Microsoft Kinect Break Sales Record

Microsoft has announced that they have sold more than 10 million units of the Kinect worldwide. I must admit that is a good sign for the gaming industry as this feat will force Nintendo and Sony to respond.  Microsoft launched the Kinect with great fanfare and the accessory has lead to greater game sales for the Xbox 360. The Guinness World Records has officially named Kinect for Xbox 360 the fastest-selling consumer electronics device, which sold an average of 133,333 units per day for a total of eight million units in its first 60 days between November 4, 2010 and January 3, 2011. “The sales...
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The Next 12 Months In The Video Game Industry

Los Angeles hosted the biggest video game conference last week. E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is the most important week for console game players as manufacturers preview the next 12 months in terms of new products and development of new technologies. If I can summarize the event in a sentence then it would be “the dawn of 3D and motion orientated accessories”. Microsoft unveiled Project Natal which was renamed to Kinect. Kinect is Microsoft’s direct competition to the Nintendo Wii nun chuck. The player does not use a control pad but rather replicate movement with his body. The...
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