Ubisoft released a Kinect-based fighting game for the Xbox 360 in 2010 called Fighters Uncaged that received overwhelmingly negative reviews. The publisher appears to be giving the concept a second go-round with Fighter Within for the Xbox One according to a leak from its website on Sunday.
Fusible managed to dig out a detailed Figher Within description from a Google cache of Ubisoft's website that revealed a "immersive total-body combat experience." Incidentally, that's almost the exact same description of Fighters Uncaged.
A large part of the reason that Fighters Uncaged was dismissed heavily by critics is because of the non-responsive Kinect controls. For Figher Within, Ubisoft says that the Xbox One's upgraded Kinect will provide, "realistic fighting moves using unprecedented 1 to 1 precision movement tracking."
"Enter a brutal, physical and liberating world: New-gen jaw-dropping graphics, real-time wounds, sweat & facial impacts, extreme arenas environments, primal animations," the game's description reads. "The new XBOX ONE Kinect allows you to dive into a unique realistic experience and feel the fight. All you expect from a next gen fighting game is there."
Interestingly, the Figher Within details also promises two-player multiplayer within the same room. The thought of two players throwing punches and kicks right next to each other in the same space gives one pause on how much damage can be done to each other or their surroundings. Expect an official announcement with gameplay footage and screenshots soon though.
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