Xbox Kinect Review: Pros and Cons

By Gary Johnson - Nov 8, 2010

As gamers across the world prepare themselves for the launch of the Microsoft Kinect, some people may be wondering if they want to splash out on the new device just yet.

To try and help you decide website The Kinect Games Source, has run through some pros and cons for the device. First some of the benefits of the Kinect include the fact that you don’t need to learn what buttons to press for playing the games. This makes games accessible to more players not just hard core gamers, and is great for young children.

The new technology has the chance to revolutionize the gaming experience, and could also transform other forms of entertainment through the use of voice recognition and body movement. So what if any are the negatives of the device?

More experienced gamers could feel less in control of certain games, and there is the possibility of incompatibilities with some established games. Gamers with disabilities or mobility issues may not be able to play some of the games.

The Kinect will surely prove to be a huge success, and as more games become available it will become a firm favorite with a lot of Xbox 360 owners.

Do you think the Kinect will be a success?

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  • I have to admit, I’ve been an enormous Venture Natal/Kinect sceptic ever since it was announced with that sham Milo walkthrough and an awful lot of hyperbole. I have been making an attempt to maintain an open thoughts but the various rumours which have circulated about house, lighting and multiplayer issues have been a cause for concern. The advertising determination that Microsoft took to put this in the hands of mainstream journalists and celebrities somewhat than anybody who really has expertise and expertise writing about gaming was extraordinarily worrying.

  • DougTheBug

    What an amazingly useless article. Sounds like it was written a year ago. Why not provide the link to the review site and just say “Check out this kinect review site”?