Xbox 360 Kinect, 2005

Game: Dance Central

People had been talking about it for years: Microsoft and game guru Peter Molyneux were developing a console that would change the gaming world forever. The result is a controller-free console that you interact with by means of speech and movement.


Microsoft Xbox 360 and Kinect - The Xbox 360 is the second video game console produced by Microsoft, and the successor to the Xbox, as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles. Some major features of the Xbox 360 are its integrated Xbox Live service that allows players to compete online, download arcade games, game demos, trailers, TV shows, music and movies and its Windows Media Center multimedia capabilities. Photo by James Pfaff , via flickr .

The guys behind Guitar Hero introduced Dance Central: the first game to be released for the Kinect, which can recognize up to 650 different dance steps.