Dance Central 2 Review

Game: Dance Central 2 Publisher/Developer: Microsoft/Harmonix Console(s): Xbox 360 – Kinect required Genre: Music/Dancing Price: $49.99 – Buy it here ESRB Rating: T for Teen The Xbox 360 Kinect launched with mild critical acclaim and a ravid customer base. When it was released, there were only a few games worthy of actually playing with the new accessory. And Dance Central was one of t...

All of Dance Central’s DLC is on sale right now

Want some new tracks to dance to in Dance Central but your on a budget? Well your in luck! Harmonix has discounted every single pack of DLC for the game until November 5, 2011. Why have they done such a thing? Not only is it the first anniversary of Dance Central but it is also a celebration of Dance Central 2’s release. Tell us: which packs will you be getting? Will you go whole hog and buy...

Raving Rabbids want you to team up

The Rabbids have officially initiated the second part of their invasion plan! Not only are they getting us to do stuff in our lounge room that’s going to make us look ridiculous to our neighbours, they’re going to make us do it in four-person groups! Unlike previous Rabbids games it looks like this one’s going to require a team effort to pass some of the levels, hiding, guiding through an ice tunn...

Motion Explosion out now for Kinect

Majesco has just released their newest Kinect game. Titled Motion Explosion, this game has one goal: getting you off the couch. Yay! Featuring 12 mini games (each with 10 levels) Motion Explosion has a variety of gameplay types for the entire family. Other features of Motion Explosion include: -Using your hands, legs, elbows, knees, feet, and even your head, to play 12 different games that will ch...

Steel Battalion Trailer – War Inside and Out

Capcom’s latest trailer for Steel Battalion details the control system that will be implemented in the game. Requiring the use you use both a standard controller and a Kinect system, the game places you in a war torn world of the future. According to Capcom, “movement of the Vertical Tank, aiming and firing of the main guns, are undertaken using the Xbox 360 controller. A wide variety ...

Microsoft Kinect voice control and Zune Music comes to Oz

Microsoft Australia has announced that Australians will now be able to use their voice to command the Kinect. This is something that’s been in the works since it became obvious that Australian accents just weren’t going to cut it, since obviously Australian English is a different language from American English. This can be used in Kinect Sports Season Two for things such as ‘say as you see’ voice ...

Blackwater Busts into stores today!

Since the Kinect has launched, we really haven’t seen many studios use the technology to create a shooter. Blackwater however has now arrived in stores today and looks to change that completely. This title puts players as the lead a team of Blackwater operatives as they protect inhabitants of a fictional North African town who are battling a corrupt general in order to restore peace. “Blackw...

Minecraft for the Xbox 360 Delayed until Spring of 2012…

If you were planning on ringing in the holidays this year by playing the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft, you now might have to do some re-scheduling as the anticipated port has been delayed until Spring of 2012. Considering the slow drip of actual news we have heard though, this delay comes with little surprise as the Kinect enabled version is surely going to be quite a monster to develop. Those wh...

New Black Eyed Peas Experience trailer released

Ubisoft have released a new trailer for The Black Eyed Peas Experience – the new dancing game set to hit the block. From the trailer it’s clear that they’re really going to push this game as an ‘Experience’, not only are you going to be dancing along with the Black Eyed Peas, doing their choreography, but you’ll know what it’s like to be a Black Eyed Pea, travelling the world and being cheered at ...

Lenovo Isec to penetrate Chinese gaming market

Chinese gamers rejoice somewhat, as what was once a gaming market that was; well void of consoles has been given a small injection of life. So, unable to enjoy the likes of the 360, PS3 and Wii due to oppressive Government and political pressures, enter Lenovo and the Isec. Partnering with Eedoo technologies they hope to bring their Kinect style console to millions of homes across China and with a...

Project Draco is still alive; will use Unreal 3 engine

One of the first games we saw when the Kinect was first announced, that wasn’t a child simulation game or a kid game, was Project Draco. It was a game that was supposed to allow players to control a dragon flying through the air with the use of the Kinect. The game was being produced by the people who made Panzer Dragoon, but unfortunately the game has seen almost zero press. Until now, when...

Re-Kinect with “Playful Learning”

Microsoft is pushing forth the concept of playful learning. This innovative concept provides an experience for children to learn while connecting family at the same time. Microsoft is joining forces with Sesame Workshop, National Geographic, and Disney to create a new wave of games for the Kinect. In spring 2012, we are to expect this new wave to come to fruition along with a joining of family val...

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