Game Boat -- brilliant, or terrible?Just when we thought we'd seen the be-all and end-all of crazy controllers...
Enter the Game Boat.
It's designed for upcoming Microsoft game Kinect Adventures, where you
(among other things) hurtle down a raging river onboard a (typically
imaginary) inflatable raft. The Game Boat will let you add that extra
dimension of aquatic realism by giving you a real, 5-foot-long
inflatable boat to sit in. It contains no electronics, and takes no
further part in the game. But it comes with a pump.
We thought Kinect, being an entirely controller-less system, would
have stemmed the tide of crazy controller attachments, but it...doesn't
appear to have done so. In its defense, the Game Boat can also be