Debate: Is the Microsoft motion sensor the key to innovation?
revive PC gaming?the platform is doing well on its own without kinect.
@NYC_Gamer- Correct. PC gaming doesn't need a revival. I would go as far to say that there are more people gaming on PCs right now than there are on consoles. World of Warcraft, Starcraft 2, Steam etc.
is pc gaming on the edge of death? Kinect doesnt need to revive it. I can see it expanding it into areas we wanted but never could reach due to tech limitations. I can see this working in conjunction with Nvidia3d (or other 3d glasses/apps) to do the whole motion controlled 3d environment thing.
I will never ever buy Kinect.
Revive PC gaming? These editors have become so full of themselves that it's become nauseating. Sorry to rain on your PC doom parade but PC gaming has actually gotten better since Microsoft turned it's back on the PC platform. PC gamers welcome all Ideas as it is an OPEN platform but we don't need it. Actually Microsoft needs PC gamers to mod Kinect and Kinect games to make it better for gaming cause so far the Kinect games lack innovation once you get pass the wow factor of using motion to control games it's pretty much rails and training wheels.
The only thing Kinect will revive is cheesy casual games...the ones the Wii ran into the ground. Why would I want this for my PC of all things??
Haha...If anything, it's the PC that will revive kinect.
No......but Half-Life episode 3 could. And also can we please stop with the demise of the PC stories.
Yes, it's getting old. Ancient, in fact.
wow. flopnect revive PC gaming???? RAGE!! PC gaming alive and well ask blizzard how PC gaming doing.
Ask Blizzard how Pc gaming is doing. Sorry but they are way too busy shopping for Ferrari's to answer any questions and after Diablo 3 gets released the entire Blizzard staff may just retire to their beach homes in Hawaii, South France or where ever millionaires live.
But PC is the only platform that consistently makes a profit year on year. What were the games sales last year, 13.5 billion??? Yep Kinect is totally going to top 13.5billion in game revenue /s
Kinect might spur some okay Kinect titles for the PC platform, but I don't think it will do anything for the most part the PC platform is just like the fanbase of films. Example old films vs. their new counterparts when remade. Old movie had less gross profit. Why? Less people. Every generation adds more people and more money. Kinect is an okay add on, but doubtful it will live on PC for life. Kinect for PC is Microsoft's attempt at saying look we are supporting the PC platform while really not doing a damn thing. Last add on the WOW sold 4.7 Million copies in an article I read a week or so ago. That should make a mark to prove that PC gaming isn't dead. It just lacks a retail store front and promotions, but in spite of lacking promotions and retail support its still growing. No retail video game store sells a PC desktop + High end Gaming cards and video games. Certain ones do, but they are limited and not typical. For the most part PC parts are only found on the internet or in specific tech stores. Same with PC information and troubleshooting. Never found from Microsoft. Typically found with developers and gaming communities.
REVIVE? Oh so those 12 million players dont exist on World of Warcraft. Those millions of players on Steam doesnt exist. Those millions of players on GFWL dont exist (well... for GFWL... not really, BUT STILL!)
CVG GTFO. All core gamers need is a PS3 and a decent PC.
you should state your comment as such: CVG GTFO. All core gamers 'like me' need a PS3 and a decent PC. That way your comment is more centric and makes better sense.
@darthv72 What I wrote in my comment is what I think. Don't tell me how to comment bro. I believe if you have a PS3 and a decent PC you'll have all the core games you could ever want. I don't understand where CVG is coming from with this crap. PC gaming isn't dead and Kinect is for casual gamers which is why I said CVG GTFO.
it might be sort of neat to play WoW with this. Casting spells or swinging your arms like you would hold a sword to fight in a battle. edit: yeah but that is a hack. we are talking official support where everyone who just wants to play it and doesnt know about applying hacks. There are lots of great mods out there and not everybody knows how to go about getting them. To play a game like WoW (or any other pc game) shouldnt require the person know how to mod a game to enjoy it.
somebody already hacked it to do so.
impractical! mouse and keyboard still the way to go. zzzzzzzzzzzz.
yes indeed...all signs are pointing that direction since MS said they will be active again in PC gaming and I bet Kinect will be a big part of it.
dumb article!. Who said PC gaming needed reviving!! i think a version of kinect would be great on the PC platform, but more for general OS tasks and media player controls, or a suppliment controller in games along with Mouse and keys.
Can It revive the Xbox360?? thats's the real question!!
Hasn't it already done that in the past two months since Kinect has been out?
as the articall.
we will see with the NPD in December! Fear? :)
We will see the games this year! Fear? :D
Revive? When did it die? It's going stronger than any console out there!
PC gaming isn't dead...
Agreed. WTF IS THIS SH!T?...
I think he means PC game development (which isnt near to what it was in the late 90's) not PC gaming in general Social network gaming and MMO's would stop PC gaming from ever dying but in terms of heavy investment, it isnt even close to the investment being put into console development atm.
Kinect uses Phoenix down on PC Gaming, Kinect has wasted a phoenix down, PC gaming was already alive.
I'll repeat myself . Every day , every articles CVG sinks lower
Hmm I might get a few disagrees here, but I'll go ahead and say it. PC gaming and Kinect just don't really mix in my eyes. I thought that the most attractive features about PC gaming is that you can have all these fantastic hardware components and you can use keyboard and mouse; isn't kinect all about getting up and moving about? I mean sure, navigation might be very cool, but for gaming I just can't see it. I imagine PC gamers like to sit down with their keyboard and mouse. I know when I am gaming on the PC (when I am in the mood and got sick of the console), I would much rather sit down and use the mouse. I am just not seeing it as a game changer for the PC. Maybe for the Xbox, but for the PC I am definitely a sceptic here.
so PC gamers are connected thru their big HDTV's in the living room. and like me, who doesnt own a 360, because i dont trust the hardware, i can hook up Kinect to play when friends are over.
My pc is always hooked to the plasma . Granted some games , i feel more comfortable with on console with a sure pad support or because of my friends there online , but PC can truly do anything . The rest is a matter of custom settings and accessories
All jokes to aside kinect is ok but that's an insult to say if kinect can revive pc. This coming from a none pc owner.
reports of close to 250 million online PC gamers worldwide and growing. More people play Farmville or Cityville more than PS3 and 360 combined. Minecraft sold over 1 million of it's ALPHA units with ZERO advertising and won a GOTY (game is now in Beta) Starcraft 2 2.4 million in 36 hours Cataclysm 3.3 million in 24 hours Bad Company 2 over 3 million on PC ATi sold over 25 million GPU's in 12 months Nvidia sold over 15 million GPU's in 8 months DICE is abandoning DX9 for Battlefield 3 Steam has over 30 million active users Indie developers declare Steam the best platform to sale and profit from Indie games Every major developer has a MMO in development thanks to the success of WOW, AION, EVE and Maple Story and many others. Microsoft has been printing their own money due in fact to PC gamers giving the thumbs up to Windows 7 64 bit Duke Nukem Forever has a release date!! I say PC gaming is a live and well
I agree with the idea and the list ... but please dont scrap the barrel with stuff like farmville/cityville .
Just looked at steam's homepage and there is 3 million users currently online, yep we're desperately in need of saving.
winner dumbest question and article in the past few weeks. most PC gamers are NOT the age of Kinect players..I could go on, but we all know how lame this article/author is
We don't want Kinect! That crap should stay on consoles.
PC gaming ends tensions in the Koreas. PC gaming saves boy in well. PC gaming cures cancer. PC gaming connects AIDS to ultra black military project. Console gaming is deemed champion of all time and space. Can Kinect revive PC gaming? See all these stupid headlines? They are all completely retarded... except for the AIDS one. Point made.
Only good games can revive PC gaming, and Kinect's isn't among them.
the title shud be can kinect revive shitty gwfl(games for windows live)
LMFAO!!! These consolites are truly out of their minds. XD
they cant even save themselves they need BK and jak-in-the-box to buy the kinect that is why they sold that much, but people dont buy it so it will not do nothing.
Kinect wont do jack for PCs. Plus PCs dont need it anyways. Kinect is really just for consoles.
Revive!! You idiot!! You can't even make a game without a PC nor a console!! The PC doesn't need, kinect, Microsoft, or you! It is the undisputed king of electronics! Forever changing, shifting, and upgrading at will!!! Learn something before you speak!
Uhhh...if by revive you mean make it retarded and full of gimmicky kids games, then sure!
people dont use their lcd tv's for pc gaming so no and who sets their pc in a big room just for kinect. stuuuuuupid.
pc gamers need kinect, they love kinect and your casual and idiot games . hardcore gamers ps3, casual gamers pc and xbox
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