With Microsoft's recent 180 on its DRM policies having the potential to put the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 in equal competition, and Kinect being a fundamental feature of the console - the future for Kinect has never been brighter.
Kinect is for casual gamers
Nope, just a realist How many amazing Kinect games have we had, and I mean amazing like a standard AAA game........none So they are going to force devs into putting Kinect into their games which don't need it because they know we don't care about Kinect in general and we'll be forced into playing exclusives with Kinect. Imagine playing Halo 5 and realising you have to use Kinect for some gameplay mechanics....it would be silly. This is why we still have to complain to get Kinect taken out because least then they will make it so these Kinect features they've put into upcoming games can be worked on more to make those sections playable without Kinect.
Well its just that the 360s Kinect doesnt have any good core games for it. https://www.youtube.com/wat... Steel Batallion is an example of what i mean. And another Rise of Nightmares https://www.youtube.com/wat... Microsoft has a lot to prove with the new Kinect and hopefully they will do a good job with it since everyone is forced to buy it with the new XBOX.
and what happened to ryse it was a Kinect game now its not they couldn't make it work .
The casuals stopped caring for the Kinect long time ago. Look at the sales. Better tracking won't mean anything to them.
This... The VERY few people I know who are even slightly interested in the Xbox One (Now that the DRM has been lifted) don't give a rat's behind for Kinect 2.0. lol If it wasn't required, it would probably end up like all the other motion/voice gaming crap. In the closet gathering dust. Thank GOD Sony isn't requiring the PS Eye. lol
Double post. -_-
kinnect is the wii without the controls well a newer version and i dont know about you but i dont see myself playing a serious game without a controller how can anyone not see it as a gimmick.. are we really going to play a full halo or gears of war game just with kinnect? or are we gonna be playing dodgeball or riverraft 2.0 etc come on man
For now. Yes. Now that every Xbox one owner will have one it will grow. If you think gamers will still be using nothing but controllers in 20 years, your crazy. Why would we simply restrict control of our game worlds to our hands. I know gimmicks have made us apprehensive but in the end it's heading to a new direction. Full on virtually reality gaming will be here
Eventually they will make an awesome Kinect game that gamers respect......But nobody will buy it or play it because nobody wants to work out and move while playing a game. Would running around on a football field while playing madden make it more realistic? No....I just want to sit still and get lost in the game. with a controller your actions are super fast and you don't think about them, you just do. With kinect, every time I have to move it takes me out of the experience of the game.
I think a lot of people expected the kinect to actually be useful when they bought them. Nowadays its pretty pointless and gimmicky.
"Major Nelson, who Tweeted that both Amazon and the Microsoft Store are offering reservations on the Day One Edition of the Xbox One... Today’s breaking news has lead Microsoft to allow new buyers to throw money down." This means that Microsoft were limiting the amount of Xbox One Day 1 consoles available so that they could say they have all been sold out. When they reversed their decision on DRM they have seen an increase in demand so will now make more Day 1 models available. They want to make a lot of sales but it's also important to be able to say they have sold out of Day 1 consoles.
The Kinect is awesome in that it will allow: 1) voice commands 2) hand scrolling Everything else only time will tell
And heres why your STILL moronic, Ignorant, foolish, simple minded, selfish pleasure seeker to consider Xbox One......Kinect 2.0 or Surveilance 2.0...knows your emotional state? uh what!? ..yeah creepy ...knows your Heart Rate?...uh No Thank You creepy, Is always Listening? Not gonna Happen MS, has Infer Red Technology? See where Im going here? MS has effectively taken 3steps Forward, 2steps back, but remains 1step ahead...And its a Big One, its got Privacy Concerns written all over it, potential for Abuse written all over it...with WI-FI Tech, it doesnt matter if your connected to your Internet... Dont be Fools People, recognize what is REALLY going on here. While Journalist & Gamers focus on DRM which is an awesome Victory dont get wrong here, the 800 pound Gorilla is STILL in the Room....Kinect 2.0....concidence? lmao Like I said...Dont be a fool People...theres ONLY "By Design". Kinect 2.0 is a Survelliance / Monitoring/Digital Recording Device.....think of all the Innocent Children, Teens, who dont have a smartphone ,yet are now potentially at risk along with Adults of being monitored surveilled by Kinect 2.0 by whomever(Govt/Corporate Agency Types)....even the US Navy has blown the whistle on this Listening Device called Kinect 2.0. Not in my Home MS, never.
Yelp, cause your life is just that interesting? Do you have stock in tin foil? Can't always listen if it has no power supply. Always watching.....Haha, what exactly are you doing while playing video games? Pretty sure a simple towel of the sensor can solve a lot of your problems.... Or just purchase a ski mask..... I mean since we are trying to be as extreme as possible.
"And here's why your STILL moronic, Ignorant, foolish, simple minded, selfish pleasure seeker to consider Xbox One" wow that was a mouth full, when I read that I was like "yes, now this is man I need to read, he will show me the way....he is wise beyond my years" Come on man, wake up.
Does your smartphone and/or laptop have a forward facing camera? If so, you should probably get rid of those too, seeing how there's little difference between them.
You like spamming your comment to anyone who praises the kinect or x1? I swear, you people are the most annoying fans in the industry.
I like what the kinect offers but they just don't execute with it correctly.
I'm sorry but I personally don't care much for kinect, more then that, i'm unwilling to pay the extra 100$ for it. I Understand that it's kinect v2, but man, kinect for me was the lamest thing this generation, a direct result of that stupid motion controls hype that went about after the Wii came out. Fact is, I don't want a camera watching me all the time, and having the ability to sense my pulse is even worse, but the more problematic thing about it, for me, it contributes nothing in terms of gaming advantages. I Personally started on a PS2 and spent the entire generation with my X360 (which I love), I'm not very happy with the direction of the Xbone, and since i'm not much of a fanboy, this generation i'll get the PS4, no kinect, no brainer. P.S Saying that kineckt has a bright future is like saying the ps vita is going to be huge someday, they're product that don't talk to a wide range of audience and both are unable to produce any value for hardcore gamers, but still I believe that the vita is a much better product then kinect.
I think the Vita will pick up momentum when the PS4 comes out. I'll probably get one for remote play, and I hope they have a well-priced bundle available day 1.
I Had the psp, it was boring, sony doesn't take care of their handheld brand outside of the normal playstation, the result is you can buy a vita today and it will sit in your drawer for 2 years until you sell it, or a game comes out :). But it's still better then kinect because I can turn off the vita, and still play games on my PS4 to be.
Kinect is smoke and mirrors......MS dump that and you will sell more BONES.
Doesn't bother me. The fact is people have seen what the Kineck 2.0 can do with its improvement at E3 sounds pretty good in my view and I am looking forward to seeing gameplay element with it on MGS5, Dead Rising, and other games. Since it is 100% part of the system, it gives developers more option to create games with it. Project Spark is a game that looks really interesting with Kinect voice integration and smartglass to create and craft worlds. yea if it is separate, I wouldn't of buy it but since it is part of the system and there is nothing I can do about it, I just use it as an gameplay enhancement tool when games do require it.
It's indeed the addition on voice commands and accurate hand gestures that have the potential to find Kinect improving Xbox One games - not full body motion controls.
Never fails to amaze when people just don't get it Kinect sold seperately or as a whole pack whereas now every machine will have one. Kinect games had to be made as full on kinect experiences to entice people to buy them but now layers of invisible kinect aspects can be blended into any game experience and that wont of course mean suddenly jumping to your feet to open a door in Halo for example As pointed out already, just incredibly short sighted or incredibly stupid people on here. Concepts are clearly lost on the majority it seems
Maybe people just don't like motion gaming - at all in any form.
No, people like to have knee-jerk reactions to things that they don't fully understand. I never stated in this piece that full body motion controls would be a highlight for the new Kinect, but as I expected, people are very quick to take things to the worst case scenario very quickly. Mass Effect 3 was a shining example of how voice commands can build upon a video game played with a controller for the better. I expect to see much more of this on the Xbox One and I think the majority of the naysayers will be using them with little to no complaint in the coming years.
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