Natal renamed “Kinect,” to launch with “Kinect Sports”

Various sources from around the internet are reporting that Xbox’s much hyped project Natal has been officially renamed to Xbox Kinect.  Although this in itself is not specifically Nintendo news, it’s worth mentioning that Microsoft’s controller free revolution will be launching with a game currently known only as “Kinect Sports.” Classy Microsoft.

More on Xbox Kinect and the rumored “Xbox Slim” are expected to be revealed later this week at the Electronics Entertainment Expo.  Will Kinect cut in on the Wii? Will the Playstation Move? We’ll be sure to let you know as we cover the conference in the upcoming week.  Got any questions? Be sure to let us know in the comments!