Microsoft have never commented on a release date for Project Natal. Well, not without withdrawing it. But Brian Farrell, boss of publisher THQ, has no such qualms.


Speaking during his company's earnings get-together earlier today, Farrell - presumably speaking with some degree of knowledge on the subject, what with his company making games for the console - said the 360's motion-sensing camera peripheral will be out "late next year." Which is exactly what everybody has been thinking, but hey, it's nice hearing somebody put it on record, even if they're not a Microsoft employee that's able to give us a timeframe we can take to the bank.