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April NPD: Prototype 2 tops charts, industry-wide sales down 32 percent year-over-year

The results for April are in, and things are looking a little rough out there in consumer video-game electronics land. As a whole, the gaming industry (which for our purposes includes all hardware, software and accessories sales between April 1 and April 28, 2012) brought in $630.4 million, a 32...

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I suggest a new strategy, R2: Let them have a Kinect Star Wars demo

We can understand why you may be a bit hesitant to take our verdict on Kinect Star Wars as gospel. It's got Vader fights, rampaging rancors and is the closest physical manifestation of that one kid's dream journal we may ever get. Now you can discover how not good the game is yourself with a free...

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Kinect Star Wars tops UK charts, millions of voices suddenly cried out...

Kinect Star Wars debuted at the top of the UK charts last week, proving one should never underestimate the power of the Sith. The game is the first Kinect-required title to top the charts. It's also the first Star Wars game to hit the top spot since Star Wars: The Force Unleashed back in 2008. EA...

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Kinect Star Wars review: Needs Force feedback

Let's just get this out of the way: in its current state, the Kinect can't deliver a true lightsaber experience. The device's input lag combined with the hardware's finicky nature simply won't allow it. That's not to say that Kinect Star Wars isn't without its merits. There are a few decent ideas...

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$50 credit with Star Wars Xbox on Amazon

While Amazon isn't actually discounting the Star Wars Xbox bundle, it is willing to offer a few extra space credits on the side. Specifically, the Star Wars bundle is now eligible for a $50 Amazon credit. Lest you've forgotten, the bundle comes with a sweet R2-D2 Xbox, a white Kinect unit, a gold...

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Joystiq goes hands-on with the Star Wars Xbox (and you can win it!)

Microsoft sent us one those fancy Star Wars Xbox Kinect bundles, so we thought it would be nice to give our readers a closer look. If the video leaves you drooling for the sweet R2-D2 console, C-3P0 controller and white Kinect, you should really make plans to come see Joystiq's live podcast at PAX...

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Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 lineup for PAX East 2012

We haven't figured out a way to travel into the future yet, and we're just as upset as you are about that. But the closest thing has to be playing games that aren't actually out yet, right? Microsoft is offering PAX East attendees a chance to do just that next weekend. Major Nelson posted the list...

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Not a Jedi trick: Kinect Star Wars and console bundle coming in April

After missing the exhaust port its planned holiday launch, Kinect Star Wars and the Star Wars Xbox 360 console bundle have settled on a new release date. The game and console bundle will now launch on April 3. The bundle features a console and Kinect unit in the style of everyone's favorite droid,...

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Kinect: Star Wars trailer is cute in an awkward, bumbling kind of way

Imagine Obi Wan Kenobi not as Jedi master, but a guy working the cash register down at the Gas 'n Gulp. Rather than wielding an elegant weapon for a more civilized age and being a princess's only hope, he's closer to the idiot in the Kinect: Star Wars trailer above....

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ESRB: Star Wars Kinect has 'dance tournaments' mini-games

A little known fact about the Padawan training program is that it includes an intense, three-month course on dance. Think about it: dueling with lightsabers is basically dance fighting. Right? That's why the ESRB rating for Kinect: Star Wars didn't really throw us. The promised "dance...

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