chrome Series controllers in the middle of May.

These wireless chrome controllers will be available in three shiny colors: blue, red and silver and will feature a D-pad.

The chrome series controllers will retail for $54.99 each in US.

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The Last Xbox Founder Resigns From Microsoft

Written on May 27, 2011 by R. Cruise

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It is apparently the end of an era, as Otto Berkes - the final member of the four-person Xbox founding team has - left Microsoft.

According to The Seattle Times, Otto Berkes has ended his 18-year career at Microsoft on Monday. The current partner hardware architect for Bing is apparently joining “for another company outside of the Seattle area.” Otto Berkes – with Ted Hase, Kevin Bachus and Seamus Blackey – sent the first proposal for the Xbox game console […]

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Kinect Sold 8 Million Units

Written on January 08, 2011 by Charles Bass

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"We predicted we'll sell about 5M of Kinect sensors... We beat that... We sold over 8M sensors worldwide." ---Steve Ballmer

Congratulations Kinect! Despite the issue with regards to the Windows Phone 7, Microsoft need not to feel down. Why? Their gaming console, Kinect, sold 8 million units.

Steve Ballmer boasted that Kinect surpassed their predicted sales of 3 million. “We predicted we’ll sell about 5M of Kinect sensors… We beat that… We sold over 8M sensors worldwide,” he said.

It seems that the sales is still surging up and the company reported sales of 2.5 million units in less than a month. According to Microsoft’s big boss Steve Ballmer, the company has already sold 8 million Kinects all over the world.

Additionally, the company also revealed Kinect’s newest feature. The fresh feature called Avatar Kinect lets users control their avatar via Kinect’s motion sensing camera. He also said that Netflix and Hulu Plus will soon land on Xbox 360.

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Microsoft Prepares for an “Avatar Kinect” on CES?

Written on January 05, 2011 by Charles Bass

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"The Avatars will have a separate area, much like the Nintendo's Mii Channel, that will allow for users to control them using Kinect and interact to watch content or play games." ---Glimpse Dog

Microsoft is rumored to unveil a Google TV competitor at CES. But aside from that, there are rumors spreading that a new Avatar Kinect function is said to come out for Xbox 360 at CES 2011 too.

Glimpse Dog provided some snapshots of a leaked slide from Microsoft’s CES keynote event showing off the so-called “Avatar Kinect.” It is widely believed to give the Kinect owners the ability to interact with one another using their avatars just like Sony’s Home.

Plus, the site also speculated that “the Avatars will have a separate area, much like the Nintendo’s Mii Channel, that will allow for users to control them using Kinect and interact to watch content or play games.”

Let’s see what happens. See you at CES!

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Square Enix’s New Deus Ex: Human Revolution Demo

Written on November 20, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Be ready as Square Enix present the fresh footages from Deus Ex: Human Revolution. It has been a long wait but it is all worth it.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution took a short break from the gaming scene. But now, few screenshots of its newest offering were provided by Square Enix.

It was a relief to see fresh gameplay footage of the Eidos Montreal-developed title. These footages were released earlier today.

It is not the same game released a few years back; the weapon selection changed a lot. Online rumors are saying there are more changes to come.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution will be here for the PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 sometime in early 2011 in North America.

Watch the footage here after the skip.

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Rounding Up your Room for the New Kinect

Written on November 19, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Playing Kinect is all about movements. Remove obstructions along the way and be ready to keep on moving with this new game console from Nintendo. Good thing here at Gadg, a to-do list is already prepared for you.

You finally got hold of the new Kinect. You excitedly went home thinking of giving it a try. Wait a minute! Remember that Kinect is far more different than the usual Xbox 360 console. The old Xbox gives you the plug and play option. But with Kinect, it is about gestures and body movements. Just like Wii and PS Move, Kinect is a motion controlled game console. Speaking about movements, using the Kinect requires players to have a wide playing field.

First things first. Where do you want to play your Kinect? You have many options: living room, the den or your bedroom. As you make your decision, get also a playing mat just in case you do not want to move around on bare floor. After deciding where to play, start rearranging furnitures that may hinder your movements.

To make things easy for you, Gadg come up with a list of the factors you should consider before you get started with playing the Kinect:

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Xbox.com Gets Revamps

Written on October 20, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Good news gamers! Xbox.com is now treading the path towards social media as it incorporates add ons that will allow friend and game requests.

Hey gamers! Starting Wednesday you’ll get to experience the tweaked Xbox.com. Microsoft just added a new design equipped with social features, avatar and the WP7 integration.

The core features will all be the same but the social experience is really unrelenting. Xbox.com now comes with unified inbox, friend requests and game requests. Plus, you can customize your avatar.

Microsoft is also putting new parental controls. The “Family Reports” will help you “understand what your family is doing and how they are using Live,” according to a blog post by Xbox Live bigwig Major Nelson.

But the most shocking revelation is the playable web games. Microsoft will support cross-support play between platforms Xbox, Windows Phone 7 and web users — a first for the platform.

Share your insights about the new Xbox.com.

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Dead Rising 2: Too Good to be True

Written on October 04, 2010 by Charles Bass

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Calling all suckers for zombies! Dead Rising 2 will bring chills with its exciting new location and weapons.

If you don’t have an Xbox 360, then here is something that might actually make you get one —The Dead Rising 2.

The newest version of the game is dozen times more thrilling than the previous one. Thusm maintaining its place as the most wanted game. The setting is in Fortune City, NV which is a very fictional version of Vegas. With a totally new enviroment, tons of fresh set of weapons and the ability to construct a unique weapon, you wouldn’t take your eyes off this game.

Gamers can also sync with their friends to explore the Fortune City and kill those freaking zombies together.

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