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NASA and Microsoft Release Mars Rover Landing for Xbox 360 Kinect Game

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NASA and Microsoft Release Mars Rover Landing for Xbox 360 Kinect Game

NASA and Microsoft of unveiled the latest offering that come from the duo's partnership to help get people interested in space flight and space travel. NASA unveiled the game called Mars Rover Landing that is intended to help get people interested in the Curiosity rover that will be landing on Mars in the coming weeks.

The game uses the Kinect motion controller allows the gamer to control the landing craft as it tries to set the Curiosity rover down as close to the center of the target area as possible. The gamer controls the movement using gestures and tries to put the rover down before landing vehicle runs out of fuel. The game is available as a free download right now.


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