After suffering through the hard-to-control mess that is Kinect Star Wars last week, I suspected more than ever that Microsoft's revolutionary 3D camera would never be truly useful for anything but dancing titles and silly, child-focused tech demos. But Capcom's Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor, which I tried out at PAX East this weekend, went a long way toward convincing me there's a role for Kinect motion controls integrated on top of standard handheld controls in more traditional games.
Capcom is bringing Steel Battalion to Kinect, minus the enormous controller. In its place, Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor uses a combination of Kinect controls and the Xbox controller. More » Read Post
Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor is the smartest use of Kinect I've ever seen.It's a bold statement, I know, but the marriage of Kinect and controller in Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor is quite unique and, even more importantly, works wel... Read Post