Natal Killed Kameo 2

CVG is reporting that a sequel to Rare’s Xbox 360 launch platformer Kameo has been cancelled due to a shift of emphasis towards Natal. According to the site, the recent restructuring at Microsoft has seen the canning of “more than one traditional franchise sequel” although Kameo 2 is the only one named.

Rare, who we assume would have been behind the second in the series, is one of Natal’s main developers right now, so that makes a lot of sense, but I’m at a loss as to what else was secretly in development.

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Microsoft’s position on the refocus was made clear earlier in the year.  “The company is reviewing the current composition of its development teams and there is the possibility that a small number of current positions could be lost as a result of these changes,” said a statement from the American giant.

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