We offer you
everything KINECT in one place!

/ / v /

Kinect dancing game featuring Beyoncé aborted


Post Reply 
Kinect dancing game featuring Beyoncé aborted
05-10-2011, 02:07 PM
Post: #1
Kinect dancing game featuring Beyoncé aborted
Beyoncé and Gate Five, a New York based game developer, cooperated to create a Kinect (Move and Wii as well) dancing game called Starpower: Beyonce that would allow players to sing and dance along to her well known songs such as Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It). Unfortunately Beyoncé has quit the project abruptly and the game was cancelled.

The project started in June of 2010 and after six month of development, the superstar made “an extortionate demand” for more money, even though the two sides already had a deal. Greg Easley the founder of Gate five LLC, launched a lawsuit of $107 million dollars against the singer. The developer, who invested $7 million dollars, is claiming that Beyoncé destroyed their business and caused the layoff of 70 employees just one week before Christmas.

I think we are not going to see a game featuring Beyoncé before long time!

Check this video showing a 3D motion capture she did for the game:

Do you think this game would have been successful, considering the dancing and fitness games already released? Please find these games in our Kinect games list.
source: NY Magazine

From 123 Kinect Article: Kinect dancing game featuring Beyoncé aborted
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply


NOTE: Responding to threads is only done through Disqus in the Kinect News forum - to keep it in sync with he frontpage comments (no registration required):
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Kinect game Champion Jockey set to be the "ultimate horse racing game" Clemens 0 46 05-25-2011 08:57 PM
Last Post: Clemens
  Rumor: First-party Kinect game revealed via artist's resume (OXM) Clemens 0 39 05-23-2011 08:36 PM
Last Post: Clemens
  An insight in Rare's game character creation process Clemens 0 60 05-18-2011 10:10 PM
Last Post: Clemens
  Cabela's Hunting game coming to Kinect - will include new peripheral Istran 0 181 05-11-2011 07:26 PM
Last Post: Istran
  So this is what Family Game Night 4 looks like! [screens] raluca 0 108 05-09-2011 10:06 PM
Last Post: raluca
  Rumor: Codename: Kingdoms, a first person Kinect 'core' game Clemens 0 143 05-06-2011 05:39 PM
Last Post: Clemens

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)