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08/06/2011
E3 Media: DmC: Devil May Cry Fans may have reacted badly to the initial announcement of the new take on the Devil May Cry game, but Ninja Theory wants to reassure fans that although looking colourful and nothing like older games in the series, it can still kick-ass.
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06/06/2011
Microsoft E3 Keynote wrap-up. The Microsoft Keynote is over. The Keynote itself was quite reminiscent of last year's stage show where Microsoft relied extremely heavily on Microsoft's Kinect to push the system forward.

The show kick-started with some footage of Modern Warfare 3, showing a mission where you fight your way through an enemy submarine. Next was Crystal Dynamic and Square Enix's new Tomb Raider title showing it's gameplay and impressive fire physics.

EA Sports announced that all it's upcoming sporting titles will support the Xbox 360's Kinect, although little was elaborated upon. Other EA titles such as The Sims 3: Pets, Hasbro Family Game Night and Mass Effect 3 were confirmed to use Kinect. Mass Effect 3 will use voice recognition in multiple forms. Expect more at EA's conference later today.

Other notable appearances were made from Ghost Recon: Future Warfare, Gears of War 3 and Forza Motorsport 4. A new remake of the original Xbox classic; Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary was announced as well as a new Halo game altogether in Halo 4, "a new trilogy"...

Kinect titles dominated the back-end of the conference with Fable: The Journey, Star Wars Kinect, Minecraft Kinect, Kinect Sports 2, Dance Central 2, Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster, Kinect Disneyland Adventures (yes, you go around Disneyland), Kinect Fun Labs (a collection of small-scale software experiments) and the Crytek-developed "Ryse", a Kinect brawler title set in ancient Rome.
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03/06/2011
Metal Gear Solid, Zone of the Enders go HD. Konami have announced two new "HD Collection" titles as part of their pre-recorded "Pre-E3 show". Metal Gear Solid HD Collection will include Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Patriots, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker, all in HD and on both Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 and will be released this November.

Also unveiled was the Zone of the Enders HD Collection, bundling both Zone of the Enders titles, again for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The collection will be out in 2012.

Both titles when played on the Playstation 3 will utilise a "Transfarring" system, which acts like Sony's recently announced "PSP Remaster" initiative. Kojima Productions hopes to extend the PSP Remaster series beyond it's original scope of PSP to PS3 data sharing and take it to other platforms such as the up-coming NGP.
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02/06/2011
Mass Effect, Better with Kinect. Or so a box shot of the upcoming BioWare RPG epic; Mass Effect 3 for Xbox 360 is to be believed. The box art (pictured below) appeared on EA's store-front and was discovered by a NeoGAF user. The box clearly shows a distinctive "Better with Kinect Sensor" banner above the game's box art.

It's yet unknown how the game will utilise the Kinect sensor, but one only hopes that it involves an Omega dance rave party mini-game. @neogaf.com
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31/05/2011
US Xbox 360 price to drop ahead of E3? US Retailer Target seems to be advertising so, as found by a Cheap Arse Gamer user yesterday. The Xbox 360 bundled with a Kinect will set back US gamers $299.99, down from $399.99. There's been no indication so far if the discount will extend outside of the United States. @cheapassgamer.com
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20/07/2010
Kinect priced: £129.99. Microsoft's motion control solution which was officially named as Kinect at E3 (formally Project Natal) will be released for €149.99 and comes with Kinect Adventures. The device will be bundled with a 4GB Xbox 360 Slim in August for £249.99. (via Press Release)
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