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Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason free to all Xbox One owners

A free trial version of Kinect Sports Rivals will be made available as a download for all Xbox One owners. It’s called Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason and includes wake racing, which is one of the six disciplines featured in the full game – the others being bowling, tennis, football (soccer), …

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MICROSOFT: Kinect Sports Rivals available at Xbox One launch

Rare’s best-selling sporting mini-game collection will return when Xbox One launches this November. Announced in an E3 2013 pre-show trailer before tonight’s Microsoft press conference, Kinect Sports Rivals has been confirmed as one of the next generation console’s launch games, according to Polygon. Rivals will include six new mini-games based …

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George Andreas departs Rare for Sony

Industry vet George Andreas has left Microsoft-owned developer Rare for Sony Europe. Eurogamer reports Andreas, who had been with Rare since 1996, has accepted a position as creative director of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. Andreas is credited as the creator or creative advisor on several of Rare’s titles including GoldenEye …

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Rare’s Henson becomes new Lionhead boss

Industry verteran Scott Henson has been named as the new head of operations at Fable studio Lionhead. Announced by Microsoft EMEA corporate VP Phil Harrison during a press event, Henson will take the reigns from Mark Webley, who had led the studio during the interim period following Peter Molyneux’s departure. …

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