star wars kinect

Exclusive look at Kinect Star Wars at the Skywalker Ranch

Who doesn’t love Kinect?  Add in Star Wars and I’m a happy gamer!  I have been waiting for this game to come out as I’m sure many other Star Wars fans have.  There is a lot more to the game than meets the eye though and it is not just about fighting battles, although there is plenty of that type of action.  Many of the movie scenes are included in the game as well. The Herald Sun tells us more: Kinect Star Wars is one of the most eagerly awaited titles based on the sci-fi franchise. Set just before Episode II: Attack of the Clones, players use the Xbox 360 Kinect motion controller to complete a Jedi Destiny campaign, dogfight in space or go all Rampage on a Rancor. And, of course, most importantly, flail around in their living rooms wielding a Kinect-powered lightsaber. Yes, you get the chance to…

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I Ain’t no Hologram Girl! Star Wars Kinect Dance Video

This is probably one of the funniest videos of the dancing mode in the Kinect Star Wars game.  Even the author/dancer of Star Wars Dancing  says, “Short clip of my first attempt at Kinect Star Wars Dancing… slightly embarrassing but funny. Captured using HD PVR with GoPro HD Hero filming player actions. Put together with Sony Vegas.” Embarrassing is putting it mildly because I know I would never post a video like this of myself attempting to do these dance moves (ok, well maybe I would).  I do give him credit though; it takes a great deal of courage to put yourself out there like that.  As for the game, I absolutely love the reaction times between the player and the game.  There was no lag that I could detect between the moves made by the player and the character in the game.  Even the slight head shakes and hip…

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“I’m Han Solo” on Kinect Star Wars

The news of Kinect Star Wars’ release was big. The game is hot! Everything awesome you ever loved about the Star Wars movies, you can now do yourself in Kinect Star Wars, where you are the controller and it puts you literally, in the game.   The only down side seems to be the dance mini-game. It hasn’t gotten rave reviews, as we’ve told you before and this latest video isn’t doing much to change the hype. Check it out and tell us what you think.   Do you have Kinect Star Wars? What do you think of the dance portion? Uploaded by Thox on Mar 29, 2012 Kinect Star Wars is a little like Kinect Adventures where you have various types of games to play. This is my 2nd attempt at dancing, after choosing an epic track “I’m Han Solo” to dance to. Sorry for the picture quality –…

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Star Wars Kinect Dropped the Ball with Dance-Dance Revolution A-la Storm Troopers

My son is drying to get Star Wars Kinect. He’s probably the only person who will still feel that way after seeing this video. In his defense, my son is 5 and dancing with Storm Troopers is probably just the right level of fun for him. He’s too young to remember the Village People and I’m not sure he’s ever even heard “YMCA”. To the rest of us, the gameplay video is laughable. While the game features pod races, lightsaber battles and more, there’s also the Galactic Dance Off session which is well… lacking to say the least. The gameplay trailer gives us two semi-bored looking children trying to keep up with Storm Troopers dancing to the Empire version of “YMCA”… “It’s great to be in the Empire today… It’s great to be in the Empire today!” Ok, maybe not. While there are many other portions of the game, the…

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