Five of My Favorite Games I’ll Feel Stupid Playing with Kinect

As I wrote about yesterday, Microsoft is pouring $500 million into the launch of Kinect, trying to brute force the motion-control peripheral into our hearts and minds of the video gaming public as the next evolution of console gaming.

Well I don’t buy it. Yes, the tech is pretty cool, and I will be pumped the day it’s standard procedure to flip through menus using only my hands, but for actual games? This system is more or less useless for someone like me. Out of the 17 launch titles, 9 are fitness/sports/dance related, while most of the others are family friendly party games. So how is this system ever going to adapt to REAL games, the games I want to play?

I don’t think it can, and that’s why I staged this little photoshoot in my living room to demonstrate just how silly I’m going to feel playing some of my favorite titles if they’re adapted for Kinect. Check it out below:


  1. Rob J October 21, 2010
  2. Martin October 21, 2010
  3. Greg October 21, 2010
  4. andrew October 21, 2010
  5. whodat October 21, 2010
  6. Limitus October 21, 2010
  7. Skeebo October 21, 2010
  8. Paul Tassi October 21, 2010
  9. Raab October 21, 2010
  10. Josh October 21, 2010
  11. MR October 21, 2010
  12. Crystal October 21, 2010
  13. Marshall October 21, 2010
  14. Suppes October 21, 2010
  15. Jonas October 21, 2010
  16. Andy D October 21, 2010
  17. Gabriel October 21, 2010
  18. TheReviewer October 21, 2010
  19. skikes October 21, 2010
  20. Matt Chi October 22, 2010
  21. Ski October 22, 2010
  22. tedwerd October 22, 2010
  23. ryan October 22, 2010
  24. Conor October 27, 2010
  25. Jon June 11, 2011

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