I may be overreacting, but I fear that the state of the pastime we all come together in loving is facing a massive shift, which comes with new wonderful technologies, used in underwhelming ways.
The Microsoft Press Conference has shown an interesting product called Kinect, which can detect movements and recognize voice commands. But instead of using it to provide their core audience with new controller free options to play some of the top fan favorite games, they're using it to appeal to soccer moms and young children.
In short, it wants a piece of the Nintendo pie, instead of working to their system's current strengths.
Sony had better avoid this pitfall, or a lot of dedicated gamers will end up throwing their controllers and peripherals aside, and retiring from a hobby gone sour.
I don't mind the Wii. It's good at what it does, but it's not a primary console to own, as far as I'm concerned.
I am genuinely concerned about where gaming will be two years from now, if the whole motion sensor gaming trend continue to degrade in the quality of games it supports.
If you feel as I do, know that you're not alone. If you disagree, you should still acknowledge that this is an issue that needs to be discussed by the gaming community as a whole, so as to avoid a collapse at a scale unseen since the 1980s.
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