The Xbox Kinect – Microsoft's New Motion Controlled Gaming System


Avid gaming fans who have heard about “Project Natal” have probably noticed that it was lately re-christened to now be identified as Xbox Kinect. All the game lovers playing Xbox will enjoy an advanced level of gaming, thanks to the new innovation from Microsoft. This gaming console will use a innovative 3D camera as well as gesture recognition software that will carry players in to a progressive gaming world, by mimicking their physical activities in the genuine world, which will then carry directly in to the game. The best part of this innovation is that you have to use your entire body movements along with your fingers and eyes. This information and facts was revealed when the Xbox Kinect made its advent in Los Angeles in front of an invitation-only audience. The unveiling of the new product was a spectacular event and Microsoft has commissioned the services of Cirque du Soleil, the world famous circus troupe. The function was attended by VIP’s, the press as well as various Hollywood personalities and was held last June 13, 2010, Sunday. In order to present the program perfectly, the circus troupe practised it for months devoting hundreds of hours on rehearsals, though the performance presented by Cirque du Soleil lasted only for about 45 minutes. 76 musicians, acrobats, clowns as well as dancers were brought in for the function. Other highlights include huge projection screens spanning the length of an entire football field as well as a 40-foot logo of the Xbox. The event coordinators as well constructed an elephant that was twenty-five feet tall. Here many projectors were set up. Inside Galen Centre, this show was hosted. A small man-made forest was created inside the facility as well where hypnotic as well as spectacular drumbeats started. All the guests present for the event were offered incredible features that included highly advanced living rooms with rotating base and sharp shinny meteorites striking the Earth’s surface as well as Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect presented an enticing puppet show especially for all who were there for the event . Microsoft will not say much else about the unit, which is assumed to be a smart marketing move to ensure lovers of the Xbox 360 as well as other games consoles will be left hoping more. What they did tell the public was that the Xbox Kinect is purely a device that will simply plug into an Xbox. This is excellent news for those people who are currently quite happy with the number of games that they have for the old Xbox, as well as never actually wish to buy a totally new gaming system simply to be able to try this latest one. Microsoft’s headline originated at a very good time as Sony as well announced the launch of a latest movement monitoring controlling console for the fantastic Sony Playstation 3. Now these two consoles were in direct competition with each other which was further suffering from the high competition from Nintendo Wii console in the market. The Xbox 360 connect is unique among the 3 systems in that it isn’t going to require a control or any other peripheral besides the camera to monitor movement. Thus, it implies that motion controlled games played on other consoles were quite different from the Xbox 360 Kinect games. It is estimated by the gaming experts that Xbox Kinect will be introduced in the market with prices ranging from $50 to $200, though there is no fixed price for this console Operatives from video gaming organizations have as well revealed that an approximate number of fifteen titles will be offered after the launch of the game come this November. If you feel that Xbox Kinect is just like any other gaming console and it is simply not worth investing in this gaming console, the you are probably wrong as world’s popular video game manufacturers are soon introducing various gaming accessories that will help the player to play Xbox Kinect with great enthusiasm as these are really fascinating for the player . No further details were presented, because it seems like everybody is serious to hold it hush-hush. If you are really excited to know more about this amazing gaming console, then you should wait till November 2010 till it is introduced in public.


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