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Submitted by thatguyjr 1415d ago | article

Kinect Midnight Launch Impressions

Find out how the Kinect midnight launch went down in Gainesville, FL, for GameSpot, Best Buy, and Wal-Mart. (Kinect, Xbox 360)

Death2494  +   1415d ago
You're basing....
Kinect selling well on "one" Gamestop in Florida? Of course you don't have the numbers. Besides those desperately trying to buy there kids love, I don't see this thing moving 5 million before this year's up.
gigaware  +   1415d ago
Enough with the salty rivers.
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thatguyjr  +   1415d ago
I'm not basing...
Kinect's full sales on anything. I'm reporting one instance where it sold well, and reporting that there is a degree of demand for the device. Alongside the the report of the GameStop sales, there was no real interest at Best Buy, and Wal-Mart was clueless. If that isn't a report of a mixed bag, I don't know what is. Did you read the full story?

Last line: "How did it do nation-wide? I suppose we'll just have to wait and see for that. "
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gamingdroid  +   1415d ago
See what you did was say something positive about MS/Kinect. That automatically negates anything you might have said against it.

You need to get with the program here on n4g.com!
Death2494  +   1414d ago
Apologies are...
in order then. You don't usually get that on here but I big enough to admit when I'm wrong. My only beef with Kinect is the price they're asking you to pay. I mean right now I think only Kinect spots and Kinect Adventures support 2-players at one time. Another thing is if you're going to charge us $150 leave the damn processor on the camera. PsEye has a processor built in the camera, and it's only 40 bucks.
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Close_Second  +   1415d ago
Ok...Kinect is selling well...
...but lining up at midnight for what is essentially a webcam...wow, MS are hype masters.
ct03  +   1415d ago
If Kinect is essentially a webcam (webcam + motion tracking),
then Move is essentially a dildo (dildo + motion tracking).
ct03  +   1414d ago
Yeah you disagree, because it doesn't make any sense.
And yet people agree that Kinect is "essentially a webcam" which makes just as little sense.

Double standards as usual.
Death2494  +   1414d ago
Taking bubbles ....
for immaturity. If that's all I can expect to hear from you then one time is more than enough.

CastTV review: "Right now Kinect just seems like a glorified "webcam", and if that's it then we've been there and done that."
ClownBelt  +   1415d ago
I enjoyed reading the article. That was like a mini adventure you did there. Thanks for sharing.
Sarobi  +   1415d ago
i just how these launch buyers are going to use kinect for what it was made for, and thats getting naked on the video chat..

seriously.. what else is a webcam good for?
Death2494  +   1414d ago
You could've...
Kept the Live Vision Ccam for that. Now what are people suppose to do with it?
Mudkipz  +   1415d ago
@Sarobi
well obviously!, what do you think these 13 year olds are going to do with it when mommy and daddy are asleep, play a fun full game of kinectimals? or cyber sex with another user?, we all know which one its going to be ha, i bought my kinect for that reason alone
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krisprolls  +   1414d ago
Wow, must be the most pathetic launch ever.

Looks like a complete sales flop.
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