Submitted by movements 1847d ago | news

Microsoft Will Reveal Something About Natal That Starts With .. “The Lo…” What Could It Be?

Who would have ever thought we’d come this far in the gaming industry? No longer is the artform something for kids only. No, gaming has extented its reach and come E3, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo are planning to take the revolution even further.

But Microsoft’s plans are more ambitious than Sony and Nintendo’s combined in the motion sensing department. In fact the software giant is planning something so big, so great, that it’s hired one of the most popular networks, MTV, to witness the Project Natal experience live.

And what’s this “The Lo” that’s getting Matt Singley, Sr. Dir. of Social Media Strategy for the Xbox and Zune divisions so excited about? (E3, Microsoft, Project Natal, Xbox 360)

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alaa  +   1848d ago
Microsoft might be shooting way to high here with all this Natal stuff. I'm telling you this might fail, and fail hard.
Hallmark Moment   1848d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(12)
SixZeroFour  +   1848d ago
or it MIGHT succeed and be successful, and the world MIGHT end tomorrow, and the stock market MIGHT crash again...cool thing about the word "might" is that you cant really be wrong until its proven
niceguywii60  +   1848d ago
People don't walk around saying they might die! after something good happens in their lives. Like you said everything has a MIGHT related to it but this article is about something folks are very excited for.

Do you get it? Sony might have a new PSP and if Sony were to say they are very excited about something related to it, is it normal for Somebody to say it "might" fail in that article?

How in the hell is marketing your product getting it exposure a bad thing? What alaa realy said is he doesn't like that Natal will be front and center in popular opinion and it will win over the casual masses etc.

I guess alaa should have explained a better way for Microsoft to market Natal assuming his intent was concern and not stealth trolling ;)
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IdleLeeSiuLung  +   1847d ago
So more surprises and information is bad now? It could kill your product!

MIGHT be if you are in a console war and prefer the competitor's product, I would say!!!
HolyOrangeCows  +   1847d ago
"But Microsoft’s plans are more ambitious than Sony and Nintendo’s combined in the motion sensing department. In fact the software giant is planning something so big, so great, that it’s hired one of the most popular networks, MTV, to witness the Project Natal experience live"

LOL, oh GamesThirst. Such a delusional fanboy site.
Natal is teh bestest because it's gonna be on MTVz.
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HolyOrangeCows  +   1847d ago
Furthermore, who is psychotic enough to relate MTV with Ambition?
El Botto  +   1847d ago
The Lo...?
BREAKING NEWS: THE LOLZ confirmed exclusively for the 360.
Anon1974  +   1847d ago
“The Lo…”?
I think it stands for "The Lord of the Dance!"

Michale Flatley is going to be on hand to unveil the new Natal Riverdance game!
jebabcock  +   1847d ago
Seriously People I think this one is fairly obvious.

quoting my previous post:

"Lo... as in MILO.... I can't wait to see adults have awkward moments with little digital 10 year old boys... I'm sorry doesn't excite me..."
Godmars290  +   1848d ago
Not seeing finger tracking, augmented reality or any video editing/recording options. The last may not be all that big a deal, but if Natal doesn't have some of the PSeye's basic features, how is it really that more advanced?
SOAD  +   1848d ago
Does PSeye do finger tracking?

And what is augmented reality? It sounds like a ten dollar word.
Godmars290  +   1847d ago
That's what Move is for, for finer control that PSeye can't do on its own.

Augmented reality is something like Eye of Judgment, Eyepet. this stuff:


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WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   1847d ago
Microsoft Will Reveal Something About Natal That Starts With .. “The Lo…” What Could It Be?
The Lord of The Rings?
pileobunnies  +   1847d ago
"The Lo"w price?
siyrobbo  +   1847d ago
the look of disappointment when you finally see it?
WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   1847d ago
"The Lo..." sers that are trolling my comment?
Marojado  +   1847d ago
"The Lots of Red Balls Game"

/bad joke...

ThatCanadianGuy   1847d ago | Off topic | show
candystop  +   1847d ago
Yeah there really backing the product but I say let's just wait for E3 to see what there going on about. I honestly would like to see Natal blow my mind but of course time will tell in like 2 days.
EvilBlackCat   1847d ago | Off topic | show
R2D2  +   1847d ago
@ alla
I remeber the same thing being said about the Wii. TBH I not that hype about both Move and Natal but if all goes well for MS this might pay off big time.
tplarkin7  +   1847d ago
The (Mi)lo?
Maybe "lo" is short for Milo? Peter Moleneux's demo may be a real game now.
jebabcock  +   1847d ago
I think i know what Lo is...
Lo... as in MILO.... I can't wait to see adults have awkward moments with little digital 10 year old boys... I'm sorry doesn't excite me...

*EDIT* tplarkin7: great minds think alike
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Bigpappy  +   1847d ago
@ alaa
I am sorry. But I don't even know you. What makes you think you can set my expectations for anything?
FURY__UNLEASHED  +   1847d ago
"The Lo" is...
"The Long Lag"

Yup. One of my trusted inside sources told me. It's totally legit, just like all of the no-name blogs' "trusted sources" *Rolls Eyes*
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SonyGoogle  +   1848d ago
The guy who said "The Lo..." is the director of Zune
Take into account that the Zune has been a complete failure.
edhe  +   1847d ago
No, it hasn't.

It ended up the #2 brand of mp3 player for a while, which is not a failure.

Zune isn't finished evolving, that's pretty apparent.
FragMnTagM  +   1847d ago
A marketing failure, but definitely not a hardware failure. The Zune is actually a really well done PMP.
aviator189  +   1847d ago
The zune, while a commercial failure, has proven to be an excellent product.
BubbleSystemSuck  +   1848d ago

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tavo1117  +   1848d ago
The Lord of the Rings?
MELMAN26  +   1848d ago
Shawty Lo??? (look him up) lol
Cold 2000  +   1847d ago
LMAO :D good one
SixZeroFour  +   1848d ago
its "the lo..st little boy named milo" thought everyone figured it out already...lol
Keele  +   1848d ago
The lo.. THE LUBE!

xc7x  +   1848d ago
The LoL
GuruStarr78  +   1847d ago
Lo and Behold!
XBOX Portable!!?
FiftyFourPointTwo  +   1847d ago | Funny
The Lost Guardian? jk
Kingdom Come  +   1847d ago
Oh no, your in trouble now... You shouldnt even joke about things like that on N4G :P
Doc Sony   1847d ago | Trolling | show
divideby0  +   1847d ago
for the audience they are going after, price is gonna be key.
I am interested in the tek, as with motion, but for competitive or online gaming I dont see any merit (yea even motion with socom), I am gonna buy the new acessory which mates keyboard + mouse to play it instead...
if this device is 100 bucks or more, it aint gonna go over big, until a real game or app. is shown with it
SuperStrokey1123   1847d ago | Trolling | show
Dragunov  +   1847d ago
The Loverboy, new natal rape simulator
TheColbertinator  +   1847d ago
First day buy!
crapgamer  +   1847d ago
Well, I think were gonna see Slim 360, Xbox portable and a LOWER price on the 360. New slim 360 with Natal bundled for $250 would be amazing!
Microsoft is doing things the right way, build the excitement. Keep the secrets SECRET and unveil them at E3. Great tease and even greater way to build up everyone. No doubt, even Sony and Nintendo fans are wanting to see what MS has up their sleeves, where as personally I don't have a reason to watch Sony's conference. 3-D, Move, games they already announced before E3.......
Sony Fiend  +   1847d ago
I stopped reading at: I think
BubZ-SkullY  +   1847d ago
i bet that the will say, "the loading time....."
midgard227  +   1847d ago
the Loads of lag???? lol
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sarshelyam  +   1847d ago
...The Lord of the Rings...most likely Aragorn's Quest considering it recently made the jump to PS3's move lineup.
Brklynty1  +   1847d ago
Then don't. Why would a 360 fanboy watch any other conference than Microsofts? Just enjoy your circus show and iCaraly live.
saintlimin  +   1847d ago
The lo...w price of $149.99 only.
I am a genius muahahahaha.
dorkyfresh11  +   1847d ago
the Lord of the Red Rings :P
washingmachine  +   1847d ago
the lowdown dirty shame of xbox lol
Neoicelord  +   1847d ago
My Precious
The Lord of the Rings!!!!
TheLeprachaun  +   1847d ago
The lo...lolololol?
JohnnyMann420  +   1847d ago
The Lohan Experience
Where you pretend to shoot vodka while popping pills in front of the natal and the screen gets blurry.

Then you have to duck in real time to avoid the press from taking pictures of your innebriated state.
USEYOURFIST  +   1847d ago
i would play that if it comes with a lesbian dj mini game
FunAndGun  +   1846d ago
very funny!
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RockmanII7  +   1847d ago
It isn't an O, its an A. The Last Guardian confirmed exclusive for 360!!!
DelbertGrady  +   1847d ago
The Lo...st art of keeping a secret - A tribute to Sony.
thebudgetgamer  +   1847d ago
thats funny
captain-obvious  +   1847d ago
who the hell Sony cant keep a secret if they ANNOUNCE their stuff

wow you're dumb
keysy420  +   1847d ago
ms need to be more ambitiooous
why cause they dont have a controller
ATLGAMER  +   1847d ago
"The Lo"
The Loin King Plus
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HopSkotch  +   1847d ago
"The Lo"gend of Zelda Ecorina of Time?
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