Microsoft Officially Comments on Kinect Sex Game
Last week ThriXXX, an Austria-based game company, posted a YouTube video featuring a demo of an adult product in which the Kinect controller is used to fondle mostly-naked women.
Seeing as how it was one of the most-read news stories at GameZone all month, it seems there's definitely some interest in this type of thing--but Microsoft isn't amused.
The software publisher released a statement claiming, "This isn't the first example of a technology being used in ways not intended by its manufacturer, and it won't be the last."
"Microsoft did not authorize or license its technology for this use. Xbox is a family friendly games and entertainment console and does not allow Adults Only (AO) content to be certified for use on its platform, and would not condone this type of game for Kinect."
Although it's obviously bad PR for the Xbox 360, it's inevitable Kinect-compatible games will pop up on the PC market. One way or another, the pervs will get their controller-free perv on...