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News: Mini Ninjas Adventures Announced for Kinect

Mini Ninjas Adventures Announced for Kinect

Become the Hiro

Square Enix has just announced Mini Ninjas Adventures, a Kinect exclusive for North America and Europe on 29th June. Picking up after Mini Ninjas, the Xbox Live Arcade title will cost 800 Microsoft Points and let you kick and punch your way to rescue other ninja from the evil Samurai Warlord. We liked the original so let's hope...

News: Oh Good, NBA Baller Beats Does Come With a Basketball

Oh Good, NBA Baller Beats Does Come With a Basketball

We were starting to worry

Majesco's blend of sport and music, NBA Baller Beats, asks you to bounce an actual basketball. Not got one handy? That's cool, you get one in the box. NBA stalwarts Spalding will provide a replica ball with every game, while Panini has signed up to allow its trading cards to appear in-game. Ball-bouncing, card-trading,...

News: 505 Games Rescues miCoach from Kinect Limbo

505 Games Rescues miCoach from Kinect Limbo

Back on track

Adidas training tool miCoach has been picked up by publisher 505 Games for a release later this year. Originally the sporty collaboration was due to come courtesy of THQ, but contract disputes meant that plan fell through. Now 505 is bringing it to Xbox 360 this summer. It's developed by experienced Kinect fitness team Chromativity —...

News: Ice Age Tie-In Coming to Kinect This Year

Ice Age Tie-In Coming to Kinect This Year

Arctic edge

Activision's just announced it's bringing Ice Age: Continental Draft — Arctic Games to Kinect in 2012. Guess what? It's a minigame compilation. Nobody could have guessed that. If you're saying you guessed that, you're lying. The story says something about the team splitting a secret treasure through a series of "off-the-wall...

News: Disney Wants You to Be Brave on Kinect

Disney Wants You to Be Brave on Kinect

Red hair optional

Not content with inspiring Kinect Rush: A Disney•Pixar Adventure with its past works, Disney•Pixar's next movie Brave will get its own Kinect-powered game too. Coming this summer, the third-person adventure game isn't Kinect exclusive: sounds to us like the sensor will only be used in an archery spin-off mode, but we've been...

News: Fit Music is Kinect's Most Self-Explanatory Game

Fit Music is Kinect's Most Self-Explanatory Game

Can you tell what it is yet?

Fitness, dancing, Kinect: the holy trinity for game publishers. The next company to try its luck is Oxygene Media with the ingeniously titled Fit Music. Fronted by European fitness champion Patrizia Salviato — described as "one of the best body building superstars ever" by Oxygene — the game is coming to...

News: Country Dance All Stars Hits the Floor on 27th March

Country Dance All Stars Hits the Floor on 27th March

Dig out those dancing boots

The Kinect has seen its fair share of dancing games, with Country Dance All Stars stepping onto the dance floor to show that Lady Gaga isn't where it's at. For those keen to unleash their inner cowboy — or cowgirl — there isn't long to wait. GameMill Entertainment has confirmed that this title will hit stores on 27...

News: New Kinect Star Wars Trailer Shows the Force

New Kinect Star Wars Trailer Shows the Force

Is it from the dark side?

Kinect Star Wars is only a few weeks away, potentially giving gamers an opportunity to live out some long held fantasies. That's the idea, in any case, and some promotional footage for the game seems to try and show the variety of the experience. With footage of podracing, lightsaber duelling and, bizarrely, dancing, this...

News: Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor "Nearly Complete"

Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor "Nearly Complete"

Not nearly enough

Kinect-exclusive mech-walker war game Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor — and people say there are no hardcore games on Kinect — is nearing completion, according to producer Kenjii Kataoka. The statement came at the same event that revealed Project Draco's new form as Crimson Dragon, but Capcom's robot sim wasn't in playable form,...

News: Have a Hoedown for this Country Dance Trailer

Have a Hoedown for this Country Dance Trailer

Yeehaw

Did yesterday's Country Dance All Stars track list get you all fired up for Kinect's first country and western themed dancing game? Then this first trailer should really knock your socks off. Due for release in March, Country Dance All Stars has over 40 tracks and the promise of more through post-launch DLC. Mosey on down to the trailer and...

News: Country Dance All Stars Song List Confirmed

Country Dance All Stars Song List Confirmed

Yeehaw

Want to know which of your favourite country music stars will feature in the upcoming Country Dance All Stars, due out later next month? Well boy howdy, have we got a treat for you. Featuring no fewer than three artists called Josh — Kelley, Thompson and Turner, of course — as well as classic acts Johnny Cash, Carrie Underwood and, er,...