The Kinect is pretty adaptable however and soon you will be bouncing around in front of its 3D camera detection system regardless of your living room's limitations.
Coming in three forms; two bundle-packs with an Xbox 360 4Gb (AU$449) and 250Gb (AU$549) as well as the Kinect Sensor on its own (AU$199), the new peripheral can be connected to any existing Xbox 360 and provides all you need for up to six player multiplayer games if supported.
A quick mystery shop around Melbourne today, some three hours after store opened showed that stock levels for the Kinect are already very low.
'We sold out of the Kinect sensor almost straight away, ' said one retailer 'we still have the bundles, but we will have to order the Kinect sensor that goes with those.'
Popping into one of Australia's largest video-game retailers, EB Games showed that the above situation was not isolated. 'All day I have been selling Kinect after Kinect, along with Dance Central [one of the best games as part of the Kinect launch range],' said an EB Games staff member 'I am down to my last two Kinects.'