guys, which interactive video game console is better? Wii or Xbox Kinect?
mmmmm..... Which one?
I am also wondering what to get...so I will follow the comments also. I already have a ps3, and I am planning to get another console. I am attracted to the stair master workout/game of Wii, has anybody tried that, or is it all crap? The accessory is worth more or less SR 500.
Defintely xbox kinect, I had the wii for a year or so. Kinect takes gaming to a different level. The game dvd that comes with the kinect bundle is ok. Jarir Bookstore has couple of the new titles for kinect.
the only problem with wii is that every time some or the other game comes out, they need a new accessory to play with it.. the best part of kinnect is the no accesory thing. and then I feel that operating something on screen without actually using any controls other than yourself is kinda fun.. You w8ill need a larger room though and also a good well lit one at that.
Wii is great.. my mum uses it for her yoga and exercise and stuff.. but I am an XBOX fan, have one have been playing on it for sometime now. Xbox has some serioussly good games, other than the ones that use kinnect, the noraml ones that use the controller and stuff.. the Kinnect ones, I dont have it yet., played one of them at a friends place and I feel that its a cool thing.
But then ultimately it all comes down to what you want, the games you want to play.
And yes, that is a distinct advantage of the wii right now.. the XBox 360 the latest version is still to be cracked. so the duplicates wont work on it yet. but that is the key word. YET. give the hackers and crackers some time. they will get that done.
Having used both I must preface this by saying I'm not a gamer. I only use it to exercise. I used the wii at my sister's house for over a month. Having to hold something while doing kickboxing or jumping jacks or aerobics is not normal. I could also just sit on the sofa and move my arm and the wii thought I was working up a sweat when I really wasn't even moving my body.
The Kinect won't let you do that. If you are doing jumping jacks and only move one arm the Kinect will tell you to move the other arm or in another case lift your leg if you're not doing it correctly. There's no way to cheat on Kinect. You actually have to do the exercise correctly in order for it to continue or it will let you know.
I actually carry it with me back and forth to the States. I bought on Ebay a power supply for here so that stays here but everything else goes back home with me. I also bought EA Sports which has a heart monitor and that helps the program make me work harder. It's not enough for the Kinect to see the body moving, if it's not increasing your heartbeat then that means you're not doing it with the correct intensity so the program adjusts to that.
So for me since there's no way for me to get my exercise locally on a regular schedule I love the fact I can exercise for just 30 minutes at any time in my hotel room and get a great workout with the Kinect.
Last edited by TexasPilot (19 April 2011 14:27:56)