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New Project Natal Avatar Game Gameplay Footage

Gamertag Radio writes: "New Project Natal Avatar game. An obstacle course where you have to dart under trees and jump over logs." (Project Natal, Xbox 360)

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kratos123  +   1518d ago
*FACEPALM*
oooh soo much fail
somebody has to make a funny youtube video about this
GreenRingOfLife   1518d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(8)
Gladiator7  +   1518d ago
total failure!
and i think you really need a big room like that, stupid natal.
still not seeing any thing special.
Das_Bastardion   1518d ago | Offensive
Cevapi88  +   1518d ago
i can see how little kids could be excited by this...its clear in the video...but when you see the 2 adults and then both kids jump in and try to move around...the camera doesnt show the on screen action or if it is even capturing all of the movements.....what was awkward was the way Natal responded to the kids abrupt movements.....it looked weird to me....i really do hope these games have tutorials b/c the way that woman tried to play a simple game of bouncing balls was just..........uhhhhhh ill let you guys finish that sentence
bioshock1221  +   1518d ago
Why is it a failure?? The more I see of it the more I actually think it can succeed. Say whatever you want but they where having a lot of fun no matter how dumb they looked which makes it even more fun and funnier. Kids are going to be the ones who will really love this. Plus not everyone is going to move like that I think they were exaggerating a little with their movements. But they did look funny the mom especially.

People gotta start realizing natal is not being made for the "hardcore gamers' its being made for the "casual gamers" which I doubt any of you are seeing your responses. Why are so many fanboys in here.
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lukewind   1518d ago | Immature | show
Biggest  +   1518d ago
And once you boot up Natal you will lose all semblance of a life, girlfriend, and a clue. Funny how that works out. Awesome video by the way. I can't wait to see the hardcore games that are sure to follow gems like these. Right guys? Hardcore games. The 360 boys promised me hardcore games.

Edit: But you have to admire the precision of the Natal. Any controller where the most efficient way to win the game is "Move more. Just keep moving around more" is bound to be the most precise and efficient controller on the market. I bet the best Gears of War 3 players, if it is graced with Natal controls, will be large dogs getting their ears scratched. It seems that a quick trigger leg kick is the best way to play.
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Dread   1518d ago | Off topic | show
morganfell  +   1518d ago
Natal games have actually been around for quite a while. We just didn't see the connection:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

Of course you may not mind how you look when you are having fun but be prepared for the results as this video demonstrates.
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krisq  +   1518d ago
Yeah.
WTF is this? I can't believe people here are actually liking what they are seeing.
rockleex   1517d ago | Trolling | show
TOO PAWNED  +   1518d ago
If someone sees me EVER make fool out of myself like these people are doing, i demand to be executed!
wages of sin   1518d ago | Immature | show
R2D2  +   1518d ago
So I guess you wont be
buying Move.

Let me guess you holding a black long stick with a ball on the front while pretending to be a sword fighter does not make you look like a tool.

Both Natal and Move suck balls - the controller FTW!!!!
IdleLeeSiuLung  +   1518d ago
If you are worry about how stupid you look in front of people when having fun then you probably have some self esteem issues that need to be worked out....
rob6021  +   1518d ago
The problem is the whole fun factor is based on the fact you're making a fool out of yourself. It is fun (especially with other people), but that get's old fast - there's a reason people put their wiis away in the closet.
fryday  +   1518d ago
@TOO PAWNED
Did you know that this can be a serious psychological issue?
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Bigpappy  +   1518d ago
You are doing just that right now
Everytime I read something you write, I always wonder why you keep make an a$$ of yourself. I'll pass on the offer to finish you off though. That would make me a bigger fool than you.
Idid not murder him   1518d ago | Spam
captain-obvious   1518d ago | Immature | show | Replies(3)
yoshiro  +   1518d ago
arround 1:00 the lag its soo evident
HolyOrangeCows  +   1518d ago
Move Sam! Darn it, Sam! They're paying us a lot to pretend to have fun, NOW FREAKING MOVE SAM!

So disgustingly obvious. Stick to B-level TV actors for this crap, MS.
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boodybandit  +   1518d ago
I'm sorry but that was flat out embarrassing to watch. I cant believe this is the direction MS is heading in gaming.
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lukewind   1518d ago | Offensive
iHEARTboobs   1518d ago | Not a reply | show
weazel  +   1518d ago
@lukewind
"Shriek!Shriek!Shrieeeek! " F**k pal, relax.
Nobody said anything about Sony, except for your raging internal inferiority complex. That video was flat out horrific. Regardless of questions that it might have been actors or simply an overly excited test group guinea pig 'family', this isn't the promotional route that Natal should be heading in. (Assuming of course, that their grand plan isn't just to provide entertaining 'therapy' sessions in the 'play' room of the local nut-house.)
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morganfell  +   1518d ago
No wonder Robbie Bach was fired...and was glad to be given the boot. I can just see Steve Ballmer at jerking around.
Shadow Flare  +   1518d ago
I found some new footage of natal, and actually, i take back what i said before. I'm genuinely excited to see what natal can do. Check this out:

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
THE BIAS  +   1518d ago
That was hilarious
Biggest  +   1518d ago
LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL! Kevin Butler couldn't have done it better.
THC CELL  +   1518d ago
and still lagging

Im sorry you would look like a window licker playin that game lol
iHEARTboobs  +   1518d ago
That can't be real. o_O
FanboysWillHateMe  +   1518d ago
Why does everyone care how they look?
When they should be focusing on whether it's fun or not? It looked like they were having a good time, isn't that what counts?
weazel  +   1518d ago
.."should be focusing on whether it's fun or not" Yup, just like pulling fat chicks, it's all fun until someone you know sees you.
FragMnTagM  +   1518d ago
To any rational human being
Too bad irrationality runs rampant here.
aryan_irani  +   1518d ago
i thought playing the wii made u look silly. this just takes it to a whole new level e
Pennywise   1518d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(1)
-Alpha  +   1518d ago
Pedo reach at 0:58 seconds.

I've said it before and I'll say it again, MS is aiming this towards casuals.

Penny, these are simple demonstrations. Very silly, yes, but you don't have to be so hell-bent on seeing Natal fail. I hope to see better games at E3 utilizing the technology, but right now we have nothing.

The best part is how the older guy is TRYING to sound happy but he sounds like a robot.

Anyways, I do see this succeeding with the casuals. Casuals don't see silly gameplay, they see family time and spending time with their kids in an active way. MS is going to advertise this well, the problem is showing games for us hardcore gamers.
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Pennywise  +   1518d ago
Alpha if you think that looked fun than I don't know what to say. I own a PSeye, I know where this is heading. I'm not hell bent on failure because this is MS... I want this to fail because if this is the future of gaming I don't want to be a gamer.
-Alpha  +   1518d ago
I didn't say this looked fun ;)

However I was just reminding you that you shouldn't be so quick to judge-- yes, it's COMPLETELY silly and laughable, but saying anyone who defends Natal after this is mean-spirited. What that essentially does is make it look like anyone who defends Natal is a fanboy, which is unfair. Just saying you should stay open-minded towards others. All I'm saying is that MS is the kind of company to be tight-lipped about their work, and with E3 around the corner I am *hoping* they offer something for gamers like you and me. Right now they seem to be just focused on appealing Natal to the casual crowd. But surely they aren't stupid enough to ditch the hardcore crowd altogether.

But yeah, this particular demo was so silly. I would love to see someone gif this.
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Milamber  +   1518d ago
After seeing this I feel like this is going to fail as a casual device. They didn't look like they were having fun at all, the kids just looked bemused. Not to mention moronic.

However, I'm still very, in a naïve way, hopeful about what my favorite developers can do with this technology. I think hardcore games can really benefit from this, more so than with the wiimote or move.

I still play my games motion free, I tried the Wii and was utterly unimpressed with the technology. Just felt like a cheap lightgun to me. So I'd like to continue using my standard controller and have this motion (and voice) technology complement the experience rather than overhaul it.

But the devs will have to support it if it's going to be any use. I'm sure the novelty of navigating the dashboard with swipes will wear off fairly quickly.
El Botto  +   1518d ago
Lmao epic failure
0:25 Double Bottom of avatars shoe.
zoks310  +   1518d ago
Hey
At least the kids are having fun, and in my house that's all that matters.

Aside from that it looks like you have to move around way too much and i dont know about you guys but I'm not goin to invest into a video game that is going to make me jump all over the place like that, before i do that ill jump in my car drive a few blocks and go play in the park.
JokesOnYou   1518d ago | Immature | show
beardpapa  +   1518d ago
So how many people in n4g play their games that far away from the tv set? I assume you all have some kinda seating arrangement for your tv entertainment area. It'd be silly to have to move the sofa aside to play ricochet.

The good thing is they seem to be enjoying themselves. The silly thing is the adult asking the kid to join in when clearly the kids do not pop in as two additional avatars playing ricochet. Poor kids probably thought they were actually playing.
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XactGamer  +   1518d ago
How is GreenRingOfLife's comment trolling when there are 20 comments blow him that are real trolling?
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candystop  +   1518d ago
I remember when Nintendo first confirmed the name of Wii and we all laughed. The wii is now the number 1 console on the market thanks to all of us haters.Now Natal stands a chance to repeat the Wii madness and I for one will not go down this time looking like an idiot by doubting.

OT: That looked like pure family fun and hopefully the games live up at e3.
AAACE5  +   1518d ago
I'm starting to doubt Natal...
Natal requires you to move around alot! You might mess around and lose some weight or something crazy like that! I think I will stick with the Wii and PS Move. I can still sit on my ass and play games that way and if i'm lucky, I can lose a few pounds in my arms while my ass gets fatter...yay!

Be open minded people! All of your negative comments make it seem like you are scared of Natal or something! Calm down!

@claterz... She did look goofy as hell didn't she! I can see why people think they might look stupid playing with Natal, but truthfully i felt the same way playing the Wii. This motion coltroll thing is still fairly new and we will all look stupid playing either on, even the beloved MOVE!
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ABizzel1  +   1518d ago
:) That did make me laugh. Hopefully they don't go full on casual, and show off some hardcore games.
NecrumSlavery  +   1518d ago
Why does ever demo video of this thing show people playing these games like retarded seizure victims? Even the worst of the Wii shovelware doesn't have you flail around like an incompetent jackass. Show me hardcore games with serious gamers playing. Cause I'm really not sold. Cause as of right now the only red ball in my motion gaming is Move's sphere turning red as I blow some fire down in Elder Scrolls V.
CrazzyMan  +   1518d ago
Interactive gaming for mass market(casuals)
Gamepad gaming for hardcore gamers. Hardcore games FTW!

They try to make gamimg as an interactive entertainment, that`s ok.
But as a hardcore gamer most time i would spend on traditional games, rather on this.
leeger  +   1517d ago
wtf! There's no way i would like to play my games like that!
sid4gamerfreak  +   1517d ago
wtf i see 3 seconds of a new game footage and then see that stupid red ball game whihc haunts me in my dreams

PS: Those ppl look like dumbasses, damn im convinced im not buying this.
ThatCanadianGuy  +   1517d ago
PFFFHAHAHAHAHA!

Oh man! The GIF's of that women dancing are going to be priceless.
I don't even need to say anything about that footage.The video speaks for itself.
meetajhu   1517d ago | Trolling | show
Sarcasm  +   1517d ago
and here I thought the Wii made people look like idiots.
Inside_out   1517d ago | Trolling | show
RedDevils  +   1517d ago
I would file this under "FAIL" :)
PRHB HYBRiiD  +   1517d ago
@deadpoole
lol sony likes balls too ...dont make me google them :)
ape007  +   1516d ago
to be honest
that looked absolutely horrible, I hate when I see these casual gamers get on my favorite consoles

I hate this
claterz  +   1518d ago
A NEW GAME!!!!!
00:39 I hope she is demonstrating at E3, that would give everyone a good laugh =)
Pillville  +   1518d ago
At about 00:40 you can see up her shorts. That was the first and last second I was interested in Natal.
Pillville  +   1518d ago
For the perv in all of us, and to prove I wasn't lying, I present the panty shot.

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ClownBelt  +   1518d ago
0:43 Omg....so retarted. Lol

Almost on the same level as this video. Lmao

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jack_burt0n  +   1518d ago
26-29secs lol

36-44 wins E3, you are witnessing the furture of video games according to greenring of life incredible stuff.
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JANF  +   1518d ago
That video is so f@cking funny. lmao
NYC_Gamer  +   1518d ago
Wow...that natal has them folks looking retarded...
ALFAxD_CENTAURO  +   1518d ago
0:26

Oops. ¿Still in development?

You gotta see the video but Muted.
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FiftyFourPointTwo  +   1518d ago
So thats gonna cost $150?

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FiftyFourPointTwo  +   1518d ago
*waits for some funny gifs*

:D
mrv321  +   1518d ago
Funny or fail?

I hope E3 holds a lot more surprises.

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jack_burt0n  +   1518d ago
is that real!?! >_< lol

The kid at the back sitting down, poor kid

least it has six seconds of not a red ball.
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MainEv3nt 69  +   1518d ago
that was so dam funny to watch
Tony-A  +   1518d ago
I'm Sorry
But HOLY SHIT, that was hilarious.

Still, there's finally footage of a new game even though they went right back to Red Ball. The avatar looked like it was doing the jig. Did anyone else notice the guy kept saying "Move"? lol

EDIT: Made it all caps because I just watched it over again. It was funnier the second time. Oh, and scratch my jig comment (0:24). The dance looked more like this video:

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Omega Zues  +   1518d ago
lol
Talk about Epic!
Dnied  +   1518d ago
ROFL
It's not JUST cuz i dont want to look like a complete idiot, it's also because i CANT move around in my gameroom like that LOL

how much space required again?

Looks like I won't be able to play the red ball game :(

edit:

omg lol rewatch it and ONLY watch the woman LOL
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jerethdagryphon  +   1518d ago
i live in a bedsit appt and my entire room is only a little bigger...

ms says 3x2 meters of clear space thats a lot in europe
Idid not murder him   1518d ago | Spam
Meryl  +   1518d ago
someone forgot to tell these guys and girls that the chicken dance is only done at butlins when you are pissed, lol, that was so funny, oh well best wait for the move:):)
madkrazygames  +   1518d ago
No disrespect to Japan
But I see Natal selling like hotcakes over there, they like goofy sh!t like this.

Edit:

On another note that was bad, I'm still not convince why I should pick Project Natal. MS might have dropped the ball on this one.
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JANF  +   1518d ago
I think it will sell pretty good in Japan, they are more into this motion thing than In Europe and US.
IdleLeeSiuLung  +   1518d ago
Ninja Warrior TV show is awesome! They got some goofy funny stuff like that over there!
Trroy  +   1518d ago
Looks kinda fun. If it's not $150, I might get Natal for my kids. $150 is kinda pushin' it for a rarely used kids toy, though.
N4BmpS  +   1518d ago
OMG Noooo why put them on YOUtube? I'd say it's cute being that they're a family (I guess) and all but come on at least they look like idiots together. Saying this I have to say every time I see natal, I see the Eyetoy, I have nothing against it but that is what I see. Motion controls bringing the Fam together
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HopSkotch  +   1518d ago
.....HAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHAAH Well this prove's it, Natal is something you will want to play while everyone is sleeping or in your Parent's basement

P.S. Wat a nerdy family lol

"Wow Zaney ur gettin all the balls" LMAO!

"Keeeppp Moviiinnnggg" HAHHAHA

Everytime i watch this i laugh more.
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Kain81  +   1518d ago
Retard Alert!!!
man this looks really retarded...i call this self-retardation in its finnest form^^

man i cant imagine me making these spastic movements...
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badkolo  +   1518d ago
shoot me right in my face, dont think twice just blow my face off, face off, what in gods name did i just watch, if this is what ms has in store for us 360 gamers then i might as well drop down my shield and say FU ms and sell all my 360's.

again, i ask oyu, what the hell was that. is this where gaming is headed to, seriously, and im not talking about richochet.

whats natals core audience that they are targeting, is it a fetus to 3 years of age.
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The real killer  +   1518d ago
looks stupid.
DoucheVader  +   1518d ago
Maybe its me...
But they look kind of silly. LOL
fr0sty  +   1518d ago
Something tells me these people didn't quite get the "motion controlled" concept. the way they are constantly moving and shaking as if dancing... it looks like they think in order to play the game at all you must be in motion. lol. they were trying to get the kid to keep moving the entire time also, rather than actually play the game. this is going to wind up in many a parody.
alphakennybody  +   1518d ago
ROFL!!!!!
indeed that too hilarious!

video instruction for natal
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

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Dnied  +   1518d ago
aha
jadnice  +   1518d ago
HAHAHAHAHA
You are so right... and even in the video it has the same lag timing as Natal. Watch the video and learn guys if you are going to buy that Hot Wet Vomit called Project Natal. EPIC FAIL!!!!
mcgrawgamer  +   1518d ago
bwhahahahahaha!!!!!!! *sniff* man that's classic. Death to all motion control infidels!!!!!

Edit - guys what's even funnier is the fact that if this thing is priced decently enough 150.00 U.S dollars be damned this crap is gonna sell, and because I hate it so it's gonna sell well.
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Doc Sony  +   1518d ago
wow, just...wow
CR-Y-SIS  +   1518d ago
I'm glad Sony go with the Move remote.

Freaking hilarious from Natal!
aviator189  +   1518d ago
Move...
the Move remote is almost an exact copy of the wii-mote. I'm just surprised that so many people who hate on the wii due to its motion controls are loving the move, which really is the same thing except with HD graphics.
CoxMulder  +   1518d ago
The Move is as much a copy of the wii-mote as Natal is a copy of the Eyetoy.
tiamat5  +   1518d ago
At least your not jumping over more red balls. And BTW wages of sin, the dildo joke is over okay. Get over it. The only dildoes left are the ones who still think that comparison is funny.
Bzone24  +   1518d ago
I've heard that if Sony's Move doesn't sell, they have a deal in place with Adam and Eve.com for them to buy up the remaining stock to repackage and sell on their website.
aviator189  +   1518d ago
Look intersting...
are you really going to care what you look like when you're playing? if the thing's fun, why does it matter. I'm not saying that it is fun because I've never played it, but saying that natal will fail because you look like a goof playing the game is unfair.

And I just find it so hilarious that so many ps3 "people" are raiding these natal posts so frequently just to downplay the device and promote the Move, which is just the wii-mote on a system with HD graphics. You'd probably find almost no 360 person in the Move posts downplaying something that they haven't even played or experienced.
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skimming  +   1518d ago
very low lag
Am impressed with the lag free nature of the item. Seems like there is a substantial and noticeable difference between today's vid and WSJ's vid posted yesterday(?)

I suspect that the lag free nature has to do with the clear lighting of this scenario vs. yesterday's stage scenario.
fr0sty  +   1518d ago
um... lag free? not at all. there is definite lag, especially when more than one person is in front of it. you can see it towards the end of the video clearly, in addition to the avatars glitching the entire time.
Silly gameAr  +   1518d ago
Wow. As long as they were having fun I guess.
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