Microsoft today unveiled Kinect for Xbox 360, a controller-free gaming device that Microsoft is positioning as an entirely new way to experience entertainment in the living room.

Previously code-named “Project Natal,” the Kinect label was released before the start of the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles (E3) as part of a Cirque du Soleil performance that was inspired by Kinect’s technology.

Cirque du Soleil Unveils Kinect for Xbox 360

For more information, see 'Kinect for Xbox 360' is Official Name of Microsoft’s Controller-Free Game Device.

To find out more about Kinect, we invite you and your family to watch the world broadcast premiere, imagined by Cirque du Soleil.

Tune in for the commercial-free U.S. TV special debut tomorrow -- Tuesday, June 15 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Times on MTV. Nickelodeon and other MTV Network channels (MTVU, MTV Hits, Logo) will follow with 9:00 p.m. airtimes. Later this week, the video will be posted on www.xbox.com/kinect.

The event will be rebroadcast on June 27 on Australia’s Fox 8 and Channel 10, and tentatively on 20+ MTV channels in Europe in early July.

Bruce D. Kyle
ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation

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