Xbox Project Natal Gets a Name: "Kinect"

Sunday, 13 June 2010 06:25 PM Written by 

Microsoft has officially announced the name of their much-anticipated motion caption camera and the name is "Kinect." USA Today is reporting that the camera,  which has been known as "Project Natal,"officially has a new name on the eve of their press announcement.  The camera eliminates the need for a controller, and rather monitors your motions to control the game.

So far we only know of a name and a handful of release titles that were also announced.  The games are:

Kinectimals: Puts you in a virtual petting zoo with a plethora of animals

Joyride:  A virtual car ride

Kinect Sports: Think Wii Sports, but with no Wiimote

Kinect Adventure: So far all we know is river rafting about this one.

Dance Central: Dance party on the 360.

 

Stay tuned for more details as they are announced.  

 

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