EyeToy: Kinetic Combat

EyeToy team questions format rivals

Reckons You're in the Movies won't work.

Sony's EyeToy team has told GamesIndustry.biz that Microsoft and Nintendo will run into problems with their entirely distinct and not at all rippy-offy camera games.

EyeToy: Kinetic Combat

EyeToy: Kinetic Combat

It's a... hhh... hhh... a... fitness... hhh... Give me a... minute... hhhhh...

I was going to start this review with an admission of my fitness level to indicate my aptness for training with Kinetic Combat, the martial arts version of Sony's previous Eyetoy workout title. Perhaps, though, I should first point out that I live in the shadow of my brother, who earns a living as a semi-professional weightlifter and sports teacher. So while he's spent the last few years working on his muscle mass, scoffing four large protein shakes and a whole chicken for breakfast, I, on the other hand, am a gamer whose lungs can just take the occasional up-tempo techno tune on DDR.

It's not all bad, though: I'm a skinny twenty-something with a diet that at least attempts to include five portions of fruit and veg a day, and I can comfortably run for the bus without collapsing in a heap. I was also an avid gym member a couple of years ago, but there's always an excuse nowadays: too expensive, too far away. So while, I'm nowhere near the threat of obesity that plagues my nation of birth (Scotland, naturally), I've got a long way to go before I enter that buff six-pack zone.

Anyway, today I punched a tiger in the face.

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