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‘NBA Baller Beats’ Is Fun, Unless You Live In an Apartment

‘NBA Baller Beats’ Is Fun, Unless You Live In an Apartment

By Mashable.com | Posted - Sep. 21, 2012 at 12:41 a.m.



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NBA Baller Beats is a new game for Microsoft's Xbox Kinect that puts a real basketball in gamers' hands as they dribble and perform moves to music.
The Kinect, Microsoft's gaming hardware that relies on human movement as the controller, has been used for some inventive gameplay, but this is the first time a game has added such a large non-technological peripheral, and probably the first integration of sports equipment into modern gaming. So of course Mashable had to test it out.
The game is packaged with a real Spalding basketball, and the package boasts that it is standard NBA size. The gameplay is constructed similar to many popular rhythm ga Continue reading...
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