We exclusively brought you the news last month but today it’s official, Kung-Fu for Kinect is heading to Xbox One and will be released in June.
Firstly the official release from developers VirtualAirGuitar
We’ve received a lot of requests to do an Xbox One port of Kung-Fu High Impact (2011, Xbox 360), the first Kinect game to put the player’s video image inside the game world – no avatars, just a super-powered version of you. This new version has been reprogrammed from scratch on Unity. It’s meant both for fans of the old version, as well as everyone who’s never had the chance to smack bad guys with real kicks and punches in front of Kinect. Punching air has never felt this good!
and here’s the full run down
Punching air has never felt this good! Kung-Fu for Kinect takes the player’s own video image and puts it inside a 2D fighting adventure. The player fights comic-book villains with real kicks and punches. During cutscenes, Kinect takes snapshots of the player’s poses, giving the player the lead role in their own animated comic book. As with the company’s previous games, Kung-Fu has been designed with daily physical activity in mind. Exercise is one of the big reasons why we make motion games. We want to provide both kids and adults with games that are enjoyable on their own, but also keeps them up and active.
Kung-Fu for Kinect is based on Virtual Air Guitar’s 2011 Xbox 360 game Kung-Fu High Impact. “We’ve received a lot of requests to bring Kung-Fu to Xbox One. We can now answer the popular demand, thanks to great leaps in game development tools, such as Unity® software. We can offer something for new players and old fans alike”, says Aki Kanerva, Founder and Lead Designer at Virtual Air Guitar Company. “This new version has been reprogrammed from scratch using Unity, so we have new cool features like new game modes, more enemies on screen and ragdoll physics that react to your attacks.”
- Step inside the game and turn yourself into a kung-fu hero!
- Use your own moves to punch and kick your way through comic-book villains!
- Leap through the air, conjure lightning and shoot flaming arrows!
- Star in your own kung-fu comic book!
- Story mode with 22 levels!
- 9 replayable challenges for daily fun!
- One-Shot Mode for staging your own finishing moves!
and finally, the official trailer…..