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The Game Gets Into the Game With Natal

That's the last of the stupid obvious wordplay in this article, I promise.

If it's going to have a chance at achieving any kind of mainstream acceptance of Natal , Microsoft 's going to have to be vigilant of getting it in front of regular people. People like, say, Compton-based rapper and former Dr. Dre protégé The Game. WorldStar HipHop has some footage of The Game trying out that full-body 3D Breakout game and a Natal-controlled version of Burnout Paradise at E3 . Dude might be a serious Madden player, but he's a little hesitant to really commit to the whole full-body, looking-like-a-jackass thing that seems to be a critical component to the Natal experience. Then again, I doubt 50 Cent would be any more willing to act the fool, which is why someone really needs to get Weird Al and Natal in front of a camera together.

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Posted By fallen_elite

sold.

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Posted By gunslingerNZ

Oh man a rapper as a celebrity endorsement, I'm so sold... Natal looks even better than transformers 2 ;)

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Posted By GeekWhenSpoken2

This may sound odd to say but it's good to see someone black playing with Natal, after all the problems I had with You're in the Movies due mostly I believe to the pigment of my skin, I had some concern about similar problems with Natal.

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Posted By cc23574

I just had to pull this one out

'Yo dawg we heard you like the game so we put the game in you're game so you can play with the game in your game'

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Posted By Media_Master

Weird Al would be great!


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Posted By ChopperDave47
@KillaMaStA said:
" Nice, I still dont think you could ever play a driving game like that though "
yeah... me too. i dont' understand how that works. and i dont see how its practical.. the wii wheel sucks, i would rather use a controller, i think this will be the same way
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Posted By einherjan

One of my favorite rappers. Mainly because of his whole persona, but the look on his face before you even start the video is priceless.

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Posted By cc23574

We need to have the Game talking with Milo!

'I completed my homework!'

'Yeah, great for you. bitch ass punk, now get the fuck outta here befo ya'll be laying six feet under '

Son.

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Posted By babylonian
@Hamst3r said:
" @Babylonian: Please pause to look at how you injected race into what had nothing to do with race. "
Yup! If there was any overwhelmingly awkward racial tension or signs of unbelievably ignorance in the comment "Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son", it was definitely pulled completely out of thin air by me. Great assessment!
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Posted By Jedted

Microsoft's marketing line the Natal is the only thing i don't like about it.  "The only experience nessicary is Life Experience!"

The reason i play video games is to do stuff that i don't have the skills to do in real life.

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Edited By Landmine
@ultrapeanut said:
"@Landmine said:
" @Babylonian said:
"@Landmine said:
" Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son. "
Please pause to look at how offensively white your words are. "
Please explain to me how you come to this conclusion. You trying to make me out to be some kind of racist? "
The issue is what you said, not what you are."

There is nothing wrong with the humor I used, nor is it "offensively white" as Babylonian claims. Whatever that is suppose to mean. It's pretty ridiculous that he has decided to inject race into a comment that had nothing to do with race, and the fact the you seem to take issue with it as well. I must warn you guys(and girls) then, don't turn on your televisions and watch MTV, VH1, BET, Comedy Central, well... anything! You may be offended by it.

So by his logic, no one in the "ghetto" is white nor do they say things like "ghetto" and "son".

So I will clarify what I meant in my satirical comment.  I am referring to Microsoft's marketing to the urban demographic (yes even white people are in this demographic), and how The Game seemed to not want to play Breakout style game wholeheartedly. It's called ironic humor.

If I went searching for something offensive in the comments of this or any other site, I could most certainly twist and distort anything anyone writes into something offensive.

Moving on.
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Posted By Nemesis2K

Haha its fun watching him trying to stay cool and not look like an idiot ...

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Posted By shinyd3mon
@DannyJ said:
" The Game just made me lose The Game "
Fuckin 'A. Me too.
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Posted By ultrapeanut
@Landmine said:
" @Babylonian said:
"@Landmine said:
" Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son. "
Please pause to look at how offensively white your words are. "
Please explain to me how you come to this conclusion. You trying to make me out to be some kind of racist? "
The issue is what you said, not what you are.
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Posted By SuperfluousMoniker

I feel like they edited out all the parts that would have been funny or interesting (except when he crashes on purpose) and that's why there's only a minute of footage.

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Posted By MeatSim

Weird Al and Natal? yes! get it done! 

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Posted By TwoOneFive

lets see how you have to boost. 

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Posted By Wolverine

I would love to have seen that meeting in Redmond. "We want a celebrity who is main stream and family friendly to endorse Natal. How about those guys from that rap group The Game?" I was pretty cool when Natal was on Fallon though. I liked watching John Krasinski wearing a big red outfit making ridiculous motions.

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Posted By bybeach

You know, I didn`t whatch the video..I know.

But I just really do not like the Natal.

From the remarks, mabe the Game and I do have something in common, that would be a trip.

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Posted By specs

i'm suprised, you guys are usually up on things.  this video along with those of several other celebs trying natal , has been on xbox.com and microsofts own youtube channel sense E3. here is a link to the youtube channel
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http://www.youtube.com/user/xboxprojectnatal

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Posted By natetodamax

Dude, he was playing Burnout Paradise with Natal. That's awesome.

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Posted By John1912

I dont know, this is less gimicky then the Wii, but not by much from the looks of it.  i dont see myself wanting to drive a car by holding my hands in the air, or flopping around trying to stop balls.  At best maybe this could work with a boxing game, but dont know how you would move your char around the ring.  I really dont see much coming out of this.

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Posted By Landmine
@Hamst3r said:
"@Babylonian: Please pause to look at how you injected race into what had nothing to do with race."

I concur.
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Edited By Landmine
@Babylonian said:
"@Landmine said:
" Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son. "
Please pause to look at how offensively white your words are. "

Please explain to me how you come to this conclusion. You trying to make me out to be some kind of racist?
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Posted By Hamst3r
@Babylonian: Please pause to look at how you injected race into what had nothing to do with race.
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Posted By KinjiroSSD

Just gives me more reason to ignore all this motion crap. While your struggling to play burnout with natal, I'll be drifting circles around you with a controller.

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Posted By babylonian
@Landmine said:
" Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son. "
Please pause to look at how offensively white your words are.
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Posted By babylonian

The balls are attacking me, man.

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Posted By Hamst3r
@Kolonel_Kool said:
" You know when videos like these should be posted?  NEVER! "
Agreed 100%...and you can't beat that.
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Posted By AURON570

where's Kudo?!!

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Edited By Metamorphic
@Radar said:
" The Game? "
Its all about the game and how you play it . All about control and if you can take it?
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Posted By TomA

fuck 50

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Posted By Landmine

Everyone in the ghetto is gonna want Natal now... son.

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Posted By Claude

I think I might be a motion control fanboy, but I do like diversity.

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Posted By ParanoidFreak

He was so unenthusiastic while playing, it made me laugh.

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Posted By Radar

The Game?



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Posted By Kolonel_Kool

You know when videos like these should be posted?  NEVER!

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Posted By drik

I want to play this 3D Breakout thing with a controller...

...

OHNOHEDIDN`T!!

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Posted By Absurd
@cinemandrew said:
" @DannyJ: Now I lost the game too. "
FML
Online
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Posted By Nat3TheGreat13

If game likes it then it must be good

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Posted By Brydello

INSANE GAMIN' MAN

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Posted By Ouroboros

Oh.  No swearing at Milo?  That must've been off camera :)

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Posted By allhailthetv
@tippinator: Who doesn't want that?
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Posted By cinemandrew
@DannyJ: Now I lost the game too.
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Posted By citizenkane

If Project Natal has The Game's approval, then it has mine as well.

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Posted By HatKing

I really want to play that 3D Breakout thing they've got going on in these demos.

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Posted By tippinator

I agree with Ryan, someone needs to get Wierd Al and Natal together.

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Posted By Skywarpgold

Wait, that's not Hunter Hearst Helmsly!

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Posted By Mootalstrike

Natal - you can play it while you are high !

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Posted By DannyJ

The Game just made me lose The Game

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