Publisher, Majesco Entertainment has announced that NBA Baller Beats will be released for the Xbox 360’s Kinect this autumn.
NBA Baller Beats which is developed by HB Studios, will see players use a real life basketball and the technology of the Xbox 360’s Kinect motion sensor along with a beat-filled soundtrack to create a unique experience thats hasn’t been seen up till now in either the basketball genre or on the Kinect platform itself. The Kinect motion sensor will capture full body movements of both the player and the ball for authentic sports motion gaming. NBA Baller Beats features the ability to unlock songs, difficulty levels and also posters and trading cards which feature NBA players’ greatest moves. Music plays a huge part in the game with the beats of the soundtrack and your movement working in tandem for progression and ultimately, seeing you — the player master the moves a real life basketball player in your own home. The game features a single player mode, practise mode entitled ‘Move School’ and also a multiplayer mode which features up to 8 players.
“NBA Baller Beats introduces an unprecedented way to experience basketball through a video game like never before,” said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer of Majesco Entertainment. “Our innovative play mechanic combined with Kinect technology puts the ball in players’ hands, tracking both full-body gameplay and ball movement, so players are going to have to get up and actually play basketball to get in the game. Ballers and fans alike will love this game.”
The NBA Baller Beats soundtrack features a mix of music across decades and genres including hip-hop, rock, and old school classics, with tracks from Kanye West, Run DMC, Gorillaz, Them Crooked Vultures, Common, Tiesto and more. Majesco Entertainment will unveil NBA Baller Beats gameplay, as well as additional soundtrack artists and songs, during the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo held in Los Angeles this June before setting out to give fans a try at exclusive basketball camps this summer.
Source: USA Today.