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Interview: We Sat Down With MADE to Talk Slice Zombies for Kinect on Xbox One

We Sat Down With MADE to Talk Slice Zombies for Kinect on Xbox One

Slice or Die

One quick glance at Slice Zombies for Kinect and you might mistake it for another Kinect-only game about slicing fruit. Take another good, hard look however, and you'll eventually see a game that takes the usual slice-and-dice gameplay to a whole other level by adding a ton and we mean, a TON -- of chaos on screen. It's also one of...

Interview: PHL Collective Discusses ClusterPuck 99 for Xbox One

PHL Collective Discusses ClusterPuck 99 for Xbox One

ClusterPuckin' insane

A slew of ID@Xbox titles were announced last week for Xbox One at GDC, and few were more intriguing than PHL Collective's ClusterPuck 99, mainly due to the game's live-action trailer that was entertainingly confusing rather than massively enlightening. A local-multiplayer focused sports hybrid, the game has been available on...

Interview: Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Retrostyling its way to a console near you

It would be hard to argue that one of the most visually memorable titles shown during E3 2014 was Spectra: 8Bit Racing from Gateway Interactive. A procedurally-generated and very much retro-styled arcade racer where the aim of the game is to avoid hazards which pop up - often depending on the speed and...

News: Ubisoft To Abandon Xbox 360 In 2016?

Ubisoft To Abandon Xbox 360 In 2016?

It'll be tough to support it, says Guillemot

In an interview with Game Informer, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has hinted that the company will stop developing games for the Xbox 360 as of 2016. Now that may not seem surprising to many people, given that by that point the Xbox One will have been on the shelves for over two years, but you have to...

News: Guacamelee Developer DrinkBox Studios is Working on Another Game Alongside Severed

Guacamelee Developer DrinkBox Studios is Working on Another Game Alongside Severed

Is it more Guac or Mutant Blobs, or is it something else entirely?

Recently, we mused about the potential for DrinkBox Studios' upcoming touch-based action-adventure game, Severed, to come to Xbox consoles by utilizing the gesture recognition of Kinect. With the studio appearing to be extremely passionate about this game, and considering the...

EXCLUSIVE: Sunset Overdrive Q&A

Sunset Overdrive Q&A

Get your energy drinks ready...

Sunset Overdrive is currently wowing the crowds at E3 after a successful showing during Microsoft's press conference. With interest for the title going through the roof, we thought we'd take the opportunity to sit down with Ryan Schneider, Brand Development Director on the game, to see if he could give us a bit more...

Interview: Beenox Spins a Web of Details About The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Beenox Spins a Web of Details About The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Building on the foundation of its predecessor

Canadian developer Beenox is no stranger when it comes to Spider-Man. To web-rush you up to speed, they're responsible for three games starring the friendly-neighborhood superhero, with another just days away from launch. That's right, next week The Amazing Spider-Man 2 swings onto the Xbox 360, just in...

News: Q&A: The Crew

Q&A: The Crew

Driving you wild.

The Crew was one of the highlights of Ubisoft's E3 press conference, and in order to try and provide more information about the open-world racer, Ubisoft have issued a Q&A that clears up some questions that you may have about the game. Without further ado, we'll let them take it away... 1. What is THE CREW? THE CREW is a...

Interview: Terraria XBLA

Terraria XBLA

Producer David Welch tells all.

Terraria hits Xbox Live Arcade today and the producer of the XBLA version of the game - David Welch - sat down to talk to us about the game. Q: How does Terraria differ on the Xbox 360 to what we've seen on the PC? What will fans gain from this version of the game? A: The new controls & menus—especially the...

News: EA Sports to Bring Kinect to More Titles

EA Sports to Bring Kinect to More Titles

EA Sports Boss Sees Opportunities

We're super-pumped to see the likes of FIFA 13 and Madden NFL 13 appear on our release schedule complete with Kinect support, but EA Sports aren't about to stop there, according to an interview published by MCV this morning. Andrew Wilson, the big boss at EA Sports suggested that using voice commands are "as big an...

News: A New Peek into Minecraft's Future with Kinect

A New Peek into Minecraft's Future with Kinect

The creator jokes back

The details of Minecraft making its debut on home consoles via the Xbox 360 are literally nowhere to be found ever since we first heard the news about the game making its platform transition at this year’s E3 convention. We've finally got a few snippets of information now though, thanks to a recent interview that IGN ran...

Interviews: Twisted Pixel - The Gunstringer

Twisted Pixel - The Gunstringer

We talk to the master of puppets

Twisted Pixel's upcoming puppet-'em-up The Gunstringer is an interesting proposal, what with its combination of Rez and Crash Bandicoot and undead Wild West sheriff marionette lead, so we had to sit down with the team to figure out exactly what goes on in those heads of theirs. KINECTaku: Firstly, please introduce...

Interviews: Rare Studios - Kinect Sports

Rare Studios - Kinect Sports

Kinect's flagship title gets the Q&A treatment

Kinect Sports is one of the leading lights in the sensor's launch line-up, which is no surprise considering it's developed by talented Twycross team Rare. We grabbed the studio's communications manager Nick Burton for an interview about the game, Kinect's technological challenges and what's next for...

Interviews: Frontier Developments - Kinectimals

Frontier Developments - Kinectimals

A furry Q and A

With Frontier Developments' Kinectimals giving warm and fuzzy feelings to anyone who gazes upon its array of furry cubs, we decided to sit down with studio founder David Braben to discuss the game's development and Kinect's future. KINECTaku: How did you guys come up with the idea for Kinectimals? Were you inspired by any titles in...

Interviews: Lightning Fish Games - Get Fit with Mel B

Lightning Fish Games - Get Fit with Mel B

Famous fitness fanatic comes to Kinect

Fitness games have exploded in recent years, so any new titles have to do something extremely fresh to get noticed, with Kinect's launch line-up containing three workout titles. How can one title stand out in this crowd? By teaming with former Spice Girl and TV star Mel B, of course. Get Fit with Mel B is out...