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New Michael Jackson Video Game for Xmas

6/14/2010 9:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson is still on the cutting edge of technology -- TMZ has learned the King of Pop is set to star in a new revolutionary video game ... and the people in charge of MJ's estate are totally on board.

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The game -- currently untitled -- will essentially be "dance karaoke" ... which means gamers will see Michael Jackson dancing on screen and will then be challenged to imitate his moves.

The game will be available on multiple platforms including Wii and Xbox 360. The Xbox version will incorporate Microsoft's new Kinect motion capture technology -- which will allow the gamer to play without holding a controller.

Also in the Xbox version, the gamer will be judged based on full body movements. The game will process the movements and display the gamer's avatar on screen ... dancing right next to MJ.

And there's more -- the game also includes a karaoke feature, in which gamers can sing MJ songs like "Billie Jean" ... and even mess around with their voice thanks to an autotune feature.

The game is being developed by Ubisoft -- the same people behind Assassin's Creed and Ghost Recon -- and we're told Ubisoft properly secured permission from the MJ estate ... so it's all legit.

The game is scheduled to hit shelves sometime before Christmas.

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121.

JB    

23. Snatch the underware of little boys would be more realistic... the guy was a disgusting freak. Good riddance.



Posted at 5:58 PM on Jun 14, 2010 by Rob



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And you're mad because he is still making money; not to mention his children will be rich too...

1558 days ago
122.

Tellit    

roflmao......yeah Michael Jackson is still on the cutting edge...when it comes to making money since his "death".
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By all means stock up for Christmas...(MJfans don't forget your newborn grandchildrens first stocking stuffer, nieces, nephews, neighborhood kids, etc...).
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Keep the Michael Jackson legacy alive and well......
and that $$$$$$ rolling into the MJFT.
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Michael Jackson is having the time of his life.
lmao....
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ps: don't forget the milkman/mailmans grandchildren.

1558 days ago
123.

Marv    

I dare you to read this!



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/charles-thomson/one-of-the-most-shameful_b_610258.html

1558 days ago
124.

juney    

Sure we would all love to buy MJ merchandise marketed after his murder, however true fans of Michael will not do so because of the manner in which he was manipulated and eventually destroyed by his own record company and others connected therewith. Michael would never have dealt with Sony again after 2002, but after his death there's suddenly a 2002 will, which many believe is fake; MJ was in NYC on the date it was signed IN LOS ANGELES, naming persons as his executors who have ties to Sony! There were many other record companies salivating for the deal the estate gave Sony on a silver platter. No true MJ fan should purchase from these vultures. Sure money goes to his kids, his mother and charities; however they already have enough to last their lifetimes; and EXTRA money also goes to the estate administrators and the really big bucks go to Sony. MJ fans, MJ would still be here if it were not for Sony, the ultimate prize being the ATV catalog; just a matter of time til they get that as well. RIP MJ. Love you always.

1557 days ago
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mysteria333    

Michael i know how hard you tried to get us all to love each other, to stop the hate and the violence, to cherish our children, and save the earth. but as you could clearly see, too many it did not matter, they could care less. i watched you as you pleaded in your songs, as you shed tears from heart break as so many continued to hate as though it was a sickness. but Michael you did your part you did much more than your part, your slate is clean. i love you Michael and you will know joy and peace now. but your work has not been in vain. there are many who listened, there are many who looked in the mirror and changed thier ways, there are many who have done a lot of forgiving and want to be forgiven. and you shall be blessed for each one of them. and your children shall carry on your legacy of love in your name.for you are beautiful. you are the sun, you are the wind, you are forever loved, see you soon for you are a friend to the earth.

1557 days ago
126.

cindee    

Marcia and Tom Sneddon Is Guilty



I agree with your statments



What do you mean what's this for? It's business. Michael Jackson is an enterprise and he is big business. Merchandising anything with his name and likeness is profit for his estate. How do you know he wouldn't like it? It was done with his blessing while he was living (a doll, trading cards, there was talk of a cologne and clothing line among other things).




20% OF MICHAEL JACKSON'S ESTATE GOES TO CHARITIES THAT BENEFIT CHILDREN. It's not all just for Jackson's kids. If the estate earns a billion, that's $200 million for charity, and it keeps on growing.....



MILLYBOO
How do you know Michael wouldn't like a game with his image??
I think he would absolutely love it ,being a big kid himself,
Just the fact that he would be immortalized in this HI-TECH
game.



1557 days ago
127.

ohwhat!!    

HOPE YOURE STILL HERE...



I REALLY REALLY MISS YOU SO MUCH...



LOTS AND LOTS OF L.O.V.E.



1557 days ago
128.

ohwhat!!    

HOPE YOURE STILL HERE...




I REALLY REALLY MISS YOU SO MUCH...




LOTS AND LOTS OF L.O.V.E.



1557 days ago
129.

faye milano    

No offense but that's going to be one weird looking image, don't cha think? It's kinda creepy. I'll bet Joe is slapping himself silly for not thinking of this idea first! Foiled again Jo Jo...

1549 days ago
130.

holly    

omg i've got 2 get this game!it's the one i've been waiting on!:)

1450 days ago
131.

heather2010    

Did see recently that this idea had been put on hold. Don't know how true it is but for the sake of decency I hope it pans out that way.

1434 days ago
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