|Xbox One Controller Hands On: Rumbling Triggers Are Freaking Awesome
Wed, 22 May 2013 11:45:00 +1000 - You probably heard Microsoft mention that the new Xbox One controllers have 40 new features to make them easier to use. That’s true! But a few really take the cake. And the rumbling triggers are going to be the biggest. More »|
|Xbox One Requires Kinect To Function
Wed, 22 May 2013 11:30:25 +1000 - You have to have your Kinect plugged in for the Xbox One to function, Microsoft announced at an event today in London. This may sound familiar. More »|
|The Insane Kick In EA’s Xbox One Sports Montage Actually Happened ...
Wed, 22 May 2013 11:15:21 +1000 - When it comes to sport, it’s the job of video game trailers to provide a hyper-real version of the competition we love. In football we see overhead kicks, in basketball it’s a slam dunk. They show spectacular moments that rarely happen in real life. For the debut of EA’s new UFC game, EA showed off a kick that seemed so crazy that it couldn’t possibly have happened in real life. But it did. More »|
|First Shots Of Forza Motorsport 5 For Xbox One Are Ridiculously Pretty
Wed, 22 May 2013 11:00:00 +1000 - Turn 10′s Forza Motorsport 5, launching later this year with the Xbox One, looked pretty amazing in motion, but these first screens are just so beautiful it’s stupid. Look at that tyre. It’s not just wet, it’s wet on the way to drying. And are those bits of rubber being kicked up? Insanity. More »|
|App Deals Of The Day: Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:45:58 +1000 - Touch Racing Nitro reduced to 99c on Android, Speedball 2 Evolution reduced to 99c on iOS, PipeRoll 2 Ages HD now free on iPad, Angry Birds Rio now available on Windows Phone, plus lots more. Deals end without warning, so be quick or miss out! More »|
|The Xbox One Gives The First Look At The Future Of Sports Video Games
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:45:00 +1000 - EA Sports had an outsized presence at the Xbox One’s debut today, peeling the tape off something called the Ignite Engine and teasing a “very special relationship” with the console. But it offered few specifics of that beyond some exclusive DLC for the FIFA franchise. More »|
|Take An Up-Close Look At The Xbox One Console And Controller
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:30:29 +1000 - Kotaku bossman Stephen Totilo is on the ground at the Xbox reveal event and sent along two video that let you see the Xbox One controller and the console itself. It’s almost like you’re there! More »|
|These Official Photos Make The Xbox One Look Like A Scary Robot
Wed, 22 May 2013 10:00:00 +1000 - Go ahead and take a look: the new pieces of hardware that form the hub of Microsoft’s upcoming gaming experiences aren’t exactly cute and cuddly. They’re kinda foreboding, the way they float and squint at you, all one-eyed and unknowable. More »|
|Kinect 2 Full Video Walkthrough: The Xbox Sees You Like Never Before
Wed, 22 May 2013 09:45:00 +1000 - The new Kinect is kind of awesome. Just by the numbers, it’s a huge upgrade. You can (most of) the full walkthrough we saw just a bit ago here at Microsoft’s Redmond campus in the video above. Parts are jaw-dropping. More »|
|Take A Look At The Improved Tech Behind Call Of Duty: Ghosts
Wed, 22 May 2013 09:30:00 +1000 - You can’t have an emotionally engaging game — which Call of Duty: Ghosts is supposed to be — without lots of polygons and tech improvements. So let’s take a look at the tech behind the game, shall we? More »|
|Xbox One Does Require Internet Connection, Can’t Play Offline Fore...
Wed, 22 May 2013 09:15:00 +1000 - The Xbox One doesn’t have to be online all the time, but it does have to be online. Not just once in a while — once a day, according to Microsoft vice president Phil Harrison. More »|
|Of Course You Can Already Pre-Order The Xbox One At EB Games!
Wed, 22 May 2013 09:00:04 +1000 - And all at the totally made up price tag of $899.95! More »|
|Talk Amongst Yourselves
Wed, 22 May 2013 08:30:29 +1000 - This is where Kotaku readers go to talk about the stuff we’re not already posting about. Think of it as the official unofficial Kotaku community forum. More »|
|You Will Be Able To Trade Xbox One Games Online, Microsoft Says
Wed, 22 May 2013 08:20:00 +1000 - Xbox One games will require a one-time activation code to use, but you’ll still be able to trade and sell them online, Microsoft tells Kotaku — although we’re not 100% clear on the details. More »|
|Here’s Quantum Break, The New Game From The Creators Of Alan Wake
Wed, 22 May 2013 08:15:00 +1000 - Remedy Entertainment showed off a mid-warping glimpse into its next game during today’s Xbox event. It looks stunning. More »|
|Xbox One In Australia: ‘We’re Looking At The Nuances In Each Mar...
Wed, 22 May 2013 08:00:37 +1000 - In the wake of the Xbox One announcement earlier this morning, we spoke to Adam Pollington, Marketing Manager at Microsoft Australia in an attempt to get more information about the local launch of Microsoft’s new console. More »|
|Sony’s Stock Jumped Up During Microsoft’s Xbox One Reveal
Wed, 22 May 2013 07:30:44 +1000 - Well, this isn’t surprising: following a somewhat underwhelming presentation from Microsoft after unveiling the Xbox One (where are the games?), Sony’s stock jumped up. Here’s a comparison. More »|
|Call Of Duty: Ghosts Gives You A Dog, Customisable Multiplayer Avatars
Wed, 22 May 2013 07:00:04 +1000 - You’ll have a dog in the next Call of Duty. You’ll be able to lean. You’ll be able to slide. And in multiplayer you’ll be able to customise your character’s avatar, switching bodies, heads and more. More »|
|One Piece Creator Hospitalised, Manga On Hiatus For Two Issues
Wed, 22 May 2013 06:30:00 +1000 - This March, One Piece creator Eiichiro Oda took a week off due to a “sudden illness”. Today, it was announced that Oda has been admitted to the hospital. Moreover, the One Piece manga will be on hiatus for two issues. More »|
|Xbox One’s Live TV Will Not Be Available In Australia At Launch, R...
Wed, 22 May 2013 06:01:21 +1000 - Small print is a terrifying thing when you actually sit down and read it. A global press release sent out heralding the announcement of the Xbox One has a few small details hidden within it. First off: all that TV stuff Microsoft were proud to show off in its conference? You actually need to buy a separate device in order for that to work. Second? Most of it will only be available in the US at launch, and Microsoft currently has no fixed schedule for the global roll out and only commits to “global scale over time”. More »|