Andriasang: Sonic Free Riders is launching opposite Kinect on November 20. And because Kinect has as much chance of selling here as Xbox 360, no one is going to play it!
Now that I think of it, Kinect does looks like something that the Japanese would get behind. Call me crazy but I think they will be buying it.
I think the requirments for the camera to function properly will be an issue more than anything. Living spaces in the cities are notoriously small and cramped. While this is perfectly fine to sit and wiggle a Wii-mote or a Move around doing some of the required actions of some of the games in Kinects line up will be difficult. On top of that, the Kinect is an add-on for the 360 which hasn't been doing very well at all in that region. The Playstation move sold well for itself in the West but I didn't see much flux in the number of consoles sold. We may see the same thing with Kinect in that if you have the console you may pick it up but you may not want to buy the console just to get to the add-on. So cramped inner city living conditions (where most electronics are sold), the lack of 360 saturation in the territory, and the Japanese overall rejection of Western products, means we will have to wait and see.
Yes the 6 feet minimum distance from the camera will be an issue for Kinect to gain penetration in Japan.
lol would be really funny if kinect turns out to be a hit in Japan while failing in the west..
kids arent young enough in video for kinect to sell over there
They are showing some moves I have never seen anyone demo before. I am definately getting this for my son.
Can't believe your getting disagrees. What is there to disagree with? Whatever. I hope your son enjoys Kinect btw. EDIT: Theres no way in hell I have room for a Kinect setup in my room..but this is the first gameplay vid I've seen of Sonic Riders, and it looks pretty fun. I wouldn't pay $50 bux for it though.
he's gettings disagree's as the sony trolls are on 24/7 alert ETA : see lol
Who cares? Seriously! Why care if you get disagrees or agrees? Does it make you feel that much better knowing there are 20 people who feel the same as you, at least, enough to click a hyperlink?
what would the be the point in commenting if you couldn't receive feedback
They made that look fun. Gotta try this sonic riders game.
sonicoooo firooooo ridaaaaa!!!!
Kinect and this game is def. not meant for me. No way.
It's easy for folk to laugh at the idea that Kinect is any good.I'm very much into my Halo, Gears and Bayonetta etc and this looks like fun so-the arguments i'm hearing against this device don't really stand up all that well It's not like N4G is a large slice of those that will get excited and buy this stuff anyway.4 people i know that love their Xbox are fairly hyped for this and will be getting it at launch- and they're definitely not casual gamers so it would seem this will appeal to all types of folk
It seems fun actually. Best Kinect game I have seem in action.
i will have to try a demo of it first looks cool tho
Now, that's a well made commercial, but we will see the reality of it once its released... Just imagine two males playing this game, hahahaha!!!
This looks awful lol.
lol this looked really cheesy
Can't wait to try some man to man synchro-play. It would be so bromantic. /I kid
eye toy game antigrav http://www.youtube.com/watc... ... sigh i mean really ... I wouldn't mind of MS did something really new but so far everything and i mean everything has been done already on the pseye or even eye toy !!
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