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You read about it yesterday, now see Twisted Pixel's latest game (its first for Kinect) in action ... all its puppet-filled, wavy arm guy action. Oh yeah: the video contains 15 minutes of gameplay footage. Just move your hands around and make gun shooting motions to get a feel for the real thing.

February 25th 2011 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Batman: Arkham City loses the confines of its predecessor's island asylum for the more expansive slums of Gotham City. Arkham warden Quincy Sharp has been elected mayor and has requisitioned the city's downtrodden district as "Arkham City," the new holding area for all of the crazies and dangerou...

February 25th 2011 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Back at E3 2010 we learned that Tetsuya Mizuguchi's latest creation -- Child of Eden, the spiritual successor to Rez -- can be played using a standard controller, not just the Kinect sensor for which it's become a showcase title. Last night at Microsoft's preview event in San Francisco, we found...

February 25th 2011 at 3:20pm 0 Comments
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"One of the things that I'm personally really passionate about -- the reason I'm in this industry -- is that I want to see our medium be more than it is already," Double Fine's Nathan Martz, and project lead on Once Upon a Monster, confided in me at a Microsoft press event yesterday. "Our human e...

February 25th 2011 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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The Da Vinci Disappearance is an ambitious piece of DLC for Ubisoft, granting players access to a large chunk of single-player content, but also some new modes, skins and a map for the multipayler side. At the February Games Showcase in San Francisco, I was able to play through two missions in an...

February 24th 2011 at 7:50pm 0 Comments
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I just played the first "hardcore" Kinect game. Sitting down, even. Even in its incomplete state, Twisted Pixel's The Gunstringer is the best evidence that Microsoft's motion sensing tech can make possible a (so far) really fun game that already plays great and responds to subtle, natural moveme...

February 24th 2011 at 6:59pm 0 Comments
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Atari is being very careful with Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime. The game features four wannabe 'busters and takes place sometime after the events of the second film. With talk of a third film (thanks in part to positive reception of Ghostbusters: The Video Game), Atari doesn't want to back itsel...

February 24th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're still enjoying the Xbox version of Fable 3, there's some more DLC headed your way. The "Traitor's Keep" pack adds three new levels, all with fairly awesome names: Ravenscar Keep, Clockwork Island and the Godwin Estate. Apparently you'll run into a "mysterious prisoner" -- and you'll al...

February 24th 2011 at 3:35pm 0 Comments
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Alongside releasing a batch of new, explosion-filled screens, Twisted Pixel announced that its first Kinect game, The Gunstringer, will be heading to Xbox Live Arcade, rather than brick-and-mortar stores. This confirms what we suspected when the game was listed on Xbox.com with "Xbox Live Arcade...

February 24th 2011 at 3:25pm 0 Comments