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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 Ryan

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 KillaMaStA

Nice, I still dont think you could ever play a driving game like that though

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Posted By raidingkvatch

7th

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Posted By BuckyBall

I despise "The Game" more than Jeff despises the Wii.

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Posted By digital_sin

That is so meta.

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Posted By RiddleBrother

The game is getting his gangsta lean on.

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Posted By Godlovesugly

I don't think natal can pick up gangsta leans

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Posted By borgmaster

oh dear god, don't give Weird Al a Natal!

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Posted By sparky_buzzsaw

Nothing says thug like Natal.

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Posted By CoverlessTech

I like that he is so full of himself that he doesn't even move when playing ricochet.

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Posted By Luke

Nice title-o-meta ! :) 

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Posted By DannyJ

The Game just made me lose The Game

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Posted By Mootalstrike

Natal - you can play it while you are high !

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Posted By Skywarpgold

Wait, that's not Hunter Hearst Helmsly!

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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 HatKing

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

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

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

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Posted By Brydello

INSANE GAMIN' MAN

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Posted By Nat3TheGreat13

If game likes it then it must be good

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

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

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Posted By Radar

The Game?



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Posted By ParanoidFreak

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

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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 Landmine

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

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Posted By TomA

fuck 50

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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 AURON570

where's Kudo?!!

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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 babylonian

The balls are attacking me, man.

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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 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 Hamst3r
@Babylonian: Please pause to look at how you injected race into what had nothing to do with race.
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@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 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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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 natetodamax

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

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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 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 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 TwoOneFive

lets see how you have to boost. 

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Posted By MeatSim

Weird Al and Natal? yes! get it done! 

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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 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 shinyd3mon
@DannyJ said:
" The Game just made me lose The Game "
Fuckin 'A. Me too.
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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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