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Xbox 360 250 GB Holiday bundle is $239 today on Amazon

Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect Holiday Value Bundle is on sale for $239 as part of today's Gold Box discounts on Amazon. Those that act fast will get the redesigned Xbox 360 E console loaded with a 250 GB hard drive, a controller, a Kinect camera and three games: Kinect Adventures, Kinect Sports:...

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Microsoft store offering $175 off on Xbox 360 S Kinect bundle

While now may not be the best time to buy a new Xbox 360, this close to the holidays, we're certainly not going to judge your need of one. Instead, we're here to help you save some money – hey, look, a deal! The Microsoft store is currently offering a $299.99 bundle that tosses in the 4GB...

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Ex-Rare dev discusses Killer Instinct 3, Kinect's 'Savannah' prototype and Microsoft acquisition

A former artist at Rare has given us a peek behind the curtain at the studio's "Savannah" project and the eventual elimination of Killer Instinct. Speaking with NotEnoughShaders, Donnchadh Murphy, who was a 3D modeler at Rare but now works at an animation studio, revealed the developer was working...

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Kinect Sports: Season 2 invents a new sport called 'basketball'

Kinect Sports: Season 2 has a new basketball-based DLC pack, as described by the hyperbolic 1950s PSA narrator in the above video. The Basketball Challenge Pack includes three new game modes for basketball, a brand new sport for the title: 3-Point Hero, Shot Party and Alley-Oop Dreams. 3-Point...

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Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 lineup for PAX East 2012

We haven't figured out a way to travel into the future yet, and we're just as upset as you are about that. But the closest thing has to be playing games that aren't actually out yet, right? Microsoft is offering PAX East attendees a chance to do just that next weekend. Major Nelson posted the list...

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This Rose Parade Kinect float won't respond to voice commands

College football enthusiasts first laid eyes on Microsoft's Kinect float prior to kickoff at this year's Rose Bowl game today, but how else can those without an affinity for football sneak a glimpse? Microsoft's Facebook page, apparently. The above video was posted today, a time lapse of the...

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Kinect Sports: Season 2 'Maple Lakes' DLC tees off on December 20

Usually, it's pretty expensive to get in nine holes at the local country club, let alone the cost of clubs and those mandatory plaid pants. But thanks to video games, no longer must we tempt fate by braving the deadly fauna and flora of the outside world. If you're fine with miming golf in...

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Kinect Sports: Season Two Challenge Pack DLC crosses the goal line

Microsoft has issued the first round of DLC for Kinect Sports: Season Two. The Challenge Pack #1 adds a new mini-game activity for each of the game's six sports. Most of them boil down to practice drills, like returning an infinite stream of tennis shots or landing a forty yard field goal in...

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Kinect Sports: Season Two review: Sports, kind of

Kinect Sports may have been little more than a tech demo for the fledgling Kinect hardware, but I'll be damned if it wasn't an enjoyable tech demo. It was the stuff of family gathering legends: A game which allowed you to interact with sporting events in a somewhat limited way, using rudimentary,...

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Buy Dance Central or Kinect Sports sequel, get original for half off on Amazon

If you're looking into jumping into either the Dance Central or Kinect Sports franchises sequel-first, Amazon's offering you a chance to catch up on your back catalog for peanuts. For a limited time, if you buy Dance Central 2 or Kinect Sports: Season 2, you can get their prequels for half-off....

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