Ubisoft has confirmed today via a press release that the upcoming first person shooter, Rainbow 6: Vegas will include support for the Xbox Live Vision camera. You'll be able to use the Xbox Live Vision camera to scan your face into the game and take your custom character online. This isn't the end of the customisation however, you'll also be able to choose weapons, clothing and camouflage to really personalise your character.
The Xbox Live Vision camera launches in two weeks in Australia and the camera is already available in the UK. Other games to support the camera include the two Xbox Live Arcade titles, Uno and Texas Hold 'Em. We'll have a preview of Rainbow 6: Vegas up shortly, so stay tuned to PALGN for the latest news regarding the game. Rainbow 6 Vegas will also be coming to the PSP and the PlayStation 3
Microsoft continues to roll out new backward compatible games on Xbox One. Today marks another three joining the service.
Headlining the bunch is Sega’s brightly colored subversive skate game, Jet Set Radio. Originally released on the Dreamcast, it got a new lease on life as an Xbox Live Arcade game.
Console Monster writes: "The 9th September has arrived, along with the first downloadable content for the newly-released: The Beatles: Rock Band. Only one Arcade title releases today, after an error with Wallace and Gromit in Last Resort and there's some Game Add-ons for Texas Hold 'em and Buku Sudoku. Here is the full Xbox Live Marketplace update for Wednesday 9th September 2009:
Sonic & Knuckles
Price: 400 Microsoft Points (Free Trial available)
Size: 29 MB
The blue hedgehog and the red echidna were sworn adversaries in Sonic 3, but in this platform adventure, Knuckles realises that he's been just a pawn in the schemes of Dr. Eggman (AKA Dr. Robotnik). Knuckles, the former adversary now supports Sonic to chase the common enemy, and each must use their strengths in order to acquire the priceless Master Emerald and save Angel Island. This game requires the Xbox 360 hard drive or the 512MB Memory Unit for storage..."
For those of you headed to PAX, here's a fun way to win some serious goodies:
Poker fans that are planning on attending PAX should register for the Xbox LIVE Indie Games Texas Hold 'em Tournament, taking place at booth #141 on Saturday at Noon. Everyone selected to participate in the contest will receive a Zune Digital Media Player. The Grand Prize winner will receive an Xbox 360, a Zune, and other swag like a t-shirt, soccer jersey and assorted Xbox 360 games.