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Kinecting or Un-Kinecting People? A Good Start For Microsoft's Motion Money-Spinner?

Game Podunker DanCurtis writes, "It's November, its freezing cold outside and here in the UK hundreds of people are queuing in lines waiting eagerly for the release of what is rapidly becoming this year's must-have Christmas device. Black Ops? That's old news - people are now waiting for the launch of Kinect, eagerly anticipating Microsoft's attempt to instigate a massive motion war with Sony and Nintendo. But why didn't the Playstation Move set the world alight like Kinect did? Sure, it's moved a few devices, but it seems that demand for Kinect is already sky-high. Here in the UK many electronic retailers have already said they can't guarantee that anybody who pre-orders Kinect will get it in time for Christmas. So what's the appeal with Kinect?..."

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niceguywii602720d ago

You should read this garbage it's funny and sad at the same time.

" Of course, I don't own a Kinect, so I can't comment on how well it works, but the fact that you have to have so much space to use it really puts me off as well. Apparently you need six feet of uncluttered space in front of Kinect to use it effectively, which for me in my small university accommodation room would probably mean having to cut up my bed and put it in the wardrobe. Sadly, I need my bed to sleep in. I won't sacrifice comfort for gaming."

Sounds like an average 14 year old PS3 fanboy on N4G wrote this.

Moonboots2718d ago (Edited 2718d ago )

I have both Move and Kinect and they both require the same amount of space. As far as uncluttered, I wouldn't recommend anyone playing motion controls with a bunch of crap at their feet. Seems like common sense and not a reason to bash Kinect about.