The Xbox Kinect looks a likely candidate to be one of the best Christmas gifts for 2010. Read on to learn more.
The Microsoft Xbox360 Kinect is the newest big release from the team at Xbox 360. It is the advent of Xbox360 controller free games and immersive game play like never before. You don’t need a controller, your body becomes your controller via an avatar. With this new dimension in video gaming, you are taken deeper and deeper into the gaming experience. The way you interact with a game will change the way you look at motion control forever.
It moves with self tracking, through its infrared; and red, blue, and green camera. It makes every game you play so much more enjoyable, and a real experience like no other. If friends come over while you’re playing this, they can jump right in, no restarting necessary. With its 48 point tracking and it’s amazing facial recognition software, it is further blurring the line between the gaming world and the real one.
1If you and some friends feel like staying in and watching a movie, you can just say “Netflix” out loud, and the Kinect will load your Netflix right on your Xbox, letting you choose what movie you want with a simple wave of your hand, or just saying the title of the movie you wish to see.
Xbox Kinect biggest serious contender is the already very well established Nintendo Wii. Where Xbox wins over the Wii is that the Wii requires will controllers to be used, the Kinect doesn’t. The Xbox Kinect sensor offers much more freedom of movement than the Wii as you are not restricted by the limitations of movement of a controller. You actually feel as though you are part the game, as opposed to just being beside it.
The Xbox Kinect is changing the home entertainment experience in new and innovative ways. It’s not just for the younger crowd, either. It even appeals to people of all ages by getting them off the couch and into the game. This is the kind of thing that people see, then just have to try for themselves.