PS3 gets Kinect-like Kung-Fu game

Plus: LBP2 demo! Alien Breed 2! New deals!

There's a curiosity on the PlayStation Store today: a PlayStation Eye game called Kung-Fu Live!.

It's nothing to do with PlayStation Move and looks more akin to something you'd find made for Kinect.

The PlayStation Eye scans your person and transports a mini-you into a side-scrolling world. The gestures you perform relate to super-moves in the game, so if you hold your hands above your head, your character does a multi-metre high back flip; or lift your knee to execute a sliding power-knee attack. The videos on the PlayStation website make it look, well, fun - and responsive.

Other full games arriving today include Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves (only for PS Plus subscribers - everyone else gets it next week) - the Move-enabled 10-level demo for LittleBigPlanet 2 - and Team17's Alien Breed 2: Assault.

Look out for the new outfits for Super Street Fighter IV, the Hazardous add-on for Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light and the Medal of Honor cheat I mean shortcut Pack 2, too.

Today's full PlayStation Store update, courtesy of the European PlayStation Blog, is listed below this video.

Special Offers (available until 22nd December)

  • Tank Battles (was 3.99/4.99 now 0.79/0.99)
  • DropLitz (was 7.99/9.99 now 3.99/4.99)
  • Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood: Old West Map Pack (was 7.99/9.99 now 5.49/6.99)
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game (was 7.99/9.99 now 5.49/6.99)
  • PSP: Shin Megami Tensei: Persona (was 19.99/24.99 now 13.99/17.99)
  • PSP: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 (was 15.99/19.99 now 7.99/9.99)
  • PSP: Splinter Cell Essentials (was 15.99/19.99 now 7.99/9.99)
  • PSP: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Predator (PSP) (was 23.99/29.99 now 16.99/20.99)
  • Mini: Panda Craze (was 3.99/4.99 now 2.49/2.99)
  • Mini: Caterpillar (was 3.99/4.99 now 2.49/2.99)

PS3 Demos

  • Zen Pinball (New Demo)
  • Saw 2: Flesh and Blood

PS3 Games

  • Alien Breed 2: Assault (free trial, 7.19/8.99)
  • Kung-Fu LIVE! (10.99/13.99)
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (23.99/29.99)
  • Sackboy's Prehistoric Moves (4.79/5.99)
  • Qlione Evolve (4.39/5.49)
  • High Velocity Bowling Complete (11.99/14.99)
  • NEO GEO Heroes: Ultimate Shooting (15.99/19.99) - Out on Tursday, 9th December

PS3 Game Content

  • BlazBlue: Continuum Shift: Makoto=Nanaya (4.79/5.99), Valkenhayn=R=Hellsing (4.79/5.99)
  • Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light: A Hazardous Reunion Pack (2.39/2.99)
  • Monopoly Streets: World Championship Board (1.99/2.49), Cannon Token (0.79/0.99), Horse and Rider Token (0.79/0.99), Rocking Horse Token (0.79/0.99)
  • My Aquarium: Jellyfish Set (0.79/0.99)
  • Super Street Fighter IV: Super Challengers Pack 2 (3.19/3.99)
  • Medal of Honor: Multiplayer Shortcut Pack (7.99/9.99)
  • ModNation Racers: Sly Cooper Pack (1.39/1.99), Santa Pack (0.79/0.99), Super Mod Pack (0.79/0.99), Winter Bundle Pack (3.19/3.99)
  • Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock: 90s Rock Track Pack (5.49/6.99)
  • Rock Band 3: Queen Extravaganza Pack (4.99/7.99), Queen Rock Band 3 Enhanced Pack (4.99/7.99)
  • Rock Band Network: 'Engine' by Wargasm (0.99/1.49), 'Guitar Sound' by Ronald Jenkees (0.99/1.49), 'Inno a Satana (Live)' by Emperor (0.99/1.49), 'Redemption' by Andy Timmons (0.99/1.49), 'White Heat' by Cetan Clawson (0.99/1.49)

PSP Games

  • Jungle Party (16.99/26.99)
  • Disney's G-Force (7.99/9.99)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (7.99/9.99)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (7.99/9.99)

PSP Game Content

  • Buzz! Quiz World: Puzzle Pack (3.19/3.99)

PSone Games

  • Streak: Hoverboard Racing (3.19/3.99)

Minis

  • Blimp: The Flying Adventures (3.99/4.99)
  • Arcade Essentials (4.15/5.19)

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