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UPDATE 2: The USA Today story is live once more, and the new name has been confirmed at the Microsoft event taking place tonight. Look to the original story below for details and stay tuned all week for more information on Kinect and the games Microsoft is showing for it.
UPDATE: The USA Today story that this article was based on as since been pulled from the site. Perhaps someone over there jumped the gun and posted early? Whatever the case, we caught all of the information below before it was pulled.
ORIGINAL STORY: It sounds like the leaks earlier today were right after all. A new source has confirmed that Microsoft Natal will now be known Kinect, and we've got a list of the first games that will be released when the new device launches.
USA Today has broken the news (which gives you a good idea of the audience Microsoft is hoping to reach with their new device). As previously rumored, what was unveiled last year at E3 as Project Natal will be launched later this year as Microsoft Kinect.
The USA Today article also reveals some of the early games we can expect for Kinect:
In addition to these titles, the USA Today piece mentions that Microsoft is developing new games using Star Wars and Disney characters "in conjunction with LucasArts and Disney."
We'll have much more info on these games and Kinect in general as we check out what Microsoft has on display this week at E3. Stay tuned to our E3 hub page for all the latest updates as they hit.