Some Xbox marketing material Kotaku got hold of over the weekend shows what looks like the box art for the Xbox 360's upcoming motion-sensing camera, Kinect.
Yeah I spotted the images too over the weekend for Xboxic, they had been supplied by Microsoft ProSource who have tons of new images, and marketing materials uploaded for retailers to use.
Pureple and green, eh? Kinect is a flawed concept, from our imagination, And when it falls, We'll hear the call, to bash our fanboy brains in. Kinect's users are rich casuals, but the not the hardcore or Wii gamers, At that price Kinectimals better be, a simulation for training Tiger Tamers. Kinect shows us lots of things, like to appreciate button input, X, Triangle, Z, and A, B, R3, And lagless response output. Oh, that was fun.
Please get a life, you're pathetic.
Flattery will get you far. I can't believe I funked up spelling "purple"
i cant shake the feeling people are going to buy into kinect. And for some reason I dont like this feeling,it feels like..........wrong
attractive colors. Kids gon be all over this. as for me ....
Very eyecatching, but unless it is an informed consumer I see no incentive for the masses to look at and say "I want to buy this, and not the wii over there" Thats the big barrier Move and Kinect have to break through
My 68 year old grandmother doesn't play anything with the exception op pop it and solitaire. She saw the Kinect on the late show rounds the other week. She called me up the next morning and asked me about it. Point..............she wants one. Why...............no controllers. There marketing is working somewhere. She hates video games. This is the same grandmother who purchased my NES, Genesis, N64, and ps one. All the while reminding me how much of a time waste these things were, LOL. She lives in Daytona Beach and Im here in Georgia now. And we had a laugh when she called me asking about it. So I will be buying a 360s/kinect bundle for my grandmother this holiday. She just wants to do the exercise games. Again, she was sold on no controllers. The voice recognition was a plus also. And my grandmother is into technology. She gets around. We were just on vacation down in Disney at the end of June. She has HD tv's all through her home. She just liked Kinect for some reason.
Great, I've always wanted to game with grandma's online. Thank god MS is looking after us hardcores.
she cant sit down while she plays it. she'll drop it real quick @software lover she's your grandma! im only 29 and my back hurts from standing sometimes. kinect isnt gonna make it any easier for her to do situps
........Never once did I mention anything about her going online, so your attempt at sarcasm is a failed one. And hardcore gamers are "looked after" by the software that accompanies these machines that people worship for some odd reason. If there is no software that you deem worthy for your hardcoreness (lol) on kinect then dont purchase it. If your hardcoreness is satisfied with Halo Reach and a regular controller then get that. Thats what Im gonna do. I wont buy Move, I already have a wii, But Kinect entices me Just a little bit with the voice commands used in some of the software on the 360. Not enough to purchase it right away but I am looking at those aspects. Will my "hardcore" card be taken away if I use Kinect for things other than gaming? @asyouburn Why would she drop it..............WHEN THATS EXACTLY WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO...........EXERCISE!!!!!!!!! !!! If you sit down and exercise then you have issues.
Why doesn't she just go for a walk? Maybe do some gardening for like 30mins or so? Why does she need to play Kinetic? I have a feeling you're B.Sing everyone here.
Glad I came back to this page. You actually think I have time to (or am that retarded, or loyal to a freakin brand like a slave) to type all of that if it were bull$h!t? She walks already with my grandfather. I'll take a pic of her garden and post it on photobucket for you. She liked the exercise game they were showing and the fact that she didn't have to use a controller. Whats so freakin hard to believe about that? You guys are hilarious. If it would make you feel better I'll give you her #............on second thought no I wont. I cant make you believe me, I was thrown back when she called asking me about it, but its not my job to make someone on a gaming forum believe me.
"You actually think I have time to (or am that retarded, or loyal to a freakin brand like a slave) to type all of that if it were bull$h!t?" You came back to this page didn't you? You kinda just made yourself sound stupid, lol.
I can see that, I tried Kinect with the racing game for like what 90 seconds and I started to sweat. Yeah, try that gardening! The other thing that is nice with Kinect is it can detect your posture and correct them. Normally that would require a personal trainer or some sort of class, now you can do it at home. ... but I guess most hardcore gamers are a sedentary bunch sadly.
So we are buying Kinect for the box art now? >_>
No one has said that they are buying Kinect for the box art. No one.
No don't be silly, people will get Kinect because Billy Willy Gates' company says it is the future -_-
not we gamers, but everyone else is..
It definitely does not look like something a hardcore gamer would want to pick up.
A hardcore gamer is an asshole if he buys or doesn't buy something based on the box.
I was going to buy it but not with a purple box.
That's stupid. You're not buying something because of the box it comes in? "This PS3 sure is gr- wait, the box is purple? Fuck it."
ahhh my retinas! it's an eyesore, its too bright. seriously though, how about a friggin price already!? we know everything except the most important piece of info.
Must be a slow news day...
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Man, look at all the horrid games in the first picture.
Why they chose purple. I really dont like the design of the box. I understand where they were going with it or trying to go with it. But I dont like it.
Kinect. Worst logo ever?
If you'll pay $450 for Kinect good for you, I won't. The only slightly impressive thing was an actual dance game and an actual fitness game. The rest was just shovelware. Milo turned into a tiger that can't talk.
$450? Hahah, what? What the hell are you talking about? Are you incuding the price of the Xbox, and the rumored price for Kinect? Oh god, you are the worst. Xboxes can be had for $150, and even less if refurbished. The rumored price for Kinect is not only just a rumor, but Microsoft has pretty much hinted that it will be lower. (Even if it's $149.) As for the rest of your sentence, you understand that Kinect isn't for you, right? Kinect is meant for the same crowd that loves the Wii. And Milo didn't turn into the Kinectimals bullshit- if you've been paying attention this past week, you'd know that Milo is still coming in some form, and that Kinectimals is Milo tech, but not the only iteration of it. Long story short- yes, Kinect is dumb, but your comment goes hand-in-hand with it.
Very nice, Microsoft really knows how to market their stuff, this looks attractive. I still wont be buying one but sure people out there will.
They have already got the marketing going. Sony on the other hand barely has anything going but WORD of MOUTH... Thats all good but My word. dip into your pockets and start the pre marketing right now. so people will be aware of it so btw time your COKE+MOVE marketing gets around people will know what it's all about. oh well I already plan on getting a few Move controllers since i have a PSeye already.
This thing is going to sell and sell big. This is NOT intended for core or hardcore gamers at all. If you think so you will be sadly mistaken. MS is targeting this fully towards the Wii demographics. Which are kids, Granny and Mom and the guys down the block who dont play games much and just want to show off something new. And they will eat this crap up. MS knows it. Shoveware will permate this thing like no tommorow and that demographic will eat it up like fruit loops. This is going to be big AND its going to suck for hardcore gamers as almost all Kentic titles are going to be crappy Wii style games.
MS are pushing a second generation PS Eye which supposedly supported 4 players (which now appears to be 2) and was shamefully E3 demo'd to hide the lag (which its supposedly not to have) and has to be played at some optimal level from the TV for it to work properly with a scarcity of games. It doesnt yet have a verified price by MS and its coming in a purple box? Am I missing something here?
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