Microsoft Flight Grounded

Microsoft has cancelled development of Microsoft Flight, as well as Project Columbia, described as "a Kinect interactive TV project designed for children" by Kotaku. The site originally reported that the entire Vancouver studio responsible for these games was being shut down, but an update from MS clarifies that these projects are at an end, but not the studio itself. Here's the official statement:
Microsoft Studios is always evaluating its portfolio of products to determine what is best for gamers, families and the company, and this decision was the result of the natural ebb and flow of our portfolio management. Many factors were considered in the difficult decision to stop development on "Microsoft Flight" and "Project Columbia," but we feel it will help us better align with our long-term goals and development plans. For "Microsoft Flight," we will continue to support the community that has embraced the title and the game will still be available to download for free at http://www.microsoft.com/games/flight/.
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SM0k3 wrote on Jul 26, 2012, 16:55:
NegaDeath wrote on Jul 26, 2012, 16:43:
Wildone wrote on Jul 26, 2012, 16:29:
The next FS will be side scrolling 2d, so the console kiddies get too flustered with having to fly in '3d'

Nownow let's give them some credit they wouldn't dumb it down that much.

Instead they'll make it a 360 Kinect only game where you hold your arms out like wings and pretend your a plane. Wooooooosh! Vroooom! Look at me ma I'm flyin!

Tongue

LOL'd pretty hard at that visual! Thanks


It was apart of MS' E3 presentation this year...you hold out your arms and guide the plane into a tower...


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