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Kinect Star Wars and inspired console bundle to miss holiday

Kinect Star Wars and the R2D2-styled Xbox 360 Kinect bundle will launch "beyond holiday 2011." Speaking to OXM, Microsoft and LucasArts moved the game's release date (along with that of the console bundle) to "ensure the full potential of this title is realized." Microsoft and LucasArts plan t...

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'Rancor Rampage' is latest Kinect Star Wars minigame reveal

"Rancor Rampage" is joining the bite-sized quests for Jedihood and Pod Racing glory in Kinect Star Wars. From what we saw at Gamescom, the mode plays exactly how it sounds: Players embody the Rancor, trashing houses on Tatooine and eating Jawas. How we long for actual Kinect Rampage now....

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Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox 360 priced in UK

The Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console, priced at $449 in the States, has been given a suggested retail price of £349.99 in the UK (ouch, that's $570 US!). The standard 250GB Xbox 360 Kinect bundle retails at £299.99. The rebellious console from a galaxy far, far away was r...

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Kinect Star Wars preview: Pod (racing) people

At the Comic-Con panel for Kinect Star Wars earlier this week (the same panel where that R2D2 Xbox was announced), Microsoft's head of Kinect Jorg Neumann told the story of how the game itself came about. Back in 2008, when Kinect was still called Project Natal, and basically consisted of just a ...

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R2D2-style Xbox 360 Kinect bundle rolling out for Kinect Star Wars [update]

"Beep! Beep beeeeep boop whiiiirrr boop boop (fall over)!" Or, in English, Microsoft just revealed a new R2D2-styled Xbox 360 Kinect bundle at Comic-Con, in honor of Kinect Star Wars. The Xbox has a special R2D2 look and custom console sounds, and is bundled with a gold, C3P0-style controller ...

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Galactic exclusive: Live-action Star Wars Kinect footage

Microsoft didn't allow direct filming of the games featured at its after-hours E3 preview event, though it did offer a fun keepsake to attendees who tried out Star Wars Kinect. We nabbed some exclusive footage that you won't find anywhere else. See it after the break. ...

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Kinect Star Wars trailer is exactly what you'd think

Remember when you used to play Star Wars with your friends in the schoolyard, pretending to choke people with your mind? Well Star Wars Kinect doesn't quite allow for that (at least that we've seen), but it does allow for some bit of arm waving verisimilitude. See how silly you'll look, just afte...

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'Kinect Star Wars' details Forced out into the open

Don't you want a Kinect game in which you use your hands to do that Jedi mind trick thing? Well ... we don't know if that's in Kinect Star Wars. But at least we know some of the other Star Warsy things you do with hand motion thanks to Entertainment Weekly, who just took the wraps off of the new ...

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Kinect Star Wars not due until holiday 2011

No matter how many times you call up LucasArts and suggest in your best Jedi voice, "You will release Kinect Star Wars soon," the game apparently won't be out until holiday 2011. Kinect evangelist and creative lead Kudo Tsunoda told the BBC as much in a recent interview, calling it and an upcomin...

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Is Kinect Star Wars too accurate for Sand People?

If you want a slight idea of what the Kinect Star Wars game looked like at last night's "Project Natal Experience," take a look at the video after the break. What you're missing is the opening that showed some Force powers (with the player pulling a door open) and some lightsaber slashing. The te...

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