NowGamer examines the evidence to suggest why Natal will succeed in a marketplace full of competition.
This one's definitely getting approved.
any other day its usually being bashed
They are definitely already here.
I know how did it get through? only negative ones are allowed here on N4Gs. "Hey Look, Positive Natal Prediction" They're not hard to find in most other gaming sites with credibility. Just not here on N4G and other pro Sony sites N4G attracts.
Everyone hated on Motion until the 360 and PS3 came out with it too. Now the hardcore fans are bashing each other.,,,,....lol....Funny But this is my view on it. Move isn't going to be $150, unlike NATAL. And for a 150 bones, you got to show me something other that tech demos that aren't really coming out or getting patched into current games, or THE RED BALL game...Where is the Hardcore?
aspect that gamers hated. It was the complete lack of improvement in the technology/graphics. 360 and PS3 both pushed the envelope in graphics which is what everyone looks at first when comparing the next gen systems. Wii did not improve. Now if the 360 and the PS3 can do both, then that is an improvement. And we can all be happy.
Did I ever say Negative Natal press doesn't get approved? Of course it gets approved. For fanboys, it's always a back and forth. "Bu-but we had negative natal news last week, so we gotta even things out with a positive one!" For every article saying "$150 is too much", there's one that says it'll succeed nonetheless. Some of you are undeniably ridiculous. PS: @Dance. Those articles aren't bashing Natal's hardware capabilities. They're bashing the price. Quite justifiable indeed. The PS3 was criticized for it's price, which everyone had the right to disagree with. Price is always an issue. All these positive ones are basing Natal's potential success on what they think should happen.
Natal is happening people need to face it. I don't really care as I don't have a 360 so I'm not getting Natal. The only thing I have a problem with is the article itself. It feels like it was written as speedy propaganda. It's praising something we haven't yet really seen in action and has plenty of spelling mistakes.
Actually, the article is written well. It hits on several pros for the system that I haven't thought about and it's longer then a page. It's not Shakespeare, but not much is nowadays on N4G.
They actually said that they have seen games for Natal that they are not able to tack about yet. That is what they are basing their predictions on, not what you and I have seen, but what they have seen.
I've been thinking about Natal alot lately and have come to a conclusion... I think Natal will do really well! Hear me out first... Nintendo has had alot of success with the Wii and the Ps3 looks to provide a great experience as well. But after thinking about Natal, I realized MS can go in many different directions with it! Nintendo is getting away with selling all kinds of add-ons. The expensive Wii fit, the Motion plus, etc. People are using it for games and exercise. MS has the Natal tech which could open this all up. If you think about it, everyone wants to lose weight. The primary thing to do for weight loss is to get active by moving the body around, get the heart rate going and get a good sweat going. We have seen many infomercials where they are trying to sell you some crappy gimmick like a ab buster or workout video. The problem with those is they get boring and you lose interest in them. Natal is going to provide the best of both worlds. Nintendo and Sony will allow you to get an upper body workout, but Natal will give you a total body workout. It became clear to me when I started thinking about how the body works and thinking about some of the games. It will allow you to get a workout while having fun and the best part is you won't think about it that much because you will be trying to play the game! I'm not bashing either, but I am saying that if MS does this right, Natal could truely take off!
yawn it needs a NOT addidng to the title, I sick of false hyping, all natal is shown is huge red balls if that is the future then I will quit gaming
1080p and 3d gaming on console isnt false hyping either
yes i cant wait to pay $150 for a piece of camera that my ps3 already has also cant wait to talk to a little kid and when my neighbors pass by they will think iam alone with him...natal will change the world by making us go crazy if u know what i mean...flapping you hands and legs trying to hit a red ball for sure its going to beat move. o wait my bad iam passing on natal @jack Klugman At least the move will give me pleasure
you mean that camera that flopped and sony gave no support too? the one that cant even be used in low light? ermm no.. if you want to compare the eye or eyetoy to something make it the vision xbox 360 camera then its actually a fair fight. im sure the only game will be a red ball game dunce. i suppose you would rather jump around holding to glowing dildos in your hands.. thumbs up mr cool!
1. You obviously don't know what a dildo looks like. 2. The Eye has twice the refresh rate and resolution as the Vision cam. 3. The Eye was never designed as a major gaming device it was mainly devised for video chat, despite this it still has a fair amount of titles for it including the new Kung Fu game. 4. It has sold 500,000 units in NA alone. Those consumers just need a Move now. 5. Even though it doesn't work amazingly well in low light, it doesn't matter because the Move glows.
... that I may or may not buy this. Also, I learned today that the "not" joke never gets old... But in all seriousness, I keep hearing Natal has a bit of lag... I imagine it would be hard to play First-Person Shooters or for example games that require fast reflexes if the lag is noticeable...
This my be successful but only to casual players not hardcore which is what makes up the 360 majoraty.
i dont think a casual player will want to buy this...just think about it do u think a casual player wants to hit red balls and sweat after? no they want to sit down grap a controller and play something that wont make them tired
"That aside, the technology will let developers implement motion control seamlessly into any game. Imagine directing your team mates in Gears of War with a simple pointing motion, or melee-attacking an enemy in Call of Duty Black Ops with a simple swipe of your fist." How about an elbow and see it unfold in Halo? I know it is not coming with Natal support, but that would be kind of fun (and degrading to your opponent) since you use a lot of melee in that game!
i cant wait to hit people that walk in front of me for i could hit them with an elbow or wipe them with a fist...natal is going to make games more realistic
Agree with this article.. GO Natal!! Go Wave!!
Fail or not I'm never buying one lmao.
I own PS3 only because my 360 died on me, and I still miss my old Xbox. I love both of em...they're the two most incredible systems yet...Move is gonna be tight...so will natal...and it looks like we all win there. lol. whats up with all this 360/PS3 rivalry in EVERY article?!! lol its everywhere!!! I need to get another 360! lol
because the casulas will buy it
you guys really believe your the casual gamers that are gonna buy these motions in millons
Yes, God forbid that it will fail. But as usual Microsoft and its supporters are big on talk but less so on proof and/or actions. It takes a whole multi-million dollar studio to translate a person's movements into animation and even then you have to have a giant green screen, multiple cameras and points of reference like white balls to make it work. And I am supposed to believe that Microsoft has simplified it to one single camera and even before Japan has it perfected? Sorry. All of you can disagree with me, call me names or call me a troll but Natal is just going to be a slightly better more expensive version of an Eyetoy with more exaggeration and hype from Microsoft.
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