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Shadows of the Damned dev's latest is Kinect exclusive

A uniquely monstrous take on motion-sensitive baseball

Sometimes you just have to lie back and let the unhinged majesty of Grasshopper Manufacture roll over you. The developer's latest title, previously titled Codename D, is a Kinect exclusive.

Kinect, as we all know, is a platform dominated by sports and fitness sims rather than meaty monster-popping action. Grasshopper's solution to this distressing state of affairs? Make a sports game that's *also* about popping monsters. Say hello to Diabolical Pitch.

Joystiq caught a video of the game at TGS earlier today. Here's the gist: monsters appear, and you throw or bat baseballs at them till they disappear. When the odds stiffen, you might want to call on a two-player "fusion" move that recalls Dragon Ball Z.

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Our minds are showing dangerous signs of exploding already. Grasshopper is also the studio behind recent phallic action hit Shadows of the Damned and the forthcoming, cheerleader-tastic Lollipop Chainsaw.

UPDATE: Here's a video from the Tokyo Game Show.

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[Joystiq]

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