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Choosing whether characters live or die (by voice) and ordering around your squad around the battlefield were both shown off, though it's possible more features will be added before the game's planned early 2012 launch. We're not exactly sure why Kinect is required for this functionality where an Xbox 360 headset would work (a la Ruse), but it sure is neat being able to command someone's death with nothing more than the sound of our voice.
http://www.joystiq.com/2011/06/06/ma...fect-3-kinect/

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Yeesh I was really hoping Mass Effext 3 would be a good one. Kinect support make me wonder how well it is going to work when they port it to PC.
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At first I was like "meh", and then I thought "thats actually kinda cool" but really it can be done with ANY microphone. I think it's stupid that it's Kinect exclusive.
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will be good only if its not massive implementation. if you can select powers (or whatever they called them) this would be great
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uh-oh. Anyone know of a voice command game that was an actual success?
I'm scared. ME 1 and 2 were both amazing but the rumors floating around about ME3 make me think I'm not even gonna buy it on release day. It's gonna be in the "iffy" category and I'm gonna need to wait for reviews from ME fans.
    
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Best in the series hey? I'll hold you to it.
Also, I'm VERY happy the voice recognition looks like something you can switch off and not use at all.
    
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You can do this with a cheap mic and simple software on PC already

I did it (on ME1 & 2). For a while it's awesome flinging around biotics with your voice, then once you realise it's quicker to use keys / mouse buttons, it gets old fast
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