The folks at Hudson have finally dated Deca Sports Freedom, their first Kinect (and franchise) title for the Xbox 360. The game will hit retail on November 18th and will have 10 sporting events, including Tennis, Boxing, Archery, Paintball, Beach Volleyball, Dodge Ball, Kendo, Mogul Skiing, Snowboard Cross and Figure Skating. The new teaser trailer released yesterday shows off a bit of them, so you can get a feel for how the controller-free (camera only) gameplay will work.
HUDSON ENTERTAINMENT TO INTRODUCE POPULAR DECA SPORTS FRANCHISE TO KINECT FOR XBOX 360 NEXT MONTH WITH DECA SPORTS FREEDOM
Sports Compilation Game Embraces a New Era of Controller-Free Gaming
San Mateo, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2010 – Gamers will be able to play 10 complete sporting events such as tennis, dodge ball and even figure skating without a controller in their hands thanks to DECA SPORTS FREEDOM. It is the latest game in the hugely successful, family-friendly DECA SPORTS series, which has sold over 4 million units worldwide, from Hudson Entertainment, the North and South American subsidiary of HUDSON SOFT. DECA SPORTS FREEDOM will arrive on KinectTM for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft on November 18.
“DECA SPORTS FREEDOM is an exciting step forward for the DECA SPORTS franchise,” said Mike Pepe, Director of Marketing at Hudson Entertainment. “We’re proud to embrace new technologies and innovations in gaming in our mission to deliver games that appeal to players of all ages and skill levels.”
DECA SPORTS FREEDOM will take sports gaming to the next level and to Xbox 360 for the first time with 10 complete sporting events designed especially for Kinect for Xbox 360. Players will compete in Tennis, Boxing, Archery, Paintball, Beach Volleyball, Dodge Ball, Kendo, Mogul Skiing, Snowboard Cross and Figure Skating. DECA SPORTS FREEDOM takes advantage of Kinect for Xbox 360's advanced technology and allows families and friends to compete controller-free together locally and even online against "DECAthletes" around the world through Xbox LIVE®. Players' movements are mirrored by their avatars, which appear in the game as the athletes. DECA SPORTS FREEDOM will deliver the experience of the original "Everybody Sports Game" with exciting next-generation gameplay.