Just about every competitive gamer has the urge and desire to share their highlights with the rest of the gaming world. Thanks to the technology of the modern day, with things such as Youtube and high speed internet, its as easy as ever to do. The main hurdle that many face in doing so is the high cost that it takes to secure quality video capture equipment for our HD consoles. Thanks to a new line of products from Rovi, that may not be a problem any more...
Rovi has unveiled two new products aimed at gamers, the Roxio Game Capture
and the Roxio PC Game Capture
. For PC players, the PC Game Capture device will be available later this month for $49.99. The device will allow PC gamers to capture in full HD at full screen resolutions. The console version offers the same capturing capabilities with resolutions up to 480P as well as screenshot capabilities in a wide variety of formats. The console version will run you $99.99.
In addition to capturing the source material, the Roxio devices also includes a full-featured video editor which will allow you turn out edited movies complete with transitions, background music, and text overlays. While there are undoubtedly cheaper solutions available for PC gamers, this is easily the most affordable means of capturing console gaming clips. The device will be available starting on March 24 through both online as well as major retailers such as Best Buy and Gamestop.
The full press release is available on the next page.
New Roxio Game Capture Products From Rovi Let You Share Your
Make it Easy to Record, Personalize, and Post Console and PC
Game Play Videos
SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rovi
Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today unveiled Roxio(R) Game Capture and
Roxio PC Game Capture, two affordably priced products that offer a
straightforward way for gamers to quickly and easily capture and share
PC and console game play videos.
In-product tutorials help everyone get set up quickly and immediately
begin to capture and showcase their latest campaigns, adventures, ball
skills, and race sequences. Gamers may use the products to post their
high scores, tips & tricks, game reviews, or even a feature-length
movie, or Machinima, based on game play footage.
See the products in action here: www.roxio.com/gamecapture
"While some gamers are already creating and posting game play videos,
we believe there are many more waiting on the sidelines for solutions
that deliver the right mix of ease-of-use and features at a good price
point," Corey Ferengul, EVP Products at Rovi Corporation. "Roxio Game
Capture products are these solutions, making it easy for everyone to
capture, edit, post, and boast about their latest gaming
accomplishments. After all, setting a track record in GT5 or wreaking
havoc in Call of Duty is pretty satisfying in itself, but it is far
more fun to discover how your game play stacks up against the best of
Rovi offers two unique products that enable both console and PC gamers
to capture, edit, and share game play videos:
For Console Gamers:
Roxio Game Capture is a hardware and software combination for recording
and sharing console game play and is priced at $99.99.
-- Roxio Game Capture enables the real-time capture of game play videos
from Xbox(R) 360 and PS3(R) consoles. Users may play games in full HD on
the TV, while recording the content to the PC. The quick-to-set up USB
hardware capture device includes component video and stereo audio
inputs, and ships with a component, RCA audio, and USB cables*. Users
can record game play in 480p and output to AVI, WMV, DivX, and MP4.
Still image screen shots can be saved as JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP or GIF file
For PC Gamers:
Roxio PC Game Capture is a complete software solution for quickly
recording and posting PC game play and is priced at $49.99.
-- Roxio PC Game Capture allows users to record PC game play footage in
real-time. Video sequences and still images can be captured in HD at
full screen resolutions. The application supports DirectX(R) 8-10 and
OpenGL based PC games. Compared with other offerings, Roxio PC Game
Capture not only provides a more complete solution (including features
for capturing, editing, and posting in one package), but also enables
gamers to spend less time managing and posting files and more time
Both Roxio Game Capture and Roxio PC Game Capture ship with an
uncomplicated, yet full-featured video editor that lets users turn raw
game play footage into an engaging video complete with transitions,
commentary, background music tracks, and titles. Gamers can also tap
advanced features including a 32-track timeline editor featuring
picture-in-picture, animated credits, and special effects capabilities
to further personalize their productions. The products include simple
upload features for directly posting completed videos to major online
communities including Facebook(R), WeGame, and YouTube(TM), including
popular game play sharing channels such as
In celebration of the launch, Rovi is teaming up with Intel(R) on a
Roxio Game Capture sweepstakes. Visit www.facebook.com/roxio for more
details and to enter the sweepstakes for your chance to win a copy of
Roxio Game Capture or PC Game Capture, as well as first and grand
prizes of Intel(R) Core(TM) processor fueled HP laptops -- HP(R) ENVY
14 series with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 and the HP(R) Pavilion Dv6t with
Intel(R) Core(TM) i5. Both systems are equipped with Intel performance
enhancements including Intel(R) HD Graphic capabilities, built-in
Intel(R) Hyper-Threading and Intel(R) Turbo Boost.
Roxio Game Capture products are Windows(R) 7/Vista(TM)/XP compatible
and optimized for maximum video encoding performance through support
for the latest NVIDIA(R) CUDA and ATI Stream(TM) technologies. In
addition, Roxio Game Capture products leverage Intel(R) Enhanced for
Core(TM) technologies like Intel(R) Quick Sync Video to provide a great
game play capture, conversion, encode, and sharing experience.
Roxio Game Capture will be available March 24th at
www.roxio.com/gamecapture. Roxio PC Game Capture will be available in
the second quarter. Both products will be offered at major North
American online and retail outlets including Amazon, BestBuy.com, and
About Rovi Corporation
Rovi Corporation is focused on revolutionizing the digital
entertainment landscape by delivering solutions that enable consumers
to intuitively connect to new entertainment from many sources and
locations. The company also provides extensive entertainment discovery
solutions for television, movies, music and photos to its customers in
the consumer electronics, cable and satellite, entertainment and online
distribution markets. These solutions, complemented by industry leading
entertainment data, create the connections between people and
technology, and enable them to discover and manage entertainment in an
Rovi holds nearly 5,000 issued or pending patents worldwide and is
headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with numerous offices across
the United States and around the world including Japan, Hong Kong,
Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. More information about Rovi can be
found at http://www.rovicorp.com/.
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*Roxio Game Capture does not include component cables, which are
required for console game capture