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Xbox Singapore unveils new Kinect holiday titles

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Today, Xbox Singapore had a media event to showcase their upcoming holiday titles including Kinect: Disneyland Adventures, Kinect Sports: Season Two, Dance Central 2 and Forza Motorsport 4 which would be available this month and November. On top of that, the company also showed the Xbox classic Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.

Kinect for Xbox 360 was launched a year ago and according to Jimmy Khoo, director for Retail Sales and Marketing, Microsoft Singapore, it set the new Guinness world record as the fastest-selling consumer electronics device in 60 days. Today, the company unveiled the new Kinect holiday titles which some were showcased at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in June this year. Titles include the Kinect: Disneyland Adventures, Kinect Sports: Season Two, Dance Central 2 and Forza Motorsport 4.

Kinect: Disneyland Adventures: This is the first title coming out of a licensing agreement between Microsoft Studios and Disney Interactive Studios, and children, parents and Disney fans can explore Disneyland park – from Main Street U.S.A. to Critter Country – joining Peter Pan to battle Captain Hook, high-five Mickey Mouse or hug Snow White using their full bodies and voices. No controller required.

Pricing: SRP S$59.90
Availability: 15 November, 2011

Kinect Sports: Season Two: The sequel to last year’s nunber-one hit for Kinect is back with more full-body action, featuring six new sports: American football, golf, baseball, winter skiing, darts and tennis. Whether you want to go for a hole-in-one in golf, throw a Hail Mary touchdown pass in American football or compete against a friend during a few sets of tennis, Kinect Sports: Season Two has something to appeal to everyone.

Price: SRP S$59.90
Availability: 25 October, 2011

Xbox and the Health Promotion Board is also collaborating to promote a fun and healthy lifestyle to Singapore families. The public can get their first hands-on with Kinect Sports: Season 2 at the upcoming National Healthy Lifestyle Campaign (NHLC) launch at Sengkang Community Club on Saturday 22 Oct 2011, a week before the game’s retail launch.

Dance Central 2: Following up to the best-selling dance game for Kinect, Harmonix expands the full-body dance game universe with Dance Central 2, which provides new multiplayer experiences and all-new routines set to an unstoppable soundtrack, featuring Usher, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Montell Jordan and more. Meet the crews and dance collaboratively with friends in Perform It! or challenge them to a simultaneous head-to-head Dance Battle.

Pricing: SRP S$59.90
Availability: 21 October, 2011

Forza Motorsport 4: With genre-defining controller-based racing, game-changing Kinect experiences, such as head tracking, and new social features that connect players in ways no other racing game can, Forza Motorsport 4 is transforming the racing category.

Availability: 11 October, 2011
Pricing: Standard Edition: SRP S$59.90; Limited Collector’s Edition: SRP S$84.90

And for those who enjoyed  Xbox classic, high-definition remake of Halo: Combat Evolved.

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary: Created in celebration of the tenth anniversary of one of the most beloved franchises in gaming history, Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a spectacularly re-mastered version of the original Halo campaign, bundled with some of the most beloved multiplayer maps in Halo history reimagined for Xbox LIVE. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary will include a bounty of new features, including cooperative play over Xbox LIVE, new challenges and new fiction to uncover.

Price: SRP S$42.90
Availability: 15 November, 2011

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