dealskinect for xbox 360 for $59.99 + free shipping

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Great price. Just grabbed one.

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That being said, I bought a refurb'd Kinect through BB quite some time ago for a bit more and it's never had a single issue. Probably just jinxed that. Cross your fingers for me.

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This could be $19.99 and i still wouldn't buy one. There's just no compelling games for it.

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@malio: There are a few compelling games if they interest you. I am a gamer that does have much appreciation for it, but my kids love things like the dance games. The neatest game I have seen for Kinect is the Double Fine Happy Action Theatre. It uses the Kinect in a neat way that actually works and the kids love it. The game is very basic, but fun to mess around with. It's certainly not a reason to buy Kinect, but should be on everyone's list if they own a Kinect.

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@malio: There is add on features to some shooters that utilize kinect voice commands.

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@wnyx585am: +1 to Double Fine Happy Action Theater. My 2 year old loves that game. It's great for him because it's so basic and there's no way to really lose. It also supports multiple players so I can jump in and play with him. Since it's such a simple game, it doesn't matter that he's technically a little short for the Kinect. It picks him up well enough and he loves seeing himself on screen popping balloons or smashing buildings and what not.

I picked up a new Kinect up for $100 last holiday season when they had it on special. As more of a hard-core gamer, I've hardly touched it myself. It's best for kids and families. The technology just isn't quite up to par with what more serious gamers expect. I think the next-gen Kinect that's rumored, if it can get the controls and movements down sharper, will be much better.

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my husband is a "hardcore gamer", but also enjoys the kinect. While we generally use the kinect together to dance our asses off & have a great time, he's been known to dance an hour away by himself. It's great together time for us since my carpel tunnel stops me from being able to play many games with him.

I think the reason "real gamers" don't tend to like it is because they expect the exact same thing out of it. We've had great fun with the games that are really centered around the kinect (like the dance games and even work out "games") because it's just a fun, sorta active thing to do together. We did hate the Star Wars kinect game like everyone else though - it was boring and pretty awful. Most of the "better with kinect" games are not too much better with kinect, but it is cool when they add voice commands. Hubby likes the kinect additions to Forza especially.

If you let yourself, you'll likely find enjoyment outta this thing, especially at this price.

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Even if you don't play the Kinect games, I end up using it for any multi-player game for the microphone that's built-in. I can talk to my nephew without reaching for the Mic/Headset.

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Just bought one. I use my 360 mostly as a media center at this point and having voice control/motion control is too cool to pass up. It says it comes with a game, but doesn't say which one. I'll probably pick up Madden 13 or some other game with minor kinect integration and get my $60 worth out of it though.

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As has been said, the games are best for families, or if you're having people over who aren't "Gamers". Let's face it, the X-Box controller with 15 buttons, two analog sticks, various triggers, lights, and a trimming attachment is a lot more intimidating than the old Atari 4-way joystick with the single Big Red Button. 'Normal' people who have Liberal Arts degrees can have just as much fun with Dance Central or Kinect Adventures as anyone else!

But the non-game aspects are what I've ended up using more. The video chat with its movement tracking gives you a video phone without being tethered in front of a computer monitor; it's nearly as comfortable to have a conversation with someone using it as having them in the room with you.

And if you use the X-box for Netflix, the sheer laziness of saying "X-Box, Next Episode" instead of reaching for the remote 12 inches away during a "Pawn Stars" marathon... not much compares to that.

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@malio: I guess you haven't seen the Gunstringer.

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I've had a Best Buy gift card stuck in the back of my wallet for FOREVER. $35 Kinect FTW, thanks OP!