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Microsoft ‘Project Natal' Makes Xbox Games Without Controllers

 - Jun 2, 2009   Updated: Mar 31 2011
References: cnn & gearfuse
Microsoft has announced it will be releasing technology that allows video game players to play their games sans controller.

This new technology is called “Project Natal” and lets players use their bodies instead of hand held controllers. Microsoft Project Natal relies on a camera to capture the movements players make in a 3-dimensional space.

Implications - With the advancement of gaming technology, new ways of playing video games are surfacing. The idea of taking away controllers and using the body as a tool for gaming shows the that bridge between reality and the virtual world is shrinking. It is apparent that no one wants to sit on a couch anymore and push buttons, with consumers seeking an interactive experience.