This bizarre detective game is the best reason to plug in your Kinect

Microsoft’s vision of a Kinect-powered future never came true. Despite the technological improvements with the Xbox One version, games like Kinect Sports Rivals have proven to be mostly clunky and annoying, while using your voice to browse Netflix is simply a great way to hear yourself repeat “Xbox play” over and over again. It just doesn’t work as well as it needs to, which is why you can now buy a cheaper Xbox One sans Kinect. But for those of you who have unplugged the camera, there’s finally a good reason to hook it back up again: D4, a surreal new detective adventure that’s like a David Lynch game you can talk to.

D4 — which stands for “Dark Dreams Don’t Die” — is the latest game from director Hidetaka Suehiro. Better known as…

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