|Xbox 360 and Kinect to debut at New York Comic ConPublished by forahobby on Thursday, October 13, 2011
Tagged: Gaming, Live Arcade, Live Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox Live,
This week, Xbox 360 and Kinect make their debut at New York Comic Con, the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture convention.
Drawing in over 96,000 attendees in 2010, this event is the second largest comic book and pop culture gathering in the country. If you’ll be in the New York area and want to check things out, here is all you need to know about the biggest games for Xbox & Kinect and where you can find them at NYCC.
Xbox 360 Booth #322
As usual, Microsoft Studios worked with their fantastic third-party partners to bring NYCC attendees content they can’t play anywhere else. Stop on by the booth to try your hand at:
Various XBLA titles including:
- Dance Central 2: Sequel to the best-selling dance game for Kinect™ for Xbox 360® features a killer new soundtrack, revamped Dance Battle and import capability!
- The Gunstringer – Launched on 9/13 by Twisted Pixel Games, “The Gunstringer” features Kinect-based targeting, shooting and melee as you guide The Gunstringer on his quest for vengeance against the posse that betrayed him and left him for dead. For more details on the game and to watch the trailer, click here.
- Halo: Anniversary Created in celebration of the 10th anniversary of one of the most beloved franchises in gaming history, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a spectacularly remastered version of the original Halo campaign.
- Mass Effect 3: Go weapons-hot in a fully immersive sci-fi epic that reacts to every decision you make.
Saturday, October 15th, 7:30 – 8:30p
- “Orcs Must Die” – Launched on 10/5, this fantasy action-strategy game by Robot Entertainment features two dozen deadly weapons, spells and traps to defend twenty-four fortresses from twelve enemy types including ogres, hellbats and of course, orcs! For more details, click here.
- “Trials Evolution” – “Trials Evolution” by RedLynx, Ltd. Is the follow-up to the smash hit "Trials HD". The game will have you flipping, climbing and racing your way across levels that span both indoor and outdoor tracks, or building your own level using the new level editor that lets you share your creations with anyone on Xbox LIVE. For more details on the game and to watch the trailer, click here.
In just 30(ish) measly days Halo turns ten years old! Join Alison Stroll, Doug Hebenthal, Dan Ayoub, Kevin Grace, and others from 343 Industries discussing where Halo has been and where it is going.
General NYCC Info
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS
Thursday, October 13th, 2011 – 4:00pm-7:00pm [media preview]
Friday, October 14th, 2011 – 10:00am-7:00pm
Saturday, October 15th, 2011 – 10:00am-7:00pm
Sunday, October 16th, 2011 – 10:00am-5:00pm
Website for extended event hours and other evening activities.
: http://prime.paxsite.comWindows Mobile:
Keep your eyes peeled for our Windows Mobile Brand Ambassadors, who will happily trade you some fun giveaways for a few minutes of your time playing our suite of fantastic games available on Windows Phone through Xbox LIVE! Some new games they’ll be featuring:
- “Burn the Rope” – launched on 9/28 by Big Blue Bubble Inc. “Burn the Rope” is a challenging game where you try to burn as much rope as you can in each level. There is a catch! The fire only burns upwards, leaving you to tilt and turn your phone to keep your flame alive!
- “Chickens Can’t Fly” – shipping this fall by Amused Sloth. Join the ranks of our scientists and see what chickens are capable of! Conduct experiments throughout 4 laboratories and answer questions such as : Is there life after the butcher? Is chicken afraid of ghosts? Does frozen chicken get dizzy? When you’re confident of your skill, try Survival mode or take part in the Global Weekly Challenge!
- “Kinectimals” – shipping this fall by Frontier Studios . This irresistible mobile experience gives you the chance to use your smartphone to visit Lemuria and play with, care for and fall in love with your very own Kinectimal cub. The bond between you and your cub grows ever stronger as you find Cap’n Blackwood’s treasure, and use it to open up even more fun together.
- “Orbital” – shipping this fall by BitForge. A challenging and addicting puzzle game. Shoot as many orbs into space and destroy them to get the ultimate high score. Challenge yourself or your friends and become number one.
- “Toy Soldiers: Boot Camp” – shipping this fall by Signal Studios and Krome Studios. Wage war on a tiny scale in “Toy Soldiers: Boot Camp” which brings the fun and addictive shooting gallery mini-games from “Toy Soldiers: Cold War” exclusively to your Windows Phone! Additionally, earn bragging rights in Cold War on Xbox 360 through an integrated mobile leaderboard
( Subscribe via
| Latest Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary News (7)|
| All News for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (7)|
Latest Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Screenshots (47)
| Most Recent Trailers for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary|
| Most Recent Guides for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (3)|
| Most Recent Forum Discussions for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (3)|
| All Forum Discussions for Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (3)|
| HQ Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Xbox Live Gamers (3)|
The next installment of the famous video game shooter. Halo 4 is due for release on November 6th, exclusively on Xbox 360.
The Master Chief returns to battle an ancient evil bent on vengeance and annihilation. Shipwrecked on a mysterious world, faced with new enemies and deadly technology, the universe will never be the same. Enlis..
Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack
Witness the chaos of a clash of civilizations in Wreckage, with its blend of claustrophobic spaces and dangerous exposures and venture into the human colony environs of Harvest, and explore a human foray on an alien moon in Shatter.
Maps: Wreckage, Harvest, Shatter
Wreckage: Wreckage is the manifestation of the chaos of w..
Halo 4: Castle Map Pack
Daybreak is set in a military facility against the backdrop of an idyllic mountain range, while Outcast plunges you into the warrens, canyons and arches of an alien edifice, and Perdition takes players into the heart of an urban sprawl, with tactical speed and situational awareness its key features.
Maps: Daybreak, Outcast, Perdition..
Halo: Spartan Assault
Halo: Spartan Assault Launches on Xbox 360 and Xbox One this December via digital download.
Set between the events of Halo 3 and Halo 4, Halo: Spartan Assault is a new chapter of the award-winning Halo universe that explores the first missions of the Spartan Ops program and dives deeper into the backstory of Human-Covenant wars. Play through..
View All Games Developed by 343 Industries (6)
Bungie's popular first-person shooter makes its debut on the Xbox 360 with Halo 3.
The epic saga continues with Halo 3, the hugely anticipated sequel to the highly successful and critically acclaimed Halo franchise. In this third chapter of the Halo trilogy, Master Chief returns to finish the fight, bringing the epic conflict betwe..
Gears of War
“Gears of War” is the first game developed by Epic Games exclusively for Microsoft Game Studios and the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system. “Gears of War” thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the plan..
Gears of War 2
“Gears of War 2” is the highly anticipated sequel to the 5 million-selling blockbuster action game and one of the most popular Xbox games in history.
Players continue as Marcus Fenix, a reluctant war hero and leader of Delta Squad, six months after the events of “Gears of War.” The last cities on Sera are sinking, swallowed by a new Locust t..
Halo 3: ODST
Halo 3: ODST's tale focuses on the legendary ODSTs or "Orbital Drop Shock Troopers" as they drop into the ruined city of New Mombasa, looking for clues behind the Covenant's catastrophic attack on the city.
Sgt Mgr. Johnson, the toughest, cigar chomping-est, Marine on the battlefield can be yours to play in Firefight when you p..
"Crackdown" pushes the action-driving hybrid genre into the next generation with the first ever truly 3-D playground. Gamers will enforce justice by any means necessary in Pacific City, a crime-ridden urban center built to encourage the exploration of the full width, depth and height of the city. Coupled with highly innovative co-op gamep..
View All Games Published by Microsoft Games Studios (283)
Tuesday, November 05
| Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts Digital Pre-or|
| The importance of software for online casinos|
Monday, November 04
| JUMANJI: The Video Game XBOX Digital Pre-orde|
Thursday, October 31
| Secret Neighbor Out Now & Included In Xbox Ga|
Wednesday, October 30
| Plants vs. Zombies: Battle Is Available Now|
Tuesday, October 29
| PUBG Corporation Announces The PUBG Global Ch|
Monday, October 28
| Sea of Thieves October 2019 Update Adds Fort |
Friday, October 25
| Children Of Morta: Available Now on XBOX One,|
| 'The Outer Worlds' is out now on Xbox Game Pa|
Thursday, October 24
| Free Play Days: Play NBA 2K20 for free on XBO|
Wednesday, October 23
| PQUBE Reveals Warborn for Xbox One, PlayStati|
Monday, October 21
| Zombie Army 4: Dead War Release Date & Pre-Or|
Friday, October 18
| Train Sim World: Rhein-Ruhr Osten: Wuppertal |
| Baldur's Gate, Planescape: Torment And Icewin|
Thursday, October 17
| Wargroove: Double Trouble DLC Details for Xbo|
| 'Frostpunk: Console Edition' Is Out Now!|
Wednesday, October 16
| New Monster Hunter World 'Iceborne' Update Ad|
| Can Console Games Attract Casino Players and |
Tuesday, October 15
| Battlefield 5 'Operation Underground' Out Now|
| Blowfish Studios Announces 'Element Space' fo|
Monday, October 14
| EVERSPACE 2 Kickstarter Campaign Is Available|
Friday, October 11
| The new Spacelords ‘Heavy Metal’ Update Is Av|
Thursday, October 10
| STAR WARS Jedi Fallen Order XBOX ONE Bundles |
Wednesday, October 09
| RAZER Nari Ultimate Wireless Headset Is Now A|
| CIVILIZATION VI Digital Pre-order And Pre-loa|
Tuesday, October 08
| Destiny 2 'Shadowkeep' Is Now Available On Xb|
| Alexa and Xbox Join Forces|
| CONTRA: ROGUE CORPS Now Available For Xbox On|
Monday, October 07
| Alexa Xbox Skill comes to Europe|
| Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint: Out Now |
See All Xbox 360 News | Xbox 360 News Archive