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Submitted by alexcosborn 431d ago | opinion piece

Xbox Infinity: Microsoft Employee Tweets Mysterious Image, Possible Kinect 2.0 Tease

GameRevolution:

"Eric Neustadter, "the xbox live operations gaming ninja," has posted a very intriguing image on Twitter, and the only bit of text included with the picture reads: "#ThisMeansNothing."

I'm convinced it's a Kinect 2.0 tease." (Xbox One)

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doctorstrange  +   431d ago
Xbox robot confirmed!
alexcosborn  +   431d ago
Do you think it will help me improve my Halo skills?
Mustang300C2012  +   431d ago
I still wear my Nintendo power glove and it brings my teams to victory in Halo 4
doctorstrange  +   431d ago
It's an Xbot after all... :P someone had to do that pun
LOL_WUT  +   431d ago
It's Microsofts version of the power glove ;)
zebramocha  +   431d ago
Let's hope kinect gets put in the next assassin creed.

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xHeavYx  +   431d ago
Kinect+robot=X-Bot?
Autodidactdystopia  +   431d ago
something tells me we've just seen our first xbox 720 game or techdemo screenshot.

That is what I think. could be wrong but images like that don't create themselves and unless a source is found I would be willing to bet that that is a direct screenshot from a techdemo or a game.

the whole image strikes me as a realtime render from an engine I don't recognize. :)

who knows guess we'll see in a few days.
morganfell  +   430d ago
"something tells me we've just seen our first xbox 720 game or techdemo screenshot."

Something tells me we haven't. It's obviously a take on the The Creation of Adam by Michaelangelo which is in the Cystine Chapel. In this case it is Microsoft's marketing version of a new Adam.

In the original painting god is on the left and Adam on the right. This imples the new Xbox will create a new person...a new you. It's a good marketing poster but I highly doubt it is a game.
zeee  +   430d ago
"iBox" starring Will Smith :)
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Braid  +   430d ago
It's Respawn's Nextbox exclusive sci-fi FPS title.

You heard it here first.
shadow2797  +   430d ago
"In the original painting god is on the left and Adam on the right. This imples the new Xbox will create a new person...a new you. It's a good marketing poster but I highly doubt it is a game."

Except in the original painting God is on the right and Adam is on the left. Your interpretation still makes sense, though.
pixelsword  +   430d ago
@ LOL_WUT

Microsoft invented the power glove.

And Avatars.

/s
scofios  +   431d ago
"WELL BAM there it is 2.0
jessupj  +   430d ago
That made me lol
sashimi  +   431d ago
does this mean xbox man is going to lose his job? :(

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doctorstrange  +   431d ago
He got a firmware upgrade
@doctorstrange
"Xbox robot confirmed!"

That is called an xbot?

see u guys next week since i maybe banned.
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4Sh0w  +   431d ago
lol, doesn't take much to get a bunch of wild speculation. I think its just some random pic he threw out to see who bites.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   431d ago
If the Xbox is turning into robots then ummm consider me out lol.
GameCents  +   431d ago
Xbox Nokia. I called it first. Lol.
Syntax-Error  +   430d ago
Seriously....
Are you people still calling it 720? A name that was coined by a game site and NOT officially by Microsoft. Even the project name was Durango and you idiots are still calling it 720. No wonder the industry thinks you guys are sheep
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hennessey86  +   430d ago
:D
Wow....................just... ....................wow
jrbeerman11  +   430d ago
ok so xboxinfinitydurangofuse then?
grimmweisse  +   430d ago
And the industry thinks you're a twat!
Cryptcuzz  +   430d ago
With comments like that no wonder you're an error. Chill out man, people can call it whatever they want until Microsoft officially announces what they are calling it.

Even with the PS4 when it was code named Orbis, most people still call it the PS4 before Sony announce that, that is in fact what they are calling it.

OT: I thought the image is pretty cool and artistic. Looking forward to the show tomorrow with great anticipation.
antz1104  +   430d ago
...you mean a robox?
novcze  +   430d ago
xbox robot hand confirmed ... you know, like Howard had in Big Bang Theory :)
GamerToons  +   430d ago
Microsoft has taken Adam Orth and turned him into a robot to turn on and enslave humanity to get revenge for his Always On debacle.

I'll be back... online!

..errr.. that or it's a hint for the new Xbox reveal tomorrow.
Davuskus  +   430d ago
An Xbox robot who plays all the games for you! You don't have to play at all, just let your Xbox robot have all the fun!
-Superman-  +   430d ago
Beginning of Skynet
Mounce  +   430d ago
Rob the robot 'Sequel' confirmed.

Made by Rare, made with Kinect. It will invade your home and help hold your hand while you play your games.
crazysammy  +   430d ago
X.B.O.X the Robot packed in with every console!
xtremeimport  +   430d ago
who actually cares about Kinect?
iamlegend9999  +   430d ago
Robot sex confirmed
Majin-vegeta  +   431d ago
Project milo 2??
alexcosborn  +   431d ago
Hey, ya never know!

The future of Kinect is sure to be interesting...
HammadTheBeast  +   431d ago
So its never coming either?
Blackdeath_663  +   430d ago
...let me just scan my skateboard in front of the camera and ask a friend what i should wear this evening
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ftwrthtx  +   431d ago
Project Sistine Chapel....?
alexcosborn  +   431d ago
Gotta love art, bro.
malokevi  +   431d ago
You, me, museum... bro.
Jek_Porkins  +   431d ago
Could be a game?
ginsunuva  +   431d ago
I was thinking a hint towards Android (the OS.) But then I realized MS wants to push windows on mobile too, so nevermind.
DeadlyFire  +   431d ago
Think more like Windows RT(ARM edition). That is the version they are pushing towards ARM devices, phones and such. Next Xbox would have to have a lite version of Windows on it if any version at all so I am thinking Windows 8 RT(ARM version)
hkgamer  +   430d ago
I doubt it.

For some reason, it's probably something to do with Kinect.

What I saw when I first saw it is that Kinect will be able to detect the users finger movements, (like it was suppose to for kinect 1.0).
ginsunuva  +   430d ago
@DeadlyFire
But the xbox would have to have an ARM processor, which it won't
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Cryptcuzz  +   430d ago
We don't know that, I know you are basing it on the year old leaked documents and rumors, but within that time frame, it could have changed. Let us not make such bold comments until tomorrow. You may in fact be right, but nothing is for certain until it is officially announce as such.

Cheers.
GraveLord  +   431d ago | Well said
OMG! I can use my hands to do simple crap that can be done much faster with a controller!
SpideySpeakz  +   431d ago
+1
CommonSense  +   430d ago
Thanks for your pointless contribution.
Septic  +   431d ago
Wow.......you haven't seen what is yet and....

Ah I can't be assed
DOMination-  +   431d ago
Lets all ignore that the ps4 has a kinect v1.0 ripoff and that sony are bound to show a load of games that use it at e3!!!
Gimmemorebubblez  +   431d ago
Lets all ignore that the Kinect V.1.0 was a rip off of the eye-toy...........
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Shuyin  +   431d ago
Lol, another ignorant fool. You do realize MS ripped off Sony's Eyetoy / PSEye first, right?
Jeez...people these days..
DOMination-  +   431d ago
Just because it's a camera of sorts, doesn't make it a rip off. That's like saying Apple ripped off Nokia for making a phone. Yeah, it's a phone but a completely different phone.

The EyeToy was a nice little innovation at the time, but it was essentially just a webcam. The Kinect can track objects and people in a 3D space and has a motor to adjust it's viewing angles automatically. So is it an evolution of the EyeToy? Well, yes it is - nearly everything has to evolve from something else, but is it a ripoff? No.
duli14  +   431d ago
With that logic you could say MS ripped off Sony for making a gaming console.
nukeitall  +   430d ago
@Shuyin:

"Lol, another ignorant fool. You do realize MS ripped off Sony's Eyetoy / PSEye first, right?"

So you are saying Sony started that abomination of motion controlls with a camera?

I guess now we know who to blame! It all started with Sony whom sowed the evil seed that sprouted into Kinect!!! :D
dale_denton  +   431d ago
yay more gimmicks from microsoft and still no games
andibandit  +   431d ago
You dont even know what it is, #troll fail
dale_denton  +   430d ago
i'll bet my bottom dollar it is.
Cryptcuzz  +   430d ago
It is called a teaser. It is made with the intent to tease and entice conversations on what tomorrow's show would include or be about.

Of course they are not going to show off games now when the unveil is tomorrow.

If you are talking about when the console gets released and still no games, then all I got to do to that is shake my head. #Shame
Sony360  +   430d ago
OMG! let's all assume it's about kinect so I can give my own, bitchy point of view on it!
Sony360  +   430d ago
@Gimmemorebubblez

Let's all pretend that making a completely superior piece of tech (kinect) is the same as ripping off a webcam with apps (eye toy).
Nodoze  +   430d ago
Kinect = superior tech HAHAHAHAHA

Sony360 = TOOL
omi25p  +   430d ago
OMG! You know that its a new type of controller just by a picture!
MusashiBlack  +   431d ago
Skynet?
greenpowerz  +   431d ago
LOL

I was thinking that.

Symbolic of the fusion/interaction between man and machine is my real guess though.

-Gamer *Xbox on*

-Xbox *what would you like to do*

-Gamer *run Killer Instinct*

-Xbox *loading*

Voice commands & console voice feedback among other advanced functionality and features(motion/andvanced smart system software? I wonder if this is why the box is kept so secret, features like these and the powerful hardware needed for it)

Advanced new Kinect hardware and software blended with specialized Ease Of Access-like software found in later MSFT Windows OS.
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malokevi  +   431d ago
drool... *gargle*
M-M  +   430d ago
LOL.
Y_5150  +   431d ago
Terminator Kinect! Yeah...
XXXL  +   431d ago
"I'm Solo,I'm Han Solo, I'm Han Solo Solo...."
aviator189  +   431d ago
It certainly could mean many things. I just hope it amounts to something cool or useful.
Gildarts  +   431d ago
Anyone eagle eyed in here?
MikeMyers  +   431d ago
The red dots on the robot hand could indicate the points of interest the new Kinect camera can detect.
Gigglefist  +   431d ago
That robot hand... THAT is the new controller! It's the Powerglove 2.0!

I swear if it doesn't come bundled with "The Wizard 2: Electric Boogaloo", I quit.
FITgamer  +   431d ago
So Kinect 2.0 is God?
SpideySpeakz  +   431d ago
No, we are God. Kinect 2.0 is just a mirror that reflects our creation (robot)..
FITgamer  +   430d ago
So that whole bit about Kinect always watching you was no joke.
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Robtherobot2013  +   431d ago
What makes you think it's Kinect 2.0?

It could be a new game.
OR it can be Kinect 2.0..

Which one is more likely? lol
Robtherobot2013  +   430d ago
I really don't know. What makes you think the photo is about Kinect? I see 6 disagrees but no answer.
SDF Repellent  +   431d ago
It is quite simple really to figure out. see all 5 fingers from the human and robot form? it means Kinect 2.0 can now recognize and track all 5 of your fingers. Imagine playing a tactical FPS and you can summon command with using finger command. 5/21 can't come soon enough.
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True_Samurai  +   431d ago
That gave me goose bumps :-)
Narutone66  +   431d ago
Will giving it the middle finger ask it to shut down?
pimpschitz  +   431d ago
Stand down Skynet-Kinect-Xbox-Robot-Chick en. It's a picture of the Sisteen Chapel, and if in fact it has ANY relevance to Kinect, who cares? I'm curious to see what the new Xbox is going to be like, I'm stoked. I can't wait. I can totally imagine new voice commands, maybe hand motions. We are already getting that kind of movement on Smart Tv's, why not? MS has some interesting stuff up their sleaves, and I can't wait to see but looking at some douchebags tweet doesn't make me drool. I'm already buying a PS4, unless MS just shocks and awes the shit out of me.
YodaCracker  +   431d ago
Finally we will see the true potential of Kinect with the power of the next Xbox. The Xbox 360 has really been the biggest thing holding back Kinect. Simply shipping with every unit will really allow developers to experiment knowing every person who buys their game will have the Kinect camera. And with all the extra processing power, Kinect will actually work like it's supposed to!
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malokevi  +   431d ago
wrd.
VonBraunschweigg  +   431d ago
And how is Kinect supposed to work?

Take a favourite genre, say FPS. Kinect 2.0 can detect the movement of your body, your stance, your limbs and all 10 fingers, all very precise.

Now here come the Locust, the Covenant, the terrorists. On Blu ray, so they keep on coming. How are you going to put them down? By pulling imaginary triggers and mimicing every combatmove on your carpet? Fun for one night, precise for one hour, after that people will go back to playing with a controller.

Same with Forza. Hands need to rest on a wheel, not in mid-air.

Kinect can be good, but imo not with games and genres Xbox is loved for. Fable is a 'good' example of how Kinect works, I sure hope now they improved Kinect the other main Xbox series don't follow that path.
Urusernamesucks  +   430d ago
Illumiroom will also show the kinects true pontential.
Using Kinect to put yourself into the game obviously.
LogicStomper  +   431d ago
Did it remind anyone of this??

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SpideySpeakz  +   431d ago
After God created Adam and Eve, he reached out to his creation.
The robot is a symbol of human creation, and we are god.
But God never touched Adam. It was more of a reflection in the mirror, but through God's image. This is definitely Kinect 2.0.. The robot (Xbox 720) mimics and mirrors your every movement. I love these kinds of teases and puzzles that the gaming industry gives us.
SonyAddict  +   431d ago
The future is here!, cybersex 2.0
urwifeminder  +   431d ago
The barrier between man and machine has been broken.
WitWolfy  +   431d ago
Probably only a metaphor for... "touch the future" or something similiar to it...
MasterCornholio  +   431d ago
The core loved Kinect with the 360 in games like Steel Batallion and Rise of Nightmares which is why they will fall in love with Kinect 2.0 games on the 720.

Jokes aside.

Microsoft, Kinect 2.0 better not be the main focus of the 720 because many people hate the device. If you go full casual (tropic thunder reference) then your fans will abandon you except for the Kinect lovers.
GameCents  +   431d ago
I find you irksome and worthy of rebuking. . .I'll just ignore you instead. Just like Gravelord.
nigelp520  +   431d ago
Hope its a tease for FULGORE in Killer Instinct 3 ;)
cedaridge  +   431d ago
Xbox reveal Tomorrow! I will be at work so I am DVR it right NOW.
jeeves86  +   431d ago
There's not enough cheeto dust on the hands.
Urusernamesucks  +   430d ago
*Doritos*
listenkids  +   431d ago
You know the "Infinity" was someone on reddits Photoshop work?
Squall5005  +   430d ago
It annoys me that people are calling it 'Infinity'. People are idiots.

http://www.reddit.com/r/gam...
goldwyncq  +   430d ago
That looks like it's part of a bigger image.
kaozgamer  +   430d ago
Nokia
Marugo  +   430d ago
Nokia & Android
AllroundGamer  +   430d ago
That probably means a lot more Kinect games and even less core games...
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