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Sunday, 24 June 2012 05:40
First Xbox Smart Glass Title
One of Microsoft's major highlights from E3 2012 was the introduction of its newest project Smart Glass. The company has just revealed that the first title to be compatible with this feature is the Xbox Live Arcade baseball title "Homerun Stars." "There's another game we're shipping called 'Homerun Stars,'" Microsoft's senior global marketing manager Peter Orullian said to the Official Xbox Magazine. "It's an Arcade title, and it actually integrates Kinect. With SmartGlass you'll be able to pitch or bat, and it's not just tapping a button, you'll articulate how that pitch goes into the batter." Orullian then described how the gameplay mechanics with SmartGlass will work. "Someone stands in front of Kinect and hits, you can reverse that, and the person on SmartGlass can bat," he said to OXM. "It takes two great Microsoft technologies and couples them." SmartGlass is an application that lets gamers link their mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, to the Xbox 360 console. "Halo 4" is expected to be among the first full-length titles to support this type of compatibility, according to CVG. It was also recently announced that Microsoft Game Studios will support this feature with all of its future titles beginning in fall 2012, Corporate VP of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer said...Read more and see a short video clip at windows8newsinfo forum.

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