Concern over Kinect's ability to detect players sat down on sofas has been eradicated after Microsoft updated the software behind the tech, Eurogamer can reveal.
Kinects will KILL in usa.
I mean obviously you cannont use your feet according to the article. Meaning no Forza while sitting down. The main problem is the lack of input when sitting down.... Kinect cannot track anything after your wrist... so your wrist rotation/finger movements are not tracked... just imagine trying to do something with both of your wrists cut off..lol. and you cant use ur feet or body. or your head.
No Forza while sitting down? You mean no playing a driving simulation game, which you would be sitting down whilst driving if you were actually driving? Whoa.
Just like holding nothing while playing sports simulators, in which you would be holding equipment if you were actually playing the sport. and Kinect is supposed to be CLOSER to virtual reality.. lol Unfortunately, it probably WILL sell very well. I wouldn't be surprised.. I mean if you can convince millions that mw2 is a good game, I'm sure you can do the same with Kinect
There is nothing in the article which stated "Kinect cannot track anything after your wrist" (I know you meant waist). What ever you think is wrong with Kinect, can be fixed with SOFTWARE.
u have to stand up to play forza. the article just said it does not recognize your legs movement when u sit down. Forza uses leg movements to accelerate and decelerate. @Bigpappy no i meant WRIST. this is a known fact by now.... and it CANT be fixed by software. and hardware has been finalized for couple months now. and you cant use rest of your body legs waist feet ..... its in the article. the guy says it
Agreed, is where the consumers are the dumbest :)
but if this is true..why is eurogamer the ones reporting this and not MS? They state its too late to affect the titles on release so I'm wondering how they prove this fix works? "Future games will be able to since you sitting down"? That sounds alot like...we will have it fixed in the future. Is this news or just recycled info to help sales numbers?
"but if this is true..why is eurogamer the ones reporting this and not MS?" Because, if they did, it would imply that there were problems with Kinect in the first place. I mean, there probably were tons of bugs initially..but its never good to reveal that publicly. Public relations bro.
means stepping up and addressing a problem instead of letting the media run wild with it. If this was fixed, there would be examples and proof. None that have been seen by anyone else yet. I'm not saying its not fixed I just want to see it.
It is under developement until it is released. Why does M$ have to announs what it is doing to develope their product? Who does that?
Microsoft already came out and said this a while ago and everyone blew them off... Its hard to get real truthful news with so many fanboys twisting the truth.
Welcome to 2 months ago.
kinect will kill europe like move did. But kinect wont kill or even matter in japan like the move will when it launches as for america both move and kinect never sold out
you never know. they are suckers for new gadgets like me
Still not getting it !
microsoft wont MOVE alot of kinects ?
What about the standing up woe? Sorry I had to. Glad that they are fixing the different issues. Kinect is a really interesting piece of technology, but I'm not sure about it as a gaming peripheral. Time will tell! :)
Not that I was worried anyway. This is just good news to the people who were trying to find something to complain about. Kinect is looking good!
Seen it working and yeah it worked fine no lag as the HDTV was set up correct ala rockband so the lag gets taken out. That's what the assistants should do and probably why it looked laggy before. What I watched was perfect for my kids and a lot of casual gamers. I am glad Microsoft has made games for the kinect and left the games I love to play well alone so I can continue with my controller. I don't want them messing with my type of game by adding kinect support, I am glad they are leaving the hardcore gamers alone and making games especially for kinect.
Besides Garden of Eden or Joy Ride what Kinect launch game do you people expect to be played while sitting down???? Why do the people on this site try so hard to put Kinect or anything Microsoft down? Just enjoy the freakin games and periphials for what they are (or not). The hatred is really uncalled for. Let me dumb it down for you......YOU NO LIKE??? YOU NO BUY!!! YES???
OK - now you can sit down. Now to get the thing to actually work - sitting or standing.
Really? So it is the PS3 fanboys who are jumping on every GT5 article to talk about imaginary multiple delays and how it will never beat Halo Reach? Or PS3 fanboys who bash every article that talks about Move selling well or selling out to say that it's a lie? Or us who bring up Kinect in every Move article taliing about that it will sell better before it has even started selling? Wow. This site is so biased. Strange how everyone is always talking about PS3 fanboys being testy and angry when I get attacked, cursed or threated every time I mention Microsoft's puny line up of first party titles, GeOW 3's 7-8 month delay or Kinect's Wii and Eyetoy clone shovelware.I guess a true fanboy can only see the $hit happening on someone else side of the fence. 360 owners always see themselves as the victims around here. The evil Sony fanboys are always trying to put you down. You poor things.
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