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So who is Kinect for exactly?

Microsoft’s mixed message over its ambitions to market the Kinect motion cameras to the traditional hardcore Xbox 360 audience continues. I believe a large slug of the core community will love Kinect for 360,” European VP for Xbox 360 interactive business Chris Lewis told Eurogamer. They’ll love the navigating round …

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Child of Eden cools Kinect functionality

Though Q Entertainment’s Child of Eden will still support Kinect to some degree when it arrives at retail in 2011, the developer has now claimed that Microsoft’s motion camera is not the central focus of the title. The game, which is being developed by Tetsuya Mizuguchi and is being seen …

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Child of Eden will speak to core

With Microsoft sending out mixed messages about the potential hardcore appeal of Kinect, Ubisoft has claimed that one of its first Kinect titles will really speak” to the core Xbox 360 audience. Last month Microsoft said that it’s developing controller-based games for the core and Kinect titles that appeal to …

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Kinect paves way for expansion beyond the core

On the face of it Microsoft’s 129.99 RRP for Kinect suggests that the company may not be chasing the family market so much as striving to further monetise its existing Xbox 360 userbase. But the European VP of interactive entertainment business Chris Lewis has insisted to MCV that Kinect remains …

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GAME: Kinect excites customers

Leading games retailer GAME has unsurprisingly welcomed Microsoft’s announcement that it is aiming high by giving the Xbox 360 motion camera Kinect a high-end RRP of 129.99 in the UK. At E3 in June, we were lucky enough to play with Kinect and can say that it truly is ground-breaking …

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MS: Hardcore will buy Kinect first

The traditional ‘hardcore’ userbase of the Xbox 360 will be amongst the first consumers heading to the High Street to buy the device, Xbox’s worldwide product marketing manager Ryan Moore has claimed. I think we know that hardcore gamers will be the first to go out and buy it, as …

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MS plays down Kinects hardcore appeal

Microsoft has offered up a very simple explanation for the lack of hardcore games currently set to support the upcoming Kinect motion camera – the device isn’t aimed at the core market. Instead, the company has said that its motion titles and traditional joypad-based games are aimed at very different …

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E3 2010: Kinect will get core games

With core game support for Move growing at a steady pace, the lack of traditional Xbox titles included in the Kinect launch line-up has stirred a few feathers. But Microsoft Game Studios’ corporate VP Phil Spencer says that this will be rectified… over time. Do I think that over time …

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Natal isnt for gaming community

Despite previous assertions from Microsoft that it’s upcoming Xbox 360 peripheral Natal is very much for the hardcore gamer as well as the casual market, Michael Pachter has claimed that simply isn’t the case. Microsoft isn’t concerned about the gaming community with Natal, they’re concerned about the gaming community’s mothers …

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PS3 ‘to end hardcore stigma’

Sony’s PlayStation 3 will no longer be pigeonholed a hardcore-only console, according one of the first developers building a game for the system’s new Move motion controller.Jon Torrens, designer on the upcoming Move-based title TV Superstars, joined a group of Move developers who recently spoke to Develop about their intentions …

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