(I won't bother readers with boring details about the box and its contents. Check out IGN, Gamespot or Engadget for that.)
Let's cut through the chase, the device is awesome and works very well. I do have a big living room, so I spared 10 feet of space no problem. I do have good lighting conditions as well, so I had to do close to no calibration. My kids loved it and the 4 year-old has been sweating while playing. As a health-conscious parent, this was critical for my purchasing decision, I wanted my kids to be active. I have a two year old and she already has the Kinect expectation, she believes that the TV can “see” her and she waves at the game to play it. The only real thing it lacks at this moment is the game selection. It has great games, started with nicely. But I want to see the next blockbuster, which I suspect will come sooner rather than later. Other than this, we have witnessed a game changer, our kids will most likely laugh at us when we show them a controller device 20 years from now.
Games I wish would come out (*hint*) for the Kinect that would definitely be blockbusters on my head: