Game Podunker DanCurtis writes, "In reality, this is not the case at launch. Microsoft it seems has decided to focus instead on the casual gamer market, neglecting a lot of the hardcore audience that has remained faithful to Microsoft's console for so long. It seems in this way that Microsoft is banking on Kinect as grabbing more of an audience, but by doing this they seem also to be alienating a lot of the audience that already owns an Xbox 360. Speaking personally, my interest in Kinect long since waned after I saw the line up of party-esque games set for launch. Already an owner of a Wii, Nintendo's little white box now sits lonely and quiet on my desk because I hate the Wii's focus on party games. I'm a hardcore gamer - I don't want to play with cute little avatars in boating adventures, and I feel that Microsoft is neglecting me with Kinect's initial line up..."