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PCWorld: Microsoft Kinect Review

Intrepid but flawed, Microsoft's Kinect motion-sensor for Xbox 360 offers true controller-free gaming at a reasonable price, but suffers from serious accuracy and tracking issues.

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ConanOBrien2513d ago ShowReplies(5)
The-Tentacle2513d ago

"Of course the question all this raises is why anyone would want to wave their hands around and take twice as long to do what they already can--with greater accuracy and speed--using a gamepad or remote control. The answer is they wouldn't."

Mr_Bun2513d ago (Edited 2513d ago )

It seems most sites are giving the hardware an average of 7/10 generously adding marks for "potential"

I'd also love to know why so many sites aren't posting scores...there are 6 on the front page of N4G right now with no score:
Kotaku, Destructoid, MSNBC, ARS, 360A, etc

ozstar2513d ago

In all fairness, the Wii got hype reviews and potential PR also, BUT then we didn't know then what we know now.

nsnsmj2513d ago

I don't know about the others sites, but Kotaku doesn't really give numbered or alphabetical scores if I can remember. They usually list the good and bad points of what they review, explaining each while also talking about what is being reviewed in general.

perfectCarbonara2513d ago

This will be the axe that decapitates Kinect.

Shazz2513d ago

theres been more mediocre reviews for kinect than good 1s so kinda says it all really

Game13a13y2513d ago

reasonably priced? really?

cmrbe2513d ago

All say its bad. Their negative points are really really bad.

Sitris2513d ago

The game sites say it's 'ok' because of the potential. And the mainstream news sites say it is amazing due to the casual nature and what there audiences see.

That's how it, that's how it will be more than likely stay.

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