Gamescom 2011 Xbox 360 AnnouncementsPublished by: forahobby on Wednesday, August 17, 2011
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Earlier today at the Gamescom 2011 event in Cologne Germany, Microsoft busted out a whole bunch of gaming news.
Announcements include details for Xbox LIVE Arcade Games, Xbox LIVE Games on Windows Phone, Forza MotoSport 4, Gears of War 3, Kinect Star Wars and much more.
Forza Motorsport 4
Developer: Turn 10 | Publisher: Microsoft Games Studios
The biggest racing game of the year launches in North America on Oct. 11, Europe Oct. 14, and globally Oct. 20. Turn 10 Studios revealed the legendary Hockenheim Ring as one of the new tracks featured in “Forza Motorsport 4
.” A revealing behind-the-scenes video is available detailing the lengths Turn 10 Studios took in bringing the track to life in the game – mapping every turn, capturing every detail, and replicating how the track drives for the most realistic experience ever in “Forza Motorsport 4.”
In celebration of its partnership with Turn 10 Studios and “Forza Motorsport 4,” BMW unveiled the 2012 BMW M5 for the first time at the Xbox booth. Fans will be able to virtually explore, race, and tune the 2012 BMW M5 in “Forza Motorsport 4” before it’s available anywhere else, whether it’s in game or on the road
Click HERE add "Forza Motorsport 4" to your wishlist on 360-HQ.COM!
Gears of War 3
Developer: Epic Games | Publisher: Microsoft
Launching in Germany for the first time in the franchise’s history, “Gears of War 3” is the spectacular conclusion to one of the most memorable and celebrated sagas in video games.
Gamescom attendees will have a chance to experience the genre-defining Horde 2.0 mode at the Xbox booth and get an early taste of this year’s most highly anticipated blockbuster.
“Gears of War 3
” begins hitting store shelves on Sept. 20.
Click HERE to add "Gears of War 3" to your wishlist on 360-HQ.COM!
Kinect Star Wars
Developer: Terminal Reality | Publisher: LucasArts
For the first time in Star Wars history, players can become a Rancor, the monster Luke Skywalker battles beneath Jabba the Hutt’s throne room in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. Through the power of Kinect for Xbox 360, players will control the Rancor with intuitive body movements like stomping, charging, roaring, and jumping. As the Rancor, players can grab, toss, and eat Jawas, stormtroopers, droids and other enemies, plus pull TIE fighters out of the sky, fight AT-STs, and destroy everything in sight.
Previously shown content for Kinect Star Wars
included the Jedi and Podracing modes. First revealed at Comic-Con 2011, the Podracing game mode challenges players to race alongside the surviving participants of the Boonta Eve Classic in memorable Pods and other unlockable vehicles from the Star Wars universe.
Click HERE to add "Kinect Star Wars" to your wishlist on 360-HQ.COM!
Kinect Sports: Season Two
Developer: Big Park | Publisher: Microsoft Games Studios
Launching in North America on Oct. 25, in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand on Oct. 27, and in Europe on Oct. 28, “Kinect Sports: Season Two
” lets YOU be the champion with six of the world’s most popular sports, taking the most popular Kinect franchise to the next level with new in-game voice commands, enhanced full-body gameplay, and the ability to compete with friends and family any time through the new Challenge Play mode.
Click HERE to add "Kinect Sports: Season Two" to your wishlist on 360-HQ.COM!
- The roster of action-packed experiences in “Season Two” expands with two new sports from the line-up debuting at gamescom for the first time: Darts and Tennis!
- BONUS OFFER: Pre-order your copy today and receive exclusive unlockable avatar gear for a limited time only! – details at www.xbox.com/kinectsportsseasontwo.