Whenever I think about Project Natal, it emits wavelengths that my brain determines to be a threat, and it sends a tremor of skepticism down my spine. You see, something like Project Natal has the capability of completely changing interactive entertainment, and bringing it, as Wolfmother says, “into another dimension.” What I’m worried about, which all of you should be, is that Project Natal is going to be reduced to nothing but Mario Party, the console.
The biggest indicator that their, I guess present, plans to use Project Natal is in the little demo video they showed us. No, not Milo. That’s a different monster. I’m talking about the one with the all too excited family. Everything they showed was (I know its early) garbage. The one that really frustrated me was the martial arts video. If the camera is translating your moves exactly, then your skill is going to be determined by your actual fighting ability. Read more… »