That’s just, just days after its release, the Xbox Kinect has already claimed its first victim, an Insignia 47-inch 1080p LCD HDTV. According to Phil Villarreal: “Do not under any circumstances play Kinect Sports Volleyball at 1:30 a.m. while standing under a ceiling fan with a dangling chain for a light switch. You could conceivably spike it into your year-old amazing TV, causing it to die with a rainbow LCD teardrop dripping down from the impact wound.” Product page. Continue reading to see the technology behind Microsoft’s Kinect.
So listen up folks, let Phil’s experience be a warning to you. Clear your play space and watch out for your fellow player. Motion-controlled gaming is not meant to be a full-contact sport.