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We've been talking about "Project Natal" for quite some time, and now it's here -- but with a new name. Microsoft officially unveiled Xbox Kinect today, and we are beyond excited about the revolutionary gaming system. Why should you put down your Wiimote or PS3 controller? Here are five good reasons:

1. Hello, no controllers! The most amazing feature of Kinect is that it's remote-free. That's right, buh-bye annoying cords. See you later lost controllers. Kinect uses an invisible infrared light and special sensor to track 48 points of your body so that you can play with physical movements.

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The PlayStation Move was just announced, but Sony is wasting no time before going on the attack. The first advertisement for the peripheral makes fun of the Nintendo Wii, attacks Microsoft's Project Natal, and basically buries the entire message under a thick layer of smarm with a side order of smug.

Yeah, this commercial is pretty much awesome.

We were lucky enough to spend some serious time with the PlayStation Move at GDC this year, and you can read all our thoughts and impressions in our latest gaming feature.

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