In a move to play down the fact that Peter Molyneux's much-hyped Milo and Kate is never going to be developed into a commercial game for Microsoft Kinect, the Xbox-factory has been quick to explain that the tech has inspired a number of other new Kinect titles due for release later this very year.
Microsoft's Xbox PR chief Aaron Greenberg has said that Peter Molyneux's Kinect-controlled virtual boy Milo is a tech demo, and that Microsoft has no plans to release it as an Xbox 360 title.
Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux has revealed that Milo & Kate, the studio's Kinect project that features realistic AI children that you can interact with – and which wowed crowds at E3 2009 – will be revealed again at TED Global in Oxford next month.
Microsoft has outlined its plans for the future of hardcore and casual gaming on the Xbox 360 at its E3 press conference in Los Angeles, following the announcements at an MTV-sponsored event over the weekend of its plans for its new 'Kinect' motion-controlled gaming technology.
Sony has stepped up the pre-E3 PR hype machine, launching the official PlayStation Move website this week.
Microsoft's Project Natal motion sensing peripheral looks like it will cost around £100, according to industry sources.
A leading games developer at Bethesda has implored Microsoft to open up its application programming interface (API) for Project Natal, suggesting that Natal-based apps are set to flourish well beyond the gaming market.
Mass Effect 2 is the most popular Xbox 360 game to date, according to the loyal readers of computerandvideogames.com
It looks like we are set to see yet further price cuts for Sony's PlayStation 3 and Microsoft's Xbox 360 games consoles soon.