Why are people defending Kinect?

#1NathanDrakeSwagPosted 10/22/2013 8:08:29 PM
Has there ever been a good use of the original Kinect if you don't care about dance games? What makes people think it will be different this time when it still lags and the only games that require it are shovelware (Fighter Within for example).

It doesn't even have to be plugged in so developers are not going to make use of it at all.

The only reason I think its still bundled in is because MS put too much money into it and refuses to take a loss.
#2khardboredPosted 10/22/2013 8:29:53 PM
Some of us have families and friends that love Kinect based games. My father-in-law and all of his spawn constantly play Kinect games. My son, wife and myself also play quite a bit. It's very fun.
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#3RebelGameMasterPosted 10/22/2013 8:31:37 PM
Like G-Unit without the hyphen, I'm hypin' em up!
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#4CyberneticRatPosted 10/22/2013 8:31:51 PM
What dance games have been announced for the Xbox One? I'm hoping to pick one up for my family.
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#5Foxx3kPosted 10/22/2013 8:35:33 PM
Has there ever been a good use of the original Kinect

Tons of brilliant, innovative, industry changing applications of the Kinect. For gaming? Not necessarily.
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#6a687947Posted 10/22/2013 8:40:42 PM
someone hasn't seen what it can do on pc...
#7straymatterPosted 10/22/2013 9:05:12 PM
What if you could program the Kinect, what if you could make your own customs controls, for games.
Make your own Kinect games right out of the box. Add new character animations to games.
Make animated movies, download virtual game avatars or scan your own 3D objects and images, put into the game.
What about virtual reality, and virtual parties on the compute servers.
What if it works, and the specs are right, faster latency than wireless controllers,
#8SuperHoneyBunnyPosted 10/22/2013 10:24:37 PM
Skyrim. Thats really the best thing it's done.
Hoping for some hot key voice commands for ESO.
#9Spetsnaz420Posted 10/22/2013 10:30:44 PM
a687947 posted...
someone hasn't seen what it can do on pc...


Supposedly the new kinect won't work with PCs...not sure why they wouldn't allow it.
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#10ChaosMajinPosted 10/22/2013 10:36:22 PM
Not a big fan of motion gaming, but i am really interested with the features it has like Skype and voice commands.
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