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Trip Hawkins: "Natal Shows Promise"

NowGamer: The legendary industry veteran has said that Natal could be useful for "artistic or dreamy" applications

Speaking exclusively to games tm, the EA founder said of Microsoft's prototype motion-control device: "iPhone and Wii both illustrate how important human gestures can be in user interface design."

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KionicWarlord2222969d ago

"There is some breakthrough technology and design thinking in Project Natal but it’s too early to tell if this version is good enough to become a standardized UI for thousands of apps. For some experiences, such as artistic play or dreamy adventures driven by a narrative structure, it looks promising. "

"For many other game genres the player would prefer to have more precise control.”

He must be talking about the xbox 360 controller we use now.

GWAVE2969d ago

Didn't the media bash Sony for showing plenty of "promise" with the PS3's hardware?

KionicWarlord2222969d ago

What hardware ? eyetoy/ps eye ?

No. you can check the ign and eurogamer reviews they were pretty promising .

Syronicus2969d ago

The one sentence that stood out to me was this - "For some experiences, such as artistic play or dreamy adventures driven by a narrative structure, it looks promising."

This of course will work great with my kids but for me, it's just another peripheral.

Now, onto some more promises, if MS promises a free keg of beer with every Natal sold, I am game for a couple... Count me in!

Gamer_Politics2969d ago

Natal is getting alot of mainstream attention...