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NBA Baller Beats is a Kinect game you play with a real basketball

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Reminder: Your TV cannot catch basketballs

NBA BALLER BEATS
NBA BALLER BEATS

NBA Baller Beats will combine the long separated sports and rhythm genres when it launches exclusively on Xbox 360 this fall.

NBA Baller Beats will combine the long separated sports and rhythm genres when it launches exclusively on Xbox 360 this fall.

Developed by Majesco Entertainment, the Kinect-based title requires the player to dribble a basketball — a real-life, tangible basketball — to the rhythm of tunes from artists like Kanye West, Tiesto, Run DMC, Gorillaz and more. It's not just about keeping the beat; a USA Today preview says that players will also have to perform specific maneuvers while dribbling along with each track, like passing between the legs, doing a crossover or faking a pass. (Keep a firm grip, though, because TVs are not great at catching things.)

Check out a totally gameplay-free trailer for NBA Baller Beats below. Then say NBA Baller Beats out loud a few times. It will brighten up your day, guaranteed.