Day: June 6, 2020

What Exactly Can Kinect for Xbox 360 Do?

Kinect for Xbox 360 is originally known by the code name Project Natal, but Microsoft felt Kinect was a more appropriate name. In a nutshell, Kinect is based on a webcam-style peripheral for the Xbox 360 console that enables gamers to play, control, and interact with the Xbox 360 without using a controller whatsoever.

As the name implies, Kinect lets you control gameplay through gestures, spoken commands, and presented objects and images. Currently, Kinect for Xbox 360 is in competition with Wii Remote, Wii Motion Plus and Play Station Move.

Sounds like the stuff of Star Wars and other sci-fi futuristic movies, right? Actually, I’m reminded of Michael and Janet Jackson’s video Scream where the siblings engage in a costly CGI video game of racquetball smashing the vases battle. Not exactly what Kinect for Xbox 360 can do as of the moment, but you get the gist of it.

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