The recently released 3D motion tracking peripheral is, in a word, useless on the Xbox 360. When originally announced we were given an amazing tech demo of what was known as “Project Natal”, along with the wonder boy known as Milo. This technology promised, but apparently did not deliver when released on the Xbox 360.
Many games are shovelware or poorly use the hardware, and have no doubts, Kinect is a quite an amazing piece of hardware!
It seems contradictory to the title, but Kinect is actually one of the most innovative pieces of hardware we have seen and has a great potential. Unfortunately, this potential has no future on the Xbox 360.
Take a look at some of the following hacks for Kinect: