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October 13th 2014, 5:46 am PT

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Demo for Xbox One

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved DemoContent: Forza Horizon 2 Demo

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Game Description: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film “Fantasia.” Featuring more than 30 songs and 60 remixes, Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved empowers you to create {and share} your own versions of current hits, classic rock, classical music, and more. Perform your favorite songs from Imagine Dragons, Queen, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Bruno Mars, AVICII, The Who, The White Stripes and many more. Your Kinect puts you in control of some of the world’s best known songs, changing them in intuitive and surprising new ways as you play. Experience music in a brand new way!

There’s also an Xbox 360 Demo for Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved. Find it here.
Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved is also available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One. Find all the relevant details and special editions here.

October 13th 2014 at 5:46 am | Demo, Xbox One | 40 comments

October 10th 2014, 4:06 pm PT

Xbox Store Week in Review

It’s October and that means pretty much every week is a busy one on the New Release Calendar. In the last few days, the following Xbox One titles arrived on the Xbox Games Store.

    

    

Note: Project Spark is also available for Windows 8.1 devices, and NBA 2K15 can be found on Xbox 360 as well.

Additionally, a number of titles become available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One this week, including some of the biggest games of the fall:

    

  

So, what are you playing this weekend?

October 10th 2014 at 4:06 pm | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 25 comments

October 9th 2014, 9:06 am PT

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is Now Available for Digital Preorder on Xbox One

Game Description: XBOX ONE GAME EXPECTED TO RELEASE ON 11/3/2014. YOU MAY DOWNLOAD THE GAME FROM XBOX LIVE BEFORE THEN, BUT IT WILL NOT BE PLAYABLE UNTIL 12:01 AM PST / 3:01 AM EST ON THE RELEASE DATE.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, developed by Sledgehammer Games, harnesses the first three-year development cycle in franchise history. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare envisions the powerful battlegrounds of the future, where both technology and tactic have evolved to usher in a new era of combat for the franchise. Delivering a stunning performance, Academy Award winning actor Kevin Spacey stars as Jonathan Irons – one of the most powerful men in the world – shaping this chilling vision of the future of war. Power Changes Everything.

There are 2 versions of Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare available for pre-order – the Day Zero Edition and the Digital Pro Edition. Click each link for more details or see below.

 

  • Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition, available starting today for $59.99 includes the standard game, Day Zero early access, double XP on Nov. 3, two custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal custom bullet brass exoskeleton and EM1 Quantum directed energy weapon.
  • Xbox One Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition, available starting today for $99.99 includes the standard game, Season Pass, Atlas Gorge bonus multiplayer map, Atlas Digital Content Pack, Day Zero Early Access, double XP on Nov. 3, Two Day Zero custom weapons, and the Advanced Arsenal.

October 9th 2014 at 9:06 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 131 comments

October 8th 2014, 12:05 am PT

Divekick is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Divekick is the world’s first‐ever two­-button fighting game! It made a splash with the press and fighting game community for not using a stick, yet still retaining the strategic gameplay and spacing techniques used by professional fighting game players. Now anyone can experience the thrill of fighting games without memorizing complex combos. Key Features · 14+ completely unique and original characters, each with their own fighting style and special techniques · Includes Divekick: Addition Edition update featuring a new playable character, new stage, and multiple balance changes for existing characters · A story for every character in the game, including an intro, ending, and rival battles · Ranked and non­ranked GGPO­powered online play, the most trusted netcode in fighting games. Includes ranking boards for each character and overall · Local VS play for 2 players, with quick & easy button reconfiguration.

October 8th 2014 at 12:05 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 21 comments

October 8th 2014, 12:01 am PT

Styx: Master of Shadows is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Styx: Master of Shadows is an infiltration game with RPG elements taking place in a dark fantasy universe. Guide the goblin assassin Styx through the vertical and multi-layered Tower of Akenash, home to the World Tree, source of the Amber – a powerful and magical golden sap – prowling through the shadows with aide of a host of special abilities refined throughout Styx’s 200 years of history.











October 8th 2014 at 12:01 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 18 comments

October 7th 2014, 12:10 am PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 13 October 2014.

Xbox One

    

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes Xbox One Game 50%
LEGO Marvel Superheroes Xbox One Game 40%
The LEGO Movie Videogame Xbox One Game 40%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes Games on Demand 50%
Dark Souls II Games on Demand 40%
Dark Souls Games on Demand 75%
Red Johnson’s Chronicles Arcade 50%
WB Games Sale*
Batman Arkham City Games on Demand 75%
Batman Arkham Asylum Games on Demand 75%
Batman Arkham Origins Season Pass Add-on 50%
Injustice: Gods Among Us Games on Demand 67%
Injustice Season Pass Add-on 50%
LEGO Batman 2 Games on Demand 75%
The LEGO Movie Videogame Games on Demand 50%
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes Games on Demand 67%
The Witcher 2 Games on Demand 80%
Mortal Kombat Games on Demand 70%
Mortal Kombat Season Pass Add-on 67%
Mortal Kombat v DC Universe Games on Demand 75%
Mortal Kombat Arcade Kollection Arcade 67%
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition Arcade 75%

*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.
Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.

October 7th 2014 at 12:10 am | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 133 comments

October 7th 2014, 12:05 am PT

Ryse: Legendary Edition is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Amidst the chaos of the late Roman Empire, become soldier Marius Titus and embark on a perilous campaign to avenge the death of your family and defend the honor of Rome. In Gladiator Mode, step into the Colosseum and fight for the glory, spectacle, and entertainment of the crowds. Legendary Edition includes full Season Pass contents, three bonus maps optimized for maximum challenge in Solo mode and a new Legionary Skin.

The full season pass included in the Legendary Edition contains four Game Add-Ons:

Morituri Pack includes five all new maps, five maps optimized for Solo Mode, and a new Gladiator skin, “Oswald.” Infiltrate an enemy camp to subvert the barbarian invasion on “Beacon,” and fight fire with fire in ancient Egypt on “False Gods.” “Revolution,” challenges you bring light to a dying empire and restore the glory of Rome. Two new Survivor maps, “Sulfur River,” and “Forbidden Forest,” challenge you to kill to survive. Finally, Solo mode is also available for the “Market,” “Garden,” “Beacon,” “Revolution,” and “False Gods” maps.

Duel of Fates Pack includes three all new maps, three maps now optimized for Solo Mode, and a new Gladiator skin, “Oswald.” The “Invictus” map was inspired by the first servile war of 135BC, while “Barbarous” forces you to defend the gates of Rome. In the new Survivor map, “Island,” you’ll find yourself outnumbered and surrounded by water. Finally, test your mettle in Solo mode on the “Barbarous,” “Invictus,” and “Obelisk” maps.

The Mars’ Chosen Pack includes a new multiplayer mode, five new multiplayer maps, and two new Gladiator Skins. Fend off your impending death in three new Survival Mode maps: Courtyard, Firestorm, and Dockyard. In addition, new Arena Mode maps Pyramid and Obelisk take you into the heart of Egypt. Finally, enter the Colosseum as two new contenders: Oswald and Legionnaire.

The Colosseum Pack contains two new maps and two new skins for Gladiator Mode. In Henge, defend an ancient forest shrine from a horde of invaders. In Ascension, fight from the burning embers of Hades’ lair up to the lavish surface world. Plus, customize your Gladiator Mode character with Commodus and Centurion skins.

Purchase Ryse: Legendary Edition from the Xbox Games Store

October 7th 2014 at 12:05 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 43 comments

October 7th 2014, 12:02 am PT

Alien Isolation is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger. Fifteen years after the events of Alien, Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda enters a desperate battle for survival, on a mission to unravel the truth behind her mother’s disappearance. As Amanda, you will navigate through an increasingly volatile world as you find yourself confronted on all sides by a panicked, desperate population and an unpredictable, ruthless Alien. Underpowered and underprepared, you must scavenge resources, improvise solutions and use your wits, not just to succeed in your mission, but to simply stay alive.

Purchase Alien Isolation from the Xbox Games Store

October 7th 2014 at 12:02 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 51 comments

October 7th 2014, 12:01 am PT

NBA 2K15 is Now Available for Xbox One and Xbox 360

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Game Description: On the heels of NBA 2K14’s 70 Game of the Year Award Nominations, the NBA 2K franchise is the ultimate basketball simulation experience. Featuring NBA MVP Kevin Durant on the cover, NBA 2K15 hits the court with unprecedented life-like graphics, ultra-realistic NBA gameplay, and more. Take your MyPLAYER on an epic journey from undrafted rookie tryout, to MVP, to NBA Hall of Famer. Park Mode lets you ball against the world’s toughest 2K competitors in cutthroat multiplayer pick-up games. Every jersey, juke, and pom pon is brought to life with unrivaled realism. To top it off, NBA 2K15’s music has been curated by famed producer and musician, Pharrell. NBA 2K15 has created a truly authentic NBA adventure. It’s up to you to claim your destiny. #YourTimeHasCome

Purchase NBA 2K15 from the Xbox Games Store

NBA 2K15 is also available for Xbox 360. Check price and availability in your Xbox LIVE region

October 7th 2014 at 12:01 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 24 comments

October 6th 2014, 9:51 pm PT

Project Spark Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: Discover the world’s next best game…or create it yourself! Project Spark unlocks imagination with a powerful yet simple way to build and play your own worlds, stories, and games and share them with the world. It’s the ultimate digital sandbox where you can create the kinds of games you’ve always dreamed of, play games created by a global community, and shape the future of how games are made.

For more on what’s possible in the world of Project Spark, and to learn more about the Starter Park (which is also available now), watch the video below or read the full story over on Xbox Wire.

October 6th 2014 at 9:51 pm | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 21 comments

October 6th 2014, 12:48 pm PT

And the Final Halo 2 Re-imagined Multiplayer Map Is…

This morning, IGN exclusively revealed the final Halo 2 re-imagined map for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Take a look at this walkthrough:

And now, straight up gameplay capture:

Previously announced re-imagined Halo 2 multiplayer maps include Ascension, Coagulation, Zanzibar, Sanctuary, and Lockout.

October 6th 2014 at 12:48 pm | Halo, Xbox One | 23 comments

October 3rd 2014, 4:17 pm PT

So… There’s a Lot to Play This Weekend

It’s official: any second spent *not* playing new games is time you’re falling further and further behind on your gaming queue. The new title releases have been coming thick and fast recently, so we thought we’d put them all in one place for you. Hot on the heels of Minecraft: Xbox One EditionDestiny, FIFA 15, NHL 15, D4, Defense Grid 2, and a lot more, the following titles hit just in the last seven days:

        

Note that Chariot is free for Xbox Live Gold Members during the month of October.

The Xbox 360 Marketplace has been busy as well, as the following games shipped this week:

          

Hope you get a lot of gaming in this weekend, next week brings us Alien Isolation, NBA 2K15, the retail release of Project Spark, and more.

We’ll be kicking off the weekend in just a couple of hours talking about what we’ll be playing with a Google+ Hangout. Join us at 6pm Pacific/9pm Eastern here: mjr.mn/1BDvqMt

Hangout now over. The video archive is right here if you missed it.

October 3rd 2014 at 4:17 pm | Arcade, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 150 comments

October 1st 2014, 8:00 am PT

Chariot is Now Available for Xbox One (and free for Xbox Live Gold members)

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Game Description: Chariot is a humorous, physics-based couch co-op platformer in which a brave Princess and her Fiancé carry a funeral wagon through ancient caves, fending off swarms of looters while amassing riches, to bury the King’s remains in a worthy, gold-filled tomb. If only his majesty would keep quiet… The chariot’s large wheels and long tethers allow the heroes to reach higher ground, swing across chasms and perform all sorts of impressive maneuvers. Extract riches from the very walls of the caves in multiple environments, and make your way to the exit by avoiding – or beating back – greedy looters as they attempt to steal your hard-earned loot! With skill-testing coordination mechanics and thrilling physics-based stunts required, Chariot will definitely please couch co-op enthusiasts as teamwork and cooperation unlock new possibilities.

Purchase Chariot from the Xbox Games Store

Note:  Chariot will debut on Xbox One as a free download as part of October’s Games with Gold.

Here’s a note from Chariot’s developer, Frima:

Grab a seat with a gaming pal and prepare to laugh a lot as you’ll work together to find the king’s final resting place and collect precious gems. High-Fives will be in order.

On behalf of the entire team, we hope you have as much fun playing Chariot as we do.

October 1st 2014 at 8:00 am | Games with Gold, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 47 comments

September 30th 2014, 6:33 pm PT

This Week’s Deals with Gold

Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 6 October 2014.

Xbox One

Content Title Content Type Discount %
Sniper Elite III Xbox One Game 33%
Battlefield 4 Recon Shortcut Kit* Add-on 33%
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Season Pass* Add-on 33%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

Xbox 360

          

Content Title Content Type Discount %
NCAA Football 14 Games on Demand 67%
Abyss Odyssey Arcade 33%
Skate Games on Demand 66%
Skate 2 Games on Demand 66%
Skate 2 Maloof Money Cup Add-on 50%
Skate 2 Time is Money Add-on 50%
Skate 2 San Van Classic Add-on 50%
Skate 2 Dyrdek’s Fantasy Plaza Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Games on Demand 50%
Skate 3 Black Box Skate Park Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Danny’s Hawaiian Dream Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Maloof Money Cup Add-on 50%
Skate 3 San Van Party Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Create Upgrade Add-on 50%
Skate 3 Time is Money Add-on 50%
Ubisoft Publisher Sale*
Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed Revelations Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed II Games on Demand 50%
Assassin’s Creed III Games on Demand 50%
Far Cry 2 Games on Demand 60%
Far Cry 3 Games on Demand 50%
Ghost Recon Future Soldier Games on Demand 60%
Splinter Cell Double Agent Games on Demand 60%
Rainbow Six Vegas Games on Demand 60%
Rainbow Six Vegas 2 Games on Demand 60%
South Park: Stick of Truth Games on Demand 25%
Far Cry Classic Arcade 75%
Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD Arcade 75%
Beyond Good & Evil HD Arcade 75%

Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region. Deals with Gold are valid for Xbox Live Gold members.
*These deals are available for Xbox Live Gold & Silver members.

September 30th 2014 at 6:33 pm | Arcade, Deal, Game Add-on, Marketplace, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 315 comments

September 30th 2014, 7:15 am PT

Forza Horizon 2 is Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description: A world of beauty and freedom awaits in Forza Horizon 2! Explore a beautiful open world with dynamic day, night and spectacular weather effects in stunning 1080p. Drive 200+ cars in epic road trips through a massive, wide-open world of freedom. Action-packed driving gameplay rewards you for showing off your style as well as your skill. Instantly connect with friends online with no lobbies and no waiting.

Note: There are 3 versions of Forza Horizon 2 available – the Day One Edition, the Day One Deluxe Edition and the Day One Ultimate Edition. Click each link for more details or see below:

Forza Horizon 2 Day One Edition – This edition includes the full game of Forza Horizon 2, along with the Day One Car Pack. The Day One car Pack features three amazing cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG.

  • Forza Horizon 2 Day One Deluxe Edition – This edition includes the full version of Forza Horizon 2, the Day One Car Pack, and VIP membership. The Day One car Pack features three cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG. VIP membership gets you access to exclusive benefits in Forza Horizon 2, including the five-car VIP Car pack (2012 Lamborghini Urus, 2014 Tesla Model S, 1967 Ferrari 330 P4, 1949 Mercury Coupe, and the 2013 Donkervoort D8 GTO), 2x player reward acceleration, access to exclusive multiplayer events, in-game gifts from the Forza community team, and special in-game recognition.
  • Forza Horizon 2 Day One Ultimate Edition – This edition includes the full version of Forza Horizon 2, the Day One Car Pack, VIP membership, and the Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass. The Day One car Pack features three cars: the 2012 Dodge Challenger R/T, 2014 Ford Fiesta ST, and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG. VIP membership gets you access to exclusive benefits in Forza Horizon 2, including the five-car VIP Car pack(2012 Lamborghini Urus, 2014 Tesla Model S, 1967 Ferrari 330 P4, 1949 Mercury Coupe, and the 2013 Donkervoort D8 GTO), 2x player reward acceleration, access to exclusive multiplayer events, in-game gifts from the Forza community team, and special in-game recognition. The Forza Horizon 2 Car Pass gets you access to six monthly pack add-ons (5 cars each). Plus, Car Pass owners will receive an exclusive bonus car for free, the 2010 Noble M600. That’s 31 cars to collect, race, and customize in Forza Horizon 2!

Forza Horizon 2 is also available for Xbox 360. Click here to check price and availability in your region.

September 30th 2014 at 7:15 am | Marketplace, Pre-order, Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Games On Demand, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 112 comments

September 30th 2014, 7:01 am PT

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is Now Available for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and PunishmentsContent:Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

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Game Description:His skills, your wits: become Sherlock Holmes! Use your impressive talents as a detective to solve six thrilling and varied cases: murders, missing persons, spectacular thefts and numerous investigations that sometimes lead you into the realms of the fantastic. The great freedom of action in Crimes & Punishments allows you to conduct your investigations in the manner you deem appropriate. Choose the leads you wish to pursue, interrogate your suspects and, from your deductions, name the guilty parties… and determine their fate wisely, as surprising consequences may arise where you least expect them.

Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments is also available for Xbox 360. Click here to check price and availability in your region.

September 30th 2014 at 7:01 am | Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 23 comments

September 30th 2014, 12:01 am PT

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Now Available on Xbox One

Middle-earth: Shadow of MordorContent: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

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Game Description: Fight through Mordor and uncover the truth of the spirit that compels you, discover the origins of the Rings of Power, build your legend and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron in this new chronicle of Middle-earth.

Purchase Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor from the Xbox Games Store

September 30th 2014 at 12:01 am | Pre-order, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 40 comments

September 29th 2014, 11:08 am PT

Create, Ride, Destroy, Scream – Here’s What to Expect from Screamride

During this Summer’s gamescom 2014 Xbox Briefing, Screamride’s reveal stood out, even though it wasn’t exactly clear what kind of game we were looking at. Is it a simulation? An action title? Recently, I met up with Executive Producer Jorg Neumann, who shared much more on Screamride, including a look at the tools used to construct roller coasters that defy reality and what happens when your friends start riding them. Take a look:

“Unprecedented levels of destruction?” OK, Screamride, now you have my attention. The screaming begins this Spring on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

September 29th 2014 at 11:08 am | Xbox One | 21 comments

September 26th 2014, 12:01 pm PT

Celebrate Forza Horizon 2 at Microsoft Stores, unlock the Exclusive Audi RS 4 Avant

Forza Horizon 2 launches next week, and Microsoft retail stores are planning activities to mark the occasion on Day 1 and beyond. On Tuesday, September 30th – launch day – at least the first 25 customers to pick up their copy of the game at each of the 104 Microsoft retail stores in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will receive a Forza Horizon 2 gift bag.

PreOrder Audi Forza Horizon 2

If you pre-order Forza Horizon 2 in store before Tuesday, receive a $10 gift card for Microsoft Stores or $10 to spend in the Xbox Store if you order on MicrosoftStore.com. A pre-order will also net you a Microsoft Store-exclusive in-game code to unlock the Audi RS 4 Avant in-game.

Additionally, select Microsoft retail stores will have Thrustmaster Ferrari 458 Spider Racing Wheels available for purchase at $99.99, while supplies last.

Microsoft Stores across the country will also host gameplay tournaments from Tuesday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 5. To find out more about tournaments, contact your local store.

If you don’t want to compete, you can try the game, pick up a copy of Forza Horizon 2, and get a custom Forza photo taken. You can also trade in your Xbox 360 or PS3 and receive $100 towards your Xbox One console purchase. More details about our game and console trade-in program here.

September 26th 2014 at 12:01 pm | Events, Xbox One | 34 comments

September 26th 2014, 8:35 am PT

KickBeat Special Edition Now Available for Xbox One

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Game Description:From indie pioneers Zen Studios (makers of Pinball FX2 and CastleStorm) comes KickBeat Special Edition, an innovative rhythm game with a Kung Fu theme, featuring fully 3D characters and high-energy music! The KickBeat Special Edition Soundtrack features tracks from a diverse lineup of artists from well known bands such as Pendulum and Marilyn Manson, to indie musicians Celldweller and Blue Stahli, to hidden talents like electronic music producer Voicians and Taiwanese rapper Shen Yi.

We got rid of the bars, arrows, button icons, etc. that other music games rely on as action cues and replaced them with fully 3D animated characters. Instead of just seeing characters in the background moving to a preset script as eye candy while the actual gameplay takes place in an abstract 2D interface, you actually control and react to those 3D characters. That means you actually get to focus your attention on what those characters are doing! As you play the game, you’re creating your own fight sequence with your button presses. We also let you get rid of all the other interface parts (such as score) if you like, so that there are no distractions from the action. KickBeat features a full length single player campaign with beautifully hand drawn animations and a unique art style.


September 26th 2014 at 8:35 am | ID@Xbox, Xbox Games Store, Xbox One | 16 comments

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