Daily Bits For 7/20/10

Daily Bits is a collection of all the gaming news that has happened for the current day that we deem as interesting and relevant to our readers. Check back daily for more news round-ups and feel free to send your suggestions to dailybits@everydaygamers.com

Microsoft Officially Prices Kinect, New 360 Model, And More

We have all heard the pricing rumors for Kinect now ever since the name change at E3.  Well today Microsoft has finally taken the cat out of the bag and revealed that Kinect will be priced at $150 when it hits stores November 4th.  It will also come bundled with Kinect Adventures.

Aside from that, Microsoft has also announced a $200 new Xbox 360 “S Model” which includes a 4gb storage device and will ship on August 3rd according to Joystiq.

The “S Model” will also be bundled with Kinect for $300.

That’s a lot to take in all at once.  Think about it and let us know what you think.

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Rock Band 3 Kicks Off It’s Tour October 26th

According to Harmonix today, Rock Band 3 will be jamming it’s way onto store shelves on October 26th for all major platforms.  Aside from the announcement, pre-order bonuses from a few different retailers have also surfaced.  For people who reserve the game at Wal-Mart will receive a $10 e-gift card, while Amazon folks will be able to unlock a exclusive in-game guitar.  Lastly, Gamestop shoppers will receive three free additional tracks at launch: “My Own Summer” by the Deftones, “Blue Monday” from New Order, and “Burning Down The House” by the Talking Heads.

It seems like Gamestop is offering the best deal considering they are giving you some pretty awesome exclusive tracks.  Which retailer will you be picking Rock Band 3 up at?


Red Faction: Origins Movie Coming Next Year

There has been talk for quite sometime now that we were getting a Red Faction film.  Well it has now been confirmed that the THQ and SYFY movie project will come to life in March 2011 which is around the same time Red Faction: Armageddon is set to release.  Here is official synopsis that was found on Shacknews.

Described as a “pilot” movie, the two-hour film follows Jake, the last surviving son of Alec Mason, as he battles against a new human army who have lured his sister into their Red Faction-hating web. Origins is set to take place between the events of Red Faction: Guerrilla and Red Faction: Armageddon.

Q1 of 2011 should be a busy time for Red Faction fans.


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