Best Buy Co. Inc. this week began advertising Microsoft Corp.’s Kinect hardware for Xbox 360 in its weekly circular.
We should all praise King Ballmer for this joyous occasion.
Can't wait to watch those floor demonstrations. "Please do not walk in front/behind/or near the person using Kinect. Please do not attempt to do any complicated maneuvers. If you injure yourself neither Best Buy or MS are liable. Have fun!"
This really doesnt seem news-worthy unless Best Buy is setting up demos for it. Otherwise it seems like business as usual. In fact I thought you could already preorder it from Best Buy.
Kinect pre-ordes are rising and is in the TOP 10 at Amazon.com while Move is nowhere to be seen.
and has games one doesnt and has flapware answers on a postcard
Good for it. I'm still getting Move. :) edit: Lol: http://www.amazon.com/gp/be... TOP 10 MY ASS XD Move is at top 20, while KINECT is nowhere to be seen... Oh that's hilarious xD
http://www.amazon.com/gp/be... Kinect is #51 as of this time, being outsold by both the single Move controller and the Bundle (#20 and #21, respectively). Halo and its associated bundles are doing well though, so there's something for you to be happy about (if you own MS stock). Is it just me, or are fanboys getting stupider? It takes one min on Google to fact check something like this before shooting off your mouth.
Move is one week from release so it should be A LOT higher. Kinect is still 2 months from release and it's not far behind Move. I'm sure it will be in the Top 3 right around release.
I wasn't arguing the metric or the site that he was referencing. I was disputing his claim that Kinect was in the "Top 10", which it clearly wasn't. The problem with Hacking and a lot of members on this site, is that they just rhyme off whatever pops into their brains without an ounce of thought.
Do the math , Ps Move is out in a week or so. It has been in the chart for 41 days and it is already falling places. Now kinect on the other hand has been in the chart for 84 days, still a couple of months from launch and climbing. Really i care for niether device really been a keen pc gamer, though the sh*t that comes from some peoples mouths on here is shocking. Is it any wonder that pc gamers hate to be associated with console gamers.
I am not claiming I know what to look for but I just went to Amazon. Under best sellers (video games) the Move was 20 and Kinect was 51. I might be looking at the wrong list but I did not see what you were talking about. Edit: @Chris399. We must have been typing around the same time... I guess I was looking at the right thing.
idk where are those pre-order chart for amazon (i don't use it that much) in gaming best selling MOVE is 44 Kinect is 51 they are close Edited: see what list is everyone else seeing MOVE at 20, my list shows mario and 360 controller o there a link thx chris
Best Buy is a terribly overpriced store. I saw them advertising PS3 console installations for $129.99. You pay them 130 bucks and they come install your PS3 for you. And some people are made to believe that it's really complicated so they think it's worth paying. Fuck Best Buy.
some people really do not know how to set their systems up properly therefore they are somewhat exploited.
How can you not take advantage of people so stupid, hell if I was them I would probably to the same thing.
How hard is it to plug in a few wires and press the power button??? Geez, then all it asks you is to set up what time it is, and you're all set. :/ If I get $130 from doing that, then hell yeah I'm ALL FOR IT. Lazy people deserve it.
that just gave me an idea. I should put an ad in the local soccer moms newspaper that says, "Don't pay high priced retail stores to install your new electronic equipment! I will do a full, custom install AND give you a 30 minute tutorial all for $49.99! Call Now!"
Dear Microsoft, I DARE you to put out playable demos at the local best buys and gamestop!!!
Lol, probably not going to happen. MS want to trick the consumer into thinking Kinect is revolutionary and does everything it promised perfectly. If they did have playable demos, people will see it's a load of hogwash and most likely not buy it. Which MS doesn't want happening.
I know you're preference but you dont seem to like what you've seen. Sometimes people who express their doubts are labeled as haters...luckily you are immune from that.
I been going to my mom & pop store for over 15yrs.... I asked my guy whether Kinetic was selling. He laughed. I asked about Move...he was a bit more serious, but kinda smirked. When I pressed him...he told me straight up that nobody was pre-ordering either. Move had more people asking questions...but Kinetic was laughed at. He said it wasn't that these gaming add-ons didn't deliver, it was simply because everybody that these things appealed too already owned a Wii. He said a further price cut in October was very likely for Wii - which will nail Sony's Move & Xbox Kinetic's coffin. I tried both, Kinetic for Forza 3 and some ping pong crap.....it's laggy and brings your 360 back to SD! seriously the graphics looked bad...very jaggy. I thought the AA in Forza was good...but somehow Kinetic sh^ts all over the AA, leaving you with Forza minus good graphics. LOL Move....I only tried MAG, It was good. Very 1:1 no lag. But it just wasn't for me. Motion gaming is just not for me. But i'll give props to Sony for at least delivering the goods. Will that make a difference? I asked a few Walmarts & EB games in my area (Toronto)....when the koolaid was abandoned, they were honest - Wii is all the motion gaming casuals want. And not enough Hardcores are anything more than just curious. Fail & Fail...lol
Agreed. But I'm still not convinced MOVE is 1:1 accurate for fps .... or a better way to put it, give you the advantage compared to the twitch of a finger with a controller. You know who will buy Kinnect: Little girls that what to play Dance Central Little little kids that think it's cool. Moms that are looking for something to give them that motivation to workout ...'games like Kinnect Fitness and Zuma. Pretty much the casuals that have no idea what they are getting themselves into.
Then you obviously haven't played with Move. It owns a regular controller on FPS's. Little girls also like EyePet, Star the Party, and Sports Champions.
Funny, when I go to amazon.com I see halo reach at number 1, then after that its most xbox 360 stuff, Metroid, starcraft, but nothing ps3 related in the top 10. I guess the ps3 and related things to it only sell well according to this site. But when sales charts release they always show the 360 outselling the ps3 world wide. Kinect will sell real good, while move make get a few hardcores buying it, but thats probably it. Im not sure why anyone would want to spend alot more money just get something thats a wii knockoff with better graphics and slightly better controls
boring comment, doesn't deserve a rebuttal.
Oh, as the marketing machine goes full on for Kinetic it'll sell. But, who care? You should if you have a 360! Think what will happen to the 360 if Kinetic sells well. 360 already has a massive game deficiency....Halo (all done after reach....at least for the following year), Gears 3, Fable 3.......and that's it. Multiplats don't really matter as its the exclusives that keep the fanbois fanbois. So, resources are already Kinectic skewed.........if sales are good, that won't change. Hows that good?
Kinect is number 53 on Amazon. Little Big Planet 2 CE is number 51. ;)
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