Ironstar: Kinect's price-tag was the only thing missing from Microsoft's E3 Press Conference, but a retailer has confirmed Kinect's pricing. According to Gamestop, Kinect will be available for $149.99.
It'll still sell. Moms and Dads will buy it.
It's like the PS3 and 360 have switched positions from 2006. 360 is now the expensive one and has no games. MS spent too much money on expansion packs and multiplatforms. /XD
And now the bots will sope it up and use the rationale that having premium price points is a good thing, not a bad thing. Only when Sony does it, that is when it was a bad thing.
Media is going to need a lot of dough to cover this one up, haha.
at this price not natal or move can compete with the wii which already well known between casuals
It just gets worse and worse for Kinect. First a stupid name, then a bad conference, and now a confirmed high price.
ha I called it last E3 no way this thing would ever be under $100
$199 wii vs. $400 kinect bundle? i wonder what normal parents would chose.
I know, It Doesn't make any sense... at all
If this actually sells, buttloads, I will have lost all faith in the human race. "$199 wii vs. $400 kinect bundle? i wonder what normal parents would chose." Yea and Galaxy 2 is LEAGUES better than most of those Kinect games combined. Btw, is Microsoft supposed to have another conference? Wheres all those hardcore games we were supposed to get?
that will be me some real games!!! so if this isnt going to be cheap, i want to know how much sony are going to try and fleece people for the "move" (lol) plus eye-toy?? again no thanks.
We're in a recession and if you think Mom and Dad are going to throw away 400+ tax on a toy you're delusional and proves that you don't work or pay bills or have a family to feed-cloth-roof over head. lol fanboys these days, they're nuts!
So the $149.99 is confirmed then or what?? Gamestop are pretty reliable in US though as they are a massive chain store right?
Theres only a bajjilion other things Mommy and Daddy could buy for their kids besides a $149.99 add on.
Kinect is THE most ADVANCED piece of hardware on the market today. It is so advanced, it offers Human Lag Support. If you're too slow, the game will automatically predict your exact movement (even sometimes before you know it) and it'll make up for any discrepencies in your gameplay performance. Just watch: Edit: You know what? I don't know how to upload those amazing gif images. You'll have to just enter in the address yourselfs. You see if I had Kinect right now, it would have entered in the right movements for me to upload that Gif directly. Kinect will never let you fail. Doesn't it sell itself?
i loled hard Bubbles+
Considering there is no bundle with the new 360 i'd chalk this up to innacurate and outdated info. We don't even know if those elite and arcade models are going to continue post redesign.
Well, they need to show Core Games and not only for casual, and I will buy it. I asume the Casual Audience is sold with that, after watching the conference.
no, the casual audience has already bought a wii. they don't care about graphics or gameplay and they most certainly do not want another console to clutter up their living rooms. sorry, the xbox brand is "not" casual. they are trying to be. and they will fail to be.
so, whats your take on the chances of the "move" being a sucess then? @ happy gilmore: grow up child. dont put me into the same pathetic fanboy category as yourself.. you fanboys sicken me with your not normal obsessions witha games console. reported aswell. move is harcore lol! @ somnipotent: yes i am waiting also for sonys games tomorrow, but seeing as you have had an opinion on "kinetic" (lol), i assumed you would have an opinion on move!! i just find it strange that you would have an opinion for one and not the other??
i have very little interest in "motion-enabled" gaming so i have no take on move. what i do care is what sony is going to show in GAMES tomorrow.
Move will have Core Games, as for Casual also. And I'm waiting the Survival Horror Game for Move. But for Kinect, they need to show something for Core Audience.
useless whats the point of this...it will fail
Damn thats expensive.
So, you save $50 buying the bundle in November?
ouch,my poor wallet ;;
Sucker is born every minute but if that's your kink then enjoy.
Ha ha, Kinect´s presentation was pretty lame, and laggy, i hope Sony´s Move Presentation will be a better one, if not, everybody will choose the Wii HD alternative......
There are two theories about not announcing a price, one is there waiting to see Sony say the price of the move so they can be as close to it as possible. Or the price is really high and they would look like Sony in 2006 when the announce the 600 dollars PS3 and it took Sony years to recover from that E3 ether way there are going to have to announce it sooner or later…
Could this day get any worse?
Yes... If skittles became sentient and began to manufacture more skittles...ala terminator and then decided to take over the world. kidnapping kids and making them play that jump rope game over and over again.... AAAAAHHHHHHHH...i think I just pissed myself...oh no...its the other one
Looks like im right again as usual. Sony has won.
Fable 3 Halo Reach MGS Rising Many Natal games that actuall work amazingly well and are impressive Call of duty Exclusive Crytek epic title, megaton New 360 model with Wi-Fi and huge HDD for same price Price drop of Arcade to just 149$ (50$ lower than Wii and even handhelds) !!! Gears of War 3 And Mass Effect 3 will be shown soon too I guess it has the strongest lineup of games also, considering more games like KUF2, Two Worlds 2, Limbo etc etc PS3 has a crppy Wii like controller (joke of the century maybe ?) and zero games, zero RPG's, zero stuff in general and the thing is super expensive and has so dated visuals in RDR that makes you wonder who actually pays real money for that garbage hardware
Anyone here truthfully think that^^^^^ list is impressive? Low expectations. @Milkman541 Did the same thing with Apple. They got to comfortable and now the iPhone and iTunes are rapping them on a yearly bases. It's what happens when you get rich and fat. Feels hella good to be a PS3 gamer! :D
Thanks for the giggles!
Hey while I respect your comment...perhaps you should wait for the PS3 conference before you fly off the handle, with stinky feet comments...lol Anyway seriously though I'll give you props on: Reach Gears MGS and the New 360. I Will Not Sir!! Give you proper respect on the "shallow and padantic" hog swaggol, pirate wench laundry wash that is Kinect. That sir is going to far, to far I tell you! Good Day.
You fail as badly here as you did on Gametrailers' forums. Best thing that happened there is you got banned and Im hoping for the day it happens to you here. I seriously dont see how someone can go through life and be as delusional as you.
PS3 has no games since 2006. Keep crying fanboys, just with Mass Effect 3 you already lost.
Good luck with that.
I just gotta ask, MS what the hell are you doing? You jumped out to a major lead over Sony, and now you just keep dropping the ball. Congrats.
man it feels so good right now to be a sony gamer lol
Work at Gamestop, and yesterday had a guy come in to buy a new black Wii. $199.00, he has four kids so four more wiimotes and nunchucks, (3x60)$180.00, so total price plus tax was $412.73. You only need one Kinect, so to add it on for $149.00 or get a $400.00 bundle is not outrageous at all.
It's funny because everyone were saying MS would have a 360 slim bundle with the Kinect built in for only $250. I guess that was a failed Pachter guess from everyone. lol That was a HUGE pipedream. The reality is that the Move will likely be cheaper for the majority of people to buy alongside a PS3. Don't try to use the whole "well if you buy 4 moves, it'll be like $300" crap either. Think about it: How many Wii owners do you think actually have 4 controllers? I'd say most have 2 or less, which is what most Move buyers will get.
I wouldnt be surprised to see Sony announce a 500gb PS3 tomorrow for the current price of the 250. Then the price of the 250 will drop to 249 and if the current 120 stays on the market it could very well hit 199. Also Move will most likely end up being bundled with one of those consoles. MS could compete with those if they were willing to take a hit on the price of Kinect but I dont see that happening since they have always overcharged for add-ons.
really $150 price tag and a $400 bundle? so are games included in any of these skus? MS needs to at least bundle in a game. unless kinect comes with a game than $150 is way to expensive. really MS you introduce ppl to this hardware that can infinite possibility and you don't reveal any price, this will worry the consumer and may bite u in the ass in the future. that is assuming all this is true. 150 is pretty much the price of an arcade now.
ok ok good joke ms, now when is the REAL conference because this can't be it.....oh....it is? i honestly feel like i'm being punked or woke up in bizarro world, something.
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