The Microsoft motion controller was unveiled in the front window of Selfridges and will be there for 12 days in the run-up to its release on November 10. Have a look at the tough critics at work:
of course kids will love it
This wasn't a review. It was two kids reading off queue cards, behind a loop of terribly load and annoying techno.
I guessed that
wtf is this... xD ZOMFG!!!
that is so read from cards kids wont use active or interactive in that way basically what they said was the standard xbox pr ill be at selfridges this weekend ill give it a go and give my honest opinions here
This was clearly an ad, though. They would of course pick the people who had good things to say about it. You don't see game packages quoting the bad reviews, do you?
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This is an advertisement. Same crap that other people do with making their ads look like they're not asking actors but regular Joes about their product on the streets. This means Microsoft is really kicking this in high gear and you just got a look at their target audience.
not a review. Misleading title is misleading...
agreed this is just a commercial, nothing more than that.
even on this website? This is a blatant advertisement. It's obvious who Microsoft is trying to cater to now. I do hope that all these core gamers who have 360's love this because Microsoft is really leaving you behind.
do not see MS expanding its customer base as a Sign of the Abandoned Hardcore Gamer Apocolypse. I just don't see why I should feel like MS is abandoning me to the wolves of "casual" manor. I will own a Kinect sensor and am expecting my kids to have a mountain of fun.
its a freakin kids toy!
could be argued that the 360, WII, PS3, PSP, and DS are all kids toys.
What's with the porn music?
That's what I was thinking? Did I hear a moan at the end of the song?
that was me ;)
You heard moaning during the whole thing.
this thread of comments....I can't breathe XD but yeah I did hear moaning o.o Subliminal messenging?
How do I flag this as Misleading? I know it's already posted but this isn't a review and mentioned it's a MS Ad.
MS's brainwashing commences.
The kids were paid to ''like'' it
it was set up to look like they randomly asked a couple of children. Do you think that Microsoft (or any company for that matter) would of put a child saying "I hate it" on the finished advert?
Not me, personally. I find the move commercials where the family is acting all happy and moving all about almost as annoying as the Kinect ones. Only thing that kind of saves the Move one is Kevin Butler forcing his way into the house of the family.
are clearly advertisements. While this is on a website as a review. Big difference with this.
Dont they mean average Xbox user hohoho, i only kid
LOL, since when do kids talk like that?
When they're told to talk like that.
They're robots D:
..when they are asked questions.
seriously...these kids are reading from a script like you've never seen o.O seriously whats with these bogus reviews and videos? where's the real stuff? =|
"Xbox Kinect is a really interactive way to play against other people." Come on. Did a 10 year old really decide that's what he wanted to say about this on his own or was he... "helped out" a little by some grown-ups?
I doubt he was "helped", a lot of kids are actually pretty intelligent. These are British kids, they have a far better education system than us in North America. This was awful and cheesy, but I really don't think it's scripted. Some people are just too paranoid.
But I noticed something strange in the background music at 0:44
I like where this is going
I'm not the only one that heard that!
Well it does reveal the target audience for Kinect. Wish MS would focus on more core gamers, leave the more casual kids games to the Wii. IMO Microsoft are letting too much ride on the success of Kinect, if it bombs (not saying it will) then it's a massive loss for them. Sony seemingly took a more strategic route, still pushing Move but not focusing on it completely.
I bet that kid didn't even know what "interactive" means. Seriously, MS needs to fire their PR and Marketing department and start hiring people with vision and understanding of the market. This type of thing is just blatantly obvious.
I know kid are going to like it but that was awkward. There reaction sounded like it came straight from a PR department.
I tought it will be IGN review...
you can tell they are acting, there's something fishy about the words the kid use, sounds like an ad.
..not all kids are dumb.
Microsoft probably paid those kids with that huge 500 million dollar bag of cash.
no its real, the kids had accents and those kids have manners and speak like humans. thats them being proper. you dont see that much in america
THANK YOU! I'm glad i'm not the only one who sees this. Everybody thinks it's a big conspiracy. It's a couple of kids who use proper English talking about Kinect. I do not care for Kinect at all (check my comment history), but a lot of these comments are retarded.
There is a difference between proper English and a fair grasp of the English language. Britain or United States...kids do NOT say that stuff unless it has been written for them.
At least I wasn't the only one noticing that the children's phrasing of words was a bit strange. I wouldn't really call that a review actually, sounded more like a advertisement as Game13a13y said.
Wow, that kid sounded like he was acting. :/ Really Microsoft? Really?
DANG IT, those British accents are so cute. "Move about," haha, what kind of kid would say that except for a Brit? Those kids almost convinced me to buy Kinect solely by their accent. ALMOST.
I think thats the point. People in the US trust and believe people with british accents. Thats why for awhile every infomercial "host" was a brit sellina space age polymer.
Molyneux just hypnotizes me everytime he speaks. I almost bought a 360 cuz of him! Man, I wish i had a British accent. I also need to cancel my BBC channels. Can't trust those crazy British people. (I'm just kidding, sheesh.) Anyways, Kinect almost looks fun. But the fun that Wii was for the first few days. I say that it's a waste that it's not being released on PC first. There are just so many more practical applications on there than jumping on a raft in a river virtually.
I would love to know for how much CVG was sold.
Oh that was a review? lol I thought it was a 50 second long youtube advertisement so I was barely paying attention at the start lol
Paid celebs and actors. Now paid kids to "like" it. And they call it reviews and euphoric reception. And muzzle the gaming press with an embargo. Way to go MS.
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