A succession of poorly-received software releases for the Nintendo Wii could have a negative impact on the success of the soon-to-be-launched Xbox 360 Kinect and PlayStation Move, according to one UK retail boss.
I'm looking forward to the Move.
It was too late when idiots actually started buying the Wii. TGSI
are you a 5 year child?:!!:A the Wii started 4 year earlier and it was a huge Success. (look the Charts) now I'm really confused with the jealousy for the Wii The ps3 and 360 fanboys didn't want motion controls they just hated it now they say : wow, cool, etc and to think the MOVE is just the same as Wii remote + nunchuk
I think the only chance PS Move has is appealing to hardcore gamers, but they are somewhat resistive to Motion Controls so they have an uphill battle. If Sony can get that hardcore gaming market, it would be very profitable. However, they priced it too high.... I think it is far too late for a Wii clone going for the casual market. The hardcore market is still open Sony, but will be very hard to get! Kinect will probably not appeal to hard core gamers. MS doesn't even seem interested in marketing to the hardcore gamers and hoping instead that their dash interface will woe the hardcore into getting one. Most likely won't work unless the price is low and they at least show some high profile gaming using it in a unique way. However, it offer such a different experience than Wii that I think casual gamers will be wowed into buying it. It is quite a bit of fun to use Kinect, but man I got tired in like 3 minutes flat.
Hardcore gamers may be leery of motion controls, but once they start to understand that they are being owned by the Movers while playing Socom 4 and Killzone 3 online they'll come around. I think Move will start slowly and build momentum for that reason, depending on how many hardcore games are announced that support it. I think Kinect will start strong and then fall off in a big way.
I think sony is betting on that wii similarity, they want these new casual gamers to upgrade to a ps3 as a similar device. MS wants Kinect to try and get an all new crowd involved kinda like the Wii did and also drag in some new casuals In the end it all boils down to GAMES, who ever has the most appealing games will win out.
Sounds like casuals are getting bored with the Wii, not a good sign for Move at all. If this is the case they certainly won't pick up Move since its just a Wii HD, at least with Kinect if will be something completely new to them.
I think people are getting bored with the Wii because of it's lack of quality games. I can't see kinect being an answer.
Yeah the game quality is why I got bored with the wii. I can't wait to play LBP2, Socom, Killzone, GT5 and Heavy Rain move support. Not to mention RE5 and Dead Space Extraction, that is a pretty good amount of core games if you ask me
Kinect something completely different? The Wii laughs at kinect's games.
Wii exclusive games have outscored many HD games in 2010. :)
Stop your endless fanboy rant, boring as hell.
i dont think its too late. i just think if they use it for quality games or to give games a fresh way to play em <heavy rain, gt5> it will sell. kinect on the other hand im not so sure about. i dont see core gamers using it to play games and i dont see what quality games they got for the casuals.
I myself am looking forward to the Move cannot wait like someone mention to use it in Socom as well as other games like boxing cannot wait to beat my bf..LOL
For the 4th of july a Group of customers came up to me an asked for a Group Game they could play on the 360.All we had was Rock Band and Dance Dance Rev.I told them about Kinect and they went Crazy.Kinect is going to sell like crazy because its something different.
@bobdog626 did you mention to the GROUP that kinect only allows 2 players at a time? did you wait for a response from them? i dont know what your or their definition of GROUP is, but mine is MORE THAN 3 PEOPLE. will it sell well, maybe. will it have more than 2 players, no!
Because a group of gamers can't play two player games or play in turn like in almost every other game on the market catered to a group?
Super Mario Galaxy 2. But hey, that's something Move will never be able to do. I mean, Nintendo already has a well established set of characters for their casual games.
i never cared.
I think all this Motion stuff is a waste of time, i love to sit on my couch have a drink, relax and play with some friends i don't want to be standing up moving like an idiot.
First and Second Party Games have been fantastic. The turds the thirds tried to prop up on the system, are the same thirds that will toss turds on Kinect and Move. Its too late because Add on peripherals are always too late, 32X any one?
Heh...what's funny is that I completely agree with you...and I also still have my old 32X with Doom, lol. It's interesting to watch how Nintendo has integrated motion controls. Take out Wii Sports (which was just a tech demo, really), and it's been a gradual evolution. LoZ:SS looks to be the culmination of all they've learned from building motion controls into their games as an integral part of the experience. Will Sony and Microsoft follow suit? It'll be hard for them, as they're starting late.
HA. My bad man, but gotta call a spade a spade haha.
They are already 3 years too late LOL
I think as long as there's great software to support these motion controls....they'll fit in like a glove. Game on!
The price for a Wii is ridiculously low at the moment($209 CAD, and it comes with Motion plus, Wii Sports and Wii Sports Resort!). It's "never too late" for a company to release peripherals for their system.Marketing, pricing and software for that specific device is key to a winning formula. Standing up playing Wii games? The only game I stand up to play is Tiger Woods(Which makes an abundance of sense), the majority of Wii titles can be played "sitting down"(Laying down even!).
Oddly enough I have played Super Mario Galaxy upside down just for kicks. A whole new dimension of challenge.
And since Nintendo is in the driver's seat again, before anyone makes a huge dent in them,they'll distract people from Move in Kinect with the 3DS, or maybe even announcement of the Wii 2, Super Wii, Usss, Y'all, Teehee, woohoo,or whatever they call the next console
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