The insanely popular group known as The Black Eyed Peas, famous for ripping-off older music and remixing other peoples music, have decided to create their own game. 

Similar to The Michael Jackson Experience, The Black Eyed Peas Experience will have you flailing your arms and legs all over your room to copy-cat the movements of the on-screen dances.

Ubisoft is developing the game and their announcement was very light on details, saying only that its coming to Wii and Kinect for Xbox 360 "soon". But we expect the Kinect version to feature enhanced motion control mechanics that make it necessary to actually move your whole body, unlike the Wii games from Ubi so far, which have you wave around your arms and legs when the game can only detect the movement of the arm holding the Wii Remote. 

Yes you read the title correctly. Sony's new handheld the PS VITA will indeed have the functionality of Skype.

Just like the PSP, the VITA will have Skype, despite the fact that Microsoft purchased Skype last month for a mind-boggling rumor of 8.5million.

Microsoft said service contracts with Skype prior to the purchase will be upheld, and that the company will continue to offer the service on non-Microsoft products. As well as channeling Skype to Xbox Live through Kinect later on.

Skype has over 170 million users, and 600,000 new customers register for the product each day.

So what can this mean to gamers? Will the VITA allow calls to a 360 owner when Microsoft issues the ability to their console? Can this really be the dawn of communication between platforms and consoles?

The beta download, which you can get here, includes drivers, APIs, device interfaces, installation documents, resource materials, and more to build applications with C++, C#, or Visual Basic by using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

This SDK includes the following features:
  • Raw sensor streams: Access to raw data streams from the depth sensor, color camera sensor, and four-element microphone array enables developers to build upon the low-level streams that are generated by the Kinect sensor.
  • Skeletal tracking: The capability to track the skeleton image of one or two people moving within the Kinect field of view make it easy to create gesture-driven applications.
  • Advanced audio capabilities: Audio processing capabilities include sophisticated acoustic noise suppression and echo cancellation, beam formation to identify the current sound source, and integration with the Windows speech recognition API.
  • Sample code and documentation: The SDK includes more than 100 pages of technical documentation. In addition to built-in help files, the documentation includes detailed walkthroughs for most samples provided with the SDK.
  • Easy installation: The SDK installs quickly, requires no complex configuration, and the complete installer size is less than 100 MB. Developers can get up and running in just a few minutes with a standard standalone Kinect sensor unit (widely available at retail outlets).
This SDK is designed for non-commercial purposes only; a commercial version is expected to be available at a later date.

505 Games has revealed a new modern shooter that will play with either Kinect or a traditional controller.

The newly announced Blackwater will follow the private security company through a fictional story about a team of Blackwater operators protecting a North African town.

The unusual and interesting takeway with Blackwater is how players will be able to use Kinect to play the entire experience, from moving around the field to aiming and firing your weapon. Players can also use a standard controller.

No visuals have released for the game yet, but it will be interesting to see if the team developing the game at Zombie Studios can make a robust shooter without the need for buttons or sticks. We have to admit to being a little skeptical, but anything is possible, and we're always interested in new gaming experiences.

Hopefully we'll get some more word on how the game is shaping up from the E3 show floor.

{Source: GameInformer}