Ever since the Kinect from Microsoft rolled out in November last year, it has been a success, doing far better than most people expected. Despite retailing for $150 (which can buy you another console, or perhaps a Nintendo 3DS), it still managed to move a cool 8 million units within two months on the market. March 2011 marked another milestone as Microsoft claimed the Kinect has shipped 10 million units worldwide. Good hardware is always complemented by superior software, and while the previous standalone version of the camera came with a free copy of Kinect Adventure, Microsoft decided that from next week onwards, a new version of the Kinect will ship with a different free Xbox 360 game known as Child of Eden.
This arcade shooter was one of the first few titles that were announced to support the Kinect controller, having been released in June this year. Developed by Japanese-based Q Entertainment and led by Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Child of Eden requires the gamer to make use of their hands and arms in order to fire at the attacking objects on the screen.
Each purchase comes with a download code so that you can download the full game from Xbox Live. This will be a limited edition run, so make sure you get yours if you do not want to miss the bandwagon!
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