The Escapist: Microsoft's Ryan Moore thinks that there will be plenty for hardcore gamers to enjoy with Kinect, even if it doesn't seem so right now.
With a lack of core support at the moment I think Ryan Moore is off his rocker for thinking that core gamers will buy Kinect first.... Sure, they are usually the early adapters but I don't see any core gamer purchasing this with the title list that is currently out there unless if it is for the family....even with that $150+$60 game could go to many other places for family fun. I mean using Kinect for quick draw?? That is one aspect of a game...and it sounds a lot like the fact that Uncharted uses 6-axis for balancing parts...It would be a nice feature...but who would pay $150 for a product that could only have a side implementation in a core game?
buy something that makes me look like an idiot? no thanks. at least Wii has an object that u can move around that someone can actually see.
the hardcore gamer getting too into this. They have much to prove.
If they fix that darn delay!
Well of course the hardcore will. The day after e3, tons of pre-orders for kinect were made. So what, mums and casuals were watching e3 were they? Those pre-orders were just the 360 fans getting in. I'd like to know what they plan to play on it though. Maybe they want to be licked by skittles
shown in times square? So, I bet there were a few mommies and casual gamers there.
i don't think there would be a crowd of mums with their kids standing for an hour and a half in times square watching e3. Even if there were a couple, i'd imagine they would have moved on at the part of the conference where Raiden sliced a soldier in half. But that aside, i don't think the screens at times square would have speakers to blast the audio out. So while standing in times square watching the screens with no sound, all they'd be seeing is this: http://i48.tinypic.com/2dl9...
They flail their arms, and the tiger rolls around. & the dancing you also do not need to hear at all. Kinect is super visual, and Times Square is veryvery touristy, so I don't see why families wouldn't be there during the middle of summer.
maybe. But i do think you need sound. To an average mum, they might not understand what exactly they're looking at. It needs explaining to people. If i was watching that dancing video on face value, i might think its just some dancing video, not realising its a game. We'll see if it catches on anyway when it releases
preorder = not hardcores, just blind fans (and ms employees :))
how will i adopt to something where i need to use my whole body?? that isn't gaming,that's real life stuff,gym,running.... CONTROLER IS GAMING FFS AND THAT NEED TO STAY LIKE THAT!!! in future i will use my reporduction organ to play tennis ffs -,- ,where this gaming industry going i don't know,but this is stupid!
nice joke MS
who cares if hardcore cough**** wannabe gamers get this day one.if they wanna waste theyre bday money on this crap then let em...all i can say is only a 360 fan would fall for this bs..sony fans didnt buy into the eye toy until sony added buttons which are needed..aka move.....
You are right for the most part, but eye toy have sold very well on ps2 ,)
prob for video chat for the most part
Smack those red balls, but do it hardcore style/s
are there any hardcore games to gegin with????? anyways when kentic sells well i think the hating crowd on n4g will implode
Nah. I think we'll just laugh a lot. It won't be any skin off my back knowing that people enjoy wasting money just to prove a point. If hardcore gamers buy the Kinect, I will laugh and be thankful that Sony won't go the same route. Remember how long it took Nintendo to remember they had a gaming crowd before the casuals started buying the Wii? The new XBox will follow that same path. And I'll laugh then too.
I gaurantee "hardcore"(using that term lightly) 360 fanboys will buy kinect. Even If the only game they have is "Puppy Bathing 2010" on shelves they'll but it I promise you that. 360 fanboys are not hardcore gamers.
skittles is the most hardcore thing i have ever seen /sarcasm
From the words of hardcore 360 gamer Craig "F&*K You Miscrosoft!". That should be enough to prove that Kinect has failed to connect to its hardcore fanbase. I waited for E3 for Kinect to prove that it can do serious games but it was all smoke and mirrors again like last year.
More marketing BS... I consider myself "hardcore" and I wouldn't go near this POS with a stick :\ Maybe if they actually showed hardcore games that worked like socom 4 and sorcery but they didn't. They showed skittles and some guy having a seizure with a couple of people that could dance. I WILL get kinect IF they actually show something hardcore but until then I'm just getting Move.
MS is retarded if they believe this.
Hardcore gamers....Playing WiiSports is more hardcorish than HALO-yea my grany prefer Halo cos it's safer-.
well, I'm not saying that kinect is bad... but don't know... IMO fans will prefer move, since you can play good games with the controller... I mean, what hardcore game can you play with kinect?
And they will be jumping just like those guys in E3. Nintendo has cursed us with this motion crap.
I want one.
I'm all for innovation and new things, but this is complete BS if you have to think about last years demo confirming that Milo was a big fake if this year's E3 presentation was mostly fake.
ok wait lol, MS said the kinect is for casuals, yet hardcore will buy it? wtf MS keeps contradicting itself, they need to make some sense. if they want people besides hardcore MS fanboys to buy it they need to make some hardcore games. and need to show non staged demos lol
"You must pet skittles, 100 times a day for a year!" Now thats hardcore!
Wow Microsoft what an enchanted and magical world you live in. What colour is the sky in your world. Red? Green? Purple? Onyx? Do you really think the things that you showed at E3 will attract the hardcore? Yes i can really see a teernage boy telling his friends "I have Kinectanimals want to come over and play with my pet?" Microsoft just shut up please. You are sounding more idiotic every time you open your mouth.
wanna see how crazy MS is? here is MS's Ceo, the biggest MS fanboy of all time http://www.youtube.com/watc...
and now I AM SCARED!
He pisses off people too! http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Really? I'm just going to go ahead and say no... I know there are fanboys, but to blindly buy Kinect when there is no real showing that Kinect is going to have core games at all, let alone play them well... Imo, blind faith in M$ has not paid off overly well in the past, so I'm not going to take the leap this time. I love my 360, but there is just no reason to be an early adopter of Natal. & eventually, if they prove themselves worthy of a purchase, then hey, I'll eat my words and potentially get one. But, if all they have is Child of Eden, that I can use my controller for anyways, then no, thanks. I'll wait this one out.
I think Kinect has potential . . as much as i'm a PS3 fanboy, i think in the future it will have potential with certain games. It does have limitations . . you can't do EVERYTHING with the Kinect. But until i see some hardcore games with Kinect compatibility, then i guess it'll never come to fruition. I'm being as unbiased as i can with this, and i can't understand why people hate on the Kinect when you know this technology has SOME potential. As of now, i think it's stupid. I just want to see a real killer app for the device, to see what it's capable of. But i'm always down with the Playstation Move ;)
It seems that to really have a chance to appeal to more hardcore gamers that they would need to add a little incentive. I understand that they don't want to risk alienating gamers by adding motion control into games like Halo and Gears. However, a lot of people seem to be interested for navigation of the blades, what about adding an option to allow game menu navigation with Kinect in Halo and Gears? At least then curious hardcore gamers could justify buying Kinect even if most Kinect-only games are casual games.
They are actually talking about the hardcore 360 owner who buys everything 360 related. If you bought a pair of 360 boxer shorts you are one step closer to being that "hardcore" customer they are aiming this statement at.
That actually makes sense cause there are a lot of ways to be called hardcore.
I'm hardcore and i aint touching it with a 10ft bargepole
Hardcore Gamers Don't want Skittles.
not even little kids think this is worth getting..
bring some more technology!!!
MS is overestimating Kinect selling power and their fanbase loyalty. Look at great games like AW selling poorly probably because the fanbase is into other genres. If there is not real games, like I'd say Halo:Kinect pushing the hardware I dont see xbox core base buying Kinect to play Dance Central. I might be totally wrong of course.
to me it seems as if microsoft is contradicting itself. didnt they just say that kinect games are made for anyone (casual) to be able to pick up and play while controller based games are for the hardcore. also, i've been seeing a lot of people saying kinect can enhance games with a controller (true enough), but isnt that just a giant contradiction to what microsoft said about natal when it was announced that it's for controller free-gaming experiences. also, i understand kinect has a good mic built in for voice recognition, but the "game-enhancing" voice stuff could be done with a regular ol' headset unless there's a need to distinguish between more than one person's voice. i hope this does not sound like a rant or hate towards kinect because it isnt. it's just my OPINION. really though people, just use common sense when u think about some of the voice control stuff and other features of natal. some stuff can already be done without kinect's mic. hell, even the ps eye can do some voice control stuff with it's mic. i was going to buy an xbox 360 because i believed in natal's tech. but i guess thats the thing. I was in love with the possibilities of natal, but i hate whats being offered with kinect.
Are you stupid or somethin
What a statement. Somehow i doubt this. Seeing as how there is currently no reason for the hardcore to buy this yet... :/
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