According to Rare’s Scott Henson, Kinect’s perceived limitations are “self-imposed”, and there’s no type of game you couldn’t make for it. There are also plenty of innovations in the works that will “blow us away,” he says.
They say that as Microsoft holds a knife to their ear
OMG you know before this i had a little bit of hope in kinect it had some ability somewhere to do something a little different than whats its already doing but dont state to me its potential is limitless as in infinite as in has no boarders when it clearly has major borders
In terms of what you can do with it, Kinect has LIMITLESS possibilities. Just look at the PC hacks that have been done. The problem is Microsoft doesn't know what to do with it. The novelty is awesome...being able to control the onscreen events like a Jedi master would be super cool. In practice, the idea doesn't roll so smoothly. In terms of Kinect's application in today's gaming, it is sort of limited. There is really not a whole lot you can do with Kinect to improve a game to such levels that a traditional controller wouldn't be necessary; which defeats the purpose of 'No controller required' or 'You are the controller'. I would say it is there more as a way to enhance gameplay. For example Mass Effect 3 will give you the option of speaking out the dialogue options. It's a nice feature, but I don't see it as an improvement if I could easily (and quickly) do the same thing with a button. I guarantee you that people WILL get bored/tired of speaking the dialogues. Let's just hope that Microsoft gets off their asses and actually do something with this device!
why i want a game that blow me away? i want play
Saying it's limitless is going a little overboard. But the fact that the key to Kinect is the software means it will continue to develop as it's fed more power. Leaving the processing in the console was a smart move because it means you can plan for the needed power in future consoles. With improvements to the software it will allow for far more than it can do now. The main limitations will be what people can com up with. Most people are kinda short sighted. So to many it doesn't have much potential. But those same people will say the same thing about the Wii-U controller. I believe releasing Kinect in this generations was about selling more 360's. Next generation it will be about innovation.
All we hear is big talk but I have yet to see their innovative games
Yeah, it's hard to take these type of comments seriously when all we've seen is rehashes of the type of games - and gameplay - we saw on the Wii years before Kinect was released. I still don't know why people would pay for a 360 and the price of a Kinect to essentially play a Wii-Sports type game when the Wii's cheaper and has better games for the family like Mario Galaxy or Mario Kart. Kinect has nothing that can even touch the caliber of those titles - and nothing in the pipeline either from what we can see. Show us the games, then we'll believe you.
Yeah yeah limitless potential, blah blah blah
why the disagrees - surely at some point they need to stop TELLING us how great kinect is and actually SHOW us instead?
We'll probably see these "innovative games" on E3 2013.
PR nonsense, move along
Kinect is doomeda
i think it has potential, but its just a lack of good software and maybe have a little better tracking which could easily added through software
its true, though devs will never try to access that potential because there all worried about sales vs innovation. they would much rather do something easy to get sales than try something new and something that could add or change gaming....same with the WiiU and the move, Ps4 and the nextbox
didnt all those japanese games get cancelled? from 1 tgs ago?
Show me. To this day, I've yet to see any Kinect game that's made me cry out and rush to the store for a Kinect. Ryse looks like the only game I'd consider it for, and hopefully, Crytek decides NOT to limit the potential of the game, and keeps it a Kinect-Controller hybrid.
Limitless potential for on-rails games.
Alright enough talk, show us!
What is really sad,.. That even Rare and Lionhead have to make this shit now,.. Last two Fables and Viva Piñatas (Viva Pinata was actually really good) weren't exactly stellar,.. but at least they were kinda core games, with at least some depth,...
Exactly. Viva Pinata 1 & 2, Banjo: Nuts & Bolts and Kameo are fantastic games. Rare can do much better than Kinect Sports.
Rare has said a lot of shit during this Kinect "period" but I have yet to see something else than avatars from them..
Thats laughable, Kinect crap who they tryin to kid. Jump, run on spot, lean left, lean right controls get boring very quick. Kinect too limiting thats why Sony droped ther own camera only system in favour of Camera and controller combo.
wow...more jealous sony fanboys. Are you just mad because the Move is dying a slow death?
Mad.....Havent got time to be mad, I'm too busy playing on Killzone 3 with my Move shooter. PEW...PEW PEW Gottcha Hey maybe you can play on Halo/Gears/any core game with Kinec-.......awwwww too soon
Apparently many people aren't playing KZ3 or the move. At least Kinect is receiving dev support. Can't say the same about the Move. As a matter of fact, no one is talking about it at all lately. Including Sony. I guess they are too busy trying to recover from that crippling hack.
@server-1 Sony let their games do the talking with Move support for Resistance 3, Ape Escape and many more. Like MrSpace I've play KZ3 with Move support and I tell you it's a completely new experience in FPS. Sony don't talk about the Move EVERY time like M$ is because they did not spent $500 million in marketing. Have you play your Kinect lately?
@ server-1 And you have the audacity to call Sony fanboys bad? That "crippling hack" is nothing but a blip in the back of the minds of real gamers and the general public. Sony have successfully recovered from the incident (offering more that they needed to might I add) and have a ton of great games coming that are Move & DS3 enabled. The Vita is looking to be the best handheld console ever and will have a huge amount of amazing games. It will do amazingly. The PSN hack is only something indescribably bad to people like you who'd love to see Sony crash & burn. It was bad, it was unfortunate, but it's over. I think you should get over it. And BioShock Infinite, the 2012 GOTY, is getting exclusive Move support - how about that? Whilst Move gets quality games with substance, Kinect continues to get casual/family crap that fanboys like you are passing off as good because that's all they have, and the promise of a future of gaming that sucks. Kinect is all hype. It's sold to casual gamers on hype alone and not quality. That works for Microsoft and it works for casual gamers in the short term. Move has sold because of hype and also because it works with games that Sony gamers like to play. As it has been mentioned, Sony let the games do the taking as opposed to Microsoft with their faked demos and lies.
Hardly a slow death. It's sales are still through the roof.
You've got me, im totally jealous of Kinect. Remind me, which games am I jealous of again?
The fact that all kinect games were made from the ground up & none of it's games were previously released then had it tact on to help sell it( ala move).
@KMCROC HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA I'm not a big advocate of Move either but Id take tacked on move controls over games built from the ground up for a glorified camera any day of the week. I also notice you fail to mention a single game worthy of owning. Dont be hard on yourself about that though - nobody else has either.
The insta-defence people seem to jump to when anyone criticises Kinect seems to be "its better than Move". Whether it is or not is irrelevant - when kinects games are judged entirely on their own merits, they simply (for the vast majority of cases) arent up to scratch.
Great, I hope the veracity of Mr Henson's statements are proving correct. Kinect is a blast, and has been the root of so much fun in my house. If Kinect follows the example of other technologies, it will constantly improve, and will still be improving 5 years post-release. Rare did a great job with KS, and look forward to more from it.
Ill believe it when I see it...
Oh yeah? Well, I'll see it when I believe it!
Rare can not be more ridiculous. They are already over the pathetic.
rare was dead on arrival.why did MS even buy them ? perfect dark zero sucked, banjo kazooie sucked, kameo was just an average game and their kinect games suck. MS needs to buy TALENTED studios and not dead ones
I enjoyed the hell outta Perfect Dark Zero, and I've never owned a 360.
This same story again? How many times is Rare going to tell us about it? Show the games.
You know what Rare? Just shut the hell up.
If by limitless you mean quite limited. Rare is a shadow. Each gen they decline. They were best as Ultimate Play The Game. It's almost embarrassing.
I remember Rare used to be pretty media shy. Now they won't shut the fuck up.
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