With Microsoft’s new Xbox 360 interface, you are the joystick

The company’s new Xbox 360 interface, codenamed Project Natal, uses a depth sensor, directional microphones, and a lo-res camera to read your gestures — grip an imaginary steering wheel, for instance, to control a car onscreen. The technology is bound to be a game-changer, so we asked three industry visionaries what kinds of games they’d design for it.

Excerpt from Wired.

Console has rapidly evolved in this pas century. I remember what my first console was. It was a nintendo something. I spent hours in front of telly to play Contra. So, in this case, I’m really eager to learn how it would work to use my own body as a joystick to play the character inside the game. In other words, I’m the character.

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