MrPsychoJJ has uploaded this video where he is seen playing Left 4 Dead 2 with a Kinect on his PC. He uses FAAST and his own AutoHotkey Script.
Lol if going from Mouse keyboard to control pad was not enough, this takes the cake. FPS on Kinect can only happen in a gimped way.
Gimped is an understatement. What I saw was not even playable to me. People really need to give it up. Kinect will not work with FPS, period. Not without some kind of supplemental controller. And, I have to ask the question why anyone would want a Kinect FPS? The KB/M and controller do them perfectly now. Why replace that with inaccurate, laggy controls? And wasn't one of the selling points of Kinect was controllers were just too difficult for casual gamers to figure out? Now they're replacing buttons and keystrokes to memorize (which are pretty standardized across most shooters) with a whole list of gestures to memorize in order to do routine things like reload or switch weapons. How is that making it easier for a casual gamer?
thats a lot of zombie bitch smacking!
Kinect make an awsome game into a peace of sh1t.
It's cool but....why? It's so useless....
If this is the future of FPS games then please someone kill me now. Well done to the guy and all but why would you play a fps that gimped?
Thats an interesting concept. I was wondering how a character would move about with kinect. Putting a foot forward to move forward and a foot behind to move back. Interesting concept. I applaud this guy. He's figured out movement :D
to make it work well is the hard part and the most impotant part. this is a downgrade controll for FPS.
I agree. I own a kinect, and even I agree that so far, FPS wouldnt work well. But this is a start. Again, Kinect isnt replacing the controller, its just an alternative. "I'll stick to my controller" some say. Good for you. So will I. But i bet there are some who may find this concept more fun. Maybe.
Not bad. Potential is definitely there
Not bad? Are you serious? What I saw was horrible and looked like a complete chore to control a FPS. No way Kinect will ever replace KB/M or a controller for FPS games.
Who said anything about replacing? No one is forcing this option on you. Another alternative is still another alternative. Stop crying. Damn.
Just like the Move will never replace the trusty Dualshock, but it is a fun OPTION.
It is an option, stop complaining.
@Blaze929, Spitfire_Riggz and Kon. In order for it to be an alternative or option, it needs to be viable. This is just not viable. Did you really watch the video? It's almost as bad as that horrible Deca Sports Paintball game. Who would want to play an FPS like this? You? Then, by all means, have at it.
shouldn't even bother trying to make Kinect hadcore. look irratating.
why would anyone wanna play like this? u can barely do shit on it when playing with kinect
pew pew pew
We need this as much as http://www.youtube.com/watc...
LMAO Bubbles :D
This supports the notion that using kinect for fps is not viable . Somebody said it looks fun waving your hands like that really???
A person with a controller would completely and utterly destroy a kinect user in any fps.
This looks Charles Barkley "TURRABLE".
Making a fish for shooting made me laugh. Fishy fishy fishy fishy fish!
I like watching the skeleton in upper left, and seeing the legs get all criss crossed.. funny.
lol the best one is @ 2:43 according to the skeleton he dislocated his spine and twisted his upper body 360 degrees. PS How did you get so many bubbles. Have another.
Looks frustrating! Something I would def pass on! The "Gamer" feel is still years away... sorry Kinect
Hot shit! Just look at that high octane action and pinpoint accuracy. May as well throw out my KB/M right now.
This obviously can't replace keyboard and mouse. Not even close. But the narrowmindedness in here is staggering. If a first person game were made with Kinect in mind from the beginning, it would certainly work. Retrofitting it onto a fast-paced game like Left 4 Dead obviously doesn't work. Something like Amnesia would be perfect for Kinect. Especially on a big projection screen.
Yeah, yeah. Potential, potential. Everyone's narrow-minded. Parrots. Something like Amnesia could work for Kinect, but unless you're projecting on a wall or something, what's the point? It's not going to add to the immersion if you're playing on a TV or monitor. You're going to sacrifice the accuracy (and your chair) for what? That's the whole thing that gets me about Kinect. All these little gimmicky "innovative alternative control schemes" are better handled on current button devices. They should improve the experience, not make it worse.
Amnesia played standing upright in a dark room without any controller would be a heck of a lot more immersive.
Yeah, if you're projecting on a wall or something like I said. If you're still looking down at a TV or monitor... not so much.
wow just wow ... but then again got to give props to the guy who programmed it though and gave it a shot. Anyone remember the clip a while back that showed someone playing I believe HL2 with some type of sensor. It looked like that was going better but still not good enough EDIT: found it , might not be kinect but would be the same software, and no shooting was done though http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Unplayable and unresponsive but a good try from the guy that tried it. Thumps up man for the try! I am sure Microsoft will have something good up their sleeve for kinect in 2011, can't wait what that is.
I wish that for people who make these types of videos would explain what they're doing. Im curious as to how he's moving his character and stuff.
That didn't look fun at all.
I want to look awesome if I were to play motion controlled FPS. Not idiotic.
And why is that? Are there many hot chicks watching you play video games? I bet your waving around a Wii controller makes them all giddy.
Heh last time I tried to make motion gaming look 'cool' in front of my gf and get friends I got punch in the stomach for looking silly. Yea not cool. -_X
If this thing sells a lot for PC the indie devs will make me want one!! This is to hard! better like this! http://www.youtube.com/watc... Valve luv's Razer..
That looks unbearable. Other than a tech demo, Kinect looks awful with hardcore games.
Yeah, we know its just an option. A really bad one. See him waving his hand and the gun doesn't respond. Thats only gotta happen one more than once and its back to the controller for me. And I thought the point of motion controls was to immerse you in the game by replicating (at least to some degree) the action on screen. You know, swing a golf club, whack a rubber ball. Did THAT look like he was pointing and shooting a gun? Looked more like he was directing traffic. I think I was right yesterday when I said I wanted a game where you direct aeroplanes into the hanger. And I'm not trolling these are legitimate concerns as a gamer. If you cant recognise that and think that looks like a good way to play a shooter than you have blinkers on.
Good comment Bathyj. Except, I think you meant blinders on, not blinkers on. At least I hope that's what you meant, because looking at some of these comments, there are a lot of delusional fanboys who think this is a viable option.
Must be a cultural difference, we call them blinkers. But yeah, the things a horse wears.
Just because its new, doesn't mean its great. I'm sure everyone thought new wave was so futuristic and stylish in the 80's. Then they actually realized how cheesy it actually was. Same goes for touchpads. Yea sure we've all dreamed of a touchpad computer, but the iPad is just a downgrade from laptops. Buttons feel good. CONTROLLERS AND MICE feel good. Humans have nervous systems, they need to know with their hands, not their eyes, that something is working. You press a button you feel it being depressed. Vibration helps, but hardly covers it. If they had a power glove style thing with vibration sensors that were triggered by the kinect when you touched something or made an action...it would help...some. But the utilities of things like kinect touchpads go beyond their somewhat forced roles because of novelty. They are better as something that is "just there" but doesn't take the spotlight except for very very niche applications, in this case dancing games and video chat.
Well this just goes to show that it is possible to play the "hardcore" games on Kinect, but it also shows that its not a realistic way of playing a game like that. Maybe if developers figure out ways to make it easy to play games like this it'd be neat. I want to buy a kinect, but not until they put out some better games, well IF they put out better games
Phew, phew, phew.
you have to love pc gaming i mean we try everything and you can use pretty much any type of control you want for allot of games
The second wave of games on any new device will be more exciting and innovative than the first.” This shows it can be done if done correctly which is being worked on. Using Kinect do not look any worse then someone waving a Move or Wii remote,plastic non working gun etc.Hands free is here and going to used more and more as time goes on.The wave of the future(lol).
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