Related Rampages: How They Died | DaywalkerBlinky by Aled Lewis / fatheed (Flickr) (Behance) (Twitter)Need your daily fill of geek eye candy? If so, head over to Justin Page's Rampaged Reality and get your fix. Republished with permission.”What may be most surprising about this video in which a younger brother is thoroughly griefed by his replica Panerai PAM00190 Men's Watch elder brothers, but that he's such a good sport about not being able to play Kinect in peace.It may also be the first recording of a Kinect griefing via Shake Weight, pirate sword and glass of chardonnay. Whatever it is—it's not news—but it sure looks like delightful little brother torture. I wish I had someone to torment like this.
Episode 7: Xbox Kinect [YouTube via Reddit]”Computer hardware manufacturer ASUS has teamed up with the makers of Kinect's camera technology, PrimeSense, to bring controller-free, gesture-based gaming to your PC this year, a product it will show off at this week's Consumer Electronics Show.It is, essentially, the Xbox 360's Kinect replica Panerai PAM00098 Men's Watch controller, but with a less graceful name: the WAVI Xtion. The system pairs PrimeSense's 3D motion capture camera technology (the Xtion) with a transmitter/receiver (the Wireless Audio & Video Interaction system, or WAVI) to get the gesture-based job done. ASUS hopes the “next generation user intece device developed by ASUS [will] extend PC usage to the living room,” according to its official press release.
The WAVI Xtion's official announcement touts the ability to interact with multimedia, social networks and “exciting” gesture-based games. The WAVI Xtion is scheduled to be released in the second quarter of 2011, with a worldwide release expected “in phases.”Kotaku will be on hand and ready to gesture at this years CES, so keep an replica Panerai PAM00242 Men's Watch eye peeled for hands-off WAVI Xtion impressions. Your best guesses about how one pronounces “Xtion” is welcome in the comments.”Today we celebrate the birthday of J. R. R. Tolkien, the English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor whose contributions to English literature forever changed the way we imagine fantasy worlds.Born on January 3, 1892 in Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State (now a part of South Africa), J. R. R.