"The Witness developer shares his thoughts on all things automated, Xbox One's Kinect included."
Lol the one thing on this site with less respect than the Xbox One is Jonathan Blow.
well, bad technology is bad.
Kinect is not bad technology, it's just not for everyone. I had the original, it was fun for the first few days, but it's not for me. I can certainly see how people will enjoy it, but because you don't like something, that doesn't make it bad.
Kinect 2.0 is bad technology now that Johnathon Blow says so? Everyone has an opinion, but No one can deny the advanced next-gen experience that Kinect 2.0 is bringing. @Mystic An E3 Kinect demo dismisses your argument. Cause PS camera can do advanced things like detect your heart rate, right?
Jonathan Blow = salt
@george - "No one can deny the advanced next-gen experience that Kinect 2.0 is bringing." The people reporting less than stellar voice recognition might deny it. Also, what Kinect 2.0 features are being used at launch that weren't possible with 360's Kinect, or with PS's camera for that matter?
Bad troll is bad.
@MysticStrummer: "Also, what Kinect 2.0 features are being used at launch that weren't possible with 360's Kinect, or with PS's camera for that matter?" It really shows your ignorance. Not all voice recognition is equal, the same way Optical Character Recognition software is not the same. It's like saying, what games is not possible on PS3 that is possible on PS4 at launch! The answer is, MS has built in hardware to handle the voice capture and recognition in addition to the advanced software. Even the original Kinect had among the best voice recognition system. Kinect One will be even better. So the real answer isn't, can other systems do it, but rather how well it works. For that, it looks like Xbox One is among the best, if not THE best! Sony's PS Eye for the PS4 is essentially a 720p webcam with a microphone array attached. No special hardware, and bare minimum voice recognition capability. In short, it is so far behind it is more akin to the original Kinect, if that.
@george Most webcams (even bad ones) can measure your heartrate. All you need is a software for that. There are even working apps for smartphones.
"Jonathan Blow has been critical of Microsoft’s Xbox One in the past"...that explains everything.
It does explain a lot. I know I won't be buying Blowfish' games! There are people like me who is exceedingly excited about the Kinect One voice commands among other things.
One thing you can't disagree with though, is he doesn't beat around the bush. Hence the splitting of opinion on him. No fluff with blow.
Yep. Nobody takes Jonathan Blow seriously any more. I really dislike developers that talk too much. They only bash and don't say anything productive. He really should STFU and release his game. This guy reminds of the other moron that made FEZ.
I wonder if they are both considerably more intelligent than you?? I'm going to go with almost certainly. :-)
Lol right, why are indies always so outspoken. He states his opinion as fact but really hes just attacking the biggest companies. Googles voice recognition is rather awesome.. Ps4 eye doesn't get complaints. On top of it I've seen this camera working fast, and near flawlessly. What game is this guy releasing anyway?
@OP: What about Phil Fish?!
I only had to see the words "Jonathan Blow", and I knew it would be some ridiculous criticism of the XB1. Thanks for the input, Johnny! Every time you have something to say, its so insightful! Does this guy ever have anything good to say? Is his bed against the wall, with the only side open to his bedroom being the wrong side?
Oh shit at the IGN video what kind of sorcery was used to sign Fran in when he wasn't even in the room yet??? Hmmm....
Oh boy you know every time JB comments about M$ and goes up on N4G it' gets good. http://31.media.tumblr.com/...
What did MS do to this guy? He really seems to dislike them.
I suspect their bad practices to work with indies would be the reason.
Don't know the what went between them, but this is probably what happen. https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Blow is a perfect name for this guy. He is still butthurt over the past.
What happened to him in the past?
he got screwed putting his masterpiece Braid in the hands of Microsoft.
lovely so someone brings up a valid issue about Kinect and constructively criticising his name and not the issue at hand no go watch polygons Kinect live streaming highlights and come back and tell us what you think of kinects"superior"exp erience oh wait 1 bubble.never mind
Kinect will always be a certain percentage flawed. Always. Even more so for gaming. It needs some type of direct input. Gonna be an uphill battle for MS to keep selling this like it works more than 50% of the time.
"Jonathan Blow Criticizes Xbox" Shocker.
That dude criticizes everything. I had to unfollow him simply because he feels he knows everything. I don't see how he can get anything done at all with the amount of tweeting he does.
Kinect 2.0 So advanced Crytek dropped it for Ryse. Too future.
"I'm independent. I am releasing for a Sony platform and a Microsoft platform simultaneously. I don't see the issue?" Did he basically just confirm The Witness for Xbox One and that it's coming day one? I believe so.
Haha. Nobody here is watching that video. People just talking as if Blow stole their lunch money in the third grade. Watch the video. Laugh. The body detection doesn't work. $500 for something that DOES NOT WORK. $500. The XBO would be A LOT without this crap.
that jonathan is better change job
This guy is slowly loosing all his dignity and pride..he may soon go the way of that fish guy...together they were called blow fish....lmao..ive always liked kinect..had some wonderful gaming experiences with my pals with dance central and kinect sports ...looking forward to kinect2
The kinect is having trouble understanding some accents, i have seen it working perfectly for other people.
Blowfish back in action!
Johnny Blow still crying.. Go away.
It's safe to say Jonathon Blow is a Sony soldier with a hard rod up his a$$. This guy gets off on saying anything bad about MS. Time to be professional and concentrate on your game rather than be that guy blowing up his twitter saying stupid sh!t.
F*uck Jonathan Hoe....crybaby, I would never buy one of his games...turd muncher
Its Bad technology? Guess people at Apple don't know as much as Jonathan Blow does seeing as they are trying to acquire the company behind said technology. Apple or Jonathan Blow? Hmmmmm...difficult to say.
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