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August 'must-have' video games

New York Jets fans will not have to

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See which August releases Warp Pipe chooses as "must-haves."...

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Off The Couch: Kung Fu High Impact

Stephanie Woodburn, age 11, puts her karate skills

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Kidsday reporter Stephanie Woodburn of Holbrook is Off The Couch, playing her own martial arts comic book video game, Kung Fu High Impact on Kinect for Xbox 360.

Check out the video to see this must-own Kinect game....

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'Babel Rising' let's you play as a God

Babel RisingTM

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What? Do you really need more of a reason to pick up this game? Exclusive for use with the PlayStation®Move and Kinect™ for Xbox 360, players obtain godlike powers and "make it rain on them" Babylonians with a barrage of elements to bombard them with.

'Babel Rising' has the same effect as burning ants with a magnifying glass, except hurling fireballs and releasing tornadoes...

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Trailer: Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier

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Check out this explosive trailer for the highly anticipated Ghost Recon Future Soldier. Ubisoft's futuristic take on the series pits The Ghosts against an ultranationalist force that has invaded Russia and its neighboring countries. The game will feature single-player, multi-player, and up to four-player co-op modes....

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Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012

Finding it hard to get off the couch and hit the gym? Stick to those New Year's resolutions with Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360.  Train in the comfort of your own home with your in-game coach covering more than 90 hours of activities and 60 new moves....

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Kinect open source could usher motion computing revolution

Imagine walking into a room and booting up your PC with a "Computer on" voice command, then controlling your apps with simple hand gestures. Sound too futuristic? Microsoft wants to make that happen today with the motion-sensing Kinect peripheral for the Xbox 360.

Microsoft released a software development kit  for the Kinect that gives anyone with programming knowledge the ability...

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