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Microsoft unveils Kinect launch titles

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 19 Oct 2010 18:52

Microsoft unveils Kinect launch titles Microsoft has unveiled their Kinect motion control system's launch titles this week, with the highest touted game being "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—Part 1 The Videogame."
Kinect is set to launch early next month.

Says Microsoft directly of the Harry Potter title: "Playing as Harry, you are on the run from the opening sequence, fighting for survival on a desperate and dangerous quest to locate and destroy Voldemort's Horcruxes."

There are 22 moves within the game that require the Kinect system, allowing users to control the action with hands-free motion controllers.

The other games to be released at launch are Kinectimals, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved, Kinect Sports, Kinect Joy Ride and Dance Central.

Kinectimals allows users to interact with zoo animals, Fitness Evolved is a fitness game, Sports is (you guessed it) a sports game, Joyride is a racing game, and Dance Central is a game that lets you "hone your dance skills" to pop hits.

Microsoft will begin offering a $299 Kinect bundle (4GB console, Kinect, Kinect Adventures game) on November 4th or you can purchase the system as a standalone (with the game) for $150.

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