February 9, 2011
Sweet. I've been waiting for something like this to come around ever
since buying a Kinect back in November. As cool as the Kinect truly
is, the current game selections leave much to be desired. There's
only so much jumping around rivers, flapping your arms, bowling,
boxing and dancing to Lady Gaga tunes one can take. Still, I'm a
bit disappointed. I was hoping for a sword-swinging Action/RPG game
that required combat and blocking motions.
No one seems to know yet how extensive the Kinect controls in
the new "Gears of War " will be, but rumors claim that character
motion will be set "on-rails". A game set "on rails" means
that players might be able to choose their paths, but ultimately
(like a train on rails) they can't deviate from it.
The image below showcases a player using Kinect motions, but
comes from an older ...