Xray  Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Xray  RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network A Peek Inside the Improved X-Ray System of Sniper Elite 4 https://www.gameskinny.com/bs073/a-peek-inside-the-improved-x-ray-system-of-sniper-elite-4 https://www.gameskinny.com/bs073/a-peek-inside-the-improved-x-ray-system-of-sniper-elite-4 Thu, 24 Mar 2016 03:32:41 -0400 Pierre Fouquet

Sniper Elite 4, being created by Rebellion Developments, has again improved upon its staple X-Ray Kill Cams. You can now view the effects of explosions, punches, and other environmental kills in meticulous internal detail.

Sniper Elite 3 added a new muscle layer to the X-Ray system, but didn't we always want to see a Nazi skull implode when shooting a gas cylinder? Or watch a body get shredded by shrapnel? In game, of course...

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Elite Tactics for an Elite Sniper

Karl Fairburne is back, and better than ever. Sniper Elite 4 is set just after the events of Sniper Elite 3 -- which are both set before the events of Sniper Elite V2; Karl has lost yet more abilities leading up to these events. You are now able to drop from one ledge to another below, ledge kills now can involve a knife and will go slow-motion, and Karl has gained cat-like movement by traversing through the environment like a knife through half-melted butter. Vaulting is more fluid, you can climb up chains, and shuffling across a ledge is far more slick than before.

Karl can also use his binoculars to 'scan' enemies and get more detailed information about who they are -- as well as the weapons they are carrying, distance away, their combat status, and some extra information about who they are. The latter is a nice touch, which aims to add a bit of life to the hundreds of faceless Nazi men you kill; some of these nice men you will watch or have watched their organs explode inside of them. I'm not sure why, but it's a nice touch.

Sniper Elite 4 still does not have a set release date, but if everything stays on schedule you will be able to X-Ray away -- radiation free -- on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Windows systems in the latter half of 2016.

Thanks PCGamer!

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No, the Kinect Can't See Through Your Clothes https://www.gameskinny.com/tmi5a/no-the-kinect-cant-see-through-your-clothes https://www.gameskinny.com/tmi5a/no-the-kinect-cant-see-through-your-clothes Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:17:31 -0500 The Ian M

The Xbox One launches in North America tomorrow, and Microsoft just killed the rumor that the Kinect could see through clothing. 

A recently released Microsoft Research video, which I've included above, showed off the Kinect's camera and some and one of the unique ways it can track and identify players, Active IR, that developers can include in their games.

Well, the rumour mill turned "Kinect can see in the dark" into, "Kinect can see through your clothing."

A Microsoft spokesperson confirmed with IGN that the Kinect, although far more advanced than the original could not see through clothing.

"There is no tech magic going on here and Kinect cannot see through clothing. Furthermore, the video was an illustration of the various camera views available for the creation of games and apps. This view is only accessible on a development kit and is not viewable on retail consoles."

I bolded the important part of that spiel. Even if the Kinect could see through clothing, the only consoles capable of displaying the view are development kits. Dev kits are not available to consumers, and aren't sold in stores. You have nothing to worry about, leave the junk perving to the TSA.

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