With over 180* danceable tracks already available to players, Dance Central 3 is the best way to kick off an awesome dance party with your family and friends this holiday! Critics are raving about Dance Central 3, calling it the best dance gaming experience on any platform, making it the highest-rated Kinect® for Xbox 360 title and dance title according to reviews aggregated on Metacritic!
Harmonix is excited to announce that it will continue to support Dance Central 3 with additional downloadable content comprised of the best songs and best dance routines available. In the coming months, fans can expect some of their most requested tracks, including Psy’s international hit “Gangnam Style” and Carly Rae Jepsen’s #1 smash “Call Me Maybe.” Also on the way are hit tracks from Justin Bieber, One Direction, LMFAO, and more. As with all of the tracks in the Dance Central franchise, these routines feature the exciting, authentic choreography and best-in-class controller-free motion detection that players have come to expect from the world’s best dance game franchise! If you’re looking for the best moves, the hottest soundtrack, and the most music available, you’ll find it in Dance Central 3!
[box_light]More details on release dates will be announced in the coming months. Be sure to followDance Central on Twitter (http://twitter.com/dance_
Start some trouble… today Microsoft and Electronic Arts unveiled a trailer detailing Kinect for Xbox 360 voice integration in “Need for Speed Most Wanted,” the latest in the blisteringly fast “Need for Speed” racing franchise. Kinect for Xbox 360 voice functionality will be incorporated into the single player experience as follows:
Harmonix keeps the excitement and beats rolling heading into the Oct. 16 launch of “Dance Central 3” on Kinect for Xbox 360. Today, ten more tracks for the game’s hit-packed soundtrack were announced, including:
In addition, select tracks from the game’s soundtrack are featured in the latest “Dance Central 3” gameplay preview:
Launching October 9 in the U.S., Lionhead Studios today revealed the first “Fable: The Journey” video documentary, “Telling the Tale.” This ViDoc takes “Fable” fans behind-the-scenes with the Lionhead team for an in-depth look at the game’s captivating narrative.
Today, Ubisoft put the power of the gods in gamers’ hands in Babel Rising – a god game that gives players power to smite ancient Babylonians. Babel Rising is available now on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for $9.99 and 800 Microsoft Points.
Last week during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Ubisoft released the first CGI trailer and screenshots for the Avengers: Battle for Earth video game. Avengers: Battle for Earth will be available this holiday on Xbox Kinect and Nintendo Wii U.
Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced Mini Ninjas™ Adventures, a brand-new title will be available exclusively in North America and Europe for Kinect® for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft from the 29th June 2012.
Developed specifically for Kinect, Mini Ninjas Adventures lets you become the ninja! Get ready to swipe, kick and battle your way through intense ninja action as you help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord.
”We’re excited to be bringing Mini Ninjas Adventures to Kinect for the first time,” said Sarah Hoeksma, VP Brand, Square Enix Europe. “We’ve created a completely new Xbox® Live Arcade game, using the extremely charming Mini Ninjas brand, which we feel delivers fun family gaming to the living room.”
Developed by Side-kick Ltd, Mini Ninjas Adventures will be coming exclusively to Xbox Live Arcade priced at 800 points. Future ninjas can look forward to taking on 21 different levels and a range of boss battles armed with physical and magical attacks that will have the evil samurai running in fear, all supported by the incredibly responsive game engine.
“We are thrilled to be working with Square Enix and IO Interactive. Bringing Hiro to life using Kinect gave us an excellent opportunity to use our passion for motion games to create a deep arcade title that is fun for all” said Asaf Sela, founder and creative director of Side-kick. So pack your ninja stars, sword and more and get ready for adventure…a Mini Ninjas Adventure!
Mini Ninjas Adventures will be available in English, French, Italian and Spanish
Majesco Entertainment, today revealed plans to release NBA Baller Beats, a fun, high energy and first-of-its kind participative basketball video game launching this fall exclusively on Kinect™ for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Developed by HB Studios, NBA Baller Beats gets players on their feet mastering mad ball handling skills using a real basketball while playing to the beat of an eclectic soundtrack. The Kinect motion sensor captures every movement of both player and ball to create an entirely new basketball gaming experience.
“NBA Baller Beats introduces an unprecedented way to experience basketball through a video game like never before,” said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer of Majesco Entertainment. “Our innovative play mechanic combined with Kinect technology puts the ball in players’ hands, tracking both full-body gameplay and ball movement, so players are going to have to get up and actually play basketball to get in the game. Ballers and fans alike will love this game.”
“We are excited to work with Majesco to provide basketball fans and gamers with a unique experience like NBA Baller Beats,” said Vicky Picca, Senior Vice President, Licensing & Business Affairs, NBA. “Showcasing the energy and dynamic elements of the NBA against the backdrop of a compelling soundtrack will be fun for fans of all ages.”
Aspire to perform like a pro in NBA Baller Beats as you train alongside your favorite NBA franchise unlocking songs, difficulty levels, and over 100 posters and trading cards showcasing NBA players’ greatest moves. The music is your guide as you master ball handling skills, dribbling, and baller moves with a real basketball as Kinect technology tracks your every crossover, pump fake, behind-the-back, around-the-world and more! Become the ultimate baller and increase your stamina in single player mode, break it down and practice different skills in Move School mode or show-off in multiplayer mode and go head-to-head against up to 8 players – the highest score wins bragging rights. No matter the level of your skills, players of all abilities will enjoy getting off the couch and raising their game with NBA Baller Beats.
Best Buy patrons will get their mitts on the Chrome Blitzer Armory which includes the increased turning speeds of the Impact armor and the increased power of the Tiger armor which, unsurprisingly, is painted in tiger stripes.
Pre-order from the giant that is Amazon and you acquire the Carbon Assassin Armory. Included is the Savannah armor which increases bullet velocity and pimps out your Vertical Tank in zebra print. You also get access to the Storm armor which increases shooting range and has cheetah like spots over it.
Finally heading to Gamestop will net you the Iron Gaurdian Armory, giving you the bright red Rock skin and the ability ignore your enemies advances with increased defense. Also included is the Jaguar skin which does resemble Jaguar print and make you a much faster foe out on the battlefield.
So get out there now and place that pre-order soldier. Dismissed
Twisted Pixel and Microsoft Studios announced today a new installment of add-on content for the award-winning Kinect title The Gunstringer. The 240 MSP content is called El Diablo’s ‘Merican Adventure and gives players control over an all new protagonist in the form of El Diablo, the sinister soul whose twisted heart aches for a true love to be his queen. Featuring four levels filled with hang-gliding airmen, gun-toting brothel babes and angry bandits dug in deeper than Alabama ticks, El Diablo’s ‘Merican Adventure presents a new twist to the Kinect-based puppeteering cowboy revenge shooter genre.