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When we first heard Microsoft was backing a game called Project Draco, we thought it was a Harry Potter spinoff title featuring Draco Malfoy, Winky the house-elf and Minerva McGonagall in a Three's Company-style RPG. Turns out it's a flying shooter for Kinect starring dragons, which is way cooler,...

March 4th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Try and look surprised: the Australian classification of Panzer Dragoon-esque on-rails shooter Project Draco as "Crimson Dragon" was accurate, as the game has been officially renamed. The new title was confirmed during an Xbox 360 event in Japan this week, wherein a handful of new shots were shown...

February 27th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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It would appear the final name of "Project Draco" will be Crimson Dragon, if the pieces of a recent Australian classification fit neatly together. The author of the classification is listed as Grounding Inc., with Microsoft as publisher. Also, the game is called Crimson Dragon, which seems to perfe...

February 14th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A year ago, we were told that Project Draco was merely "inspired" by Panzer Dragoon. Having played Project Draco, I'm inclined to think that might be the biggest understatement in recent memory. Project Draco positively drips with Panzer Dragoon goodness. And it should, given the involvement of P...

September 16th 2011 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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Previously announced as a 2011 title, Joystiq learned today that Project Draco, the Grounding Inc. Kinect project "inspired" by Panzer Dragoon, will actually be released in 2012. We can also reveal that the title is much more than inspired by Team Andromeda's seminal on-rails shooter. Straight up...

September 15th 2011 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Despite looking like Panzer Dragoon, being developed by Panzer Dragoon creator Yukio Futatsugi, having a codename referencing dragons with the same initials as Panzer Dragoon and, most suspiciously, having a codename at all, Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer told Joystiq he "woudn't call [Proj...

September 17th 2010 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Kinect isn't just about petting animals and playing sports games. The newly announced Project Draco from Grounding Inc. is about dragons, and it's Kinect-enabled. Yukio Futatsugi, creator of Phantom Dust and collaborator on Panzer Dragoon, revealed the game at Microsoft's TGS conference this year....

September 15th 2010 at 10:35pm 0 Comments