Official, confirmed Kinect price announced

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  1. Guild McCommunist
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    Yes, it's been rumored that it's been $150 for a while, but this is official confirmation from Microsoft. It's the magical $150.

    If mods feel this is unnecessary than lock/delete.

    EDIT: Interesting side note, the Kinect now officially costs the same as a brand new Xbox 360. Great job.
     
  2. Minox

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    $150 for some webcamera-ish device with a noticeable delay?

    They better start showing off some interesting games for it or this will be one of the worst ripoffs ever.
     
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    150$ for this laggy crap? nothanks.jpg
     
  4. Guild McCommunist
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    Even as a 360 owner I wouldn't buy this personally. On top of the control issues it's got absolute shit titles coming up for it and it quite frankly loses a lot of the functionality that the Wiimote/Move has. Like will pointer controls even work? The Wii has awesome light gun games because of its pointer, and the PS3 is already getting one of the best of them with Move support (Dead Space: Extraction is coming bundled with special editions of Dead Space 2). I just don't see Kinect working because it lacks a controller.
     
  5. KingVamp

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    Even if I had a X box , I rather save up for the 3DS [​IMG]
     
  6. shito

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    FAIL, you can buy a XL (or two) for that price, who will pay that much for an adnaced webcam?
     
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    ok m$ you can just give up now it's over! [​IMG]
     
  8. Cablephish

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    Not gonna lie, those games looked pretty innovative, but that's just me, I'm not trolling or anything.

    Also I laughed at Jimmy Fallon statement "this is gonna make American kids skinny again!".
     
  9. tk_saturn

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    I have this feeling if Natal was part of Wii 2, people would be raving about it.

    Combine it with HD, a wireless nunchuck and a WiiMote with Motion Plus built in. People would be happy wouldn't they?
     
  10. Bladexdsl

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    nope cos you'd still look like a tard using it and they thought wii owners looked stupid waggling a controller! [​IMG]
     
  11. KingVamp

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    I mean it does look kinda fun , but like I said in the other post [​IMG].

    M$ some what bribing again [​IMG]
     
  12. Bladexdsl

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    360 owners think this is gonna be great it's gonna be great playing games with. they don't realize this thing is aimed at casuals ONLY [​IMG]
     
  13. injected11

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    But how many "casuals" are gonna spend $150 for an add-on? It seems self-defeating to me.
     
  14. RupeeClock

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    Innovative? Of the 15 launch titles, I think 5 of them were sports games and 3 of them were dance games, weren't they?
    Only $210 to tickle an imaginary tiger cub!
     
  15. tk_saturn

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    You need to mention the bundle prices, where appear to be $100.
     
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    exactly! nice move m$!
     
  17. Thoob

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    [​IMG] I wouldn't pay $149 for an Xbox and Kinect.
     
  18. Theraima

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    Agree with Minor_IX.

    This will be kinda pointless if a) The motion controller itself costs the same amount as the gaming system
    b) Not a single interesting game on it.

    Worst ripoff fail ever.
     
  19. snico1995

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    lolol if they are selling it at this price, they obviously expect to sell very little software, or else they would have made it more affordable, i mean cmon this is rediculous since there are absolutely no good games shown for it, i dont regret buying a 360 becase i have a wii and move doesn't look great either, but the games for it look better than this...
     
  20. Jamstruth

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    I'm interested in the tech but I won't be buying (though even my mum wants to try it) because...
    A) I don't have £100 (speculation as to UK price. Half the price of an Xbox in Britain like $150 is half of an American one) to drop on any peripheral.
    B) The games have yet to interest me. Dance Central maybe but the rest recieve "Meh"s
    C) I don't have enough space. My room is small and I don't have 6 feet to place between me and the camera.