Calorie-counting Xbox 360 app Kinect PlayFit will allow you to earn Achievements and Avatar Awards while you play.
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UPDATE: A snippet of extra data for you - NPD told Eurogamer that Kid Icarus: Uprising sold 83,000 copies during April.
An upcoming Xbox 360 dashboard update will add support for Joule, a new wireless heart rate monitor which will track your exercise across most Kinect games.
Blockbuster has signalled its intent to capture the hearts and minds of UK gamers with the launch of a rewards scheme of its own - one it reckons is the best available.
Blockbuster's VIP Gamer scheme launches today, and grants customers points for doing pretty much anything.
As with other reward schemes, such as GAME and Gamestation's reward card, VIP Gamer gives you points for spending money - 100 points for every £1 spent in-store and online.
Android, iOS, Windows Phone versions now available.
Microsoft will launch a free Kinect Star Wars app for iOS and Android devices today.
Wii JRPG Pandora's Tower has failed to trouble the top of the UK all-formats chart. It squeaked a 38th place entry, despite being the first Nintendo-published title stocked at GAME since the retailer's recent troubles.
Weekly Vita sales have plummeted to an all-time low in Japan, with Sony's new handheld dropping below 10,000 for the first time since launch.
The system managed to shift just 8931 units in the country last week, down from 12,105.
How much lower can it go? The next software launch of any consequence is a remake of PlayStation 2 favourite Persona 4 due on 14th June. That should offer a bit of a spike, but it's hardly Mario Kart.
Kinect Star Wars is the UK's new all-formats chart number one.
Kinect Star Wars is the product of 10 separate development teams, according to the LinkedIn profile of the game's senior producer.
Racing! Lightsabers! Force battles! No dancing.
Kinect Star Wars was released in UK shops today - yes, a Tuesday. So where's the best place to get your helping of arm-waving lightsaber duels and galactic bikini boogying?
In concept alone, Kinect Star Wars seems to have been designed to create a perfect storm of nerdrage. It's a collection of casual motion-controlled mini-games, to start with, the sort of cheesy shallow product that has been proven to drive self-professed "hardcore" gamers into steaming tantrums of outrage and disgust.
It's also Star Wars, the franchise that beguiled and betrayed an entire generation, turning wide-eyed children of the 1980s into bitter, jilted adults in the 2000s. Punch-drunk as they are, even the weariest Star Wars fan must surely still bristle at the news that this game features Darth Vader singing a Village People disco hit.
That surreal moment, bizarrely, is also one of the game's best. For the most part, Kinect Star Wars is a half-hearted grab bag of ideas, few of which feel fully formed or have been executed with any polish. There's a story mode, of sorts, in which you play a Jedi padawan crammed into yet another prequel-era storyline. There's podracing too, as well as lightsaber duels, a dancing game and a mode in which you stomp around as a Rancor, causing as much damage as possible to various locations. It's all vaguely linked together by C-3PO and R2-D2, who have apparently been sent to the derelict Jedi Temple by Luke Skywalker to explore the archives.
Update: GAME has just announced a Star Wars Kinect-themed competition to win a life-sized statue of Starkiller, the hero of the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed games.
This makes it look very likely that GAME will indeed honour pre-orders and sell the Star Wars Kinect Xbox 360 console and game this Tuesday, 4th April.
There's a video of the Starkiller statue on the GAME YouTube page.
Tom Champion admires the gold controller and snazzy sound effects.
Kinect Star Wars makes its way onto shelves from 3rd April, Microsoft has confirmed.
The previously announced limited edition Star Wars Xbox 360 console bundle arrives on the same day, priced at £349.99, including the game and a Kinect unit.
Developed by Ghostbusters: The Videogame studio Terminal Reality, the game features five separate modes: Jedi Destiny: Dark Side Rising, Podracing, Rancor Rampage, Duels of Fate and Galactic Dance-Off.
Star Wars Kinect has a dancing mini-game, the US ratings board has revealed.
£350 bundle unboxed.
Lucasfilm has been spotted registering domains for something called Star Wars: Identities.
Star Wars Kinect won't make its planned holiday 2011 release window, Microsoft has announced.
Two major German shops have listed a Lightsaber peripheral for Kinect Star Wars.
Rancor gaming for Microsoft's motion sensor.
You won't be given the choice between a gloss or a matte Xbox 360 250GB - all future Xbox 360 S consoles will be matte only.
Will it be a load of Tosche?
The Limited Edition Star Wars Xbox 360 bundle console announced last week costs £350.
UPDATE: Xbox marketing man Graeme Boyd has confirmed via his Twitter feed that the Star Wars bundle will be available in Europe, though didn't volunteer a price.
The trajectory of most new video game hardware is a lot like the trajectory of a really good game of Defender: you fight for survival, you struggle to meet a specific set of criteria, and once you've done all that, the second wave swoops in and it's back to the grind. Hardware can't hyperspace its way out of trouble though. That bit of the analogy doesn't work.
Lightsabre fighting demoed on-stage.
Star Wars The Force Unleashed creator LucasArts has admitted its recent games haven't been good enough – but promised to do better in the future.
R2 player game?
At least 10 non-sequel Kinect games will be announced at trade show E3 next month, Eurogamer can reveal.
One of the chief architects of Sony's motion sensing platform PlayStation Move reckons the upcoming Star Wars game for rival motion sensing add-on Kinect won't be much cop.
The Star Wars Kinect game unveiled during Microsoft's E3 2010 Project Natal extravaganza in June is set for a Christmas 2011 release.
Star Wars Kinect, unveiled during Microsoft's E3 2010 Project Natal extravaganza with an on-stage demonstration accompanied by a video, is indeed a game and not a tech demo, LucasArts has confirmed to Eurogamer.
Now you can be that lightsaber kid.