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Kinect Sports Rivals video demonstrates facial scanning tech

Friday, 23 August 2013 20:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Kinect Sports Rivals uses Kinect to capture the player’s likeness, which can then be used in-game instead of an Xbox Live avatar. You probably already watched the tech demo we posted for it earlier this week, but now a new video showing OXM’s Aoife Wilson getting her face scanned and put in the game. Watch below. Kinect Sports Rivals is out in northern autumn 2014 and will be an Xbox One exclusive.

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22 Comments

  1. PS4FANB0Y

    Can the PMS Camera do this?

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Tech-N9ne

    Knowing Sony, if the Eye Toy did they’d be bragging about it already.
    So, I don’t think so.

    Nice feature to get the ladies all excited and comfortable after a date while planning your next move. ;)

    #2 2 years ago
  3. bradk825

    Very Nifty. Too bad it got pushed back all the way to Q3 or Q4 next year.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Eregol

    Nifty. It gives flat breasted women, boobs they never had. Yay for equality!

    #4 2 years ago
  5. PS4FANB0Y

    @4 – It’s the PMS4 fanboy… going to every Microsoft article and spewing troll wisdom.

    #5 2 years ago
  6. Eregol

    Speaking from experience?

    #6 2 years ago
  7. PS4FANB0Y

    @6 – Don’t hate cuz the PS Camera can’t give you boobs. Those socks will have to do for now.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. loci

    It did an amazing job with Larry Hyrb…look at that remarkable likeness ~_~

    http://oi43.tinypic.com/33pd011.jpg

    #8 2 years ago
  9. PS4FANB0Y

    @8 – Say what you will… but the Kinect 2 surpasses the PS Camera by a long shot. If you think the Kinect 2 falls short in it’s abilities, don’t even bother looking at the PS Camera. Heck, even Sony knew it was trash and removed it.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. Eregol

    The PS camera isn’t designed to track body movements, just the lights on the DS3s and Move controllers. At the very least it offers 1:1 pick up.
    Kinect 2.0 can do mo-cap, and can apparently tell blood pressure etc. but 1:1 movement it cannot. MS have said they’ve reduced lag, but it’s still noticeable.

    You seem to have a problem with facts.

    #10 2 years ago
  11. cluggy89

    @10 LMAO yes, lets look at the FACTS here, what input device has sony got that can track the LIGHTS on the DUAL-SHOCK 3 controller? and nowhere that have the FACTS has ever mentioned a “1:1 pick up” whatever the hell your talking about. oh and the FACT is that its called KINECT, not kinect 2.0 aaand if your so into the facts, where is the source of this supposed statement from microsoft saying that the lag is still noticeable? because everywhere i look it states its NOT noticeable, just use the google machine and two seconds looking at it will tell you that much. you my friend are incorrect on just about everything you said and im sure people would appreciate you removing your problem with the facts XD

    #11 2 years ago
  12. hyperjoystick

    Hi Guys,

    Just a couple of things:
    1- How did they get that T-shirt ready that quickly? I’m no expert on T-shirt-print-thology, but did they plan on recreating her face?
    2- Although I have seen pictures that don’t even resemble the person, I like new tech. Motion games are just not my thing.
    3- Why are we comparing this to Sony? They’re not forcing anybody to buy it with their console.

    Seeya

    #12 2 years ago
  13. Eregol

    @12 At no point did I say MS have said that there is lag. You only have to watch any number of vids and you can see there is still lag.
    It may be called Kinect, but it’s different to the previous iteration, less laggy and with many more extra additions.

    Unless you’ve forgotten the camera is not included with the PS4 you’ll know that there is nothing in the box to pick up the lights. Unless you’re desperate for wavy wavy gaming this isn’t exactly a bad thing. It’s not a game breaker anyway. But, it’s what the camera does, and it is 1:1, whether you want to admit it or not.

    Kinect is not 1:1, it’s not possible with the current processing software.

    #13 2 years ago
  14. cluggy89

    @14 ok so the part where you said “MS have said they’ve reduced lag, but it’s still noticeable” just didnt happen? and you have missed my point completely about the lights on the controller, there is NO lights that can be picked up by ANY PS input device on dual-shock THREE. and im wanting to know what you mean by 1:1 pick-up, i have never heard ANYONE use that terminology for kinect or PSC. thats why i said “whatever the hell your talking about”
    *EDIT* i get what you mean now, been up all night, brain didnt work haha. yeah i didnt say the movements were or were not true 1:1 scale i just said i didnt know what you were talking about and i didnt see any fact pertaining to this for the XB1 kinect.

    #14 2 years ago
  15. Eregol

    @15 No. I said that they said they’ve reduced lag, then I put a comma and added that it’s still noticeable. Wasn’t saying MS said it at all.
    If it was 1:1 then why not say it’s 1:1? They didn’t, they just said they reduced lag.

    The PS camera will pick up the light from the DS4 and move controllers. You just have to,buy the camera separately.

    Seems I confused the issue by initially typing DS3 rather than 4. Apologies.

    #15 2 years ago
  16. cluggy89

    lol i get what you meant with the MS said part and i get you meant DS4, just trying to point out if your going to talk about people having a problem with the facts the least you could do is check what your saying.

    in relation to 1:1 scale on XB1 Kinect http://uk.ign.com/wikis/xbox-one/Xbox_One_Kinect have a little read see.

    #16 2 years ago
  17. Eregol

    I’ve yet to see a vid show 1:1 movement with Kinect. Granted there’s still time to improve. Any lag and it’s not 1:1.

    Also, I tend not to trust IGN articles really. I think there’s a reason they use large print on their site. ;)

    #17 2 years ago
  18. Kreion

    @18
    And what have you seen which proves that the PS4 Camera is any better in that regard? In terms of tech it IS inferior the the Kinect regardless of how you try and spin it. And stop with all this 1:1 bollocks. There is always input lag time on EVERY interface, from wireless controllers to mouse, so even if Sony claimed there was none – they’d be lying. It may be in the miliseconds, but that doesn’t mean you can claim it doesn’t exist.

    And stop using 1:1 for this, it’s a ratio and a measure of scale not of input lag. A 1:1 Kinect would just mean you’re the same size on the screen as you are in real life, which would be a bit shit if you had a smaller monitor.

    #18 2 years ago
  19. darthroseman

    …Wii Motion Plus is 1:1… No camera or information sent to the NSA required. Anyways, prescription in my glasses is over 6 in both eyes, if I take them off, I can see anything over 8 inches away from my eyes clearly. If they gave me any prompt after this ” take off your glasses” prompt, I would be completely screwed.

    Side-note, this tech is still really cool, but the Kinect tech was also cool, and no one took advantage of it beyond dancing game. Once they make a worthwhile game using this, I’ll be interested.

    #19 2 years ago
  20. MrWaffles

    Puppies are nice. Sometimes I play with them at the park and have a lot of fun. Their owners look at me funny, but they’re just jealous I’m getting along with their pets so well.

    I just wish you can scan a puppy’s face on your avatar, a dream come true for many if you ask me.

    -Waffles

    #20 2 years ago
  21. darthroseman

    The only furry I ever knew went by Waffles… 0_0

    #21 2 years ago
  22. PS4FANB0Y

    @10 – So the PS Camera does what the Wii-mote Plus did years ago. Gotcha, yet you complain about the Kinect tracking body, eye, finder and faces.. but suposedly not at true 1:1.

    I have yet to see a PS Camera video showing 1:1 motion. Actually, I can’t remember even seeing any PS Camera demo videos.

    One of those AT&T kids can see that the Kinect 2 > PS Camera.

    #22 2 years ago

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  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.

  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]

  • Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena is a twin stick shooter MOBA for PC

    Warhammer 40,000: Dark Nexus Arena has been announced as a twin stick shooter MOBA blend from Whitebox Interactive. Set for a 2016 release on PC, the game’s beta will be on show at PAX East next month. An Early Access release is slated for Q2 2015 and you can already purchase early access for a […]

  • More information, videos for cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun surface

    A trailer for the cancelled Legacy of Kain: Dead Sun title from Climax which was reportedly set for an E3 2012 reveal, has surfaced. Along with the above video is another which is described as a pre-boss battle cutscene. It’s below. According to a source of NeoGAF’s Mama Robotnik, the game was being developed under […]

  • Three additional games added to Square Enix Humble Bundle

    Kane & Lynch Collection, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and Startopia have been added to the Square Enix Humble Bundle. All three are made available when paying the average price of $7.69. Those who have already purchased the bundle will automatically be granted the titles. All three are available for PC only. The […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 gets Fast & Furious with standalone expansion

    A Fast & Furious tie-in and standalone expansion to Forza Horizon 2 will arrive for Xbox consoles next month. Titled Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious, the downloadable title does not require the base game to play. “We’ve been talking with the folks at Turn 10 for a number of years and have always […]

  • The Evil Within: The Assignment has a release date, new trailer

    The Evil Within: The Assignment will be released on March 10 in North America and March 11 in Europe, it was announced today. Along with an exact release date was a trailer detailing more information about the first set of DLC. The Assignment is the first of two DLCs centering on Detective Castellanos’ mysterious partner, […]

  • Steam and GOG cross-platform multiplayer added to AvP Classic 2000

    Steam and GOG have announced Aliens vs Predator Classic 2000 owners will be able play multiplayer with each other across both platforms. With the recent online multiplayer update for for AVP Classic 2000, Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley has made good on his promise from June to offer cross-platform play between the Steam and GOG platforms. […]

  • OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood arrives on PS4, Vita next week

    Roll7 has announced it will release OlliOlli 2: Welcome to Olliwood next week. The developer announced the dates on Twitter this morning alongside the launch trailer. You will be able to download the game for PlayStation 4 and Vita March 3 in North America and March 4 in Europe.

  • Week 7: Play GTA Online with VG247 tonight at 8pm UK time!

    Heists got a date! Come play GTA Online with us to celebrate. We’re playing GTA Online on PS4 tonight with whoever else fancies it. That means you. This week’s playlist is Happy for Heists, because we kind of are. The six jobs involved will last about 45 minutes. Anyone can turn up. Here’s how. We’ll […]

  • Batman: Arkham Knight – first look into the story

    Batman: Arkham Knight has a new trailer available that gives us a peek into Scarecrow’s plan to unite all villains against Batman. The trailer below has a different tone to the ones showing Arkham Knight. Instead, we get a look at Scarecrow’s team of super-villains including new footage of Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn. There […]

  • Vita knocks New 3DS LL out of top slot on Media Create charts

    Thanks to four new titles, one of which was God Eater 2: Rage Burst, PlayStation Vita has knocked New 3DS LL out of the top slot on the Media Create charts in Japan. The handheld, which came in thrid place last week, moved 35,203 units for the February 16-22 period, compared to 10,901 units the […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes coming west in 2015, PS4 only

    Dragon Quest Heroes will be making its way to west this year. Square Enix has announced that it’s bringing Dragon Quest Heroes to the west this year. The press release mentioned only PAL territories (Europe & Australia). Though it’s unlikely it will miss the US. The game will release on PlayStation 4, both digitally and […]

  • Destiny: how to make sure Crota stays down for longer

    If you’re familiar with the final encounter of the Crota’s End raid, then you know every second Crota is immobilised counts. Arekkz Gaming has a handy tip for anyone who’s played Crota’s End or anyone attempting it. The trick is simple to execute and will ensure Crota stays on his knees for longer, making for […]

  • NBA Live 15 added to EA Access just four months after release

    EA has added NBA Live 15 to the list of games available instantly to anyone with an EA Access subscription. NBA Live 15 has been added to EA Access’ Vault, EA has announced. As of today, anyone with an EA Access subscription on Xbox One can play it alongside other available games. NBA Live 15 […]

  • Deal: get Advanced Warfare Limited Edition Xbox One bundle + extra game for £299

    UK retailer GAME is offering a good deal on the Advanced Warfare Limited Edition 1TB Xbox One bundle and is throwing in an extra game. The retailer has reduced the price of the bundle to £299, which is the usual price for the standalone console. The bundle is of course Advanced Warfare-themed. The console and […]

  • That Metal Gear Rising 2 logo was for the second anniversary of the original

    Metal Gear Rising developer Platinum Games has confirmed, once and for all, that the “2″ logo we saw during Sony’s presentation at Taipei Game Show was definitely not for a sequel. Platinum posted this on Twitter earlier. デザイナーの趙&ニシイから、『MGR』2周年記念イラスト! ディレクターの齋藤( @PG_saito )が、開発スタッフブログでご紹介しています↓↓ http://t.co/IW1aOxAZQR #mgr pic.twitter.com/ZbNF3Jk1tF — PlatinumGames Inc. (@platinumgames) February 25, 2015 The illustrations were made by artist Yong-Hee […]

  • Resident Evil Revelations 2 is formulaic and I’m okay with that

    There’s something comforting about the lack of ambition and plain old gameplay in Resident Evil Revelations 2, says Matt Martin. “It’s locked from the other side.” Of course it is. What did I expect? I’ve been here before. So many times. Not just in Resident Evil but a million other games. It’s so familiar as […]

  • Battlefield 4: double XP event live now through Sunday

    EA is holding a double XP event in Battlefield 4 on all platforms. The publisher is celebrating Battlefield Hardline going gold by offering all Battlefield 4 players double XP in multiplayer matches. The double XP event is now live and through 23:59 UTC on Sunday, March 1.

  • BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider, Rayman Legends free with March Games with Gold

    The list of free games coming in March as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold programme has leaked. The leaked list of games include Rayman Legends and #IDARB for Xbox One along with Tomb Raider and BioShock Infinite for Xbox 360. In addition, Microsoft will be offering double the amount of games in April. The […]

  • Telltale’s new IP will be a “super show”, bridges the gap between TV and game

    Telltale’s upcoming mysterious new IP will be produced in collaboration with Lionsgate and will be a hybrid game and TV show. Entertainment Weekly spoke to Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner to understand what’s a super show. “A “Super Show” episode combines one part of interactive playable content with one part of scripted television style content,” said […]

  • Next Mortal Kombat X stream to show Brutalities, new character

    Brutalities will be making a return in Mortal Kombat X and we’re getting a look at them very soon. The next Mortal Kombat X live-stream has been dated and we know it will show Brutalities for the first time. Developer NetherRealm Studios posted this on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/ZJYN1FNRZ9 — NetherRealm Studios (@NetherRealm) February 23, 2015 Notice […]

  • PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 does not support offline co-op [Update]

    Players who bought the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 have realised that the game doesn’t support offline co-op. Unlike the console versions, the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 can only be played in single player, with no offline co-op option. Capcom has not revealed this prior to launch. Instead, users on […]