Gamers eager for the first Kinect game from Crytek--Ryse--will need to have patience. Speaking to The Verge, Microsoft Studios executive Phil Spencer dispelled rumors that the game had been canceled, saying it will arrive sometime after the next 12 months.
"We're still building Ryse," Spencer said. "We're focused on games coming in the next twelve months, something I say every year, and it's not something we'll be shipping in the next twelve months."
If Ryse does arrive sometime in 2013, it may do so alongside a new Xbox. A 56-page document claiming to originate from Microsoft surfaced this weekend, indicating an Xbox 720 and an updated version of the Kinect would be on store shelves next year.
A report from December 2011 suggested development on Ryse had shifted from the Xbox 360 to a next-generation Microsoft console. Spencer did not comment on whether the game will arrive on a current or future Microsoft platform, but he did say the game is playable at present on the Xbox 360.
For more on Ryse, check out GameSpot's latest preview.