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Tell GR: Should Microsoft Ditch The Kinect?

Posted on Tuesday, August 13 @ 16:00:00 Eastern by Alex_Osborn

 
I don't know about you, but I don't like motion games. I don't want to be waving my arms, speaking aloud, or dancing like a fool in front of a camera positioned below my television. Something tells me some of you guys feel the same way.

As such, the news that Kinect will no longer need to be plugged in to play Xbox One surely brought a smile to some of your faces. But now that Microsoft isn't requiring the use of it at all times only serves to undermine the company's belief that it's a viable piece of technology in the gaming sphere. Sure, it may enhance the way you engage with the dashboard or some of the social features, but will it have any meaningful impact on gaming?

Yesterday's news got Daniel and I thinking: Is the Kinect really necessary at all? So we've decided to ask you, the GameRevolution community:

Should Microsoft ditch the Kinect?


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