Milo's Dead

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Sep 25, 2010

Milo's Dead by tigris at 3:56 PM (2,281 Views / 0 Likes) 17 replies

  1. tigris
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  2. soulx

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    This was quite confusing.
    What is this news topic about? Did Microsoft dump the Milo project?
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    Edit: Shit. I was actually looking forward to see how this would turn out.
     
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    Yes. [​IMG]
     
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    I honestly cannot be bothered reading all this atm lol, bookmarked, will read when I can be bothered.
     
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    It's scrapped
     
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    I'm pretty sure they'll use the tech in something else.
     
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    this is why i like sony
     
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    im talking about a project being dropped

    who cares about third party controllers

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  10. Joe88

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    it was probably fake just like everyone suspected

    since ms has a pretty past of faking / acting
     
  11. BlueStar

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    It was rubbish from the start, I work with voice recognition and there's absolutely no way the video demonstration was on the level.
     
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    This kind of virtual interaction requires lots and lots of data. It's as good those talking robots that will be the "future house-wife" in Japan, minus the housewife part.

    MS and Lionhead probably knew that it's near impossible to squeeze that amount of data on a medium, and the time required to invest in such project is just ridiculous.

    Although I was quite excited when I first saw it on last year's E3, I knew that such thing is not possible as of the current technology.

    Until low-budget REAL Artificial Intelligence is developed, such thing should just be a science-fiction that exist only in novels, movies and games (I meant the games about artificial intelligence, not gaming artificial intelligence)


    Edit: LovePlus is a different thing though.
     
  13. Saddamsdevil

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    That sucks... if this was real this would have been revolutionary. It would stop people from getting lonely if they are locked up in a psycho's house condemned never to leave the room again.

    okay, that sounded freaky.

    Well, I hope they still share the technology somehow.
     
  14. Hadrian

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    Maybe it was real but the tech involved to pull it off would have made the Kinect cost more so MS ditched it.
     
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    I'z been heerin the roomers in th interwebz tht th tch wll b goin to Feybal tres

    Edit: but i'm serious
     
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    Thought you were referring to to dog actor that played Milo in The Mask but going by dog years he too is probably dead by now [​IMG].
     
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    I don't see how it is fake or impossible (it has a dictionary that constantly updates built in, Kinect reads your motions, ect, and if Milo didn't understand he would say so and ask you to repeat it. It wasn't perfect, but I would say pretty plausible, at least in my opinion, but I'm not entirely sure how the technology worked), but I am disappointed that this was canceled, this game was the only reason for me to buy Kinect (eventually when the price went down). I thought it was an interesting idea and I planned on bringing the Xbox 360 with me babysitting and having the kids play with it since I know the kids I watch would have enjoyed this (especially since if I play NSMB Wii again I'm going to go mad).
     
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    I was never under the assumption in the first place that Milo would turn into a "finished product." I always perceived it as a demo of what Natal could do -- to give an idea of the possibilities. But yeah, a "game" that involves spending hours talking to a young boy...that would be some creepy shit. Great proof of concept for the hardware, though.
     

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