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Wipeout 3 coming this fall

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Activision has announced Wipeout 3, another game based on the TV series of the same name. It's due this fall for Xbox 360 (with Kinect), Wii, and 3DS.

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"From an Activision studio? It'll be dead the day after the game releases :("

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Haunt for Kinect is free for one week only

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2012 11:30am PDT

Want a free game for your Xbox 360--one that isn't quite as terrible as Yaris? You're in luck! From now until July 2nd, you'll be able to get the Kinect-exclusive XBLA game Haunt for free.

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"Why do I feel like the shacknews staff steals all of my gaming news posts? :-)"

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Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor review

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2012 8:00am PDT

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor trades its complicated control peripheral for a simplified Kinect interface. How does the new control scheme hold up? Check out our review.

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"I'd also love to see more games like Happy Action Theater, Child of Eden, Fruit Ninja, etc., ..."

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Just Dance Greatest Hits announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2012 11:00am PDT

Ubisoft has announced Just Dance Greatest Hits, a game for the Wii and Xbox 360 with Kinect. It compiles tracks from the first three Just Dance games.

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Fable: The Journey preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 06, 2012 3:20pm PDT

Lionhead Studios promises it "hasn't f---ed up" the Fable franchise with The Journey, a Kinect-exclusive on-rails adventure. The Kinect controls take some getting used to, but when it works, it does feel like magic.

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"Glad to hear it wasn't all bad but I think it'll be in the next itteration of the kinect that ..."

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Dance Central 3 preview

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 06, 2012 9:00am PDT

Dance Central 3 manages to one-up its predecessor by giving gamers the ability to create their own moves and free style without mirroring a set routine.

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Dance Central 3 debuts with Usher

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 11:15am PDT

Harmonix debuted Dance Central 3 at Microsoft's E3 press briefing, with a performance from Usher. An accompanying announcement outlines some new features and a partial track list.

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Matter is Gore Verbinski's Kinect game, coming in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 11:00am PDT

Earlier, Microsoft had announced that The Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski was working on a new game for Microsoft. Today, the company announced what that game is--and it's got us all puzzled.

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Wreckateer coming to Kinect this summer

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2012 10:48am PDT

Microsoft showed off Wreckateer at its E3 press briefing, and narrowed the release window to this summer.

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"Maybe it was the horrible presentation, but Wreckateer looks like it has such a low production ..."

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Nike+ Kinect Training announced, coming this holiday

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2012 10:30am PDT

At its E3 press conference, Microsoft has announced a partnership with the biggest brand in sports: Nike.

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Splinter Cell: Blacklist announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2012 9:52am PDT

That sneaky Sam Fisher is to return in Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Ubisoft just revealed during Microsoft's E3 press event. He's off to distant and dusty lands to take down the titular terrorist group, armed with some snazzy Kinect tricks.

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"OOOOOooooooo sickburn. You made the unfounded speculation how this was a much better game. I ..."

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Mini Ninjas Adventures coming to Kinect

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 01, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Square Enix's cute Mini Ninja series is back. However, this time it's coming exclusively to Kinect.

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"I read this as Mall Ninjas and had a completely different image spring up in my head."

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Harry Potter for Kinect announced

By Steve Watts, May 25, 2012 10:30am PDT

Harry Potter for Kinect has been announced from developer Eurocom and Warner Bros Interactive. It will allow players to scan their face into Hogwarts and play through scenarios from all eight films.

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"Holy shit, the wizard it makes from Kinect looks like a fucking retarded mongoloid."

- Rice-Rocketeer see all 4 comments

Kung Fu Superstar announced for Kinect

By Steve Watts, May 22, 2012 2:30pm PDT

Kung Fu Superstar, a newly announced Kinect game, approximates martial arts moves to rise the ranks and become a respected stunt man.

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"" fight choreographs to follow " So it's a rhythm game! I like the idea of getting all ..."

- FesterBlatz see all 6 comments

Dragon's Lair Kinect now available

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2012 8:15am PDT

Dragon's Lair Kinect has been released today for the Xbox Live Marketplace, giving you all the fun and frustration of the original game with full-body motion input. Hooray!

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"Always sucked at this. My hard-gained 25 pesetas (5 duros) lasted seconds, and eventually I ..."

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