Microsoft has announced a new Xbox 360 Kinect Sensor Holiday Bundle is now shipping to retailers. The new bundle includes "Kinect Adventures!" and token codes for downloadable versions of "Gunstringer" and "Fruit Ninja Kinect"
The new bundle retails for $149 USD and includes a Kinect Sensor and three full Kinect Games: Fruit Ninja Kinect, The Gunstringer and Kinect Adventures. This bundle will be available for a limited time while supplies last and individual offers may vary by region.
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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:
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.
Various XBLA titles including:
“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.
A free playable demo for Twisted Pixels' The Gunstringer, a western tale of guns, vengeance, and undead puppets, is now available for download from Xbox LIVE.
Content:The Gunstringer Price: Free Availability:Check availability in your Xbox LIVE region Dash Text: Twisted Pixel Games, creators of The Maw, Splosion Man and Comic Jumper, proudly present our latest original IP: The Gunstringer! We’re bringing you an all-new type of Kinect game where you’ll puppeteer an awesome skeleton cowboy marionette with your hands. Brace yourself for an action-packed production of gunplay on the vengeance trail!
Today in San Francisco, Microsoft and Epic Games announced details on the upcoming Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta. The Microsoft Showcase event also featured additional news for Xbox 360, Kinect, and Windows Phone 7.
The public multi-player beta for Gears of War 3 is set to go on Xbox 360 mid-April and will contain four new maps with three new Versus Multiplayer modes.
Executive producer Rod Fergusson announced that an exclusive gold lancer would be available via the BETA and that it would be yours to keep if you meet the requirement of 90 matches played and 100 kills.
A bunch of new Gears of War 3 Screenshots and official boxart also emerged from today's event. Here is a quick run through of the latest gears of war 3 info with all the extra announcements just after the break.
Gears of War 3 - Kicking off in mid-April, the Gears of War 3 public multiplayer beta will give players a chance to experience three new Versus Multiplayer modes on four new maps, and help shape the year’s biggest blockbuster, set to launch worldwide on Sept. 20 and in Japan on Sept. 22. You can even decide which maps you would like to see in the beta starting today by visiting the Gears of War Facebook page and voting on their favorites. Voting ends on Feb. 28.