Microsoft has announced Lift London, a new developer focused on creating new IP for tablets, mobiles and TVs.
Ex-Rare developer Lee Schuneman is running the developer, which was created by top Microsoft Studios exec Phil Harrison as a "21st century studio" that will build experiences only for the cloud.
"We're here to deliver entertainment as a service," Schuneman said at a Microsoft briefing held in London this afternoon, "where, when and how you want it. We're going beyond the box with great games and experiences on tablets, mobiles and TVs, powered by Microsoft."
Microsoft has announced release dates for Nike+ Kinect Training, Kinect Sesame Street TV and Kinect Nat Geo TV.
Nike+ Kinect Training, developed by the UK's Sumo Digital, launches on Friday 2nd November 2012 with an estimated retail price of £39.99.
Kinect Sesame Street TV, made by Microsoft Studios' new production outfit in Soho, London, and Kinect Nat Geo TV, made by Brighton's own Relentless Software, both launch on 18th September for £29.99 / $29.99 / 2400 MS points each. For this, you get eight 30 minute episodes. Individual episodes cost $4.99 / 400 Microsoft Points.