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June 22, 2009 // 6:09 am - Update: The fate of this upcoming title is now uncertain with Michael Jackson's passing.

According to Belgium news site 9Lives (linked above), the King of Pop will start his 'This Is It' concert in July... and apparently a new Michael Jackson video game is also in the works.

Although not many details were given, the game which is said to include videoclips and dancesteps will be released on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii before Holiday 2009.

To quote, roughly translated: The outlook for the Michael Jackson fans are long time never so beautiful as now. Soon the late King of Pop fifty times the O2 Arena in London and flooding it with new material would come out.

According to MJJ Productions they are also working on a video game with Michael Jackson in the lead. Everything will be up and going on, including music, video and dance cards.

What the game will be called was not yet known. The fact is that the video game for Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 2 and PlayStation 3 developed and for the Christmas period would come on the market.

It is not the first time that the King of Pop shines in a videogame. Thus, even though he appeared in Michael Jackson's Moon Walker, Space Channel 5 and Ready 2 Rumble Boxing: Round 2.

New Michael Jackson Game to Hit Consoles for Holiday 2009

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#7 - PS4 News - June 26, 2009 // 3:14 am
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Ya, I saw that on the news a few hours ago.. RIP indeed. I can't say I cared deeply for the man himself, but his music was beyond compare and defined the pop niche... Michael Jackson was an icon to our generation and will be missed around the globe.

#6 - Chivafighter - June 25, 2009 // 11:46 pm
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Michael jackson Just Died, RIP. I doubt his game will come out, or maybe it will be delayed becasue of this.

#5 - mrgreaper - June 25, 2009 // 11:02 pm
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this may get delayed as he is in hospitial "gravely ill"

#4 - Veritech - June 23, 2009 // 1:40 am
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I've heard that they restricted this game from becoming an online title. Hmmmm.... I wonder why. LMFAO.

And yes Moonwalker actually wasn't to bad, a rentable at least.

#3 - mrgreaper - June 23, 2009 // 1:04 am
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Holiday 2009 ? do they mean summer hols ? if so thats really bad, a new micheal jackson game released when the kids are out of school!

ok, ok i too liked some of his music but he named a kid blanket and held another off a balcony and thats the stuff we know to be 100%true !

#2 - Fignutz32 - June 22, 2009 // 7:32 pm
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Moonwalker 2 ftw!!

#1 - GZA1984 - June 22, 2009 // 12:30 pm
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Watch out KIDS! Michael Jackson is coming to your console!
Nah I loved Moonwalker back in the days, I loved his Music (still do actually) and let's see how this game is gonna work out.