The Daily Verse: Skyrim Kinect, And Trailer for Sonic 4, GRFS, Trials, Prototype And More

Looks like Bethesda hit us with a last minute megaton announcement today. They will be adding Kinect support to Skyrim on Xbox 360. We have full details below as well as some new info on Sonic 4 Episode II. To top it all off, we’ve got plenty more trailers as well. They include one for the aforementioned Sonic 4 Episode II, a multiplayer one for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, a new one for Prototype 2, Trials Evolution, Game of Thrones and Warhawk.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Kinect Support Coming Soon

We’re pleased to announce that Kinect™ for Xbox 360® support is coming to The Elder Scrolls V:Skyrim. Available for free as a title update slated for release this month, Skyrim Kinect for Xbox 360 Support will feature more than 200 Voice Commands.

Adding a new dimension to Skyrim’s gameplay, the Kinect for Xbox 360integration offers Voice Commands throughout the game including Dragon Shouts, Hotkey Equipping, Follower Commands, and all Menus (Items, Magic, Map, Barter, Container, Favorites, and Skills). With Voice Commands, quickly create and load saves during gameplay and access menus and inventories. Skyrim’s Kinect for Xbox 360 Support also adds new functionality including special map functions, additional hotkey options, and the ability to sort inventory items by name, weight, and value.

Skyrim Kinect for Xbox 360Support is the latest in free feature updates that Bethesda Game Studios has added to enhance Skyrim, and more are coming. In addition, Bethesda Game Studios has been hard at work on creating the first set of game add-ons that will be exclusive to the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. This additional content will add new quests, locations, features, and much more to the world of Skyrim. Stay tuned, we hope to officially announce what it is soon.

Skyrim Kinect Promo Video

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II with Metal Lock-On Revealed

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – April 10, 2012 – SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA®Europe Ltd. today announced Episode Metal, a special unlockable story that will be available exclusively to players who have purchased both Sonic the Hedgehog™ 4 Episode I and Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II on the same platform.

In Episode Metal, experience an all-new adventure that bridges the gap between Sonic CD ™ and Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II! Take control of Sonic’s greatest rival, Metal Sonic, across four reworked Acts from Episode I as he rebuilds himself to challenge Sonic once again in Episode II.

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II, and Episode Metal, will be available on May 15 for PlayStation®Network ($14.99) and on May 16 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (1200 points). The game will also be available on Android devices.

New Sonic 4 Episode II – Metal Trailer

Game Of Thones RPG Trailer

Prototype 2 – Weapons Trailer

Max Payne 3 Bullet Time Multiplayer Trailer

Trials Evolution – Map Editor Trailer

Starhawk Ride Drive Fly Trailer

Ghost Recon Future Soldier: Multiplayer Trailer

Sniper Elite V2 Playable Demo Now in The Cosshairs

Hone Your Lethal Sharpshooting Skills Ahead of The Game’s Release With
The Downloadable Demo for Sniper Elite V2, Available Now

The playable gameplay demo for the eagerly awaited third-person shooter is available to download today from Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation® Network. The PC demo will be available to download later this month.

Sniper Elite V2 is set in the dying days of WWII and is a next-generation reboot of 2005’s acclaimed original, Sniper Elite. The game weaves an explosive story of an undercover American OSS agent stalking enemy prey across key historical locations from the Battle of Berlin in a mission to unravel the mysteries and dangers of the German V-2 rocket program.

Sniper Elite V2 has been developed by Rebellion for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC. The game releases in North America on May 1 and has been rated “M” (Mature – blood and gore, intense violence, language – content that may be suitable for persons ages 17 and older) by the ESRB.

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