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Kinect Sports: Season Two announced

Kinect Sports: Season Two announced

A follow-up to Rare's exercise substitute Kinect Sports has been announced at Microsoft's E3 2011 press conference, creatively named Kinect Sports: Season Two.

Season Two will bring six new sports to the world of virtual sports--skiing Baseball, skiing, golf, darts, tennis, and (American) football. It'll also add voice control, for things such as changing clubs in golf, and new Kinect gestures. The official announcement teases that you'll get to "[call] an audible in American football using in-game voice commands," or crouch down "to get a detailed read of the green in golf." Read more »

"Ah, makes more sense now. They didn't mention Rare at the conference but I see them in the ..."
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Kinect Sports and Kinect Joy Ride Get Free DLC

Those of you enjoying controller-free mini-gaming will be getting two free DLC add-on packs, one each for Kinect Sports and Kinect Joy Ride.

The first pack, for Kinect Sports, is available now and includes "six new mini-games, 15 new Party Play events and three crazy mascots." The mini-games are: Read more »

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Daily Filter: November 3, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter features media for Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, Lord of Arcana, GoldenEye 007 Wii, Battle of the Immortals, Shadow Harvest: Phantom Ops, Kinect Sports, Vindictus, James Bond 007: Blood Stone, Def Jam Rapstar, Gods vs Humans, Okamiden, Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom, The Amazing Race, Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit, FIFA Manager 11, and Blacklight: Tango Down. Read more »

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Microsoft's Kudo Tsunoda Talks Up Kinect's Potential

In a recent interview with Eurogamer, Microsoft's official Kinect advocate, Kudo Tsunoda, shared some more insight about the controller-less peripheral as it gears up for a November release, as well as a glimpse into Kinect's future.

Ever since it was revealed that Kinect's initial software lineup will include seemingly casual-geared titles such as Kinect Sports and Kinect Adventures, hardcore gamers have expressed their skepticism about what value the new peripheral will offer. Sure, there's still a lot of untapped potential, but that just has many core gamers already looking to the horizon for the second wave of Kinect games. Read more »

"I'm thinking this would be something similar to what Sony is doing with "Move"."
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Daily Filter: September 7, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter includes new media for R.U.S.E., Tron: Evolution, a new DLC trailer for Transformers: War for Cybertron, a "sound" trailer for the spooky Amnesia: The Dark Descent, a trailer featuring Rock Band 3 for the Nintendo DS, footage of World of Tanks, the debut trailer for Rulers of Nations as well as new videos for Kinect Sports, Kinect Joyride, and The Lord of the Rings Online. Read more »

"I'm trying to get hyped for Tron Evolution; I'm really trying to.. But the more they show about ..."
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Daily Filter: August 19, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Gamescom 2010 continues to flood our Daily Filter starting with new trailers for the sequels Dead Space 2, Mafia 2 and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. There's also new media for Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Lionheart: King's Crusade and Loong: The Power of the Dragon. Read more »

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