Suda51 unveiled Diabolical Pitch at a Grasshopper Manufacture premiere event one night before Tokyo Game Show. Their Kinect game is sort of like a rail shooter, but instead of giving players guns you throw baseballs. You pretend to pitch to attack and do a motion like the fusion technique to throw a giant sphere of energy at people in tiger costumes.
Crazy, huh? I played a bit of Diabolical Pitch and the pitching motion works. You don’t need to throw hard either to lob baseballs. In two player mode, one player has to kneel down if they run out of life and the other player picks them up. It’s a creative idea and works just like as it does in video. You have to do it quick though, otherwise it’s game over.
Diabolical Pitch will be released worldwide as an Xbox Live Arcade download by Microsoft Game Studios.