Microsoft releases Star Wars Kinect video

E3 2011: Gameplay video and info for Terminal Realityâ??s Jedi title unleashed
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E3 2011: Gameplay video and info for Terminal Realityâ??s Jedi title unleashed
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Microsoft has unveiled the first gameplay video and game details for Terminal Reality’s upcoming Star Wars Kinect title, preempting the company’s E3 conference this afternoon.

Set for a Christmas 2011 release, EW.com is reporting that the game will feature content drawn from all six of the epic sci-fi franchise films. Series locations and characters will appear, as well as a ‘Jedi Destiny’ campaign mode that allows one to two players to play through a unique story within the Star Wars universe.

A voice command function has also been confirmed, but Microsoft has not specified how it will work.

"What we found early in development is that [no one wants] to look like 'Star Wars kid' in front of [their] friends," said Craig Derrick, LucasArts' lead producer on the project.

"If I am doing these actions, and if I am seeing the character on screen repeating those actions, I want to look bad-ass. We decided to augment the animation, so when I sweep my hand right to left with my lightsaber, it's going to look cool. That was a major challenge and it works."

The official video can be seen over at EW.com.

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