Tag Archives: Kinect

Fru review

Fru review

Fru is a casualty of the Microsoft marketing machine, a distant reminder of what could have been. Had Kinect taken off in the way the publisher so feverently promised, Fru would be received as one of the smartest platformers of the generation, instead it’s the swan song of a maligned..

Motion Denied – Are Motion Controls Dead?

Once a seemingly permanent addition to the gaming landscape, motion control no longer seems to be a priority for developers. Is this a temporary setback or a terminal decline? The biggest motion control story of 2014 was not a positive one. Kinect, initially pitched as an essential part of Xbox..

The Death of Local Multiplayer

In the wake of Mario Kart 8’s release (and the impending release of Super Smash Bros.), games™ takes the time to step back and look at what happened to the once vibrant culture of local multiplayer, and what could potentially replace the oft-maligned splitscreen. Back in the days of the..