Microsoft's Kinect hit select Macy's stores and SFX-360 staff writer Rectrix got a hands-on with the motion control device for some unique first impressions.
not much for a comment tho at least put "no gay" on every post lol got ta do riely right ;) Too bad good article tho pretty harsh on the accessory formerly know as natal "If Kinect is like this at launch, I will not be in line to get it. It was just one facepalm after another trying to get it to work the way it’s supposed to, and the games did not entice me to warrant $60, or even half that price." I wonder how many people are gonna line up for it at launch outside the US... Not me tho im sure a few canuk gamers would. The way i see why not buy a wii for a bit less with tons more games i want ta play...
First off can i just say that although the full body control is impressive i wont be buying as at the moment there are no games i am interested in. What i will say though is that if microsoft can advertise this correctly then a lot of families will buy into this, i can already hear them saying..."look its like that white dust covered box under our tv but it has NO CONTROLLER GIMMEE GIMMEE GIMMEE!!!!" So i do think the casual market could really lap this up. If microsoft want mine and other hardcore gamers money the need to show us some games that appeal to the hardcore and that work well with the motion control, until that happens i will keep my money for proper games.
no comment for kinect,only time will tell wat will become of kinect
She came not wanting and left not wanting. Can't blaim her though. The demo's didn't work properly. Someone should have made sure the camera was setup properly before letting people get infront of it. This could be disastrous for fist time users to not have the demo's work.
the fact that MS is out to show the world what Kinect "can do" might be a mistake if more demos are like this. They might as well just show faked footage and hope for the best. Whole body Motion sensing technology sure is cool but it's nothing like what people hoped for, Minority Report for instance. If you want some real "wow" moments your going to need to shell out some major $$$. I really can't see people shelling out $60 for Kinect games that have limited objectives as what to do and how to do it. Cool, I bought this river rafting game for $60 and all I can do is lean and jump....yea well worth my hard earned cash. >.>
There was another article posted here on N4G where the guys wre bowling. and Kinect was working just fine. This may be just a setup issue or some one might have put their dirt fingers on the lens. This is running all weekend. There will be more. The person who wrote the article already said she didn't care for motion controls, so obviously she was not going to tolerate these mishaps. But this is by no means her fault it was M$'s fault that she was not converted.
I agree there but the rest of my statement about the "Minority Report" illusion and the cost of games. If they want to be competitive they really need to drop that price, most of what they've shown in no way seems to warrant a $60 price tag.
Right now sony needs to capitalized on all kinets errors and use them against it. If Move is as good as it looks than market it everywhere! Kinect is not goin to succeed with all them fake videos like milo.
Sony needs to have their Move out there so pleople can see what they prefer. Plus they are much closer to launch. Its beem like 3 weeks now that Move has not charted on Amazon. I know that those are pre-orders, not actual sales, but this is still not a good sign for the Move, and Sony needs to do something to spark interest outside of the current fanbase.
They have an advertising deal with Coca-Cola for Move, but I don't know when that is going to start
"it was kind of creepy how much this animal was enjoying my every touch and stroke. I attempted to strangle it, but the camera only picks it up as further stroking around the neck, so Lion Cub liked the choking game just fine." LMAO!!!!!!!!!!
When you consider this article comes from a pro 360 site it becomes kinda shocking. Kudos to the author for actually being fair in his assessment.
"“You have to move,” recommended Dude Manning the Booth, and then on the seventh day there was movement." ROFL
That Kinectimals was the worst thing I've ever seen. And why and what was the little Asian girl doing there anyway?
You guys are forgetting that the Move comes out almost 2 months before the Kinect. Plenty of time to one up them. And Microsoft can't be serious selling their Kinect games for $60.00. I don't know how it works on the 360 but I barely want to shell out $15.00 for a simple game on the PSN much less $60.00.
Its like stepping up to a console in walmart to check out a new game on display and you have to figure it out without any help and hope its set up correctly. so how are you going to evaluate it and score it? you can't so don,t try.
Who demo'ed Move,maybe I missed the review of the demo's,all I here about is Kinect.anybody, N4G,somebody.
watch these and tell me your not impressed, plus there are plenty of e3 and gdc videos showing people playing the move!! http://www.youtube.com/watc... http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Kinect is total WIN!] Who doesnt want to play for example a racing game with an imaginary racing wheel steering left and right without even worrying about accelaration and braking??? Kinect is simply gaming's revolution!!!!
yeah it's the future where you can crash into walls by using kinect which has bad controls and lag and bad pointer controls, they just invented a new genre...
if you still want kinect after seeing this http://www.youtube.com/watc... you have a serious problem, nothing but lag and pointer control problems, kinect looks even worse than what I thought, I was arguing that it would be eyetoy(ps2) all over again but this video actually shows it to be so much worse than eyetoy on tasks such as menu selection and hit conditions and the lag don't even go there.
Once he got to the Red Ball game, it actually looks pretty frustrating because of the lag.
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