The first games announced are:
Kinectimals - lets you train and play with 20 different virtual cats, including a lion, cheetah and tiger.
Joyride - a racing game, lets players use their hands to hold an imaginary steering wheel — pull your hands toward you and push back out for an acceleration boost — and their bodies to execute jumps and tricks.
Kinect Sports - has six activities including boxing, bowling, beach volleyball, track and field, soccer and table tennis. To serve a volleyball, you mimic the real motion; in soccer, you can kick the ball or do a header.
Kinect Adventures - includes a river-raft time trial and obstacle course, playable by up to four players. On the raft, playing as a duo, you and a partner must lean one way or another to steer. Jumping helps the raft reach special areas for extra points.
Dance Central - in development by MTV Games, incorporates immersive, full-body dancing without the need for a controller.
Star Wars - characters and iconic Disney favorites will be featured in separate new games being developed at Microsoft in conjunction with LucasArts and Disney.
Looks to be a solid lineup of initial games. What do you think of this announcement? Let us know below.
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