|Xbox 360 Kinect Launch Titles - 17 Kinect GamesPublished by forahobby on Thursday, October 21, 2010
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With the launch of Kinect coming up next month, Microsoft have announced that they will have 17 controller free games available as part of Kinect’s launch portfolio. Read on for the complete list.
Today, the countdown to Kinect begins, as Microsoft Corp. announced the launch of a multiyear advertising campaign and revealed the complete lineup of 17 controller-free games that will transform living rooms around the world starting on Nov. 4.
With pre-orders rapidly selling out and thousands of retailers across the country opening at midnight on launch day, Kinect is set to fly off store shelves and get everyone off the couch and on their feet this holiday season.
“The very first time we saw Kinect, we knew it would be a ‘must have’ item for the holiday season,” said Richard Barry, vice president, general merchandise manager, Toys “R” Us® Inc. “There is no better place in the world to introduce innovative new products than Toys “R” Us, and we are excited about the full day of activities planned in New York City, building up to the much anticipated sale of the first Kinect sensor at our flagship store in Times Square.”
Excitement for Kinect has reached a fever pitch. Over the past four months, tens of thousands of kids and parents, seasoned gamers and newbies alike jumped into the world of controller-free entertainment on the nationwide Kinect Experience Tour. This week, Microsoft continues to fan the flames with the launch of the Kinect global ad campaign.
“The Xbox 360 team created a multiyear, integrated campaign showcasing real people at the heart of the experience,” said Mike Delman, corporate vice president of IEB global marketing, Microsoft. “Kinect puts consumers at the center of their entertainment, and our marketing efforts follow that same charter.”
A Gift for the Whole Family
For less than the price of four tickets to see “The Nutcracker” this holiday, Kinect is a gift that awakens the living room all year round with laughter, camaraderie and the simple joy of new experiences shared with family and friends. The all-in-one Xbox 360 4GB Console with Kinect includes the new Xbox 360 4GB console, Kinect sensor and “Kinect Adventures,” priced at $299.99 ERP (U.S.). Or for those who have an Xbox 360 console1 at home, the stand-alone Kinect for Xbox 360 priced at $149.99 ERP (U.S.) includes the Kinect sensor and “Kinect Adventures” and works with the 42 million Xbox 360 consoles currently in homes worldwide.
With 17 Kinect-enabled titles debuting in November, Kinect for Xbox 360 offers something for gamers (and nongamers) of every stripe.
Family Game Night … With a Kinect Twist
Befriend a playful tiger cub, collect treasures from around the globe or cast a spell in the wizarding world. Whether adopting a new family pet in “Kinectimals” (Frontier Developments Ltd./Microsoft Game Studios), or embarking on a wet and wild rafting trip in “Kinect Adventures” (Good Science Studio/Microsoft Game Studios), Kinect for Xbox 360 is the one gift the whole family will enjoy this holiday season.
Xbox 360 Kinect Launch Games
| ||Kinect Adventures |
Good Science Studio/Microsoft Game Studios)
Included with every Kinect sensor, Kinect Adventures delivers pulse-racing adventure to you and your family. Work together to complete a variety of challenges that fire up the mind and body for players of all ages and skill levels. You’ll bounce through roaring rapids, challenge obstacle courses or explore a leaky underwater laboratory.
Buy "Kinect Adventures" on Amazon
| ||Kinectimals |
(Frontier Developments Ltd./Microsoft Game Studios)
Limited collector’s editions of the “Kinectimals” game packaged with a 7” plush toy that unlocks a new animal and toy in the game will be available at select retailers. $49.99 ERP (U.S.)/$59.99 ERP (U.S.) limited collector’s edition.
Buy "Kinectimals" on Amazon
| ||Game Party: In Motion|
(Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) $39.99 ERP (U.S.)
Game Party: In Motion is an exclusive game for Kinect with arcade, sports, and party games for all ages.
Buy "Game Party: In Motion" on Amazon
Many retailers may already be sold out, so if you have not placed your order yet you may want to check it out very soon.
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
(Electronic Arts/EA Bright Light), 49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Battle death eaters and dementors while fleeing for your life across the wilds of England.
Buy "Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Pt.1" on Amazon
| ||Your Shape: Fitness Evolved |
(Ubisoft), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved for Kinect™ invites you to get off your couch and get into shape. You'll burn calories while having fun, either with a personal trainer, taking classes or through family-friendly mini games. As you exercise, you'll receive specific feedback on your every move, so you know you're getting the most out of it.
Buy "Your Shape: Fitness Evolved" on Amazon
| ||Dance Central |
(MTV Games/Harmonix), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Dance Central™, exclusively for Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, is the first real dance game experience that is fun, social and for everyone! Brought to you by Harmonix, the developers who created the world-wide blockbuster Rock Band™, Dance Central is the first immersive dance video game that features and tracks full-body dance moves.
Buy "Dance Central" on Amazon
| || The Biggest Loser Ultimate Workout |
(THQ), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Developed exclusively for Kinect and the Xbox 360 by THQ, the Biggest Loser will include loads of features, such as video diaries and online workouts with your friends via Xbox LIVE.
Buy "The Biggest Loser" on Amazon
| ||DanceMasters |
(Konami), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Developed by Konami, DanceMasters is a dance title that makes use of Microsoft's Kinect.
Buy "DanceMasters" on Amazon
| ||EA SPORTS Active 2 |
(EA SPORTS), $99.95 ERP (U.S.)
EA Sports Active 2 will feature a heart-rate monitor and wireless tracking through Kinect.
(Includes Heart Rate Monitor)
Buy "EA SPORTS Active 2" on Amazon
| || Zumba Fitness |
(Majesco), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Join the party with a one-of-a-kind, dance fitness workout set to sexy, high-energy music!
Buy "Zumba Fitness" on Amazon
| ||Kinect Sports |
(Rare/Microsoft Game Studios) $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
With Kinect Sports, anyone can become the next star of the living room, and it’s fun no matter how fit you are. Add your style to any of the six action-packed games - Soccer, Volleyball, Track & Field, Bowling, Table Tennis or Boxing - with Full Body Input.
Buy "Kinect Sports" on Amazon
| ||MotionSports |
(Ubisoft), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Motion Sports offers a variety of sports utilizing Kinect.
Buy "MotionSports" on Amazon
| ||DECA SPORTS FREEDOM |
The Deca Sports franchise for Xbox 360 Kinect.
Buy "DECA SPORTS FREEDOM" on Amazon
|Kinect Joy Ride |
(Big Park/Microsoft Game Studios), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Joy Ride combines the fun of classic Karting with the controller-free gameplay of Kinect. Enjoy five different game modes as you race through three unique worlds with stunning landscapes. Navigate obstacles, power slide through corners and fly off jumps to wow your opponents with mid-air acrobatics.
Buy "Kinect Joy Ride" on Amazon
| ||ADRENALIN MISFITS |
(Konami), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Buy "ADRENALIN MISFITS" on Amazon
| ||Fighters Uncaged |
(Ubisoft), $49.99 ERP (U.S.)
Fighters Uncaged is the first motion fighting game for Microsoft's Kinect.
Buy "Fighters Uncaged" on Amazon
| ||SONIC FREE RIDERS |
(SEGA) $49.95 ERP (U.S.)
Sonic arrives on Kinect with his signature speed in the fastest Kinect game available at launch!
Buy "SONIC FREE RIDERS" on Amazon
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