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Fantastic Pets Gameplay Preview: Kinectimals light? kinect news

Fantastic Pets for Xbox 360′s Kinect is a game for the young ones, where virtual animals will be brought into reality. The official description reads: “Fantastic Pets puts players on-screen where their movements and voice commands allow them to play side-by-side with a pet of their own creation.” Does that sound a lot like Kinectimals? Yes it does, and that may not be such a bad thing!

Checkout the gameplay video after the break, and see if this game will match your expectations! View full article »

UFC Personal Trainer Kinect pushed to June 2011 kinect news

Delay has hit several Kinect games up until now, among which are Michael Jackson’s game, Child of Eden and Brunswick Pro Bowling. Now, another game falls victim to the same fate. As we kind of expected – due to the lack of news around this Kinect game – UFC Personal Trainer has been delayed from this quarter to the next. And CEO of THQ spoke of June as the expected month for this game to hit the shelves:

Brian Farrell say that Kinect title will hit retail store shelves sometime in June.

We included a video by Jon Fitch in which he shows some making of material. This is only recommended for the die-hard UFC fans who cannot hold it off any longer, as there is not a lot about Kinect gaming in this video.

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Kung Fu Panda 2 Coming in May With Kinect Support special

Kung Fu Panda 2 will be a game – partially based on the similarly named movie – with Kinect support! THQ is bringing your martial arts furry friend to us in May 2011. Full-body motion tracking your awesome fighting moves while - probably – enjoying some of the humor of the movie sounds like fun, especially for kids!

Read on to see what THQ had to say about this soon-to-be Kinect game!

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Fantastic Pets Achievements

Fantastic Pets Achievements kinect newsShould you be looking for a follow-up of Kinectimals, then Fantastic Pets may be the one you want to keep an eye on. It is the only pet genre video game on the market that allows players to custom create, collect and interact with unlimited varieties of different animals including cats, dogs, lizards, & horses by using a wide array of cutting edge & user-friendly design menu options. Or so the advertisement text reads, the list of achievements may reveal a bit more on the activities hidden in this game. Luckily Developer BlitzGames has confirmed that it’s looking into a prerelease demo for Fantastic Pets, as well as postrelease content, including new activities and costumes for your pets.

Checkout the list of achievements of this cutesy pet Kinect game!

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THQ expects Kinect’s success to continue

THQ expects Kinects success to continue kinect news

According to Brian Farrell, CEO of THQ, Kinect will continue to be successful. Moreover, he says that augmented reality represents a big opportunity on the Kinect and that THQ’s Fantastic Pets is the first to combine augmented reality and Kinect. Fantastic Pets is planned to be released on 18th March.

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