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Postby CunningSmile » 20 May 2013, 13:28

All these years later I'm still calling BS on Milo.

Kinect can barely tell the difference between me and my dog, yet we're supposed to believe it was picking up the facial expressions of the players and responding to them? It's a video with actors reading their half of the performance. It's about as interactive as the last Pixar movie.
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Postby FishyGinger » 20 May 2013, 14:00

Ha, you look like a dog :P

I think Microsoft zinged you.
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Postby terry cheyne » 20 May 2013, 14:04

CunningSmile wrote:All these years later I'm still calling BS on Milo.

Kinect can barely tell the difference between me and my dog, yet we're supposed to believe it was picking up the facial expressions of the players and responding to them? It's a video with actors reading their half of the performance. It's about as interactive as the last Pixar movie.


i'm still not sure Milo was on Natal if i rember right Natal was Processor based and Kinect was software based
so Kinect was Natals cheaper and slightly thick brother
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Postby ChopperCampbell » 20 May 2013, 14:24

These conferences and events seem to take a massive downward slide in quality as the years pass. Coincidence that it corresponds with Microsoft focussing more and more on Kinect at the expense of "core" games?
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Postby TomAZ600 » 20 May 2013, 14:29

I remember, I don't know if it was Xbox original or 360, but Microsoft gave the consoles away to celebrities a few months before it was released. It was the biggest and stupidest PR campaign ever, and it worked, we all bought it. But I always find it really cringy for some reason when bands play at console reveals e.g. The Killers or Activision's music-heavy E3 party, Kotick must have money to burn.
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