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I feel like I need to toss my two cents in. As a Kinect owner I've played several games, and while most of them aren't the hardcore FPSs we've come to know and love, they are a ton of fun. It's a great way to get people like my parents, who are intimidated by most controllers, to play some games. And even I had fun too. I've preordered Child of Eden, which should be an interesting experience. I love keyboards and controllers, but sometimes its fun to get up and get IN the game, not just play it.

And if anyone's curious, the sensor uses an infrared laser (I think it's a laser), RGB and infrared camera to track your movements in 3D. It identifies your hands/wrists, elbows, shoulders, spine, hips, knees, and ankles/feet. I heard that the sensor is capable of detecting fingers, but it is limited by USB 2.0. There's just not enough space for that kind of detail.

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Echo One
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X4 925 MSI 890FXA-GD70 EVGA GT 610 2GB CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB DDR3 1600 
Hard DriveCoolingOSKeyboard
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB WD1002FAEX  Xigmatek Gaia XBMCBuntu 11.04 Generic Dell crap 
PowerCase
Coolmax 700W Apevia X-Jupiter-Jr Midtower 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 4670K MSI Z87 AC ITX MSI GTX 760 ITX G.SKILL Sniper Series 2x8GB 
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Samsung 850 Evo Western Digital Caviar Black Stock Intel Heatsink Windows 10 Home 
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LG 25UM57 LG IPS226V-PN LG IPS226V-PN Logitech G910 Orion Spark 
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