Page 1: Miscellaneous
Page 2: Dance
Page 3: Party
Page 4: Fitness
Page 5: Sport
Page 6: Skate & Board
Page 7: Better with Kinect
Page 8: XBLA
Page 9: Fun Labs
Disneyland Adventures (review coming)
Kinect: Disneyland Adventures lets you experience Disneyland park in your living room! Explore the map to meet your favorite characters and take a look inside Disneyland-inspired worlds. Discover how you can use your whole body to bring the magic of Disneyland park to your home.
Diabolical Pitch (confirmed)
Diabolical Pitch features co-op and single-player gameplay, and will task you with defeating demonic forces with baseballs.
Doodle Jump (confirmed)
Lima Sky’s often-imitated mobile hit Doodle Jump is going to make you jump, jump, in an upcoming iteration. The developer has announced that a Kinect version is on the way.
Dr. Kawashimas Body and Brain exercises
In Dr. Kawashima’s Body And Brain Exercises, players move their body to exercise their brain using the Xbox 360 Kinect device. Based on the research of the internationally renowned Dr Kawashima, the game invites players to follow a program of simple physical coordination exercises to improve their brain age. Multiplayer gameplay lets friends and family join in the series of fun, lively body exercises and compare their brain age scores.
Fantastic Pets (read our review)
Cute, funny, weird and full of energy. Enough said, this is definitely a kids game with the best pet ever. The kids will love it and it won’t mess up your home, like chew up your slippers or rip up your paper they are supposed to fetch. This is actually quite fun and engaging, and I am pretty sure that almost every kid in the world between the ages of four and ten would find this game fun – and I’m talking both genders.
Charge head first into the vicious world of illegal freestyle fighting tournaments, where you will use every muscle in your body to battle your way to the top. Forced into a secret tournament, the game’s hero, Simon must use what he learned from his father, an ex-boxing champ, as he faces off against violent combatants who will brutally unleash a range of vicious mixed martial arts attacks to take him down. No guns. No blades. Your body is the deadly weapon here.
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (confirmed, May 2012)
Providing yet another new direction in the Ghost Recon series of military games, Ghost Recon: Future Soldier promises to go beyond the core Ghost Recon franchise and deliver a fresh gameplay experience.
Haunt is a horror game based around Kinect and designed by Masaya Matsuura (of Parappa the Rapper fame.) This first-person perspective horror game uses a cartoony art style and a fun, spooky atmosphere to draw players into the story of a haunted mansion.
Heavy Fire: Afghanistan (confirmed, February 2012)
Heavy Fire: Afghanistan – The Chosen Few offers blisteringly fast-paced action set in a modern day Afghanistan.
Hulk Hogan’s Main Event
Hulk Hogan’s Main Event is an epic no-holds barred fighter that lets Hulkamaniacs train with wrestling icon Hulk Hogan himself. As your mentor, Hulk Hogan will help you build your own wrestling personality beginning with creating a unique style. Hogan will school you in the art of working over an opponent and showmanship in order to win over the crowd in the game’s nine exciting venues.
Kinect Joyride (review coming)
Kinect Joy Ride reinvents driving and kart racing by adding massive jumps and full-body stunts to the classic kart racing action. With a host of cool features and game modes you can find your inner Andretti by going solo, pick up a co-pilot, or team up with your friends and family to take on the world. Kinect Joy Ride takes the thrilling driving experience off the track and into your living room as you bend, twist and move your body to hug the curves.
Kinect Rush (confirmed, March 2012)
Through the magic of Kinect for Xbox 360, scan yourself into the game to become a unique character in five Pixar worlds. Team up with characters from The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Up, Cars and Toy Story to solve puzzles and uncover hidden secrets.
Kinect Star Wars (confirmed)
Feel the Force as you transform yourself into a Jedi. Fully harnesses the power of the Kinect platform to deliver a natural and intuitive Star Wars experience.
Kinectimals (read our review)
Kinectimals; possibly one of the most public-friendly Kinect launch titles. Those cute little balls of fur give you the chance to bond with normally vicious wild cats and go on an adventure. It’s an obvious winners for kids and casual female gamers but does it actually deserve it’s good press? Obviously, we’ve seen similar novelty pet games in the past, none of which had lasting appeal.
Kung-Fu High Impact (read our review)
Ever since The Matrix, every geek has dreamed of knowing Kung-Fu. It may look super cool in the movies, but as we flail around uselessly in front of the mirror we learnt it was harder than it appeared. But no one had embraced how lame we actually looked, until Kung-Fu High Impact. The story follows the tale of a comic book store clerk, left in charge as their boss/wizard is away, and to fight all the comic book creatures on your way.
Kung Fu Panda 2 (we reviewed the PS3 version)
Kung Fu is at risk of being gone forever! In an original story, players are plunged into the video game at the climatic end-of-movie battle between Master Shen and Po. Players must help Po, the furious five with the councel of respected masters, Shifu, Croc, and Ox defeat looting wolves, powerful gorillas and clans of barbaric komodo dragons lead by Xaio Dan to save Gongman City, restore balance, and of course…save Kung Fu!
Milo and Kate (showcased at E3, rumored to be released)
The project began as work on an “emotional AI (artificial intelligence)” after Lionhead had finished work on Black & White in 2001. The project was code named Dimitri, after the godson of Lionhead creative director Peter Molyneux. Details revealed about the project led some to speculate that “Dimitri” had become Fable II, but a 2006 interview with Molyneux confirmed that the projects were separate.
The universe is in peril, and it’s up to you to annihilate the forces of evil in PowerUP Heroes. Turn your Xbox360 avatar into a powerful superhero and face off in the ultimate cosmic showdown. Obliterate your enemy and seize their super suit and abilities to use in your next battle, like the mighty Necromancer suit which allows you to control a horde of skeletons, or the Mentalist suit to break into your enemy’s mind.
Project Draco (working title, confirmed)
Project Draco is the first game from Grounding Inc. (a studio founded by former members of the team behind Phantom Dust) and is focused on battles between airborne dragons.
Puss in Boots (some countries gets the game as late as march 12)
Step into the boots of Puss In Boots, star of the upcoming film from DreamWorks Animation, and use your sword fighting moves and sly skills to become the legendary hero! Master the style and charm of Puss in Boots in an engaging swashbuckling experience. Duel banditos with style and flair, use cat-like sneaking skills to fool your foes, and team with characters from the film to catch the Golden Goose.
Rapala for Kinect
One to four players will compete in exciting contests in a race against the clock. Traveling between fishing hot spots will boil down to fast paced, motor mashing player versus player races. A rapid fire, forty five seconds from cast to catch, ensures fun, quick and intense angling action. Players will drop in and out of the action with barely a pause.
Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking
They’ve invaded our daily lives for years, and you’ve never really considered them to be a serious threat! You just never imagined that they could even possibly be… real. Well, you were wrong!! They really do exist! This year, see them with your own eyes… Rabbids will mess around with the Kinect™… and your life!
Rise of Nightmares
Players take on the role of the well-meaning, but flawed hero, Josh. Intent on saving his faltering marriage to wife Kate, he sets off on what is intended as a romantic rail trip through Eastern Europe only see her kidnapped by a grotesque henchman. He pursues but finds himself at the mercy of his target, a mad and morbidly creative scientist named Viktor, who is backed by minions, including an army of zombie-like creations.
Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster
Sesame Street: Once Upon A Monster is an Educational Adventure game in which young children learn lessons as as they accompany some of their favorite Sesame Street characters in a truly interactive storybook experience. Gameplay revolves around an in-game book called Once Upon a Monster that is found by Cookie Monster and Elmo. As the book is opened they along with players become functioning characters in its six chapter storyline.
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor (confirmed)
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor takes place in 2082 in a world lacking computers. It opens with the United States military running an amphibious landing operation on Chinese occupied New York using massive bipedal robots known as Vertical Tanks as the primary attack force.
The Deepak Chopra Project
With rush-hour traffic, hectic work schedules, filled-up social calendars and getting the kids ready for school, finding time to center yourself can be tough. Deepak Chopra’s Leela provides a unique interactive experience that helps you achieve a peaceful and focused flow state through relaxation, mediation techniques and the ancient theory of chakras.
The Gunstringer marries Twisted Pixel’s beloved storytelling, characters, and polish with fresh gameplay mechanics. Players can puppeteer a character through a variety of 3D and 2D gameplay styles, controlling every jump and dodge with one hand, while filling enemies with lead using the other. The Gunstringer provides players with new Kinect shooter experiences that have never been seen before.
The Penguins of Madagascar: Dr. Blowhole returns again
Dr. Blowhole is out to take over the world and only Team Penguin can foil his diabolical plans. Jump into an all-new adventure with 3 unique game episodes and over 12 exciting levels. Lead Skipper, Kowlaski, Rico and Private as you commence super-secret missions in, under and outside of the zoo, culminating in the grand finale in Dr. Blowhole’s Lair.