Kinect 'for Windows'31 October 2011 18:05:06
Microsoft has preceded the one-year anniversary of the Xbox Kinect launch by announcing that it will be adapting the technology for PCs.
The Xbox version was released in the UK on November 10th 2010 and has proved popular for gamers, with more than ten million sensors being sold across the globe.
Now Microsoft believes Kinect can become a successful business programme and it has stated that the motion capture technology would not only make companies more efficient, but could also revolutionise whole industries.
According to the software giant, more than 200 organisations have expressed an interest.
Kinect technology has already been adapted by television production companies, such as the BBC, Channel 4 and National Geographic.
Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that Sesame Workshop would produce interactive episodes of Sesame Street for Kinect owners.
The collaboration aimed to provide an innovative and fun learning experience for young children.
GoldenEye trailer released31 October 2011 17:06:34
Activision has released a new trailer for its upcoming GoldenEye remake.
The video clip showcases the game's iconic super agent James Bond in high definition graphics, which run at 60 frames per second.
GoldenEye 007: Reloaded will allow fans of the original N64 release to once again take control of James Bond as he shoots and sneaks his way through the 1995 film's storyline, only this time gamers will see the benefit of the superior gaming power associated with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
"We are beyond ecstatic to debut GoldenEye 007: Reloaded to the millions of fans who have been clamouring for it to arrive on Sony and Microsoft home consoles," said David Oxford, Activision Publishing's executive vice president.
To mark the release the publisher has created a deluxe version for PlayStation 3 owners. The Double O edition will feature the game, a PlayStation Move Controller complete with PlayStation Eye and SharpShooter accessories.
EA's Battlefield 3 takes top spot31 October 2011 14:46:46
Electronic Art's first-person shooter Battlefield 3 was the biggest-selling game in the UK last week.
The launch week figures for the title show that it was the tenth biggest debut in history in terms of the number of copies sold and ninth-highest grossing first week ever.
Part of the publicity for the launch saw a number of heavily armoured tanks invade London to take people to work.
"We wanted to launch Battlefield 3 in style and are looking forward to ferrying excited game fans and commuters around the city today," said Electronic Art's Tom Goldberger.
The game aims to replicate the violent intensity of current military engagements across the world and sees the gamer take command of a US Marine.
Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC owners can take part in the action.
Battlefield 3 replaces Warner Bros Interactive's Batman: Arkham City at the top of the UK Interactive Entertainment charts.