Kinect turns Xbox into Sexbox

You knew it was only a matter of time. Whenever a new technology is created, people look for a way to turn it towards sex; Microsoft’s Kinect is no different. According to seattlepi.com, a company called ThriXXX has created an alpha version of a virtual sex game that uses the Kinect controller to manipulate an on-screen character.  A video teaser from the game is available on YouTube as well as on the ThriXXX website (NSFW!).

The current alpha of the game consists of virtual woman being fondled by the Kinect user's hand, but it's not hard to see what the developer is planning for the future. Brad Abram, the vice president of business development for ThriXXX, explains that sex involves visual, auditory, and tactile responses.  The Kinect takes care of the first two pieces of the puzzle, while their “Vstroker USB device” can take care of the latter part of the equation.

Microsoft has been speaking out against the open source drivers for Kinect, and as expected have once against expressed their stance that any use of the technology that is not sanctioned by Microsoft is illegal:

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 and will take appropriate action against violations of its intellectual property. 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 the game will most likely never see the light of day on an actual Xbox, the company appears to be ready to create and distribute it for customers using PCs.

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They should just have you do it with an actual partner (or by yourself) in front of the Kinect. Then it could award you appropriate Xbox Live achivements. I can see it now. "An Army of One." "Minuteman." "Wild Dog." ....

SEXbox, = Second Edition Xbox
SEXbox, = Sexually Enticing Xbox
SEXbox, = Seductively Erotic Xbox
SEXbox, = Sensual Enrchment Xbox

XBOX = Xanthippe Buxom Oblectation Xyster

Vstroke usb device hahaha. In the future, people can make love in front of kinect to earn points based on difficulty of positions.

satus said,
Vstroke usb device hahaha. In the future, people can make love in front of kinect to earn points based on difficulty of positions.

LOL. that was a good one.

Haha, ThriXXX is famous for doing stuff like this. Cant think of any other company like them. Vstroker hahahaha. Ive seen that before. Expensive as hell though.

porn will ALWAYS lead the advances of technology .. as it was the case with VHS, DVD and now Blu-Ray. If it wasn't for porn and human quest for sexual gratification... we would be living in such a HD world ^_^.

NeoandGeo said,
Who they backing now?
You know what he meant.

I know exactly what he was saying... he was trying to say that Porn was the driver for the adoptions of Blu-Ray. Which is false. Porn backed HD-DVD and did nothing to push Blu-Ray. Blu-Ray won the format war because of the support it had in terms of monetary backing and shady deals with movie companies, and because of the PS3. Not to mention Microsoft's refusal to back HD-DVD all the way by including it in the Xbox 360.

HD-DVD was the best choice for consumers, had it won we would all be enjoying HD movies at home alot cheaper than we are now. But that's an entirely different debate, so I'll shut up now