Submitted by alexcosborn 921d ago | opinion piece

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


"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)

Credit url: gamerevolution.com
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doctorstrange  +   921d ago
Xbox robot confirmed!
alexcosborn  +   921d ago
Do you think it will help me improve my Halo skills?
Mustang300C2012  +   921d ago
I still wear my Nintendo power glove and it brings my teams to victory in Halo 4
doctorstrange  +   921d ago
It's an Xbot after all... :P someone had to do that pun
LOL_WUT  +   921d ago
It's Microsofts version of the power glove ;)
zebramocha  +   921d ago
Let's hope kinect gets put in the next assassin creed.

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xHeavYx  +   921d ago
Autodidactdystopia  +   921d 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  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
"iBox" starring Will Smith :)
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Braid  +   921d ago
It's Respawn's Nextbox exclusive sci-fi FPS title.

You heard it here first.
shadow2797  +   921d 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  +   921d ago

Microsoft invented the power glove.

And Avatars.

scofios  +   921d ago
"WELL BAM there it is 2.0
jessupj  +   921d ago
That made me lol
sashimi  +   921d ago
does this mean xbox man is going to lose his job? :(

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doctorstrange  +   921d ago
He got a firmware upgrade
"Xbox robot confirmed!"

That is called an xbot?

see u guys next week since i maybe banned.
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4Sh0w  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
If the Xbox is turning into robots then ummm consider me out lol.
GameCents  +   921d ago
Xbox Nokia. I called it first. Lol.
Syntax-Error  +   921d ago
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  +   921d ago
Wow....................just... ....................wow
jrbeerman11  +   921d ago
ok so xboxinfinitydurangofuse then?
grimmweisse  +   921d ago
And the industry thinks you're a twat!
Cryptcuzz  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
...you mean a robox?
novcze  +   921d ago
xbox robot hand confirmed ... you know, like Howard had in Big Bang Theory :)
GamerToons  +   921d 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  +   921d 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-  +   921d ago
Beginning of Skynet
Mounce  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
X.B.O.X the Robot packed in with every console!
xtremeimport  +   921d ago
who actually cares about Kinect?
iamlegend9999  +   921d ago
Robot sex confirmed
Majin-vegeta  +   921d ago
Project milo 2??
alexcosborn  +   921d ago
Hey, ya never know!

The future of Kinect is sure to be interesting...
HammadTheBeast  +   921d ago
So its never coming either?
Blackdeath_663  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
Project Sistine Chapel....?
alexcosborn  +   921d ago
Gotta love art, bro.
malokevi  +   921d ago
You, me, museum... bro.
Jek_Porkins  +   921d ago
Could be a game?
ginsunuva  +   921d 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  +   921d 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  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
But the xbox would have to have an ARM processor, which it won't
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Cryptcuzz  +   921d 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.

GraveLord  +   921d ago | Well said
OMG! I can use my hands to do simple crap that can be done much faster with a controller!
SpideySpeakz  +   921d ago
CommonSense  +   921d ago
Thanks for your pointless contribution.
Septic  +   921d ago
Wow.......you haven't seen what is yet and....

Ah I can't be assed
DOMination-  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
Lets all ignore that the Kinect V.1.0 was a rip off of the eye-toy...........
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Shuyin  +   921d ago
Lol, another ignorant fool. You do realize MS ripped off Sony's Eyetoy / PSEye first, right?
Jeez...people these days..
DOMination-  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
With that logic you could say MS ripped off Sony for making a gaming console.
nukeitall  +   921d ago

"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  +   921d ago
yay more gimmicks from microsoft and still no games
andibandit  +   921d ago
You dont even know what it is, #troll fail
dale_denton  +   921d ago
i'll bet my bottom dollar it is.
Cryptcuzz  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
OMG! let's all assume it's about kinect so I can give my own, bitchy point of view on it!
Sony360  +   921d ago

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  +   921d ago
Kinect = superior tech HAHAHAHAHA

Sony360 = TOOL
omi25p  +   921d ago
OMG! You know that its a new type of controller just by a picture!
MusashiBlack  +   921d ago
greenpowerz  +   921d ago

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  +   921d ago
drool... *gargle*
M-M  +   921d ago
Y_5150  +   921d ago
Terminator Kinect! Yeah...
XXXL  +   921d ago
"I'm Solo,I'm Han Solo, I'm Han Solo Solo...."
aviator189  +   921d ago
It certainly could mean many things. I just hope it amounts to something cool or useful.
Gildarts  +   921d ago
Anyone eagle eyed in here?
MikeMyers  +   921d ago
The red dots on the robot hand could indicate the points of interest the new Kinect camera can detect.
Gigglefist  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
So Kinect 2.0 is God?
SpideySpeakz  +   921d ago
No, we are God. Kinect 2.0 is just a mirror that reflects our creation (robot)..
FITgamer  +   921d ago
So that whole bit about Kinect always watching you was no joke.
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Robtherobot2013  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
I really don't know. What makes you think the photo is about Kinect? I see 6 disagrees but no answer.
SDF Repellent  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
That gave me goose bumps :-)
Narutone66  +   921d ago
Will giving it the middle finger ask it to shut down?
pimpschitz  +   921d 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  +   921d 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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VonBraunschweigg  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
Illumiroom will also show the kinects true pontential.
Using Kinect to put yourself into the game obviously.
LogicStomper  +   921d ago
Did it remind anyone of this??

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SpideySpeakz  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
The future is here!, cybersex 2.0
urwifeminder  +   921d ago
The barrier between man and machine has been broken.
WitWolfy  +   921d ago
Probably only a metaphor for... "touch the future" or something similiar to it...
MasterCornholio  +   921d 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  +   921d ago
I find you irksome and worthy of rebuking. . .I'll just ignore you instead. Just like Gravelord.
nigelp520  +   921d ago
Hope its a tease for FULGORE in Killer Instinct 3 ;)
cedaridge  +   921d ago
Xbox reveal Tomorrow! I will be at work so I am DVR it right NOW.
jeeves86  +   921d ago
There's not enough cheeto dust on the hands.
Urusernamesucks  +   921d ago
listenkids  +   921d ago
You know the "Infinity" was someone on reddits Photoshop work?
Squall5005  +   921d ago
It annoys me that people are calling it 'Infinity'. People are idiots.

goldwyncq  +   921d ago
That looks like it's part of a bigger image.
kaozgamer  +   921d ago
Marugo  +   921d ago
Nokia & Android
AllroundGamer  +   921d ago
That probably means a lot more Kinect games and even less core games...
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