E3 2011 News

News: Avatar Kinect Joins Fun Labs, Out in July

Avatar Kinect Joins Fun Labs, Out in July

Project still alive

Relax, friends; Avatar Kinect isn't dead, it's just hibernating until next month when it'll form part of the newly-released Kinect Fun Labs. Joystiq reports the Avatar-powered chatroom will release in July. Fun Labs is free to everyone but you must be an Xbox Live Gold member to use Avatar Kinect, though Microsoft may look to...

News: Rise of Nightmares Trailer Goes Bump in the Night

Rise of Nightmares Trailer Goes Bump in the Night

No gameplay though

SEGA's Rise of Nightmares is just one of the hardcore games coming to Kinect later this year, and in case you haven't caught the game's E3 2011 trailer yet here it is. The trailer doesn't really give away too much about the game, other than making obvious its sources of inspiration — step forward, Saw — but if the game is half...

News: Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 E3 Trailer Looks Good in Lycra

Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012 E3 Trailer Looks Good in Lycra

We're already getting a sweat on

Ubisoft used its E3 press conference to announce Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2012, the sequel to last year's runaway success Your Shape: Fitness Evolved. The biggest improvement made is better support for floor exercises, as well as an enhanced feedback system. Users will get better ways to track their progress too,...

News: Minecraft Builds Its Way to Kinect

Minecraft Builds Its Way to Kinect

Construct a world with your hands

For those that don’t keep up with the PC indie gaming market, the name Minecraft might not ring a bell at first, but it’s time to get that bell ringing. Minecraft is a building block simulator type of game with the ability to construct entire worlds to your own desires, and one’s own mind is the only limit. If...

News: Fruit Ninja Kinect Ripens with E3 Screenshots

Fruit Ninja Kinect Ripens with E3 Screenshots

The deadly art of nin-juicy

The popular slice 'em up from Apple's App Store and the Android Market is coming to Xbox 360 Kinect, so you better make sure your arms are nicely sharpened by the time it launches. Developed by Halfbrick, Fruit Ninja Kinect will turn the arms of players into blades as they attempt to cut and slice fruits that are thrown...

News: Raving Rabbids are Alive and Kicking on Kinect

Raving Rabbids are Alive and Kicking on Kinect

Toilet humour abounds

E3 always provides surprises, like this trailer showing computer generated rabbits emerging from a toilet. It's all in aid of Raving Rabbids: Alive and Kicking, the latest outing for the wacky white monsters on Kinect. Little is known about the game at the moment but hey, it's Raving Rabbids on Kinect. Good times are almost...

News: Tap into the Deepak Chopra Project this November

Tap into the Deepak Chopra Project this November

Kinect to the seven Chakra points

There are many things in life that can get you all worked up, and Curious Pictures' upcoming release might be able to offer users a way of de-stressing and finding that elusive inner balance. You never know! In a collaboration with publisher THQ and various meditation experts, The Deepak Chopra Project (tentative...

News: The Gunstringer Out of the Holster this Summer

The Gunstringer Out of the Holster this Summer

Puppets and bullets now coming to retail

Never thought puppetry and gunslinging action would go together? Perhaps you should guess again. Get ready for a platforming, shooter game with a twist. Developed by Twisted Pixel Games, The Gunstringer will task players with controlling a cowboy marionette with their hands and through a series of on-stage...

News: Your First Look at Fable: The Journey on Kinect

Your First Look at Fable: The Journey on Kinect

Woah, nelly

Now that Fable is finally getting its long-promised Kinect support in Fable: The Journey, you probably want to see what it looks like running. We're only too happy to oblige. The newly announced game now uses the Unreal Engine to power its on-rails action, with players using spells and fighting enemies using gestures. The first trailer...

News: Kinect Sports Season Two Includes Six New Sports

Kinect Sports Season Two Includes Six New Sports

Golf, tennis, baseball and more

We all expected Kinect Sports to receive a sequel, so the announcement that Kinect Sports Season Two is on the way wasn't much of a surprise. We weren't expecting it to be developed by Kinect Joy Ride studio BigPark, though. Revealed on-stage during Microsoft's E3 press event, Season Two features six sports new to the...