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Xbox 360 Games to Watch in 2012

While I won’t be covering the landscape of all the exclusives in 2012, here are some games that you already know about that you should be looking forward to this year.

Halo 4

“Halo 4” is the next blockbuster installment in the iconic franchise that’s shaped entertainment history and defined a decade of gaming. Set in the aftermath of “Halo 3,” Master Chief returns to confront his own destiny and face an ancient evil that threatens the fate of the entire universe. A new trilogy begins when “Halo 4” releases in 2012.

Fable: The Journey

The legendary Lionhead Studios is taking “Fable” to new heights with a completely new RPG experience built from the ground up to embrace the magic of Kinect. For the first time explore Albion from a first-person perspective using your body, arms and hands to steer your horse, cast spells, engage in combat and so much more.

Kinect Rush: A Disney·Pixar Adventure

“Kinect Rush: A DisneyžPixar Adventure” invites families and fans of all ages to experience the worlds of five beloved Disney·Pixar films, teaming up with Pixar characters to solve puzzling obstacles and find hidden secrets. “Kinect Rush: A DisneyžPixar Adventure” is a new game experience made possible through the magic of Kinect for Xbox 360.

Kinect Star Wars

“Kinect Star Wars” uses the magic of Kinect to put you in the Star Wars Universe like never before as you wield a lightsaber, use the Force, and delve into an incredible variety of experiences inspired by the classic films.