Combining Nike’s expertise in athletics and training with the motion control capabilities of the Xbox Kinect, this upcoming release aims to take things up a notch from the typical fitness game.
Microsoft acknowledges the innovative and eye-opening Kinect hacks and mods, applications that surprised even the gadget’s creators. Now if they can only make more decent Kinect games.
The upcoming Ghost Recon Future Soldier features a Minority Report inspired customization mode that relies on Xbox 360 Kinect gesture controls for provisioning and range testing of weapons.
The E3 teaser doesn’t show too much, but if the concept video is any indication, we’ll be getting a good workout beating down Romans in Crytek’s upcoming Kinect fighter, Ryse.
Members of the MIT Media Lab used Microsoft’s Kinect to come up with interactive teleconferencing. Features include a talk time timer, auto focus on speaker and use of augmented reality objects.
Chris O’Shea has been trying to make an Air Guitar game since 2007, and when the Kinect came out he saw a golden opportunity. He has no plans to make an actual video game though.
The guys at Razorfish have ported their DaVinci touch-screen interface to the Xbox 360 Kinect, providing users with the ability to create objects in thin air, then interact with them on screen.
Now that you’ve got that fancy new Kinect hooked up to your Xbox 360, it’s time to put down those silly “casual games,” and start beating the crap outta your pals, with the first controller-free fighter.
Created by Yukio Futatsugi, the guy behind the classic SEGA Panzer Dragoon, this game also features flying dragons, but it plays with the Xbox 360 Kinect. It also does not remind us of Avatar.
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