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Video: Kung-Fu Live for PlayStation 3 - You Are the Controller
Virtual Air Guitar Company's CEO Teemu Maki-Patola has revealed today on the PlayStation Blog that Kung-Fu Live is coming to the PSN Store later this year and will utilize technology specially developed for PlayStation Eye to create an experience like never before.
To quote: As some of you may have heard, we announced Kung-Fu Live with a playable sneak preview last week in New York. The reception from journalists, as well as gamers, has totally overwhelmed us!
We also found ourselves in the middle of the rising motion gaming discussion as many of the stories call out that our game already does what Natal is trying for: Kung-Fu Live uses full-body skeleton tracking to track the player's moves in real-time.
Thus, people have been saying that our game and tech using the PlayStation Eye is stealing the thunder from Natal. LOL!
With our Freemotion technology and the awesome quality of the PlayStation Eye camera, full-body motion gaming is already here. Kung-Fu Live also scans you inside the game world where you literally become the hero of the game.
There you are boosted with super human abilities, such as being able to jump flips without actually making flips, do high jump kicks, shoot lightning from your hands, and so on. Oh yeah, not to mention that you can do The Matrix trick of slowing the speed of your opponents' time while you kick their butts.
So toss away the gamepad for a change and experience what it's like to be Jackie Chan (no real martial art skills needed): Punch, kick, jump and pummel your enemies into oblivion using your body as your only weapon.
I can't wait to show you guys more of Kung-Fu LIVE, but for now, check out the teaser trailer above for a glimpse of the kick-ass action we have in store.
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05-26-2010 #2Warrorar Guest
that sounds very impressive.
I can't wait to see the developers showing the first multiplayer p1 vs p2 fight
05-26-2010 #3Pcsx2006 Guest
Ahh my childhood dreams are going to be true soon. I always wanted to be physically involved in games when ever i played Street Fighter 2 , Mortal Kombat 2 and Tekken 3 i always wanted to be the hero of the game just like Ryu, Liu Kang and Jin and it seems that all of my those dreams are going to be fullfilled soon. Sometimes I wonder what age we are living in?
05-26-2010 #4tjay17 Guest
If this is pulled off right it could be great.
05-26-2010 #5kidd78 Guest
love to see how many people get injuries and break stuff once this comes out. How many people can actually pull off a high kick like that in the picture! looks good fun though.