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Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

Gamescom 2010: Retro console spectacular

By 26 August 2010

It wasn't all about brand new gaming over in Cologne at Gamescom.  Well, 99 per cent of it was - but there was an awesome section from the guys at Return Magazine who were displaying an incredible array of retro gaming consoles. It certainly stirred... >>

Windows Phone 7: Up close and personal with Xbox LIVE

Windows Phone 7: Up close and personal with Xbox LIVE

By 24 August 2010

Over at Gamescom much of the attention with regards to Windows Phone 7's Xbox LIVE hook-up understandably focused on the launch game titles that would be available on devices. But Pocket-lint was also lucky enough to get some serious hands on time with... >>

amBX ready to light up your gaming

amBX ready to light up your gaming

By 20 August 2010

Mad Catz was showing some pretty cool tech off over at Gamescom including the RAT 9 gaming mouse and a whole bunch of Call of Duty: Black Ops peripherals.  But the one thing that really caught our eye, literally, was the amBX lighting PC additions that... >>

Nvidia brings 3D gaming to your living room

Nvidia brings 3D gaming to your living room

By 20 August 2010

One of the key themes of E3, that subsequently carried over to Gamescom, was that of 3D gaming. And Pocket-lint was on hand at the Nvidia centre at the Koelnmesse to catch the latest 3D developments from the GPU giant. Whilst there, we were given a hands-on... >>

Windows Phone 7 getting Xbox 360 Kinect features

Windows Phone 7 getting Xbox 360 Kinect features

By 20 August 2010

The Kinect and Windows Phone 7 hook up rumours just got a little bit more real over in Cologne at Gamescom, where one of the fathers of Kinect, Kudo Tsunoda, strongly hinted to Pocket-lint that some form of compatibility is on the horizon. Speaking at... >>

Move over PS3 - Kinect could accessorise

Move over PS3 - Kinect could accessorise

By 20 August 2010

Sony has had some fun as of late with its Kevin Butler videos mocking Microsoft's Kinect for its lack of "buttons" and asking: "Who wants to pretend their hand is a gun? What is this, third grade?" But it could be that the big M has the last laugh as... >>

VIDEO: Milo and Kate - the TED talk

VIDEO: Milo and Kate - the TED talk

By 20 August 2010

Earlier this year gaming supremo Peter Molyneux debuted what he believed was possible with Microsoft's Kinect accessory for the Xbox 360, and now, some months later, TED has released the video for all to watch. Milo and Kate show how using the Kinect... >>

Microsoft Kinect: Sign language friendly says Microsoft

Microsoft Kinect: Sign language friendly says Microsoft

By 20 August 2010

Before any big launch in the tech world, the webiverse rumour mill kicks into top gear. There's always plenty of chatter as to what's going to be on board, what isn't, leaked specs and so on. And Microsoft's Kinect was no exception. And, following its... >>

Core games heading for Kinect

Core games heading for Kinect

By 19 August 2010

The most common criticism of Microsoft's Kinect system is that, even though the technology is pretty revolutionary, it is basically a souped-up Wii without the remotes. Pocket-lint has had its hands on Kinect a few times now, and tried out a number of... >>

Halo: Reach - Play as the Master Chief

Halo: Reach - Play as the Master Chief

By 19 August 2010

Halo enthusiasts will no doubt be wetting the bed with excitement (only metaphorically we hope) at the thought of Halo: Reach arriving within a month. But if there is a niggling disappointment about Bungie's latest instalment it's that you can't play... >>